Dozens taken to hospital in Teton Park bus crash

(File) (Tim Boyle, Getty Images)
(File) (Tim Boyle, Getty Images)
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 7/11 11:05 am

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say about two dozen people were taken to a hospital after a bus flipped on its side in Grand Teton National Park.

The crash occurred Thursday near Colter Bay Village on Jackson Lake.

Details were sketchy. KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho, reports ( ) two people were airlifted to an Idaho Falls hospital and 24 were taken by ambulance to a hospital in Jackson, Wyoming.

Few details were available on the airlifted patients. Authorities say those taken to Jackson had non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say no other vehicles were involved. It wasn't clear who owned the bus or whether it was on a tour.

The crash occurred on U.S. 89, which connects Grand Teton with Yellowstone National Park to the north. Part of the highway was closed but reopened Thursday night.


©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of FOX23 News.

No comments yet!
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.