Published: Wed, March 14, 2018
Global Media | By Derrick Guzman

Charter bus carrying students from Channelview crashes off I-10 in Alabama

Charter bus carrying students from Channelview crashes off I-10 in Alabama

Mack told AL.com that there was once critical injury and five serious injuries.

First responders used ropes to rappel down the 50-foot ravine in the middle of Interstate 10 to reach them, and then had to cut some of the victims free from the wreckage, said Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack, who confirmed the fatality. They were returning from a spring break trip to Disney. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.

The driver's son, Harry Caligone Jr., described his father as a positive ma with a great sense of humor. Many others were injured.

Multiple medical helicopters responded to the crash scene on I-10, about 20 miles east of Mobile and the injured were transported to several local hospitals in the area.


Channelview High School Falcon Band at Disney World. It first responders about three hours to pull everyone out of the wreckage.

The Baldwin County call center is being brought online to field calls regarding the passengers and their locations, according to the Sheriff's Office. A family response center is set up at the City Hope Church in Malbis, Alabama.

Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola received 18 of the patients, according to its website.

A helicopter has now rushed to the Interstate 10 east of Wilcox Road in the westbound lane to treat any people injured, Fox 23 reported.


Mr Elliott said: "Everybody is being transferred to a hospital to at least be checked out".

Channelview High School Falcon Band at Disney World. "But we look at what happened, how it happened, nature of the damage".

"The next thing we needed to do was get blankets up here". She had pain in her legs and bruising but was otherwise unscathed and taken to a hospital for evaluation, he said. She's now at a hospital in Alabama. "We offer our heartfelt condolences to his family". "In fact, it's in route to Texas as we speak". The National Transportation Safety Board is also sending six investigators to probe the crash.

Houston-based First Class Tours confirmed that the bus was operated by the company. In that crash, a bus failed to yield the right of way as it turned left and fatally struck a pedestrian who was in a crosswalk.


One person was killed in the Tuesday morning crash and many others were injured.

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