Greyhound Bus Accident, Injures 14

A Greyhound bus from New York City has crashed after making a stop in Philadelphia, PA. The accident occurred about 75 miles outside of Philadelphia at around 6 a.m., today, Aug. 13, 2011.

According to state police, the driver, Kareem Edward Farmer, lost control of the bus striking a concrete barrier before flipping on to it’s side. Of those on the bus, 14 were injured and taken to area hospitals. A total of 29 were on the bus at the time of the accident. Of those 14, 12 were treated and released from hospitals in Lebanon, Hershey and Lancaster, said officials for those hospitals. The Greyhound bus was on it’s way to Columbus, Ohio.

In the last year, there have been a number of accidents involving buses that has raised public awareness and safety concerns. Just this past March another bus flipped over traveling to New York City, killing 15 people on board.

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