Charter Bus Rollover Kills 8, Injures More Than 40 Passengers

 Monday, May 16, 2016

 Lardeo Morning Times

Eight people died and about 44 were hospitalized Saturday after a charter bus rolled over on North U.S. 83 in Webb County, authorities said.The bus, carrying 51 passengers, was heading to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel in Eagle Pass, said Ricardo A. Rangel, Webb County Volunteer Fire Department chief. OGA Charters, based in San Juan in Hidalgo County, owns the bus. Webb County spokesman Larry Sanchez said seven people died at the scene and one at the hospital. Twenty-two bus passengers were sent to Doctors Hospital, 15 to Laredo Medical Center and seven to a Dimmit County hospital.