A school bus carrying about 30 people, mostly teenagers, collided in Idaho on Friday, injuring 11 people, including seven in critical condition, state police said.
A YMCA summer camp program bus crashed and overturned near Milepost 84 on Route 55. statement read. The accident reportedly happened around 3pm and all the children on the bus were taken “with the utmost care” by air and land to local hospitals, the statement said. Three other buses participating in the summer camp program were reportedly not involved in the accident. Police and the YMCA were in the process of informing the children’s families of the accident. (Related: ‘Jumped out of seat’: 1 killed, 13 injured in bus crash)
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YMCA Treasure Valley president David Duro said the accident was “one of those things that you never want to happen.” Reported by KTVB News. He said the bus was returning from Horsethief Reservoir when it collided. “Horsethief Reservoir Campground (HRC) is owned by the State of Idaho under the auspices of the Idaho Fish and Game Service (IDFG),” the campground description said. website. In a partnership dating back to 2017, the Treasure Valley Family YMCA “manages HRC’s campgrounds and IDFG manages the facilities, reservoirs, wildlife and all properties,” the website states. there is
Idaho police are investigating the cause of the accident, but the cause is unknown at this time, according to a police statement.