Biloxi Crash: Three Killed, Others Hurt After Train Hits Charter Bus

Biloxi Crash: Three Killed, Others Hurt After Train Hits Charter Bus

A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, dragging the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving at least three people dead, authorities said.

The tour bus was dragged 91m (300ft) along the track following the crash in Biloxi.

Around 50 passengers were on the bus when the crash happened, Miller told Fox News.

Emergency personnel were scrambling to remove some 50 people from the bus, which is from Austin, Texas, Miller said. Victims are being taken to Merit Health Biloxi, Ocean Springs Hospital, and Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula.

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Mayor Andrew Gilich added that it was "a tragic day for the city". The Biloxi Police Department wants people to avoid Main Street and the area south of the railroad tracks.

Gary Sease, a spokesman for CSX, said the train was traveling from New Orleans to Mobile, Alabama, and had three locomotives and 52 cars. The train crew was not injured.

Craig Robinson, a witness to the accident, said the bus was stuck about five minutes before the train collided with it. Passengers were getting off the bus when the train it.

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