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1 Killed in Rollover Bus Collision on Diamond Bar Road [Tusayan, AZ]
Fatal Tour-Bus Accident Kills 1 near Grand Canyon in Tusayan
TUSAYAN, AZ (January 22, 2021) – One person was killed in a rollover bus collision on Diamond Bar Road on Friday afternoon.
According to reports, the Las Vegas bus was heading towards the Grand Canyon. For reasons not yet known, the bus rolled over near milepost 5.
Officers say 48 occupants were inside the bus at the time. Responding crews found the large tour bus on its side upon arrival. Due to the impact of the collision, one occupant was pronounced dead.
In addition, two passengers were critically injured and taken to nearby hospitals. Seven were transported to Kingman Regional Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. The remaining 33 occupants were transported with minor injuries.
At this time, the identities of those involved remains unknown. The roadway was closed off for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. However, the area has since reopened to the public.
Once available, more information will be released as the investigation remains ongoing.
Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May you find strength and comfort during this time.
If you lost a loved one in a fatal bus accident, you can seek legal assistance from the Steve Mehr Accident Lawyers. We can assure you that our motivated team can help you acquire the highest settlement from your loved one’s wrongful death case. We understand your pain and do know that there is a team that can help you. You can call (800) 625-5052 to discuss your case with us. In addition, if you would like more information regarding this accident, click here to request a police report.