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School Bus Crash in Tennessee Leaves 23 Hospitalized, Multiple Patients Dead

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School Bus Crash in Tennessee Leaves 23 Hospitalized, Multiple Patients Dead

The Chattanooga Fire Department tweeted this photo of a serious school bus crash on Nov. There was no immediate information on conditions. 21, 2016. pic.twitter.com/0GhrSSy0Wc
— Chattanooga FireDept (@ChattFireDept) November 21, 2016

On scene of a very serious school bus crash on Talley Rd. @wdefnews12 pic.twitter.com/4LhEcZfYGp
— Valeria Sistrunk (@ValeriaNews12) November 21, 2016

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-85.309680 Medics rushed nearly two dozen people to hospitals in Chattanooga on Monday after a school bus crashed in the Tennessee city, officials said. #ChattFire pic.twitter.com/ov7VWL7P71
— Chattanooga FireDept (@ChattFireDept) November 21, 2016

UPDATE: 12 children have been pronounced dead after the school bus crash on Tally Rd. The bus appears to have slammed into a tree and looks like it was split apart. The Chattanooga Fire Department tweeted this photo of a serious school bus crash on Nov. Police said there were 35 students on board ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade. The bus driver is cooperative and talking to investigators, police said. Working with CPD & EMS. The Fire Department said on Twitter 23 people were transported after the single-vehicle crash. Local television station WDEF was reporting 12 patients were dead, but Chattanooga Fire Department said “no firm numbers have been confirmed yet.” The department said there were “multiple fatalities.”
The Fire Department said it planned to provide at update at a news conference at 5 p.m. 21, 2016. local time. Last patient just extricated from bus by #ChattFire here at school bus crash on Talley Rd. EMS is transporting.