Grenadians critically injured in Toronto tour bus accident
WAYNE, New Jersey, Oct. 7, CMC – Officials here said on Sunday that 19 of 57 passengers, primarily Grenadians, on a tour bus from Canada bound for New York City have been critically injured when the bus flipped over on a highway and skidded down an embankment.
Officials said the bus flipped onto its side at an Interstate 80 exit ramp here about 25 kilometers northwest of New York City. Eight passengers remained in critical condition at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, officials said.
“We are so saddened and disappointed,” Maureen Isaac, secretary of the Grenada New York Adventist Organization in Toronto told reporters in Brooklyn, New York.
“Two buses of people were coming from Toronto, but they never arrived,” she added, disclosing that the bus was hired from the Toronto-based Max 2000 Charter Services Inc.
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