Texas church bus crash kills 13, in collision with pickup truck

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More

At least 13 people have been killed and one injured in a head-on crash when a church bus carrying senior citizens in Texas.

bus crashThe bus had 14 people on board when it collided with a pickup truck carrying one person, a Texas state trooper said.

The Baptist church mourns the senior members tragedy in New Braunfels, all church members were returning from a retreat when the accident occurred on Wednesday.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, said Sergeant Conrad Hein, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman.

The accident took place about 80 miles (130 km) west of San Antonio.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and his wife extended their condolences to the victims.

We are saddened by the loss of life and our hearts go out to all those affected,” he said in a statement.

First Baptist New Braunfels said on its Facebook page a group of senior adults affiliated with the church was involved in the accident.

It said they were returning from a three-day retreat.

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