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Cause of fatal bus crash in Texas unknown

A jumble of passengers landed on broken glass and one another before they began climbing out through the windows and emergency exit. A man and a woman canada goose outlet near the front of canada goose outlet online the bus were thrown and killed on impact, passengers said. The other 40 people aboard the bus were goose outlet canada taken to area hospitals Tuesday.”I think we did a 180. We flipped and I was out the window,” said Daryl Champagne, a cheap canada goose 17 year old San Antonio high school senior who was on his way to South Padre Island with two classmates on spring break.He crawled free and helped another man pull people through Canada Goose online the emergency exit. Someone inside handed him an infant. Many passengers were bloody or appeared to have broken bones, he said.The Americanos USA bus departed San Antonio on Tuesday morning and was headed to the Mexican border city of Matamoros, with planned stops in Falfurrias and canada goose outlet reviews McAllen, Texas.About 45 miles from San Antonio, the bus driver heard a loud noise before the bus veered from the right lane of Interstate 37. The bus landed on canada goose factory sale its right side between the northbound and southbound lanes, said Chuck Garris, the emergency management coordinator for Atascosa County.Bus windows were shattered, and luggage, pillows and purses littered the median.”People were all sitting on the grass stunned, wondering what happened,” Garris said. “It was a mess.”Karlo Castilleja, 18, said he was pinned in the bus with three people on top buy canada goose jacket cheap of him and his canada goose store face in the dirt.”I was scared when I was pinned down. I couldn breathe,” said Castilleja, who worked himself free when the other passengers got their bearings and could move.Texas Department of canada goose outlet nyc Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange on Wednesday identified the two killed as Christina Lozano Campos, 62, of Lewisville and Efrain Cominquez Valenzuela, 27, of Brownsville.At least one of the passengers was in critical condition Wednesday, while others were stable or had been discharged.Texas DPS Trooper Jason Reyes said the cause of the accident remained under investigation, but there was no initial indication the driver, 47 year old Irma Morado, was impaired. She had a valid license to drive the bus and has not been charged. Garris said Morado helped remove passengers from canada goose outlet store the wreckage.Investigators suspect equipment failure may have caused the crash, said DPS spokesman Tom Vinger, though officials said the tires appeared intact.The National Transportation Safety Board is not planning to investigate because its initial assessment turned up no new potential safety issues involving the company or crash, agency spokesman Keith Holloway said.The NTSB has long advocated that motor coaches include seat belts and other occupational safety devices, but the recommendations have yet to canada goose outlet in usa be turned into law, in part because of strong lobbying by bus canada goose outlet parka companies.Americanos USA, a subsidiary of Dallas based Greyhound Lines canada goose outlet Inc., has a good federal safety record.Before Tuesday, the company vehicles were involved canada goose clearance sale in 10 accidents in three states in the last 30 months, according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration records. Tuesday crash was the company fifth Canada Goose Jackets involving injuries and second cheap canada goose uk involving fatalities. One person died in a January canada goose outlet jackets 2009 crash in San Diego involving one of its vehicles. The company driver was not cited.With 137 motor coaches in service, Americanos has been involved in one accident for every 13 buses. By comparison, Greyhound has been involved in one accident for every eight buses.In the last two years, inspectors placed Americanos USA vehicles canada goose uk black friday out of service following 11.2 percent of their inspections, about half the national average of 22.3 percent. Inspectors placed canada goose outlet new york city the company drivers out of service after only 1.8 percent of inspections, a far lower rate than the national average of 6.6 percent.Bonnie Bastian, a spokeswoman for Greyhound parent company, FirstGroup America, said the company is assisting with the investigation.For 18 year old passenger Jacob Medina, the bus trip from San Antonio to McAllen had been routine because his father lives in canada goose black friday sale McAllen, but as he left the hospital, he felt lucky to have suffered only minor injuries and uneasy about getting on the road again.


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