Major bus crash on way to Alton Towers theme park in England
A double-decker bus carrying tourists to the Alton Towers
theme park in the United Kingdom crashed Monday, killing one and injuring 70 others, according to the BBC
Thirty-one of the injured were taken to local hospitals. The others were treated at the theme park's first aid center. The bus, which was reported to be carrying foreign workers on a trip to the park, rolled down an embankment, after coming down a hill and missing a curve.
"It's a narrow country road," a witness told the BBC. "It's mayhem, absolute mayhem. We had a torrential downpour of rain just before it happened."
I am from England and go to Alton Towers frequenty. I must admit, I have no idea how bus' get to the park. I live in the south and to get to the park you must drive through small villages and tiny roads that go up and down hills. There is one bit where it is sooo small and steep, a mini would find it hard.
Rain + narrow road = crash. That's probably how it happened. I also feel bad for the people on the bus, and hope most of them aren't seriously hurt.
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