A Walt Disney World bus rear-ended another Disney bus at the Epcot toll plaza this morning, sending 15 people to local hospitals.
A reporter for Orlando TV station WFTV tweeted that all of the 15 cases are "non-emergency." A Disney visitor also posted photos from the scene.
A bus collided with another bus at the EPCOT entrance. Lots of fire department and saw a Ambulance being loaded. pic.twitter.com/kcckUSUG0j— Hastin (@hastin) December 11, 2018
Walt Disney World's bus network transports tens of thousands of visitors across the resort each day, from hotels to theme parks and back again. Buses typically run with all their seats filled and several standing passengers, as well. The incident happened at about 10am this morning and the TV station quoted the Florida Highway Patrol as saying that 51 people were on the two buses at the time of the crash. Responders from Orange and Osceola counties also were called to assist responders from Disney World's Reedy Creek Improvement District.
No word on what might have caused one bus to crash into the rear of another. Given the huge volume of runs that Disney's buses make each day, incidents such as this are quite rare, but they have happened in the past. More to come as we get more information.Tweet
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