Utah mourns as news concerning a tour bus crash emerges. On September 20, 2019, four people tragically lost their lives when a tour bus went off the road on State Route 12 near Bryce Canyon. Emergency crews have responded to the scene. The Highway Patrol advises that multiple air ambulances and rescue crews have been dispatched to the scene.
My heart sank when I heard the news that a tour bus crashed near Bryce Canyon. I grieve with all who lost loved ones in this crash and I'm grateful for the quick work of first responders, as well as all those who are volunteering to act as translators. https://t.co/AV2D4XwEMb
— Gov. Gary Herbert (@GovHerbert) September 20, 2019
The bus had about thirty people aboard when it went off the road. Utah Highway Patrol has confirmed four deaths and that there may be more casualties as the emergency response continues.
Doctors are treating about 17 patients at Garfield Memorial Hospital after the crash. Three of those are critically injured, eleven are in serious condition and three are in fair condition.
Morrow & Sheppard LLP will continue to monitor the situation and report updates as they become available.