9 injured in casino bus crash

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities say nine passengers on a casino bus were injured Sunday in a crash at the intersection of Old Mississippi Highway 61 and Casino Center Parkway in Tunica.

Larry Liddell, public information officer for Tunica County, said the bus collided with a car around 3:30 Sunday afternoon and 15 passengers were on the bus at the time of the crash.

The driver of the car and one passenger on the bus were taken to a Memphis, Tenn., hospital. Their conditions were unknown Monday. Seven bus passengers were taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven, where they were treated and released.

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Information from: WPTY-TV, http://www.abc24.com/

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