Two are dead and as many as 50 more are injured following a tragic accident involving two school buses, an 18-wheeler semi truck, and an SUV. According to reports, the tragic accident occurred approximately 40 miles from St. Louis, Missouri, and shut down traffic for approximately four hours as rescue workers fought to take control of the situation.
The spokesman for the Missouri Department of Transportation noted that the accident likely occurred at the 250-mile marker on 1-44 at approximately 10:30 in the morning. The buses were conveying 8th-grade members of the St. James school district marching band to a Six Flags amusement park.
Forty-five children were rushed to nearby hospitals and are currently undergoing treatment. The cause of the accident has not yet been determined. The attorneys of Strong-Garner-Bauer ask you to keep the victims of this terrible accident in your thoughts.