Four Killed After Duck Tour Collides With Charter Bus in Seattle

UPDATE 3:55 p.m. ET: The Seattle Fire Department is confirming two more fatalities, bringing the total death toll from the crash to four people.

Original story below:

SEATTLE (TheBlaze/AP) — The Seattle Fire Department says two are dead and nine are critically injured after a crash involving a sightseeing vehicle and a tour bus.

The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. PT Thursday when a Ride the Ducks sightseeing vehicle collided with a charter bus on a bridge, KIRO-TV reported.

Lt. Sue Sangl of the Seattle Fire Department told KIRO-TV that a majority of the injuries were from the charter bus and that the two fatalities were likely from the charter bus also.

About 50 others suffered injuries, although not as severe.

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Ride the Ducks is known for its entertaining tours in cities around the country and for the famous quacking noisemakers its guests receive. KOMO-TV reported the charter bus involved in the incident was carrying at least 45 students from North Seattle College.

A representative for Ride the Ducks did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze. The company told the Associated Press that it did not have an immediate comment.

Officials have not yet said what caused the crash.

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