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Dozens Injured in Snowy Charter Bus Crash in Connecticut

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BOSTON (TheBlaze/AP) – A charter bus accident has closed the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.

Television video from near the scene showed the bus on its side off the right shoulder of the highway. Numerous emergency vehicles were at the scene.

Dozens were injured, and at least six were in critical condition, WTIC-TV reported.

As many as 55 were on board.  

WTIC-TV meteorologist Matt Scott captured video of some passengers being loaded onto stretchers and into ambulances.

Madison bus accident

Posted by Meteorologist Matt Scott on Monday, February 8, 2016

The Dahlia charter bus was traveling from New York to Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, WVIT-TV reported. Additional buses on the same path were being rerouted or sent back.

The state Department of Transportation says the accident happened at about 12:30 p.m. Monday in Madison, Connecticut. The accident occurred during a snowstorm that was expected to drop up to a foot of snow on parts of the state, but it was not immediately clear if the crash was caused by the weather. 

(H/T: Fox News)

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