BREAKING: Train hits coach in Mississippi – multiple dead, injured

A train has collided with a charter bus (travel coach) in Biloxi, Mississippi. 

Multiple news agencies are now reporting that there are 3 confirmed deaths, with around 50 injured in the coach.

The coach had set off from Austin, Texas, and according to eyewitnesses, stalled on the railroad crossing in downtown Biloxi about 2:15 pm local time. 

It was hit by the eastbound CSX train, before being pushed about 300 feet along the tracks, the city spokesman Vincent Creel stated.

Early reports from the Acadian Mississippi Twitter account suggested that there were “37+ injured”, whilst 7 emergency response units were in attendance at the scene.

This is a developing story. Article will be updated live.


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