RAPHO TOWNSHIP, Lancaster County—UPDATE: Greyhound Spokesperson Maureen Richmond says all 14 people, including the driver have been released from local hospitals. She says the group will continue on their trip, out of Harrisburg this evening.
Several people are injured after a Greyhound bus overturns on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County. 14 people, including the driver, have been transported to local hospitals for treatment. Were told there was a total of 18 people onboard the Greyhound when it crashed just after 6 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the turnpike near milepost 267 in Rapho Township. Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo says the bus originated from New York City and was on its way to St. Louis, Missouri. State Police say the bus driver, Kareem Edward Farmer, of Philadelphia, lost control of the bus, crashed into the center barrier and swerved across the road. The bus hit an embankment before overturning on its side, according to state police reports. The Westbound lane of the turnpike is back open. Greyhound has set up a hotline for family and friends of the crash victims. The hotline opened at 10am and the number is 1-800-972-4583. No word on the victim's identity. Five people were taken to Lancaster General Hospital. Three of the victims have been treated and released. Two are still being evaluated. A total of eight people were taken to the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Six have been treated and discharged, one person was admitted and is in listed in fair condition, and one is still being evaluated. One person was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon and has been treated and released.