Fatal head-on crash kills multiple people outside San Antonio
A fatal, head-on crash between a bus and a pick-up truck killed multiple people outside of San Antonio Wednesday afternoon.
According to officials, the collision that happened on Highway 83 near Garner State Park in Concan around 2 p.m.
A witness stated the church bus was carrying older passengers and there were possibly seven fatalities.
“It was a really gruesome scene,” he told KABB/WOAI-TV in a phone interview.
The bus involved in the crash was driven by First Baptist Church in New Braunfels. The bus was carrying senior adults that were returning from a 3-retreat at Alto Frio Baptist Encampment.
“We understand there have been some fatalities,” First Baptist Church posted to their Facebook page. “All activities for tonight are cancelled, including dinner. The Sanctuary will be open this evening for prayer and support. Please be in prayer for all involved.”
Highway 83 is currently closed between Garner State Park and Texas 127 in Concan.
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- Written by Christina Bernhard