A bus carrying a high school team from a basketball tournament has rolled over in Raleigh County in West Virginia. Sixteen people were injured; two of them are in critical condition.
The bus was transporting the team from the Martinsburg High School, who just played the Big Atlantic Classic tournament in Beckley. It crashed at it was getting on I-64, according to local media.
I ask all West Virginians to join me in praying for the coaches, players, and all those associated with the Martinsburg High School Girls Basketball Team after they were involved in a vehicle accident tonight on I-64.
— Governor Jim Justice (@WVGovernor) February 3, 2019
Sixteen people, including 14 teens and two adults, have been hurt in the incident and taken to hospital. At least one patient has been flown to Charleston. Earlier reports said 14 people were hurt in the incident, but the number was updated.
Martinsburg’s Lady Bulldogs played against the Greenbrier East High School team at the tournament earlier in the evening.
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