A tour bus carrying the Seton Hill University women’s lacrosse team crashed this morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, killing two people, including the driver, and injuring 14 others.
The Sentinel is reporting that three of the injured players were airlifted from the scene by helicopters, and seven others have already been discharged from the hospital.
A tour bus from Seton Hill University went off the road and crashed into trees near Carlisle while traveling to Lancaster this morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Pennsylvania Turnpike spokeswoman Renee Colborn said the bus was carrying 23 Seton Hill lacrosse players and three coaches when it crashed at about 9 a.m. Saturday on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The driver died and 14 were taken to hospitals, three by helicopters.
Seton Hill University is a Catholic school near Pittsburgh. About 2,500 students attend.
The team was traveling to Millersville University for a game that was scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. No explanation or reports about what caused the accident have been released at this time.
Our prayers go out to all those involved in such a tragic accident.