05/19 14:18 CDT 3 injured in Murray St softball team bus crash in Alabama
3 injured in Murray St softball team bus crash in Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) --- Three people were injured when the chartered bus
carrying the Murray State softball team was involved in a two-vehicle crash on
the way to the NCAA Tournament in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, police said.
Murray State said the three had injuries that weren't life threatening after
the accident Wednesday. The school didn't say Thursday whether those hurt were
players or staff members.
The school said that others aboard were safe and unharmed.
Murray State (40-16-1) won the Ohio Valley Conference tournament last week to
earn their first NCAA Tournament berth. The third-seeded Racers are scheduled
to face No. 2 seed Stanford on Friday in Tuscaloosa in the double-elimination
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) said its Highway Patrol Division
responded to an accident Wednesday on State Road 13 in Fayette County between a
commercial vehicle and the Racers' chartered bus carrying 26 passengers.
The three injured people were taken to DCH Regional Medical Center in
Tuscaloosa for treatment, police said.
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