Coach Crash Kills Eight In Texas

At least eight people have been killed, and a further 44 wounded, after a coach crashed in the US state of Texas.

Eight people were killed and 44 others injured when a coach carrying people to a casino crashed in the US state of Texas.

Police say the driver lost control and the bus rolled over on Highway 83 about 46 miles (74km) north of Laredo. No other vehicle was involved.

Seven people died at the scene and one other died later in hospital. The driver was among the survivors.

Police said the cause of the crash was being investigated.

The coach, carrying 51 passengers, belonged to OGA Charters and had been travelling to a casino in Eagle Pass, about 125 miles north-west of Laredo, the Laredo Morning Times reports.

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