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Old 11-21-2016, 06:14 PM   #1
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And another TN bus crash (poss 12 fatalities)

Looks like they caught a tree broadside.

Chattanooga school bus crash: Multiple fatalities reported - CNN.com

Multiple fatalities in Tenn. school bus crash

Authorities: 6 killed in horrific Tenn. school bus crash - CBS News

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Old 11-21-2016, 06:20 PM   #2
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Damn it, I really hate this kinda news.
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Old 11-21-2016, 06:28 PM   #3
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Such a shame... No matter how safe you are, there's always certain circumstances that will cause fatalities.
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Old 11-21-2016, 11:15 PM   #4
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So sad have friends in that area .

Praying for the speedy recovery of the little ones hurt . And sending my support to those that lost one of their precious babies that eventually the pain they feel will lighten as it never truly stops ..
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Six... UPDATE: 6 people killed in elementary school bus crash in Chattanooga
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Old 11-22-2016, 05:38 AM   #6
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Scary part is how damn fast was he going on a residential street to flop a bus and slide into a tree!
No other vehicles involved also, we are waiting on more news of the actually accident

Prayers out for familys and victims
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Old 11-22-2016, 06:13 AM   #7
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Guy who was the driver is being charged with the six deaths-
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:12 AM   #8
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I heard rumors the bus was going "incredibly fast" according to the news... I havent read all the articles or such, but the picture looks like that bus slammed into that tree hard..
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:12 AM   #9
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Scary part is how damn fast was he going on a residential street to flop a bus and slide into a tree!
No other vehicles involved also, we are waiting on more news of the actually accident

Prayers out for familys and victims
He didn't just slide into a tree! The tree near cut the bus in half! How fast was he going?

Hopefully this will be a catalyst for schools to expedite the installation of belts. It doesn't say if this bus had them or not. If it did, this would have been a lot worse without.

If it did not, those belts could have prevented the destruction of six families.
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:29 AM   #10
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I doubt belts wouldve helped in this case.. you have a case of ab us collapsing.. so 6 different kids wouldve died and the rest wouldve been hanging from their seats.. no one in those middle rows wouldve stood a chance..
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