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THOREAU, N.M. (AP) — A number of individuals had been killed and others had been severely injured Thursday in a crash involving a business passenger bus and a semi-truck alongside Interstate 40 in New Mexico, close to the Arizona border, authorities stated.

Officers and rescue staff had been on scene however didn’t present particulars about how many individuals had been killed or injured, or what induced the crash.

Passengers had been transported to a hospital and a cellphone quantity was arrange for relations searching for extra info, New Mexico State Police stated.

The wreckage included a Greyhound bus with front-end harm and a semi-truck that was on its facet and with its cargo strewn throughout the freeway and median.

Greyhound stated the bus was heading from Albuquerque to Phoenix with 47 passengers.

“We’re totally cooperating with native authorities and also will full an investigation of our personal,” Greyhound spokeswoman Crystal Booker stated in a press release.

The crash occurred close to the city of Thoreau. It compelled the closure of the westbound lanes of the interstate and site visitors was backing up as vacationers had been diverted.

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