A charter bus company based out of Anniston was carrying passenger when it overturned, killing two people and injuring dozens more. The Anniston based charter bus company is named Teague VIP Express. The Desoto County Sheriff’s Department reports that the tour bus departed from Huntsville and was enroute to Tunica, Mississippi when it ran over a patch of ice on Interstate 269 and overturned.
The two women who were killed have been identified and were from Huntsville. When firefighters arrived to the scene, many had to climb through the bus’ roof in order to free passengers. More than 19 passengers were taken to a nearby hospital where three are listed to be in critical condition.