NEAR PENDLETON, Ore. — Police and rescue crews responded to a bus crash on I-84 near milepost 228 east of Pendleton Sunday morning. According to a press release, the bus to crashed through a guardrail and over an embankment.
Nine people are confirmed dead and approximately 26 people have been transported to St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton.
Officials confirm the charter bus appears to be carrying an estimated 40 people. Police believe the Mi Joo Tour and Travel Bus was on a return trip from Las Vegas to Canada.
The bus driver survived the crash, but police have been unable to speak with the person because of the severity of the injuries. Police say the names of the passengers will not be released Sunday.