A Las Vegas-based tour bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday. Authorities say the bus rolled and landed on its side at around milepost 5 on Diamond Bar Road. One person was killed. Dozens were injured. After the crash, 44 people were sent to Kingman Regional Medical Center, including two flown by medical helicopter. Two persons were critically injured. The cause of the accident was not known. A photo from the sheriff’s office showed the bus on its side on a curving road, with no snow or rain in the remote area. Possibly other vehicle was involved. The bus was heading to Grand Canyon West, about 2 1/2 hours from Las Vegas and outside the boundaries of the national park.
The bus was heading to Grand Canyon West, about 2 1/2 hours from Las Vegas and outside the boundaries of the national park. The Red Cross’s Central and Northern Arizona Chapter is currently monitoring the situation, Before the pandemic, about 1 million people a year visited Grand Canyon West, mostly through tours booked out of Las Vegas. The Hualapai reservation and is best known for the Skywalk, a glass bridge that juts out 70 feet (21 meters) from the canyon walls and gives visitors a view of the Colorado River 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) below.