Deaths and injuries reported in Florida bus rollover accident

DUNNELLON, Fla. — Several people were killed and others were injured after a bus overturned on Highway 40 outside Citrus County, authorities said.

Few details are available, but the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office told reporter Eric Glasser that a “mass casualty” crash involving at least 85 people occurred on West Highway 40 in Marion County on Tuesday morning. .

West Highway 40 is closed due to the accident. Drivers are urged to find an alternate route, especially if traveling to or from Citrus and Marion counties.

The Florida Highway Patrol is reportedly investigating what happened.