Bus ends up in Eagle River following crash with truck

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EDWARDS, Colo. (KJCT)- An Eagle County Transit bus ended up in the Eagle River following a crash with a Toyota Tundra on Highway 6 in Edwards on Friday afternoon.

Colorado State Patrol responded to the scene and determined the bus lost control while traveling eastbound on Highway 6 and traveled into the westbound lane and impacted the Toyota Tundra.

The Toyota impacted the middle of the bus on the passenger side and rotated 180 degrees in the roadway. The bus continued off the north side of the roadway, down the steep embankment, overturning one-quarter time, and coming to rest on its driver’s side in the Eagle River.

The bus driver was the only occupant of the bus and was uninjured. The driver and passenger of the pickup, both adult males from Gypsum, were transported to Vail Health with serious injuries.

CSP Hazmat and Colorado Parks and Wildlife crews are on scene managing the oil and fuel spill and the impacts on the Eagle River.

Three tows are on the scene working to extract the bus from the river.

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