MULTIPLE fatalities have been reported after a college bus carrying a golf team crashed into a truck on a highway.
The horror smash happened on Highway 115 in Midland, Texas, just after 8pm local time on Tuesday.
The University of the Southwest confirmed there had been a fatal bus accident involving the university’s men’s and women’s golf teams.
It's reported that a bus hit a Ford F-150 in Andrews County.
The teams were on their way back from a golf tournament in West Texas and there are fatalities in both vehicles.
At least one death has been confirmed. The victim's identity remains unknown at this time.
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Sgt. Steve Blanco, of the Texas Department of Public Safety, told NBC: "It's a very tragic scene."
He said that both vehicles had suffered "heavy damage".
University president Quint Thurman said: "We are still learning the details about the accident but we are devastated and deeply saddened to learn about the loss of our students’ lives and their coach."
Thurman identified the coach as Tyler James.
He said that two students had been taken to hospital in Lubbock.
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It's not known how many people were inside the bus in total.
Investigations into the crash remain ongoing.
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