Sunday, June 13, 2010

5 Injured When Bus Overturns

On June 13, 1964 at about 9 a.m. firemen were sent to the Walnut Bottom Road near Orange Street for an overturned charter bus. Forty eight people were on the bus, 39 of them children, five were injured and transported to Chambersburg Hospital by the Cumberland Valley ambulances. Shippensburg's Dr. William Nickles was called to the scene and examined many of the passengers. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies operated at the scene.

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