1 dead in Interstate 10 bus crash near Casa Grande


11/20/12 - Authorities say a person is dead and several are hurt in a bus crash Tuesday afternoon on Interstate10 near Casa Grande.

According to Casa Grande fire spokeswoman Barbra Rice, the two-vehicle collision happened on westbound Interstate 10 at Jimmie Kerr Boulevard around 2:30 p.m.

A male driver in a pickup truck was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes, said Carrick Cook with the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

He drove head first into a tour bus and has died, Cook said. The driver of the tour bus and another passenger of the bus are reportedly in critical condition. Rice said one of the vehicles was on fire.