At least 4 Chinese-speaking tourists were killed in a bus crash in the U.S. state of Utah. Victims are from a Chinese tour group, according to local reports.
The incident happened around 12:20 p.m. local time on Friday. There were 30 people on the bus.
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The place of the incident is on State Route 12 (SR 12) near Bryce Canyon and the SR 12 is now closed, local media reported. “Four have been killed, 12 to 15 others with critical injuries and 10 more with minor to serious injuries,” local police said.
The injured have been sent to the hospital. An investigation is underway.
Chinese Embassy said on Twitter that it has initiated emergency protocols, sent personnel to the area and will assist the victims as needed.