Driver killed when bus carrying Texas students plunges into Alabama ravine

Multiple injuries were reported Tuesday morning after a charter bus carrying high school band members crashed into a ravine on Interstate 10 near the Alabama Florida line according to media reports

First responders used ropes to rappel down the 50-foot ravine in the middle of Interstate 10 and then had to cut some of the victims from the wreckage, said Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack.

Channelview Independent School District, which is located east of Houston, has confirmed band students from Channelview High School were on the bus to Houston after a spring break trip.

A second bus carrying students from the Disney trip is continuing on to Houston.

About 45 people were on the bus, the sheriff said.

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"For whatever reason, the charter bus got into the median and ended up going into a ravine", Mack said near the scene of the accident on Interstate 10 between Mobile, Alabama, and Pensacola, Florida.

Chief Deputy Anthony Lowery with the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office.

At least 37 people, majority teenagers, were treated at hospitals or other facilities in Pensacola and southwest Alabama for injuries that ranged from minor to very serious, medical officials said.

"The bus came to rest on one side down in the ravine".

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The crash and rescue effort closed down Interstate 10 in both directions near the Florida state line. The crash happened at about 5:30 a.m., crunching the bus and leaving the passengers exposed to chilly temperatures. WKRG-TV reported around 40 people suffered injuries - five of which were serious. Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack confirmed the death Tuesday morning while talking to news reporters. She had pain in her legs and bruising but was otherwise unscathed, and taken to a hospital for evaluation, he said.

They said the accident's cause would be investigated by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Call center for confirmed familiesBaldwin County Alabama Call Center 251-972-6807 Channelview student talks to ABC13's Foti Kallergis about the moments the bus crashedMother of Channelview student speaks to ABC13 about crash DeWayne Benson, who was on the bus, told Foti that he was sleeping just before the bus crashed. There were reportedly at least half-a-dozen helicopters needed to transport all the injured.

In a statement, First Class Tours says their prayers are with the injured and their families.

They were traveling on a school trip to Disney World in Florida, we're told.

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