Troopers confirm six dead from bus-truck accident in Louisville; investigation continues
LOUISVILLE -- State police confirmed six people died following a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a 2021 Freightliner box truck and a 2013 express bus Saturday morning.
Troopers also said one person is in critical condition with two more seriously injured. All victims were passengers traveling in the express bus.The injured victims were transported to local hospitals, officers said. .
State police are investigating the accident, which took place around 6:02 a.m. near Coles Creek on State Highway 37 on Jan. 28, police said.
State police were assisted by St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s department, multiple fire and rescue teams; Louisville, Waddington, Norfolk, Madrid, Massena, and Seaway Valley.
The victims were transported to Massena Memorial, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, troopers said.
St. Lawrence County Medical Examiner’s Officer responded to the scene as well.
Names of the decreased have not been released.