32 people injured after tow truck, Broward County bus crash

A crash between a tow truck and a Broward County bus sent dozens to the hospital Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
A crash between a tow truck and a Broward County bus sent dozens to the hospital Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013.
CBS-4 / Courtesy of Pompano Beach Fire Rescue

Thirty-two people were transported to the hospital Thursday afternoon following an accident between a tow truck, which was towing a car, and a Broward County bus.

The accident occurred around 4 pm at 1400 W. Sample Rd., according to Pompano Beach Fire Rescue,

One patient was transported with moderately serious injuries, while the rest received minor injuries.

Nine people were transported by a City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation bus to Holy Cross Hospital. Twenty-three people were split between Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point and Northwest Medical Center, according to authorities.

Both drivers are among the injured.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.

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