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37 dead after bus crash
NEAR NAPLES, Italy (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - At least 37 people are dead after a tour bus crash near Naples, Italy.
Witnesses say the bus was going at a normal speed on a downhill stretch of the highway when it suddenly swerved and started slamming into cars.
Some witnesses say it sounded like the bus blew a tire.
Police say traffic was moving slowly on the highwaywhen the bus slammed into several cars then went off the side of a highway, plunging about 100 feet down a slope.
Along with the 37 killed, 11 others were seriously injured.
The bus was carrying passengers home to Naples after a pilgrimage to a
The cause of the accident is unclear.
The driver of the bus is thought to be among those killed.