Nathan Gogo here with the weekend outlook: A nice Saturday evening ahead with mid 50's and clear skies. Bright, blue skies and breezy winds out of the south once again for Sunday as temperatures rise to the mid 80's.
CARTHAGE (September 19, 2013)--An early-morning collision between a passenger bus and a tractor-trailer Thursday in East Texas left two dead and at least four others injured.
Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jean Dark said the collision occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday just north of the Panola County town of Carthage.
Dark says the bus driver and one passenger were killed in the wreck.
Three other passengers were taken to a hospital in Carthage.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was airlifted to a Tyler hospital.
The bus was traveling from Houston to Chicago, Dark said.
The driver of the El Expreso bus was attempting a U-turn after the learning a passenger had been left behind at a prior stop when the bus collided with the truck.