UPDATE: Bus carrying 40 passengers, semi-truck crash on I-10

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CRESTVIEW, Fla. (WKRG) — Interstate 10 has reopened following a crash involving a semi-truck and a bus with 40 passengers onboard.

The driver of the semi-truck, a 70-year-old man from Dundee, Fla., was airlifted to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. A passenger in the semi-truck and a passenger on the bus were taken to Okaloosa Medical Center with minor injuries.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the semi-truck crashed into the back of the bus near Exit 56 in Crestview shortly before midnight.

The injured passenger on the semi-truck is a 53-year-old man from Dundee, Florida. The injured passenger on the bus is a 23-year-old man from Chiapas, Mexico. The driver of the bus, a 46-year-old man also from Chiapas, Mexico, was not hurt.

The Florida Department of Transportation reports the crash involved hazardous material.

This article was updated at 6:15 am to include new information.


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