3 dead in Indianapolis bus crash carrying teens

INDIANAPOLIS (AP)

The Indianapolis Fire Department says three people were killed when a bus carrying teens from a church camp crashed on a busy thoroughfare near Interstate 465.

The bus was carrying 40 passengers who are members of Colonial Hill Baptist Church and were returning from camp when the crash happened Saturday afternoon.

Indianapolis Fire Department spokesman Lt. Rita Burris confirms the deaths and says survivors were being taken to area hospitals.

Medical helicopters were arriving at the scene to transport victims.

An Indiana Department of Transportation camera showed the bus overturned on its side.

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