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Video Update: Pick-up driver cited in tour bus wreck on Highway 165

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Tuesday at about 8:00 AM, Monroe Police responded to a three vehicle crash at US 165 S and East Drive. Police say a Chevy pickup hit the rear of a Chrysler PT Cruiser, forcing the Chrysler into the rear of a Coach tour bus that was stopped at the red light at the intersection.

The two people in the PT Cruiser were transported to the hospital for suspected moderate injuries.

The driver of the Chevy pickup was not injured. The Coach tour bus had 23 passengers and a driver on board. No injuries were reported from the occupants of the tour bus.

The tour bus was en route to Marksville from Monroe. The driver of the Chevy Pickup was found to be at fault and was issued a citation for following too closely.

Scroll to the bottom of this page to play video from the accident scene.

Previous Report:

MONROE, La.(KNOE 8 NEWS) - A three vehicle crash involving a tour bus sends two people to the hospital Tuesday morning. 

The crash happened at Highway 165 and East Street.  The driver of a Chevy pick-up truck hit a PT Cruiser sending it into the path of a Premier Coach tour bus.  The driver and passenger in the PT Cruiser were taken from the scene to a local hospital.  The twenty-three people on the tour bus and the driver were not injured.

Police are working to clear the scene.  More details as they become available.







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