Bus overturns on way to Masters; fifteen injured

Bus overturns on way to Masters; fifteen injured

A driver who flipped a tour bus over on a Georgia highway Thursday morning injuring at least a dozen people has been charged with driving under the influence.

Authorities in east Georgia report a bus carrying 19 people has flipped on I-20 closing all eastbound lanes fo traffic. Some passengers suffered broken bones and head injuries, Wright said, but none was life-threatening.

Sgt. Chris Wright of this Georgia State Patrol says 18 Guests had been driving the bus from Atlanta to Augusta for the first round of the Experts as Soon as the bus overturned on Interstate 20.

The bus overturned in the median on Interstate 20.

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Shortly after leaving Atlanta around 6:30 a.m., Strickler, 34, said the bus driver went off the side of the road and into a ditch and corrected the bus.

Firefighters tell CBS News they are setting up a shelter and will transport passengers who did not sustain injuries there.

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Meanwhile, Hoppenbrouwer was charged with DUI-drugs and failure to maintain lane.

The bus is owned by Jet Executive Limousine Services, Inc. out of Suwanee, Georgia.

Nine of the injured passengers were taken to Doctors Hospital of Augusta, which said in a statement that one passenger was in critical condition Thursday evening, one was in serious condition and another was in fair condition.

Doctors Hospital in Augusta also said an additional seven people were being treated at their facility.

The Masters Tournament, held each year at the Augusta National Golf Club, starts Thursday.

A phone number listed for Hoppenbrouwer was disconnected.

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