Making state headlines, at least ten people are dead and five injured following a prison bus accident in west Texas.
Earlier today, a department of criminal justice bus was reportedly carrying twelve male prisoners and three corrections officers when it skid on ice, slid off the overpass and onto train tracks below. The bus struck rail cars — and the moving train dragged the bus for a short time before coming to a halt. The accident killing a total of two corrections officers and eight inmates. Five injured individuals were transported to a medical center in Odessa, their conditions are unknown at this time.