Four Killed When Driver Crashes Into Las Vegas Bus Stop


Posted on 14th September 2012 by gjohnson in Uncategorized

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A Las Vegas man who was allegedly drunk plowed into a city bus stop Thursday, killing four people and injuring at least eight others, according to the Associated Press.

The driver, 24-year-old Gary Lee Hosey Jr., was charged with four counts of driving under the influence resulting in death, AP reported. He was in the hospital in serious condition.

Hosey lost control of his car at 6:30 a.m. and it rolled over. He hit one man and three women who were waiting at a bus stop,  according to AP. In addition, he hit and hurt three other people at the bus stop, as well as four passengers in his vehicle.

The fatalities were a man, 24, as well as women ages 47, 49 and 65. The accident took place two miles from the Las Vegas Strip.

Hosey reportedly suffered a collapsed lung¬† and may have broken his back, according to AP. The bus stop’s structure was totally destroyed, with its roof flying off and ending up 15 feet from where it originally was.

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