Bus overturns as black ice coats regional roadways

No one seriously injured

COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Five people were injured when a Greyhouse bus slid off a black ice coated highway early Wednesday morning.

The accident happened just after three a.m. on I-380 near Covington Township when the driver lost control on the icy highway, left the roadway and overturned.

The five passengers aboard the Syracuse to New York bound bus were taken to local hospitals, none were seriously injured.

The accident was one of several as cars and big rigs lost control on the slippery conditions after freezing rain passed over the region overnight.

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