Four people die & eight transported to area hospitals after vehicle runs into bus stop

POSTED: Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 6:04am

Four people are dead and eight are in area hospitals after a vehicle ran into a bus stop on Spring Mountain east of Decatur.

Clark County spokesman Dan Kulin said the call came in around 6:20 a.m.

Some of those victims taken to UMC and Sunrise have suffered life-threatening injuries.

Four of the victims are at UMC.

A spokesperson says that they are all male in ages from the late teens to their mid-40s.

One victim is in serious condition, one is fair and two are good.

A spokesman at Sunrise confirms the hospital has four victims.

It is unable to release condition status.

Metro says the driver was arrested in absentia because he is being treated in the hospital.

The driver faces charges of DUI resulting in death.

He will be taken to jail when released from hospital.

There is a family staging area by the crash site near Terrible's Gas Station.

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