A small bus rolled over on Interstate 15 near Butte early Thursday, law enforcement officials said. There were no major injuries.
Butte police, Montana Highway Patrol, the Butte Silver-Bow Fire Department, and A-1 responded to the accident near mile marker 113, about 12 miles south of Butte, at 12:17 a.m. A Montana Department of Transportation snowplow reportedly found the bus, Montana Highway Patrol officials said.
According to MHP, the Salt Lake City Express bus was headed northbound on Interstate 15 when snowy road conditions caused the driver to lose control. The bus rolled onto the right shoulder of the northbound lanes, and passengers reportedly had to break a bus window to evacuate the vehicle, law enforcement officials said. One passenger was hanging from their seat belt.
About 10 people, including the driver, were on the bus.
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Both Montana Highway Patrol and Butte police said there were no major injuries, but a few passengers were transported to St. James Healthcare.
Road conditions in the Butte area are wet and slushy, and Montana Highway Patrol troopers have been steadily responding to calls since last night, said Josh Brown, MHP captain in the Butte office.
The Montana Department of Transportation also notes scattered snow and ice on roadways in the Butte area, and the National Weather Service said 3 to 5 inches of snowfall is possible Thursday afternoon.