WebXtra: UPDATE: Six rescued from upside down van near creek

By LaKecia Shockley - bio | email

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A van carrying handicap passengers lost control and rolled over near a bridge Tuesday morning. The accident happened around 9:45a.m. in the 100 block of Johnston street in Longview. That's near Elite Gym. Longview Police say a Chevrolet Express van was traveling East bound when the driver lost control of the van, left the roadway, and turned upside down landing at the bottom of the creek.

The Longview Fire Department freed all six occupants and four of them were transported to area hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.

Coming on Tonight on KLTV 7 news at 6, you'll hear from the first witness on the scene who attempted to rescue the passengers before Emergency officials arrived on the scene.

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