PHOTOS: Train crashes into bus from Austin in Biloxi

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Multiple people were killed Tuesday when a charter bus from the Austin area became stuck on train tracks in Biloxi. The train hit the bus and dragged it for several hundred feet.

Officials say it was a chaotic scene as passengers were trapped inside the bus and trying to get out as first responders arrived.

The bus was on the tracks for about a minute before the collision happened. Some of the passengers in the back of the bus were able to escape before the crash.

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