- Associated Press - Sunday, March 13, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A man accused of crashing into a shuttle bus that overturned and injured 12 people near downtown Las Vegas faced multiple counts of drunken driving and other offenses Sunday.

Orlando Gunn, 51, was booked into jail on 10 counts of DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. He also faces one count each of reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane, having an open alcohol container in a vehicle and failure to wear a seat belt.

Gunn was driving with two passengers on Interstate 15 when his Toyota Celica swerved out of the lane Saturday night and hit a shuttle bus, NHP spokesman Jason Buratczuk said. The impact tipped the bus on its side and sent it sliding, Buratczuk said. The car then struck the bus again.

“When it got hit the second time, it got hit directly where the driver of the bus would have been sitting,” Buratczuk said.

The shuttle was carrying 10 people, including the driver. A female passenger was taken to the hospital in critical condition. She remained hospitalized Sunday, but Buratczuk didn’t know her condition.



Eleven others, including two women riding in Gunn’s vehicle, went to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The shuttle bus appears to be a contracted transportation service used by several Las Vegas tour companies, Buratczuk said.

Gunn is scheduled to appear in court Monday. Buratczuk said he did not know if Gunn had an attorney.

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