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16 injured in hotel shuttle bus crash near Atlanta airport

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Updated: 5/24/2013 1:48 pm
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Atlanta police and fire departments are at the scene of a crash involving a hotel shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer near the airport.

The crash happened on North Loop Road, in front of the AirTran hangar.

The crash involved a Hampton Fairfield Hilton shuttle, the Atlanta Fire Department said. Sixteen people have been transported to area hospitals, including one in critical condition. The Atlanta Fire Department initially said 18 people were injured, but the number has been reduced.

The College Park Police Department said an 18-wheeler was attempting to make a U-turn, and the shuttle bus from MCI Limos did not see the truck and ran into it. The shuttle driver has the most serious injuries. including broken bones, police said.

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