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Van Crash Sends 12 Inmates, Driver To Hospital

By Associated Press

Fort Worth, TX – Twelve inmates and one deputy driver have been taken to Fort Worth hospitals in undetermined conditions after a Tarrant County sheriff's van overturned on a freeway.

Sheriff's spokesman Terry Grisham said the van overturned in Fort Worth about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday after apparently being hit from the side or back by another vehicle.

He says the van was carrying inmates to the downtown county jail from a jail in nearby Mansfield -- a transfer that's done every day.