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'Miracle' that Shoreline basketball team survived bus crash; 'nothing short of gift from God'


MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Washington — The coach and members of the of the King's High School boys basketball team say it was a "miracle" no one was seriously hurt when their bus overturned on its side on an Interstate 5 off-ramp at Mountlake Terrace.

KOMO reports ( Assistant Principal and coach Rick Skeen told a student assembly Tuesday it was "nothing short of a gift from God" that everyone was able to walk out of the hospital a few hours after the Saturday night crash.

The Washington State Patrol said 10 of the 16 people aboard had injuries that included a concussion, broken arm, scrapes and bruises. The bus carried 12 players, two coaches and the driver.

The driver says her brakes didn't work. The Washington State Patrol is still investigating.

Information from: KOMO-TV,

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