Boy Scouts, leader injured in van crash

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 15 (UPI) -- A group of 10 teenage Boy Scouts and one adult were injured when their van crashed in South Carolina, police said.

The scouts, who are all between the ages 14 and 18, and their leader were traveling from the Camp Old Indian in northern Greenville County to another campground Friday night when they lost control of their van, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported.


Chief Bryan Riebe, spokesman for the Glassy Mountain Fire Department, said the van went off the road, down an embankment and came to rest in waist-deep water about 15 feet below the road.

All 11 people in the van survived the incident, but some were seriously injured, The Greenville (S.C.) News reported.

"I would say there were some serious injuries." Riebe told

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