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Tour bus U-turn shuts down traffic in Jerome


A tour bus that attempted to make a U-turn on County Road and Clark Street in Jerome has blocked traffic in both directions, according to witnesses.

A tour bus got stuck trying to make a U-turn in JeromeTraffic into the mountain town has been backing up from both the Clarkdale and from over Mingus Mountain in the direction of Prescott.

20150310_142011Jerome police and fire crews attempted to manuever a crane to the area to help move the bus, according to witnesses.

In the meantime, crews removed the rear bumper and pulled it loose with the fire truck up County Road.

Jerome traffic was at a standstill for roughly two hours, according to witnesses.

Special thanks to Don Kirchner for providing photos from the scene.

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