Three people were airlifted to a local hospital and 23 others
taken to hospitals for treatment after the accident in Tonopah,
about 50 miles west of Phoenix, KTVK news reported.
The driver prevented the bus from flipping and the vehicle came
to rest just off the road on the opposite side of the highway,
the broadcaster reported from the site of the accident.
Spokesmen for Greyhound and the Arizona police were not
immediately available for comment.
The suspect was taken into custody but was not yet identified,
The bus was bound for Phoenix from Los Angeles.
"He just started fighting with this girl and jumped up, opened
the door and started jumping on the bus driver, and said 'I want
to flip this bus,'" a passenger, Gregory Forte, told the
The suspect's girlfriend said he was "paranoid" and "did not
want to be on the bus," KTVK reported.
(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; editing by Scott Malone and
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