Teen survives fall from party bus on way to prom

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IRVINE, Calif. — A 17-year-old Orange County girl survived falling out of a party bus onto a freeway on her way to the prom over the weekend.


Charlotte Boyse, right, and an unidentified person are seen in Boyse’s hospital room in an undated photo.

The accident happened at about 7:20 p.m. Saturday as the bus was traveling on the 73 Freeway north of Newport Coast Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol. The woman toppled over and fell out a left-side window, KTLA-TV reported.

The girl, who was later identified as Charlotte Boyse, managed to get to the center divider and the driver pulled to shoulder of the highway, the CHP said. Boyse was treated for minor injuries and later tweeted to friends, “There is an angel looking over me, thanking god to be alive.”