MLK's Family in Bus Accident After Rally
They all appear to be OK
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2013 6:14 PM CDT
A file photo of Christine King Farris standing in front of an image of her brother, MLK.   (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

(Newser) – One sour note from today's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech": The bus carrying his family got into an accident afterward, reports TMZ. It doesn't appear any serious injuries were involved, though the driver was taken to a DC hospital. Witnesses say the driver had to slam on the brakes and swerve to avoid a vehicle that ran a red light. Passengers included MLK's 85-year-old sister and several grandchildren. One celeb note: Omarosa Manigault—yes, the Omarosa made famous in Donald Trump's Apprentice show—was aboard the bus and tweeted that she banged her head but is OK.

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2cent
Aug 30, 2013 12:20 AM CDT
I have a boo-boo...
backpath2
Aug 29, 2013 10:50 AM CDT
When will Al Sharpton show up to blame somebody for this accident?
Southbound
Aug 29, 2013 9:49 AM CDT
Why would people as noteworthy and prestigious as the King family want a reality-show loser/diva/bitch like Omarosa traveling with them. Too bad she only hit her head. She should have done the world a favor and just died.