TULARE — Authorities in central California had been investigating why a bus went off the freeway, crashed via a sequence hyperlink fence, and ended up on its aspect in a parking zone, injuring 24 individuals.
California Freeway Patrol Officer Steve Beal stated Thursday the driving force was given a DUI check that confirmed he was not driving below the affect when the Greyhound bus crashed at 3 a.m. Wednesday on Freeway 99 close to town of Tulare.
The motive force had main accidents and was hospitalized, Beale stated, including that the person didn’t have a medical emergency whereas driving the bus. The bus was carrying 34 passengers and 23 had minor to average accidents, together with a number of who had been taken to a few completely different hospitals, Beale stated.
One other Greyhound bus picked up the unhurt passengers and took them to their vacation spot, he stated.
The bus originated from Los Angeles and was headed to Fresno. It had stopped in Bakersfield earlier than it crashed about 5 miles (8 kilometers) north of Tulare.