24 injured when Greyhound bus crashes onto its side in Visalia

A Greyhound bus crashed into a fence in Visalia early Wednesday and overturned on its side, injuring two dozen people, the California Highway Patrol said.

The incident was reported at 3:15 a.m. on northbound Highway 99 near Avenue 264.

The greyhound, which was carrying 34 people including the 45-year-old driver, drifted onto its right shoulder before crashing into a fence along the carriageway, the CHP said.

The bus rolled onto its right side in a parking lot.

Twenty-four people, including the driver, were injured, with two people suffering serious injuries, officials said. None of the injuries were classified as life-threatening.

The age and gender of the injured were not known.

CHP officials said drugs and alcohol had been ruled out as factors in the crash, which is still under investigation.

The bus was reportedly from Los Angeles and was en route to Fresno at the time of the crash.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-08-04/24-injured-greyhound-bus-crash-in-visalia 24 injured when Greyhound bus crashes onto its side in Visalia

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