Los Angeles Crash: 2 cars, tour bus crash injuring 23 people in Rosemead
06/18/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Nicole Howley // Nicole Howley
Los Angeles, CA—A three-vehicle collision in suburban Rosemead injured 23 people, two critically, on Thursday, June 17, 2010. The injurious crash occurred around 10 a.m. in the 3000 block of North San Gabriel Boulevard, as reported by the Los Angeles Times.
Officials stated a silver Honda Civic was headed southbound on San Gabriel Boulevard near Garvey Avenue, when it slammed into the rear end of a white Nissan Sentra. The impact pushed the Nissan into oncoming traffic where it collided head-on with a tour bus.
The driver of the tour bus and the driver of the Nissan were rushed to a trauma center in critical condition. The bus driver is believed to have sustained two broken legs, and the driver of the Nissan may have also suffered a broken leg. Another person was reportedly rushed to the trauma center as well.
Seven other people sustained minor injuries and were taken to a nearby hospital, while the remaining 13 injured people were treated at the scene and released.
A full investigation is currently underway. It is unknown what cased the Honda to rear-end the Nissan, which caused the multiple vehicle accident.
Officials from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Temple City Station are aiding in the investigation.
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