Bus in California is going off dual carriageway and crashes, injuring 24

California officers say bus heading from Los Angeles to Fresno has crashed and that 24 humans have been harm


TULARE, Calif. — A bus journeying from Los Angeles to Fresno crashed after it went off a dual carriageway, broke via a sequence hyperlink fence and got here to a relaxation on its facet in a parking lot, injuring 24 humans, government stated Thursday.

The motive force of the Greyhound Bus suffered principal accidents withinside the crash earlier than sunrise Wednesday close to the town of Tulare and turned into hospitalized and the passengers who have been harm had accidents defined as minor to moderate, stated California Highway Patrol Officer Steve Beal. Several of the injured passengers have been taken to hospitals.

Authorities have been investigating the reason of the crash on California State Route 99. Beal stated the bus motive force examined bad for under the influence of alcohol driving.

The bus had stopped in Bakersfield earlier than it crashed approximately five miles (eight kilometers) north of Tulare, Beal stated. Another Greyhound bus took the unhurt passengers to their destinations.

Greyhound stated in a declaration it turned into saddened through the crash.

“Our number one situation right now is persevering with to offer assist for our clients and motive force,” the declaration stated.