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10 Injured in California Tour Bus Crash
(AP) TEMECULA, Calif. — Ten people have been injured in a crash of a tour bus that was headed to a casino in northern San Diego County.
The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/15PsG27) the bus careened off the road and crashed into some trees at about 10:50 p.m. Sunday. The driver and nine passengers were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
The California Highway Patrol says 18 passengers were aboard the bus that was headed from Los Angeles to Casino Pauma, about 25 miles southeast of Temecula.
Authorities say the driver told them the bus suffered brake failure and was unable to stop as it entered a curve. Drugs and alcohol don’t appear to be involved.
The incident remains under investigation.
Tour Bus Flips Over in Arizona Flood
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a tour bus carrying 31 people was pushed into a wash before flipping over amid heavy rains in northern Arizona.
Mohave County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Trish Carter told KNXV-TV there were no reports of injuries after the accident Sunday north of Kingman (http://bit.ly/15XC9T9).
The news station reported that a multi-agency rescue effort was underway. Bill Johnston of the Kingman Fire Department told the station that the bus had become stuck in an area with heavy rain before it flipped.
The crash happened as Northern Arizona was hit with a second day of heavy rain.
Meteorologist Robert Rickey with the National Weather Service’s Flagstaff office says the storm forecast for Sunday led to a flash flood watch for northwestern Coconino County until 10 p.m.