November 27, 2005

Greyhound bus crashes in California

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Greyhound bus carrying 50
passengers overturned on Sunday morning in southern California,
killing two and seriously injuring a dozen others, authorities

The accident happened on the northbound lane of Highway 101
in Santa Maria, located in Santa Barbara County, said Battalion
Chief Eric Peterson of the county Fire Department.

Peterson said that two passengers were killed, and seven
were in critical condition. Another four were moderately

The bus originated in Los Angeles, and had stopped in Santa
Barbara on its way to San Francisco. Authorities are still
trying to determine the cause of the crash.