Yosemite National Park Tour Bus Crashes, Injures 16


0  Updated at 3:40 pm, April 14th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Hemera/Thinkstock(FRESNO, Calif.) — A tour bus leaving Yosemite National Park drove off a roadway and struck a tree on Saturday, injuring 16 people.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the bus contained 15 passengers, a tour guide and the driver. The driver was the only person uninjured.

The bus tour had begun in Burlingame, Calif. on Saturday morning. After a tour of the park, the bus was heading to Fresno before returning to Burlingame on Sunday.

According to the Los Angeles Times, a California Highway Patrol report determined that the bus was driving at an unsafe speed when the driver lost control.

The bus will undergo an inspection to determine if there were any mechanical problems that may have caused the collision. The CHP report did not find intoxication to be a factor.

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