Fedex Truck Collides With Bus on I-5 Near Orland, California
A Fed-Ex collision with a bus, which was hauling high school students, collided in an explosive bus accident in Orland, California Thursday evening, police reported. At least ten people were killed in the tragic accident, officials said on Friday morning.
According to reports, the Fed-ex truck crossed the median on a Northern California freeway before smashing, head-on, into the bus, which was on its way to Humboldt State University to show the school to the high school students.
The driver of the Fed-ex truck and the driver of the bus were killed in the Northern California Fed-ex truck accident on I-5.
Students who survived the fiery crash told police they ran from the bus following the collision and watched it erupt in flames. At least two students were still aboard the bus when it ignited in flames.
Among the ten people killed in the crash were three chaperones and five high school students in addition to both drivers. The names of those killed in the bus accident in California were not yet released.
The bus was a chartered vehicle from the University and was owned by Silverado Stages, which is headquarterred out of San Luis Obisbo.
Authorities said the students came from several different high schools, most from Southern California, including Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools.
A small sedan was also involved in the truck accident, when the Fed-ex truck side swiped it before colliding with the charter bus.
A total of 37 people were injured in the Fed-ex collision with the charter bus in Northern California.
Some victims of the bus crash were treated at the scene of the accident while others were transported to local hospitals for treatment.
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