Posted on February 4, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

On Sunday, a tour bus went out of control while traveling down a Southern California mountain road.  The bus struck a car, then flipped, and went into a pick up truck.  Eight people were killed and 38 people were injured.

The crash occurred on State Route 38, approximately 80 miles east of Los Angeles.

The bus was returning to Tijuana, Mexico after a day of skiing at Big Bear.

Sources say the bus driver told investigators the bus had brake problems has it was headed down the mountain.

The bus was operated by a company based in National City California.  Scapadas Magicas LLC was the lettering on the side of the bus.

This crash occurred a day after a bus carrying 42 high school students and their chaperones slammed into an overpass in Boston. Massachusetts state police said 35 people were injured and that the driver had directed the bus onto a road with a height limit.

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