Greyhound bus accident kills 2, hurts 18

Greyhound bus accident kills 2, hurts 18

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – The latest on a deadly Greyhound bus accident (all times local):

8:20 a.m.

Authorities say a Greyhound bus rolled onto its side during a rainy morning commute in Northern California, killing two people and injuring 18 others.

The San Jose Fire Department reported that the bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101 in San Jose around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident. No other vehicles were involved.

Fire Department Capt. Christopher Salcido said 19 passengers and the driver were aboard the bus when it flipped onto the center divider.

Salcido said five people suffered moderate injuries, and 13 others suffered minor injuries. Several of the injured were transported to area hospitals.

The accident snarled a morning commute already slowed by rain.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.

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Eduardo Santiago joined the FOX 9 and ABC 5 news team in February, 2012. That’s the same year KECY launched its very first local newscast. He has been covering local news in Yuma and the Imperial Valley since his start as a KYMA photojournalist in 2006. During his decade in broadcasting, Eduardo has covered some of the biggest stories in the Desert Southwest – from President Bush’s visit to Yuma, Ariz. to the uncovering of drug tunnels that span the US-Mexico border. One of the most memorable stories Eduardo covered was the 2010 Easter Earthquake that rocked the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and Yuma. Eduardo, along with his news team, won an award from the Associated Press for best coverage of an ongoing story following the quake. Before he made his move to TV, Eduardo was just a kid born in East Los Angeles, where he spent his early childhood. His parents moved him to Mexicali, B.C. Mexico, where he did most of his elementary school education. He finally landed in El Centro, where he graduated from Central Union High School in 2005. Eduardo is currently a student at Imperial Valley College. You can find Eduardo hanging out in the Imperial Valley and Yuma with his family on any given weekend. His off-screen passion is playing guitar and sports.

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