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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

30 hurt after bus, big rig crash on 60 Freeway

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-30-hurt-after-bus-big-rig-crash-20150107-story.html

By Veronica Rocha and Joseph Serna, January 7, 2015

Thirty people were injured when a charter bus and a big rig crashed Wednesday morning on the 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights.
Of the 30 injured, 20 people suffered minor injuries and 10 others did not need immediate medical attention, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

A SigAlert was issued after the crash forced the closure of four lanes; only one lane remains open.
The crash was reported about 9:38 a.m. on the eastbound 60 Freeway at the East Seventh Avenue off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Details about the crash were not immediately available.


Tour bus collides with big rig, truck on 60 East in Hacienda Heights

 http://abc7.com/news/dozens-injured-in-tour-bus-accident-on-60-east/465711/

November 7, 2015

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Dozens of people were injured after a tour bus collided with a big rig and a truck on the eastbound 60 Freeway at 7th Avenue in Hacienda Heights on Wednesday.

The crash occurred shortly before 10 a.m. At least 30 people were injured, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, and of those, 13 people were taken to area hospitals.


A charter bus crashed into a semi-truck on the eastbound 60 Freeway near 7th Avenue in Hacienda Heights on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.


Most of the victims have minor to moderate injuries. Fire officials described them as "walking wounded."

No fuel spill was reported. The cause of the accident has not been determined at this time.

Ambulances were staged on the eastbound 60 Freeway at Crossroads Parkway. Only one eastbound lane was open to traffic. Drivers were advised to use the 10 Freeway instead.
PHOTOS: Bus crash on 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights



Most of the victims have minor to moderate injuries. Fire officials described them as "walking wounded."