SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say four people were seriously hurt when a charter bus carrying 29 people flipped on its side on a San Francisco freeway.
San Francisco Fire Department Lt. Jonathan Baxter says the injuries from the crash on U.S. 101 Friday night ranged from broken bones to cuts and scrapes.
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Baxter says four had serious injuries, nine had moderate injuries and the rest had minor injuries. All adults were aboard.
He says the bus was chartered by a group heading from San Francisco to another Bay Area city.
OVERTURNED BUS 101SB @CESAR CHAVEZ RED ALERT SECURED AT 21:39HRS 29 PATIENTS TRANSPORTED TO Local hospitals 4 serious 9 moderate 16 Minor injury 21:39HRS. Called at 2008 on scene at 2016 secured at 2142 pic.twitter.com/8o8Tt01QvC
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All but one southbound lane were closed on the freeway that runs through the middle of San Francisco.
Authorities say the driver, a 29-year-old man, is cooperating, and Baxter commended him for being the last person from the bus at the scene.
US 101 sb north of Cesar Chavez exit right 3 lanes still closed for bus collision. ETO on lanes approx 1.5 hours pic.twitter.com/Z7qRulDjkw
— CHP San Francisco (@CHPSanFrancisco) December 9, 2017