Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Livingston Merced Co California Charter Bus Crash Into Sign Pole

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5 killed dozens injured, driver lacked sleep, trying to pass August 2, 2016  Livingston Merced Co California Charter Bus Crash Into Sign PoleAt least five people are killed and dozens injured when a charter bus swerved into a highway sign support pole on California Highway 99 near the town of Livingston in Merced County. The bus was headed to Pasco, Washington(NBC News) (Los Angeles Times)  The injured driver had multiple past violations, including illegal/improper or unsafe change of lane, speeding and a serious traffic violation in California that resulted in his license being suspended, and caught driving on the suspended license, while the bus had been cited for at least seven violations. The driver's family said the driver got little sleep after losing his wife and had only three to four hours of sleep the night before the crash. One passenger says that the bus was trying to pass but was run off  the road when the car would not yield.

Investigation continues after charter bus crash that killed 4 near ...
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Aug 4, 2016 - Investigation continues after charter bus crash that killed 4 near ... since a bus headed to Washington ran into a metal pole near Livingston.

Bus made strange noises before crash, witness says | abc30.com
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Aug 4, 2016 - Investigators are trying to find answers to what caused a charter bus to crash into a highway road sign near Livingston. (KFSN). KFSN.

4 dead, nearly 2 dozen injured in Merced Co. tour bus crash | Modesto ...
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Aug 3, 2016 - The cause of the crash is still under investigation. PHOTOS: 4 killed in tour bus crashin Livingston. 1 of 12. LiveCopter 3. Northbound Highway ...

Driver in deadly bus crash had history of violations | abc7news.com
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Aug 3, 2016 - As the investigation continues, new information is surfacing about the ... PHOTOS: Deadly tour bus crash on California's Highway 99 ... #BREAKING: 5 killed in charter bus crash on NB Hwy 99 near Livingston, CHP says; ...

Driver in fatal bus crash had been losing sleep after wife's death, relatives say; death toll lowered Los Angeles Times Aug 3, 2016 - iver of a charter bus that crashed in Merced County early Tuesday, killing multiple people, worked long hours and may have been losing sleep after the recent death of his wife, family members said, though his daughter disputed it.  Mario David Vasquez, 57, of Los Angeles, had only three to four hours of sleep the night before the crash and was due to finish his driving shift and be relieved in Livingston, a mile north of the crash on Highway 99, family members told... Vasquez’s daughter, Mariana Peralta, told The Times that reports that Vasquez might have been driving seven days a week and that he was losing sleep after his wife’s death were “a lie.” ... Coleman told the newspaper that the bus was trying to pass another vehicle but “that vehicle wasn’t allowing him to pass and it kind of ran him off the road.”  bus involved in the crash has been cited for at least seven violations over the last two years,