BEALE AIR FORCE BASE: Fatal School Bus Crash on Chuck Yeager Road
BEALE AIRFORCE BASE, California (Thursday, October 22, 2015) – A fatal head-on collision occurred between a school bus and a black Chevrolet pick-up truck on the Chuck Yeager Road.
The truck veered over the double-yellow line, clipping the front left of the bus. The bus went off the roadway and over an embankment. The driver of the truck was killed instantly. Several more were injured, including approximately twenty schoolchildren on the bus and the nine year-old passenger in the truck.
Fortunately, aside from the one fatality, all other injuries were reported as minor. Traffic was shutdown in both directions.
The accident took place at 3:45 p.m., according to the Appeal Democrat News. The name of the deceased has not yet been released, until next of kin can be contacted.
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