San Bernardino Mountain Bus Crash Injures Two Dozen—One Person Killed

February 21, 2011-According to reports one person was killed and two dozen people were injured in the said motor vehiclecrash.

According to the California Highway Patrol a mid morning bus crash in the San Bernardino ski area injured two dozen and fatally injured one person after a head-on collision on Highway 189.

The bus was from the Light of Love Mission Church in Pasadena and was carrying mostly teens that were returning from a retreat at the Pinecrest Christian Conference Center.

Monday at approximately 11:50 a.m. the church bus struck a Nissan Murano belonging to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, causing the bus to slide down an embankment about 20 feet striking a large tree and a power pole.

One person was fatally injured in the crash and at least ten people sustained major injuries and the rest of the two dozen passengers sustained minor and moderate injuries in the bus crash.

According to Cal Fire spokesman Bill Peters there were a number of passengers with broken bones, scrapes and bruises. Most of the injured victims were transported to St. Bernardino Medical Center and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Peters stated that at least two of them were airlifted to medical facilities. Two people in the Nissan were injured and transported to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

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