8 Killed, More than 30 Hurt in Tour Bus Crash
Originally posted on KTLA:
NEAR YUCAIPA, Calif. — The investigation into a tour deadly bus crash continues, amid revelations that the bus and its owner had been cited repeatedly for safety issues.
The death toll has been revised to seven, with many others still hospitalized.
They include Guadalupe Olivas, 61; Elvira Garcia Jimenez, 40; and Victor Cabrera Garcia, 13, all from San Diego.
Also killed were Mario Garcia Santoyo, 32; Aleida Adriana Arce Hernandez, 38; and Rubicelia Escobedo Flores, 34, all from Tijuana, Mexico.
The tour bus, owned by Scapadas Magicas, of National City, left Tijuana early Sunday with 38 passengers, including children, authorities said.
It was descending from the ski resort town of Big Bear Lake when the driver apparently lost control about four miles from Yucaipa.
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