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13 dead and dozens injured in California tour bus crash

At least 13 people on-board a tour bus were killed and 31 others suffered injuries in northern Palm Springs, an article of 7 San Diego reported. The incident occurred on October 23 after the vehicle they were occupying struck a truck.

According to reports, I-10 was completely blocked by authorities after a tour bus struck the rear portion of a semi-truck. The collision reportedly caused severe damage to both vehicles and preliminary investigations showed that the USA Holiday bus might have been speeding. Chief Jim Abele of the California Highway Patrol believed many of the passengers were sleeping when the collision took place. The tour bus driver was among the fatalities, and the semi-truck driver went to a hospital due to injuries. Names of the people involved in the catastrophic collision were not released as of reporting. The tour bus was travelling back to Los Angeles from a casino in Salton City when the accident took place.