One Person Critically Injured In Lake Los Angeles School Bus Accident By East Avenue N-8 and 170th Street
LAKE LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (March 4, 2019) – A school bus was involved in an accident with another vehicle on East Avenue N-8 and 170th Street.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 1:48 p.m. on February 25, 2019. For reasons that remain under investigation, a vehicle and the bus collided.
One person had to be airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition and a passenger was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.
Anyone with information about the cause of the accident is encouraged to contact the Lake Los Angeles CHP.
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