Inmate Bus Involved in Fiery Multi-Car Accident in San Jose
SAN JOSE, CA (April 19, 2019) – An inmate bus was among Thursday’s multi-vehicle fiery crash on the 880 Freeway near Highway 101 that injured several people.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the 7:34 a.m. accident involved a bus loaded with Santa Clara County Jail inmates.
The collision shut down three southbound left lanes on the 880 Freeway until 9 a.m.
Reports say at least four cars were involved, including a Toyota Prius that caught on fire during the crash.
CHP reported that at least some of the inmates suffered minor injuries. However, it is unclear how the crash happened, or which factors played a role.
An investigation regarding this crash is underway by authorities.
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