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Suspicious Bus Crash in San Jose Remains Under Investigation

Hillary Dunkley8 months ago

A bus crash that occurred in San Jose, California leaves many scratching their heads, as what was believed to be the most likely issue, a mechanical malfunction, is ruled out during the investigation.

Details of the San Jose Bus Crash

Jennifer Morrison of National Transportation Safety Board is leading the investigation of the crash that killed two people and left many injured. With the mechanics of the bus ruled out, the people inside are being investigated as well.

According to the Mercury News, authorities are trying to determine if the two passengers that were killed were wearing seatbelts and their position on the bus. A couple of other considerable factors of the investigation include the weather, road surface, and whether the driver of the bus was tired.

So far, there aren't any answers surrounding the crash. 

National Traffic Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 32,719 traffic fatalities were recorded in 2013, marking a slight decrease from the 33,782 deaths reported in 2012.
  • Of those killed in 2013:
  • An additional 2,313,000 people were injured in auto accidents in the U.S. in 2013.

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