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Multiple people killed and 27 hurt in tour bus rollover near Yucaipa

February 3, 2013 |  8:03 pm

PHOTOS: Highway 38 tour bus crashA number of people were killed Sunday night and more than two dozen transported to local hospitals when a tour bus overturned on California 38 near Yucaipa, authorities said.

The cause of the accident, which occurred just after 6:30 p.m., was unknown. Officials said a number of people were ejected from the bus when it overturned on a narrow mountain road leading to Big Bear. Twenty-seven people were transported to local hospitals in addition to the dead, including some in critical condition. 

PHOTOS: Highway 38 tour bus crash

Eric Sherwin, a spokesman for the San Bernardino County Fire Department, said ambulances came from as far away as Chino and Moreno Valley to help triage victims.

The name of the bus company and information about the victims were not immediately available.

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Photo: A victim of the bus crash being treated. Credit: KTLA News