ten killed in casino bus crash

Some really sad news out of Williams, California... On Sunday night, a bus careened out of control and overturned on the way to a Colusa County casino, killing ten people and injuring 35 others. Most of the passengers were reportedly of Asian descent, in their 40-60s and from the Sacramento area: Witness: Bus driven erratically before fatal crash.

The bus, carrying 43 people, was seen swerving back and forth across the road before rolling and spilling many of its passengers into a field. The driver, 52-year-old Quintin Joey Watts of Stockton, was arrested and charged with suspicion of driving under the influence: Driver Charged With DUI In Fatal Bus Crash. It was apparently his first day on the job.

Among the dead, according to the California Highway Patrol, were bus owner Daniel Cobb, 68; Lou Her, 68; Muang Saephanh, 68; Khou Yang, 67; Meuay Saelee, 74 and Fin Saechae, 64—all from Sacramento. More here: Driver in crash that killed 10 on casino bus was drunk.

angry archive