GREYHOUND BUS COLLISION WITH CONCRETE OVERPASS SUPPORT COLUMN ON I-880, SAN JUAN OVERPASS, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA NOVEMBER 3, 1973, HIGHWAY ACCIDENT REPORT
At 9 p.m., P.s.t., on November 3, 1973, a Greyhound bus, carrying 45 passengers and a driver, ran off the road and hit a concrete overpass support column. The overpass support penetrated the center front of the bus to a depth of 21 feet. The driver and 12 passengers were killed; 22 passengers were hospitalized for moderate to critical injuries; 11 passengers were treated for minor injuries. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the accident was driver incapacitation.
- Highway Accident Report.
National Transportation Safety BoardOffice of Surface Transportation Safety
Washington, DC United States 20594
- Publication Date: 1974-12-13
- Pagination: 30 p.
- TRT Terms: Buses; Casualties; Crash injury research; Crash investigation; Crashes; Drivers; Human factors engineering; Overpasses; Research; Traffic crashes
- Uncontrolled Terms: Motor vehicle accidents
- Geographic Terms: California
- Subject Areas: Public Transportation; Research; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00090343
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB-HAR-74-5
- Files: NTIS
- Created Date: Apr 22 1975 12:00AM