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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Highway Accident Report.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Safety Board

    Office of Surface Transportation Safety
    Washington, DC  United States  20594
  • Publication Date: 1974-12-13

Media Info

  • Pagination: 30 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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