School bus and big rig crash in Central California; 15 mostly minor injuries

The Associated Press
May 12, 2014 08:54 PM

Emergency responders examine the wreckage of school bus rests and a fuel truck after the two vehicles collided at Central and Elm avenues south of Fresno, Calif., Monday, May 12, 2014. No critical injuries were reported. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Craig Kohlruss)

FRESNO, Calif. - A school bus and a big rig have crashed in central California, sending 15 people to local hospitals with moderate and minor injuries.

The California Highway Patrol said the collision occurred about 2 p.m. Monday at South Elm and East Central Avenues in Fresno County.

The CHP said the 3,000-gallon gasoline truck was overturned in the crash, and that the intersection was blocked.

Linda Dominguez, a business manager at Orange Center Elementary School District, told the Fresno Bee that the bus was bringing students home.

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