California Highway Patrol

1 killed, at least 26 injured when charter bus, 2 vehicles collide in Mojave Desert

1 killed, at least 26 injured when charter bus, 2 vehicles collide in Mojave Desert

One person was killed and at least 26 others were injured Monday  when a charter bus collided with two vehicles on State Route 58 in the Mojave Desert, authorities said.

The 30-seat passenger bus from A/F Tours in Arcadia was traveling east on the highway just after 12 p.m. when  “for reasons unknown” it moved into the westbound lanes and crashed into a Subaru and a Chevy Spark, said Officer Brian Benson, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol in Barstow.

A person inside the white Subaru was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.

The bus was traveling from Fresno to Las Vegas when it crashed two miles east of Highway 395 in the...

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