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Charter bus overturns; 210 Freeway closed in Irwindale

August 22, 2013|By Jason Wells

A charter bus overturned on the eastbound 210 Freeway near the 605 Freeway on Thursday, injuring an estimated 30 people and closing both sides of the 210, authorities said.

There was no information immediately available on the extent of the injuries passengers suffered in the 10 a.m. crash in Irwindale, east of the 605, said Officer Ed Jacobs of the California Highway Patrol.

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Emergency crews were still en route to the scene of the crash, and it was unknown if other vehicles were  involved, he said.

A Sigalert was issued after authorities closed the three right lanes of the eastbound side of the freeway.


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