Northern California bus accident kills 2, injures others

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Greyhound Bus Crash Kills 2 in San Jose, California

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- A Greyhound bus rolled onto its side during a rainy Tuesday morning commute in Northern California, killing two women and sending five other people to the hospital, authorities said.

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An additional 13 victims suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene in San Jose, city fire Capt. Christopher Salcido said.

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Northern California bus accident kills 2, injures others
A California Highway Patrol officer moves belongings from a Greyhound bus crash that left two dead and at least eight injured on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. A Greyhound spokeswoman said the bus, which left Los Angeles Monday night, was carrying 20 passengers in addition to the driver. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A California Highway Patrol investigator moves personal belongings at the scene of a Greyhound bus crash that left two dead and at least eight injured on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. A Greyhound spokeswoman said the bus, which left Los Angeles Monday night, was carrying 20 passengers in addition to the driver. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
An overturned Greyhound bus rests atop a Highway 101 divider following a crash on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. A Greyhound bus carrying 20 passengers rolled onto its side during a rainy Tuesday morning commute in Northern California, killing at least two women, authorities said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A California Highway Patrol investigator waalks past the license plate of a Greyhound bus that overturned Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2015, leaving two dead and at least eight injured in San Jose, Calif. A Greyhound spokeswoman said the bus, which left Los Angeles Monday night, was carrying 20 passengers in addition to the driver. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A California Highway Patrol investigator examines the scene of a fatal Greyhound bus crash, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101, according to the San Jose Fire Department. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A California Highway Patrol investigator examines the scene of a Greyhound bus crash that left two dead and at least eight injured on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. A Greyhound spokeswoman said the bus, which left Los Angeles Monday night, was carrying 20 passengers in addition to the driver. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
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In this photo provided by KGO-TV, officials work at the scene of a fatal bus accident Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101, according to the San Jose Fire Department. (KGO-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
In this photo provided by KGO-TV, officials work at the scene of a fatal bus accident Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101, according to the San Jose Fire Department. (KGO-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
In this photo provided by KGO-TV, officials work at the scene of a fatal bus accident Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101, according to the San Jose Fire Department. (KGO-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
In this photo provided by KGO-TV, officials work at the scene of a fatal bus accident Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. The bus flipped on its side while traveling north on Highway 101, according to the San Jose Fire Department. (KGO-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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Four people were taken to hospitals with major to moderate injuries, and a boy went as a precaution after the bus flipped on its side on Highway 101, major commuting thoroughfare, California Highway Patrol Officer Chris Miceli said.

The bus carrying the driver and 39 passengers landed on the center divider while heading north around 6:40 a.m., Miceli said.

The accident is under investigation and prosecutors have been notified, which Miceli said is a routine measure. The driver, who was one of those sent to the hospital, will be asked to submit a blood sample to test for alcohol and drugs, authorities said.

After the bus rolled, a driver traveling south hit some of the debris, damaging the car but leaving the motorist uninjured, Miceli said.

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Yellow tarps appeared to cover two bodies near the front of the bus, where emergency workers in bright-yellow suits and firefighters worked in the rain. Fire trucks and ambulances were parked nearby.

Authorities have not released the identity of the victims.

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