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Two L.A. County deputies injured, several prisoners also injured, after sheriff's bus carrying 38 inmates collides with a vehicle in downtown Los Angeles.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:22am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Inmates injured in jail-bus crash in downtown LA.

A bus carrying jail inmates in downtown Los Angeles was involved in a traffic collision near the Twin Towers Jail Wednesday.

A bus carrying jail inmates in downtown Los Angeles was involved in a traffic collision near the Twin Towers Jail Wednesday.

The court services transportation bus was carrying 38 inmates and two deputies just after noon when it was involved in a collision near Cesar Chavez and Pleasant avenues. The bus was able to drive to a bus bay at the Twin Towers Jail.

Multiple inmates received medical treatment once inside the jail lot. There were no major injuries, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department. Two sheriff's deputies were hospitalized and were listed in good condition.

The collision occurred with a small car on an off-ramp. The California Highway Patrol was investigating the incident.

Type: Bus Accident
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