SAN BERNADINO (CBSLA.com) — The California Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving a Las Vegas tour bus tonight.
KCAL9’s Crystal Cruz reports a suspected drunk driver hit the bus on the 215 Freeway near Devore Road in San Bernardino, causing his car to roll over into a ditch and explode in flames.READ MORE: Family Of Man Killed In DUI Crash Outraged Driver Spent Only One Week In Jail
The male driver, whose identity has not yet been released, was pulled from the wreckage by an off-duty officer who spotted the vehicle on fire.
A CHP spokesperson said the driver rear-ended the bus filled with passengers headed to Vegas.READ MORE: Pasadena Considers Technology To Help Law Enforcement Detect Gunshots
No one was seriously injured on the bus.
“We were just driving and there was a big thud. Everybody moved forward and when I looked back I saw the car swerve and he flew over the ditch,” passenger Najah Phillips said.MORE NEWS: LA County Reports 5 New COVID-19 Deaths; Hospitalizations Hold Steady
The driver of the car made it out alive but authorities say he is facing a DUI.