The husband of the 53-year-old bus driver, who, along with five students and three adult chaperones, was killed in a collision between a bus carrying high school students and a FedEx semi-truck, filed a lawsuit against the company on Oct. 29. His wrongful death claim is the 16th lawsuit filed against the company for the Interstate 5 crash that occurred near Orland on Apr. 10.
A woman was killed and three other people were injured in a one-vehicle accident in Shasta County on July 25. Police suspect that alcohol played a role in the nighttime accident and detained the driver on suspicion of felony DUI. They also planned to seek second-degree murder charges.
A July 20 car wreck in Corona left two people dead, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Interstate 15 accident reportedly transpired at approximately 1:15 a.m. near the 91 Freeway and involved two vehicles, one of which caught fire as a result of the crash.
The California Highway Patrol says that a 10-vehicle collision on Highway 17 injured seven people and took the life of one man. The accident happened near Bear Creek Road shortly before 8 a.m. on July 10 and forced authorities to close the northbound lanes for nearly 10 hours.
The lives of two teenagers were taken when a dump truck crashed into a car in Cajon Pass, and three other people were injured in the accident. The accident occurred on June 24, and authorities believe that the crash happened before 12 a.m.