SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say five people were injured after a passenger on a Greyhound bus grabbed the steering wheel from the driver, forcing it into a ditch off a Southern California freeway.
California Highway Patrol Sgt. Grady Stevens says the bus careened off Interstate 10 in San Bernardino, crashed through a chain link fence and into the ditch Saturday afternoon.
Stevens said the man who caused the crash broke a bus window and ran several blocks before collapsing in the parking lot of an Olive Garden restaurant. Stevens said he was taken to a hospital to get treated for a gashed forearm before getting arrested.
The bus was taking 22 people from Phoenix to Los Angeles when the crash occurred.
Five people were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
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