Tour bus crashes into big rig in Desert Hot Springs; 11 reported killed, 30 others injured – Los Angeles Times

Nearly a dozen people were killed and 30 others were injured Sunday morning when a tour bus collided with a big-rig truck on the Interstate 10 near Palm Springs, according to officials and published reports. 

A California Highway Patrol official confirmed the crash but could not immediately provide more details.

The Desert Sun reported that 11 people were killed. Hospital officials confirmed that 30 people were transported to three local hospitals. 

Late Sunday morning, bodies were covered with blankets on the side of the freeway. The front of the tour bus was crumpled inward and completely destroyed, as was the back of the truck trailer. 

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