Transcript for Driver Fatigue Suspected in Bus Crash That Killed 1
Driver fatigue is a suspected cons of a fatal bus crash in northern California investigators say the same driver. Was involved in a minor acts an earlier in the day here's ABC's Matt Scott and. The crash was so violent he flipped this bus over injecting seats and luggage across the road. Look at this the weight of the tour bus. Crushing the passenger cab one man killed in rollover northern California 31 of the 33 passengers aboard were injured. But perhaps most shocking it was the bus is sick in crash of the date. Police say that earlier the same bus had scraped the exterior of the Denny's restaurant in red bluff California. We got reports from passengers who said the driver looked to be sicker they teach there's no wonder nine there are indications that. Any other vehicles involved at this time. Authorities suspect fatigue may have played a role. Prosecutors blame the fatigued truck driver for a massive New Jersey pilot this year which newly killed comedian Tracy Morgan. This summer we joined the Ohio state patrol in the Yair. And on the blacktop. We are flying right now trying to catch up thing. See how fast we're passing these trucks. This trucker told us he was pressured to keep working. Even as he micro slept at the wheel. Basically eyes are open their hands or by on the way over. But your brain sets off for three to five seconds. But it would tell his dispatchers didn't tell him to get some rest. Police are still questioning the tour bus driver. Matt Gutman ABC news Los Angeles.
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