California bus crash kills at least ten people

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Palm Springs, CA (NBC)- A tour bus crashed into the back of a truck on a California highway Sunday morning killing ten people.

Authorities say the crash happened before sunrise Sunday morning on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs.

The Desert Sun Newspaper in Palm Springs reported at least 25 bus passengers were taken to area hospitals.

A spokesman for the Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs says it received 14 patients, 5 in critical condition.

A spokesman for the Eisenhower Medical Center in nearby Rancho Mirage says 11 patients were taken there with minor injuries.

The bus was heading from Red Earth Casino in Salton City to Los Angeles.

No word on what caused the crash.

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