RINCON – On Thurs., Sept. 19, at approximately 9:33 am, a Harrah’s Casino tour bus driven by a 63-year-old male from Hawaiian Gardens (Calif.) was traveling near the address of 29553 Valley Center Rd on its way to Harrah’s Casino.
Based on the preliminary investigation, the tour bus was traveling around a curve when it veered off the roadway, collided into a fence and came to rest in the front yard of a residence. There was no damage to
Fifteen people were on the bus, including the driver, which originated from Seal Beach. They were five miles away from Harrah’s Casino when the crash occurred.
Eight people, including the driver, were taken to the hospital. One passenger was taken to Fallbrook and,seven passengers were taken to Palomar Hospital. The most serious injury was to a female passenger who suffered a possible broken femur. All passengers were adults.
The bus is operated by Silver State Coach Inc. and makes several trips to Harrah’s Casino daily.
As of this time it is unknown if alcohol or drugs played a factor in this collision. The collision remains under