Bus crashes en route to Washington, several injured

TULARE, CA -- A crash involving a tour bus and semi truck left more than a dozen people hurt early Tuesday morning. The bus was headed to Yakima, Wash. from Los Angeles.

According to local reports, the accident happened around midnight, on Highway 99 in Tulare, CA.

Authorities say the driver of the semi truck suddenly hit his breaks, and was rear-ended by the tour bus.

More than 30 people were on board, and 16 people were transported to the hospital for minor injuries.