School Bus Driver Falls Asleep at the Wheel
A San Juan Unified District school bus made what could have been a life-threatening journey on Monday, December 16, when the driver fell asleep at the wheel. The bus was traveling eastbound on Tupelo Drive in the vicinity of Andrea Boulevard when it hit several objects before crashing into a home. According to investigators with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at the scene, the school bus also struck a car that was parked as well as a telecommunications box. The bus was empty except for the driver, and no injuries were reported. Damage to the garage was reported. There was no indication that alcohol or drugs were involved.