The bus overturned on the embankment in the County of San Diego, killing 3 and injuring at least 18

A Charter bus overturned on the embankment highway in the County of San Diego, California, killing 3 people and injuring at least 18 near Fallbrook, reports North County Fire.

«We are heartbroken to report that we have on the spot three dead,» said the local fire Department.

The accident occurred about 10:23 a.m. on South interstate 15 just South of highway 76, approximately 60 miles North of San Diego, reported on Saturday a journalistic patrol highways in California mark Latulippe.

«At that time it was raining. The driver lost control and turned right. Eventually the bus turned over,» he said.

According to him, on Board were 22 people. The driver received minor injuries.

The fire Marshal for the Northern district Steven Abbott told reporters that there are wounded children.

«As far as I know, none of the deceased is a minor,» said Abbott.

Mark Latulippe asked for «patience of the public to try to restore order and investigate what happened.»

«We owe it to those people who were on the bus, to the dead and their families,» he said.

The accident occurred East of the base camp corps marine Pendleton.