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Yucaipa crash: US orders immediate shutdown of bus company

An aerial view of the scene of a deadly tour bus crash on State Route 38 north of Yucaipa that took place on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. Eight people were killed and 38 others were hurt.

February 8, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
The federal government on Friday ordered the bus company involved in a deadly crash in Yucaipa to cease operations immediately.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says the company, Scapadas Magicas, is an imminent hazard to public safety.

On Feb. 3, a bus operated by Scapadas Magicas crashed on a mountain road striking two other vehicles east of San Bernardino. Seven passengers were killed, dozens were injured, and a driver in a separate vehicle was killed.

The bus was transporting passengers from locations including Tijuana, Mexico on a Southern California ski trip.