The tragic accident took place on the I-5 Freeway near the northern California city of Orland. According to investigators the accident has resulted in the death of at least 10 individuals while dozens have suffered serious injuries including burn injuries and minor cuts and bruises. Officials investigating the accident have not yet released details of the cause of the accident. Witnessed described watching with horror as the fire engulfed the bus as victims were trapped inside. Three buses had been chartered to take high school students from Los Angeles to the northern California’s Humboldt State University. The horrendous accident and fire resulted in a smoke and ash cloud that was seen for miles. Legal Implications: Our personal injury and wrongful death law firm is currently investigating potential claims against Federal Express, the Charter Tour Bus Operator and other at liable parties for injuries and death for passengers who died or suffered serious harm. If you have any legal questions feel free to contact our law offices at (855)385-2529. Update: The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a go-team to investigate a crash involving a truck that crossed over the center median of Interstate 5 and collided with a motor coach in Orland, California. Highway Safety Investigator Robert Accetta will serve as the investigator-in-charge, leading a multi-disciplinary team of NTSB personnel. More information on the investigation of the accident by the NTSB here..