Martinez, California: Memorial to America's Worst School Bus Accident

1996 monument to May 21, 1976 bus tragedy, when 28 Yuba City High School students and a teacher died after the brakes failed and it flipped off the elevated I-680 exit ramp. 22 survived.

Martinez Waterfront Park

Address:
N. Court St., Martinez, CA
Directions:
West on Ferry St., turn right on Joe Di Maggio Dr., then left on North Court St. to last parking lot on left. Memorial is near water.
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Bus accident memorial.

Memorial to America's Worst School Bus Accident

The monument is at the end of road, almost at the water.

[Ken, 04/23/2016]

This memorial was erected in 1996, 2 miles from the I-680 Marina Vista exit where 28 high school students and a teacher were killed in 1976 when their charter bus flipped off the elevated ramp.

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