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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

N. Court St., Martinez, CA
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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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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