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Bus crashes down embankment near Yosemite park: 16 hurt

A tour bus crashed off an embankment near Yosemite National Park, leaving 16 people with minor injuries, California Highway Patrol said.

The bus was about 40 miles south of the park when the accident occurred around 6 p.m. Saturday, the Merced Dispatch office said.

Of the 17 people on board, 16 were transported to local hospitals, the patrol said.

No further details were immediately available.