California Bus Crash: Two Patients In Critical Condition

Image: Scene of crash between tractor-trailer and bus near Orland, Calif.
Rescue workers, police, and firefighters at the scene of a collision between a tour bus carrying high school students and a FedEx tractor-trailer near Orland, Calif., on Thursday.GREG BARNETTE / RECORD SEARCHLIG / EPA

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Two patients being treated at one hospital were in critical condition early Friday after a FedEx tractor-trailer slammed into a tour bus they were travelling in, officials said.

The Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif., said they had received 11 patients after Thursday's crash on Interstate 5 that killed nine.

Five were later discharged while another four remained at the site in fair condition, authorities said.