One person died and several others were injured Saturday when a bus rolled over several times on southbound Interstate 15 south of Highway 76 in Pala Mesa, the North County Fire Protection District said.

One unidentified person was found dead inside the bus and another person inside was rescued, Capt. John Choi of the NCFPD said.

Many injured victims were ejected from the bus when it rolled over.

The accident happened at about 10:30 a.m. and crews from Camp Pendleton, CalFire, Pala Mesa, Vista and Oceanside arrived on the scene to aid in helping injured victims, Choi said.

The exact number of injured victims was unknown.

Details about how the accident happened were not immediately released.

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