Motorcoach

NTSB to meet on Va. crash

Posted on July 24, 2012

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a meeting to determine the probable cause and consider safety recommendations for a deadly 2011 motorcoach accident near Doswell, Va.

On May 31, 2011, about 4:55 a.m., a 2000 Setra motorcoach, operated by Sky Express Inc., was traveling northbound on Interstate 95 near Doswell, Va. when it crossed the rumble strips and onto the right shoulder, striking a cable barrier post and eventually overturning to onto its roof.

Four of the 58 passengers were killed and 49 others were injured.

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 9:30 am (EST)

Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center

429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW

Washington, DC 20594

Participants: NTSB Board Members

Dedicated crash investigation webpage: http://go.usa.gov/VzU

Bus occupant safety on NTSB’s Most Wanted List: http://go.usa.gov/PWD

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