NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDING TEAM TO INVESTIGATE I-95 TANKER TRUCK ACCIDENT NEAR BALTIMORE

January 13, 2004

The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a team of investigators to the scene of a fatal tanker truck crash this afternoon on Interstate 95 near Baltimore, Maryland.

NTSB Chairman Ellen Engleman Conners announced that Mr. Kenneth Suydam will lead a 7-member team of investigators from the Safety Board. The first members of the team will arrive at the accident site later this afternoon.

The NTSB investigates major transportation accidents in the United States in all modes. The Board issues safety recommendations when appropriate to prevent future accidents.

Information on the progress of the investigation will be released by the Safety Board's Public Affairs Office in Washington, D.C.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.