NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB SENDS TEAM TO INVESTIGATE BUS CRASH IN GEORGIA

March 2, 2007

The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a Go Team to the site of a motorcoach accident in Atlanta, Georgia this morning. Preliminary reports from local law enforcement authorities say that 6 passengers died and others are seriously injured.

NTSB investigator Robert Accetta has been designated Investigator-in-Charge of the 7-member team. NTSB Member Kitty Higgins will accompany the team and serve as principal spokesperson for the on-scene investigation. Paul Schlamm is the press officer joining the team.

The NTSB team will arrive at the accident site later today. Once in Georgia, Mr. Schlamm can be reached on his cell phone at 202-557-1350.

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.