NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB INVESTIGATING MONORAIL ACCIDENT AT DISNEY WORLD

July 6, 2009

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating an accident on the monorail passenger transportation system at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

At about 2 AM EDT on Sunday, July 5, 2009, two monorail trains collided killing the operator of one of the trains. No passengers were seriously injured.

Investigator Ted Turpin from the NTSB Office of Railroad, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Investigations is responding to the scene.

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.