NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB INVESTIGATING MONDAY'S MOTORCOACH ACCIDENT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

March 23, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into a motorcoach accident that occurred in New Hampshire on Monday.

About 8:15 p.m. ET on March 21, a motorcoach, operated by PRT Tours, was traveling southbound on Interstate 93, near the town of Littleton, New Hampshire, when it departed the roadway, traveled down an embankment, and came to rest on its left side. The motorcoach was en route from Quebec to Boston, Mass. Numerous injuries have been reported.

Gary Van Etten is the Investigator-in-Charge. A preliminary report is expected to be issued within 30 days.

Media Contact:
Peter Knudson
202-557-1350
peter.knudson@ntsb.gov

NTSB Public Affairs (Washington, DC)
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.