NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB launching team to investigate motorcoach accident on I-95 in Virginia

May 31, 2011

WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a Go-Team to investigate the crash of a motorcoach near Doswell, Virginia.

The motorcoach, operated by Sky Express, was traveling northbound on I-95 en route from Raleigh, North Carolina, to New York City when it crashed at about 4:55 am ET this morning. Numerous fatalities and injuries have been reported.

Peter Kotowski will serve as Investigator-in-Charge for the team. Member Earl Weener is accompanying the team and will serve as principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Nicholas Worrell is the public affairs officer accompanying the team; he may be reached on his cell phone at 202-557-1350.

Video: Member Weener announces the launch of the investigation

Media contact:
Nicholas Worrell
202-557-1350
nicholas.worrell@ntsb.gov

 

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.