NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB Opens Public Docket on Investigation into Doswell, VA Motorcoach Accident

June 8, 2012

Washington - In its continuing investigation of a 2000 Setra motorcoach, that crashed while traveling northbound on Interstate 95 (I-95) near Doswell, Virginia, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has opened the public docket.

About 4:55 am EDT on May 31, 2011, the motorcoach, operated by Sky Express Incorporated, was traveling northbound on I-95 in the vicinity of milepost 103 in Caroline County, Virginia, when it departed the right side of the highway and rolled over. As a result of the accident, four passengers were fatally injured and 49 plus the driver sustained serious or minor injuries.

The information being released is factual in nature and does not provide any analysis. The docket includes: interview summaries, factual investigative reports, 67 photographs, and other documents. The docket material is currently available at: http://go.usa.gov/dfT

Additional material will continue to be added to the docket as it becomes available. Analysis of the accident, along with conclusions and a determination of probable cause will come at a later date when the final report on the investigation is completed.

This will be a document release only. No interviews will be conducted.

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Nicholas Worrell
nicholas.worrell@ntsb.gov

 

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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.