NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB to Meet on 2011 Motorcoach Crash that Killed Four on I-95

July 24, 2012

WASHINGTON: The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a meeting to determine the probable cause and consider safety recommendations for a deadly 2011 motorcoach accident near Doswell, Virginia.

On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, about 4:55 a.m., a 2000 Setra motorcoach, operated by Sky Express Incorporated, was traveling northbound on Interstate 95 near Doswell, Virginia when it crossed the rumble strips and onto the right shoulder, striking a cable barrier post and eventually overturning to onto its roof. Four of the 58 passengers were killed and 49 others were injured.

Event: Board Meeting

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 9:30 am (EST)

Location: NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594

Participants: NTSB Board Members

Related Material
Dedicated crash investigation webpage: http://go.usa.gov/VzU
Bus occupant safety on NTSB's Most Wanted List: http://go.usa.gov/PWD

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.