Tour Bus Flips Killing 4 on I-95

Virginia (May 31, 2011) Virginia State Police and the NTSB are investigating a fatal bus crash on I-95 in Caroline County. The Tour Bus, operated by Sky Express Bus, had left Greensboro, NC at 10:30 Monday night and was headed to Chinatown in New York City.

The Tour bus veered off of the northbound lanes of I-95, flipping and coming to rest on its roof. 4 of the 58 passengers were killed. Many other passengers sustained injuries, some with serious and life-threatening injuries. The injured were taken to local area Hospitals, nine people are reported in stable condition at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, however no details have been release on their condition. Eight passengers have been taken to Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center has treated eight passengers.

The tour bus did not have seat belts for the passengers. The Driver of the bus sustained minor injuries. Driver fatigue appears to be the cause of the crash.

UPDATE:  According to WAFF News:

Of the 54 people who reportedly survived the crash, NBC12 has accounted for approximately 50 of them (as of 3:20 p.m.):
12 – VCU Medical Center. Age range 2 years old to 77 years old. Currently listed in good, stable condition.
20 – HCA:
6 at Chippenham Hospital. Minor injuries, good condition. (4 already discharged. 2 others will be released soon.)
3 at Johnston-Willis Hospital. Minor injuries, good condition. (All discharged)
3 at John Randolph Medical Center. Minor injuries, good condition. (All discharged)
8 at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. Minor injuries (All discharged)
11
– Bon Secours:
7 at Memorial Regional Medical Center (6 expected to be discharged by this evening)
1 at Richmond Community Hospital, 2 other patients got transferred to VCU
3 at St. Mary’s Hospital. (2 admitted, 1 discharged)
8
– Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg:
Conditions range from treated/released to critical.
3 – Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg.

These Four people tragically died in the Tour Bus Accident:
Sie Giok Giang, 63, of Philadelphia, PA
A 46-year-old Cambria Heights, N.Y. woman,
a 78-year-old Jamaica, N.Y. woman
a 25-year-old Jersey City woman

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