Investigators Continue To Search For Answers In Baltimore Bus Crash
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Authorities say the Baltimore
bus crash was one of the most horrific traffic accidents, leaving six dead at the
scene and sending ten people to the hospital. Officials have released
the identities of those that were injured in Tuesday's crash and say
their injuries range from minor to critical. Among those injured were
a 40-year-old man in critical condition, a 29-year-old woman who suffered
serious injuries, a 38-year-old woman who suffered minor injuries, a 25-year-old
woman who suffered minor injuries, a 32-year-old woman who suffered minor
injuries, a 23-year-old woman who suffered minor injuries, a 29-year-old
woman in critical condition, a 36-year-old man who suffered minor injuries
and a 52-year-old man who suffered minor injuries.
NTSB officials say they will be on the scene for the rest of the week.
Authorities called it a grueling and gruesome process of removing bodies
and working through the wreckage. Homicide investigators were used at
the scene of the accident due to the mass casualty situation that involved
multiple deaths at one scene. A Baltimore Police spokesperson said additional
personnel was called to support crash scene investigation. The team of
investigators will continue to gather factual information to determine
the cause of the crash. They also aim to uncover information, if any,
that will prevent future traffic crashes and fatalities.
An MTA spokesperson confirmed the death 33-year-old bus driver. Baltimore
City Schools also released a statement confirming that the 67-year-old
school bus driver who died in the crash was a contract worker with a transportation
vendor. Police are considering the cause of the crash was due to a medical
emergency suffered by the school bus driver. There is no evidence that
the bus tried to brake before hitting the car and the MTA bus, according
Public transportation accidents in the U.S. result in mass casualties and
catastrophic damages. If you’ve been hurt while riding a bus or
contact Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC.