UPDATE: Driver Charges As 2 Dead; Injuries In Bus Crash

Two Deaths Confirmed And Multiple Injuries In Prince George Bus Crash

March 19, 2019 - 8:42 am
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PRINCE GEORGE, CO. Va.  (Newsradiowrva.com) -  UPDATE:  State Police say a Staten Island, N.Y. man has been charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with Tuesday morning's fatal commercial bus crash in Prince George.  Yui Man Chow, 40, of Staten Island, N.Y., is currently being held on bond at Riverside Regional Jail in Prince George County, Va.

 

ORIGINAL:  State Police have confirmed two people have died following a commerical bus accident in Prince George County.  The accident at the exit ramp from I-95 to Route 301 (exit 45).

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)

 

The crash occurred at approximately 5:22 a.m. when a Tao's Travel Inc. bus overturned at the off-ramp. The bus was headed north on I-95 when it attempted to take the exit ramp. The vehicle ended up running off the left side of the ramp and overturned. 

Virginia State Police

The state police say there were 57 on board the bus - 56 passengers and the driver. Of the two confirmed fatalities, one died at the scene and the second a few hours later at a nearby hospital. There are still multiple individuals being treated for injuries at area hospitals.

 

Family members can call the Prince George County Emergency Services Center at 804-733-2659 for information related to those on the bus. A Family Reunification Center is being established at the Prince George County Central Wellness Center at 11023 Prince George Drive in Disputanta, Va 23842.