Board Meeting January 5, 2000
Highway Accident Report: [Abstract]
Greyhound Motorcoach Run-Off-the-Road Accident
Burnt Cabins, Pennyslvania
June 20, 1998.
View of the Bus Approach and Impact with the Rear of the Tractor-trailer
This view shows the full speed approach and impact of the bus into the
rear of the tractor-trailer. The bus was traveling at approximately 58
mph at impact while the tractor-trailer was stationary. After impact with
the truck, the bus swung out to the right (as seen from above) and impacted
the side embankment before coming to rest.
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