I-80 West Reopened After Deadly Bus Crash
WHITE DEER TOWNSHIP — A woman was killed and dozens of others were hurt after a bus crashed on Interstate 80 in Union County.
A tractor-trailer and bus wrecked on I-80 west, just past the Williamsport exit around 1:45 a.m.
Authorities said a woman was killed and 44 others were hurt when the Greyhound bus slammed into the back of the rig. State police said the driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.
Authorities identified the victim Friday as Hoang Thi Thanh Son, 37, of Vietnam.
Troopers said the bus holding 49 passengers was traveling from New York City to Ohio.
Emergency officials said 44 people were transported to five area hospitals: Evangelical Hospital, Muncy Valley Hospital, Williamsport Regional Medical Center, Geisinger Medical Center, and Lock Haven Hospital.
By Wednesday afternnoon, 32 passengers had been treated and released from hospitals. Authorities said 12 remain hospitalized.
Troopers said Interstate 80 west reopened around 4 p.m. after being closed for over 14 hours.
Greyhound has a phone hotline for family and friends of passengers at 800-972-4583.
I-80 BUS CRASH: Interstate westbound is now REOPEN following investigation and cleanup of deadly crash this AM. Live reports starting at 5.—
Jim Hamill (@JimHamill) October 09, 2013
I-80 Bus Crash info: GMC 17 patients;
FOUR CRITICAL; TWO SERIOUS; 11 FAIR. Updates provided as we get more info.—
Geisinger Media (@GeisingerMedia) October 09, 2013