Charter Bus Driver Charged in Crash That Killed 2, Injured Dozens on I-95 in Virginia - NBC4 Washington

Charter Bus Driver Charged in Crash That Killed 2, Injured Dozens on I-95 in Virginia

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    Charter Bus Driver Charged in Crash That Killed 2, Injured Dozens on I-95 in Virginia
    Virginia State Police
    Yui Man Chow

    What to Know

    • The Tao's Travel bus was traveling from Florida to New York when it crashed in Prince George, VA, early Tuesday

    • Police say 57 people were aboard when the bus overturned on an exit ramp at the 45-mile marker of I-95

    • Family members of passengers can call the Prince George Emergency Services Center at 804-733-2659 for information

    The driver of a charter bus involved in a crash that killed a man and a woman and injured dozens more early Tuesday on Interstate 95 south of Richmond, Virginia, was arrested.

    Yui Man Chow, 40, of Staten Island, New York, is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter, Virginia State Police said.

    Fifty-seven people, including Chow, were aboard the Tao's Travel bus when it overturned on an exit ramp at the 45-mile marker of I-95 in Prince George County near Kingwood, according to police.

    The bus was traveling from Orlando, Florida, to New York City.

    Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

    One person died at the scene and a second died a few hours later at a nearby hospital, police said. Authorities have not released their names.

    No information was immediately available on the number of those injured or the severity of their injuries.

    Family members of passengers can call the Prince George Emergency Services Center at 804-733-2659 for information. A family reunification center was set up at the Prince George County Central Wellness Center at 11023 Prince George Drive in Disputanta, Virginia.

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was at the scene with Virginia State Police's Motor Carrier Safety Team, police said around midday Tuesday. Prince George Fire & EMS crews also responded to the scene. 

    Drivers traveling north on I-95 through the area were told to expect delays and a detour, authorities said.