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Old 05-18-2018, 12:13 PM   #21
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My 2c. I'm looking at the pictures & the dump truck is full of dirt or gravel & the truck is sitting maybe a 100 ft or so back from the bus, yet the spilled gravel is right at the bus area on the road. Did the truck driver move his truck back if so why.
They said the truck traveled a distance after the impact before coming to a halt.
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:20 PM   #22
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I just saw some pictures on there that show just how extensive the damage was. This was from an article on Washington Post. I read another article this morning that the State Police stated the bus was performing an illegal U-Turn when it was struck, probably at the official-use-only turnaround pictured here.
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:28 PM   #23
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That pic clearly shows the impact damage to the frame, That was a stout impact.
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:50 PM   #24
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My 2c. I'm looking at the pictures & the dump truck is full of dirt or gravel & the truck is sitting maybe a 100 ft or so back from the bus, yet the spilled gravel is right at the bus area on the road. Did the truck driver move his truck back if so why.
Is it sitting back or in front?
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:58 PM   #25
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Is it sitting back or in front?
I believe the bus continued on to the left of the pic of the bus in your post. I can find no pics with the bus and the truck in the same shot.
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Old 05-18-2018, 01:00 PM   #26
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Is it sitting back or in front?

Looking at the pic the dump truck is facing same direction as the stopped traffic, My initial thought was that the truck rear ended the bus & forced it into the guard rail, But I'm not a forensic expert & for the most part I stay at motel 6's not holiday inn's
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Is it sitting back or in front?

Looking at the pic the dump truck is facing same direction as the stopped traffic, My initial thought was that the truck rear ended the bus & forced it into the guard rail, But I'm not a forensic expert & for the most part I stay at motel 6's not holiday inn's

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Plus you can see where the rear end of the bus pulled some mud with it when it slide to the rt after forcing the frontend into the guard rail
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Looking at the pic the dump truck is facing same direction as the stopped traffic, My initial thought was that the truck rear ended the bus & forced it into the guard rail, But I'm not a forensic expert & for the most part I stay at motel 6's not holiday inn's
Yeah, that's an entirely different truck. I didn't see any pictures which had both vehicles in it. The truck involved in the crash was heavily damaged, as well.
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Yeah, that's an entirely different truck. I didn't see any pictures which had both vehicles in it. The truck involved in the crash was heavily damaged, as well.
Ok your right it's not the same truck, Like I said I'm not a forensic expert.
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the latest is that the bus miseed it's exit, and made a U-turn across the freeway into the path of the truck..
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