27 suffer injuries after bus rolls on I-95 in Maryland

KINGSVILLE, Md.— Twenty seven folks suffered minor injuries Sunday after a bus crashed and rolled on I-95 north of Baltimore, in line with the Baltimore County Fire Department.

The crash occurred close to Kingsville, Maryland, shortly earlier than 7 a.m., fireplace officers mentioned in an announcement. The automobile was operated by megabus and was carrying 47 folks. Officials mentioned that 15 of the 27 folks injured had been taken to native hospitals.

No different automobiles had been concerned in the crash, which is being investigated by Maryland State Police, Baltimore County Fire Department officers mentioned.

A Megabus crashed on I-95 south near Kingsville, Md., on May 22, 2022.
A Megabus crashed on I-95 south close to Kingsville, Md., on May 22, 2022.(*27*)Baltimore County Fire Department by way of AP(*27*)

Dan Rodriguez, a megabus spokesman, mentioned in an e mail that the motive force of the bus was among the many 15 folks taken to the hospital. Several of them have already been launched and will probably be offered transportation to their ultimate vacation spot, he mentioned.

The firm will probably be conducting an intensive evaluation of what occurred, however didn’t have additional remark on the circumstances surrounding the crash.

“Our high precedence is the protection of our clients and workers,” Rodriguez mentioned.

Phil Givens, who lives close by and took drone footage of the bus on its facet, mentioned the crash occurred on the southbound facet of the freeway. He mentioned that exact stretch of street is straight.

“They’ve been doing building, however it’s on the northbound facet,” he mentioned by cellphone.

Taylor Morningstar, who works for an area storage that towed the bus away, mentioned by cellphone {that a} tire on the passenger facet was “a lot of the means ripped off, in all probability due to the way in which (the bus) got here down into that ravine.”

“It regarded like they could have kicked the windshield out to start out funneling (folks) out of the bus,” mentioned Morningstar.

He mentioned the bus had a skylight on the roof that was “spiderwebbed” from the affect.

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