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National Transportation Safety Board

(The scene of the fatal crash in Chesterfied, NJ.  File photo by Paul Kurtz)

NTSB To Meet About Fatal NJ School Bus Crash

The accident in Chesterfield killed 11-year-old Isabelle Tezsla and seriously injured both her triplet sisters and three other students.

07/18/2013

(Conrail train engineer Mark Mather describes the moment when he realized that cars of his freight train were falling off the bridge into the Mantua Creek and spilling chemicals.  Image from NTSB feed)

Freight Train Crew Describes Leadup and Sudden Derailment in Paulsboro, NJ

Conrail employees told the NTSB they did everything by the book that day. A vinyl chloride leak forced evacuation of half the town.

07/09/2013

file photo of Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Many Paulsboro Residents Return To Their Homes After Train Derailment

The long wait to return home began slowly coming to an end on Friday for residents of Paulsboro, New Jersey who were forced to evacuate as a result of the train derailment that caused vinyl chloride to leak from a ruptured tanker.

12/07/2012

file photo of Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Additional Evacuations Ordered In Paulsboro Following Train Derailment

More New Jersey residents were ordered Tuesday to leave their homes because of air contamination from a train derailment last week that leaked a hazardous gas.

12/05/2012

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Paulsboro, NJ Residents Wary Amid Conflicting Information on Derailment and Leak

Officials say the town is safe outside of the evacuated area near the crash.

12/03/2012

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (Credit: CBS 3)

Paulsboro Officials Seeking More Money To Improve Rail Infrastructure In NJ

Local officials in Paulsboro, NJ say they are pushing for more federal support to ensure that the train derailment that happened on Friday never happens again.

12/02/2012

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Tugboat Pilot Says He Could Have Avoided Crash With Duck Boat If He Wasn’t Distracted

The first mate of the tugboat that collided with a duck boat on the Delaware River, killing two Hungarian students, admits he could have avoided the duck boat if he saw it in time.

05/11/2012

Deadly school bus crash in Chesterfield, New Jersey on February 16, 2012. (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Citations Issued To Both Drivers In Fatal Chesterfield Crash

Motor vehicle citations have been issued to the drivers involved in the February 16th fatal collision between a school bus and a dump truck.

03/13/2012

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New Details Emerge On Deadly New Jersey Bus Accident

Eyewitness News has learned new details about what led up to that deadly school bus crash in New Jersey that claimed the life of a 6th grade Chesterfield Township student.

02/24/2012

(The scene of the fatal crash in Chesterfied, NJ.  File photo by Paul Kurtz)

Probe of Deadly South Jersey School Bus Crash Begins To Reveal Clues

NTSB spokesman Pete Kotowski says a team of nine investigators will have to determine the answers to a lot of questions related to last week’s crash.

02/24/2012

FILE PHOTO: A school bus is lodged between a utility pole and a traffic light standard after colliding with a dump truck. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

NTSB Investigating Fatal School Bus Crash In Burlington County

The National Transportation Safety Board is now involved in the deadly bus accident in Chesterfield Township, Burlington County.

02/17/2012

Stigall Show Log 12.14.11

Chris reacts to the latest dust up between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, he talks to Gregory Gianforcaro, a lawyer who specializes in child sex abuse cases, about Jerry Sandusky’s decision to waive his preliminary hearing, he responds to the NTSB suggestion to ban cell phones while driving and talks to Senator Pat Roberts about Jon Corzine’s testimony regarding the missing money from his firm MF Global.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/14/2011

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NTSB Wants To Ban Talking While Driving, Even With Hands-Free Devices

Forget texting while driving. The National Transportation Safety Board wants states to ban talking while you’re behind the wheel, as well — except in emergencies.

12/14/2011

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Resident From Philadelphia Survives Jet Crash In Guyana

Among the injured was Geeta Ramsingh, 41, of Philadelphia, who said passengers had just started to applaud the touchdown “when it turned to screams,” she said, pointing to bruises on her knees. She said she hopped onto the wing and then onto the dirt road outside the runway fence.

07/30/2011

(The moment of impact of a 250-foot sewage barge on a disabled "duck boat" on the Delaware River in July 2010.  Two people died.  Photo from NTSB)

NTSB Issues Final Report In Deadly ‘Duck Boat’ Crash On Delaware River

Nearly a year after the deadly collision involving a barge and a tour boat along the Delaware River near Penn’s Landing, the National Transportation and Safety Board determines probable cause and releases safety recommendations.

06/21/2011

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