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NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Bridge Collapse, Freight Train Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release in New Jersey
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 NTSB Launches Go-Team to Investigate Bridge Collapse, Freight Train Derailment and Hazardous Materials Release in New Jersey

WASHINGTON - The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a go-team to investigate the bridge collapse and derailment of four Conrail freight tank cars into the Mantua Creek in Paulsboro, NJ, at about 7:05 am EST today.

NTSB railroad accident investigator Jim Southworth is leading a team of 17 as the Investigator-in-Charge.

NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

Public Affairs Officer Terry Williams will also be in New Jersey to coordinate media related activities. He can be reached by mobile phone at 202-557-1350.

Follow us on twitter (@ntsb) for announcements related to the investigation.

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Terry Williams
terry.williams@ntsb.gov

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
 
 
 

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