part of its continuing investigation into the collision of a truck and a
motorcoach that occurred in Orland, CA, the National Transportation Safety
Board has opened the accident docket, releasing about 2,150 pages of documents.
On April 10, 2014, a Volvo truck-tractor in combination with two trailers
operated by FedEx Freight, Inc., crossed the center median of Interstate 5,
collided with a Nissan Altima and then collided head-on with a Setra motorcoach
on the northbound side of the highway. Both the truck and motorcoach drivers
and eight motorcoach passengers were fatally injured. The two occupants of the
passenger vehicle and the 37 motorcoach passengers received non-fatal injuries.
The information released is factual in nature and does not provide any
analysis. Included in the docket are witness and passenger interviews, reports
on various issue areas, and photographs.
The docket material is available at: http://go.usa.gov/3kdaH
material may be added to the docket as it becomes available. Analysis of the
accident, along with a determination of probable cause, will come later when
the final report on the investigation is completed.
This is a document release only. No interviews are being conducted.