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New Jersey Turnpike Tour Bus Crash Kills 1 Man and Driver

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

March 17, 2011 - East Brunswick, NJ - According to a report from ABC Action 6 News, a New Jersey Turnpike tour bus crash killed 1 man and the driver and critically injured 2 other men.

The tour bus, operated by Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania-based Super Luxury Tours Inc., was traveling from Chinatown in New York City to Philadelphia along the New Jersey Turnpike near Exit 9 when the bus crash occurred.

It is believed that the tour bus drove onto the grassy area of the center median before it struck an overpass support. There were approximately 45 people on board at the time of the bus crash.

The bus driver, 50-year-old Wei Wang, from Forest Hills, N.Y., was killed when he was ejected through the windshield. One of the passengers, Troy Nguyen, 20, of Royersford, Pennsylvania, was taken to a hospital in New Brunswick where he was pronounced dead.

Listed in critical condition were David R. Choi, 70, from Lansdale, Pennsylvania and Louis Pierre, 50, of Philadelphia. It is believed these men were sitting at the back of the bus when the bus crash occurred.

The cause of the fatal bus accident is still under investigation.

If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries as a result of a bus crash, then you should immediately consult with an experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney to determine if you have a valid personal injury claim.

As a service to the residents of Philadelphia, New Jersey and the surrounding areas, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.

Common accidents include, but are not limited to:

  • single-car accidents;
  • accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
  • accidents caused by aggressive driving or distracted drivers.

If you have been named in this blog or you are the victim's family member or friend and would like the blog removed from our website, please feel free to contact us and we will promptly accommodate your request.

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