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26 People Sent to the Hospital After a Bus Rolls Over on I-78


It’s been reported that 26 people have been taken to the hospital as a result of a collision between a bus and tractor-trailer.

Details on the Bus Crash

The crash occurred on Sunday morning in Williams Township on Interstate 78.

Police have stated that the tractor-trailer involved in the crash rear-ended the bus carrying passengers when they were both in the right lane on the interstate.

After the initial contact between the bus and tractor-trailer, both vehicles ended up in the center median of the road, and the bus rolled over onto its side. Multiple injuries were reported from the crash, but there were no fatalities.

At this time the names of the drivers in this accident have not been released, but police have said that the bus was small and owned by a private company.

Pennsylvania Crash Statistics

The following statistics from 2016 were provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation:

  • There were 29,511 crashes that involved vehicles being rear-ended.
  • Heavy trucks contributed to 7,366 crashes that occurred in the state.
  • A total of 6,147 people were injured on Pennsylvania interstates.

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