National Transportation Safety Board investigates Delaware bus crash

 (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

(John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate a bus crash in New Castle that killed two women.

According to NTSB, investigators will be in Delaware for the next few days as the piece together information to determine the cause of the crash. Once the information is collected, NTSB will issue a full report to the public.

On Tuesday afternoon, NTSB investigators closed the U.S. 13 north exit ramp from Route 1 Southbound in New Castle to examine the scene.

The closure is expected to last until 3:30 p.m., according to the Delaware Department of Transportation.

The New York bound bus was carrying 50 passengers when it crashed around 4:20 p.m. Sunday. Two women have died and more than a dozen other passengers were sent to area hospitals for their injuries.

A preliminary investigation conducted by Delaware State Police determined that drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the crash.

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