Bus Driver Charged With Reckless Driving After Crash In Snowy Virginia

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A "Princess Tours" coach bus wiped out and flipped over in the slushy shitstorm that is the Virginia highway system this morning. Authorities have confirmed there were no life-threatening injuries to any of the 53 passengers, but the driver has been arrested for reckless driving.

Virginia State Police are still calling the investigation "ongoing," but so far the crash is being blamed on driver Qilong Xiao of Flushing, New York putting the hammer down a little too hard.


"Due to the road conditions we're looking at speed as being the main factor," said Sargent Les Tyler of the VA State Police. Apparently the police were having trouble finding an English speaker among the passengers, which was slowing their interview investigations.

WUSA9 reports that the crash took place around 4am today, around mile marker 137 in Stafford County, Virginia shutting down the southbound side of I-95.


The bus was a 2005 Van Hool, on a run from New York City to Doraville, Georgia.

Hat Tip: Meta Pettus. Image: Virginia State Police

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