October 25, 2020

Limo company’s disregard for safety led to crash that killed 20: National Transportation Safety Board

The agency also blamed state regulators’ ineffective oversight.

A limousine company’s disregard for safety, coupled with ineffective oversight from state regulators, led to a 2018 limo crash in upstate New York that left 20 dead, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a meeting Tuesday.

The limo was carrying a group of people traveling to a birthday party when it crossed an intersection in Schoharie, New York, and crashed into a parked vehicle, killing all 17 passengers, the driver and two pedestrians.

The meeting detailed the “egregious” actions by Prestige Limousine, the company that operated the limo, as well as the inadequate safety

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