Timeline of Philly Students’ Tour Bus Crash on I-95 in Maryland

A tour bus carrying Philadelphia students to a field trip in Washington, D.C. overturned Monday on Interstate 95. Officials said there were 30 people on board and one child and one teacher suffered serious injuries.

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A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of the blue sedan -- who wasn't injured -- cut off the bus causing the bus to go up the embankment and strike a tree before landing on its side, police said.
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A bus filled with eighth graders traveling from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. for a field trip overturned Monday morning after a car traveling southbound on Interstate 95 clipped it while attempting to pass, officials said.
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The Werner Coach tour bus carried 26 children from the C.W. Henry 8th grade class, two teachers, a chaperone and the driver. A GoFundMe Page set up "to help offset costs for all those affected by this recent disaster" had nearly reached its $15,000 goal by Thursday afternoon.
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The bus left Philadelphia, with students from C.W. Henry School along Carpenter Lane in the Mt. Airy neighborhood, Monday morning.
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The bus flipped in the southbound lanes near Exit 89 in Havre de Grace at 9:25 a.m., Maryland State Police said.
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After being clipped, the bus veered to the right side of the highway and hit an embankment and a tree before overturning on its left side. Damage to the hill and guardrail on the right side of the highway remained.
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Philadelphia Police union president John McNesby said officers headed to a Washington, D.C. memorial were directly behind the bus. They stopped and offered assistance at the scene just moments later.
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State police first tweeted about the crash at 9:54 a.m., saying a medical helicopter was assisting.
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University of Maryland Medical System spokesman Michael Schwartzberg said Brittany Jacobs, a special education teacher, remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon. She was airlifted to the University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
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University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air took in nine patients.
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Another 17 people were treated at University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, hosptial officials said.
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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite said some of the children were already released as of early afternoon and that a bus would take the children back to Philly.
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By midday Monday, crews had the bus upright.
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Police interviewed the driver of the car, and the crash remained under investigation Monday afternoon.
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The Philadelphia Police officers, recruits and their travelling party returned back to Philly around 1:45 p.m. They were credited with helping emergency responders on the scene.
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Maryland State Police took hours investigating and cleaning up the wreck. The roadway finally reopened after 2 p.m.
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As of 5:40 p.m., most of the injured were released from hospitals and reunited with family.
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"Werner Coach is cooperating fully with police, officials from the Maryland State Police and others to assist the passengers involved in the accident in Maryland," the Phoenixville, Pennsylvania-based company said in a statement. "Werner Coach wishes to express its sorrow and sympathy to those impacted by this accident. Werner places the safe transportation of all their passengers at the highest level. With more than 88 years in operation, they strive to make a trip on one of our coaches a great experience."
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Some students returned to the school Monday night.
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By midday Tuesday, four children and Jacobs remained hospitalized, the school district said. One child with serious injuries.
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