ORANGE COUNTY, New York (WABC) -- The 7 On Your Side Investigates team is learning more about the bus involved in a deadly crash in Orange County on Thursday.
Two adults were killed and five students were critically injured when the bus carrying high school students from Farmingdale High School went down an embankment on I-84 in Wawayanda.
Preliminary information indicates a failure of a front tire may have been a contributing factor in the accident.
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The bus was one of six in a caravan taking the marching band, color guard and dancers from Farmingdale High School on a beloved annual trip to a camp in Greeley, Pennsylvania.
Eyewitness News as able to find that the bus is owned by Regency Transportation in Nesconset on Long Island.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation website, the company has a pretty impeccable safety record.
The company had zero unsafe driving violations in recent years and their vehicles overall are very well-maintained.
There are zero critical violations in terms of maintenance and the company has had one crash in the past.
According to the DOT, the company has 14 drivers.
The investigative team has been been reaching out to the company all day. There is a woman answering the phone, but she says she is only an answering service and that someone from the company will get back to us.
According to the company's Facebook page, it has been in operation for 29 years.
The NTSB, in coordination with the New York State Police, is sending a team to conduct a safety investigation into the crash. The team will arrive at the scene on Friday morning.