Women’s lacrosse bus crashes with two fatalities and several injuries

Saturday morning, the bus carrying the Seton Hill University (SHU) Women’s Lacrosse team crashed after veering off the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Two were killed and others were injured and taken to nearby hospitals. Kristina Quigley, head coach, was taken to the hospital and later died due to injuries sustained in the crash.

The Lacrosse team was en route to Millersville for a Lacrosse match. 23 members of the SHU Community were on board the bus this morning. In addition to Quigley, 61 year-old Anthony Guaetta, the bus’s driver, also lost his life in the crash. Two other victims were flown to nearby hospitals and others taken later for medical precautions.

From wtae.com, “The bus operator, Mlaker Charter & Tours, of Davidsville, Pa., sent investigators to the scene, company dispatcher Kelly Hay said. The company had no information yet from the investigators and could not comment, she said.
The company is up to date on its inspections, which include bus and driver safety checks, said Jennifer Kocher, a spokeswoman for the state Public Utility Commission, which regulates bus companies.”

SHU released a statement on their website shortly after the incident. “The Seton Hill University community is deeply saddened by the tragic bus accident that occurred at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning. The Seton Hill community is mourning the loss of Kristina Quigley and her unborn son. The University extends deepest sympathy to Quigley’s husband and family.”

The full statement can be found on Seton Hill’s Website .

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