An NTSB recreation of how the 2017 bus accident in Flushing may have occurred, with the accelerator jammed down and the brake jammed up by a coffee vacuum flask. Photo: NTSB

Dropped coffee flask, wedged under brake and on top of accelerator, is suspected freak cause of New York bus crash that killed three

  • Rattling metal, then the curses of the driver, are heard on a sound recording of the moments before the mysterious 2017 accident
  • The brake was never applied during the crash that killed the driver, a passenger on another bus and a pedestrian
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An NTSB recreation of how the 2017 bus accident in Flushing may have occurred, with the accelerator jammed down and the brake jammed up by a coffee vacuum flask. Photo: NTSB
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