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Colombia Bus Crash Leaves At Least Fourteen Dead

Colombia Bus Crash Leaves At Least Fourteen Dead

A bus fell into a ravine in Antioquia, Colombia, on November 19th. It is believed that the accident happened when the driver swerved to avoid crashing into a motorcycle. At least fourteen people were killed in the crash. At least thirty-five others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

Train Crashes into Car in New Jersey; One Killed

A train crashed into a car at Columbia Avenue railroad crossing in Dumont, New Jersey, on November 18th. Authorities said the car driver, a 54-year-old man, ignored the gates and stopped on the tracks. He was killed in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.

At Least 15 Killed in Bus-Truck Collision in Russia

At Least 15 Killed in Bus-Truck Collision in Russia

A passenger bus crashed into a logging truck in Mari El, Russia, on November 16th. The accident happened when the bus was attempting to overtake another vehicle during heavy snow conditions. At least 15 people were killed in the accident. Four others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

28 Injured in Singapore Train Collision

28 Injured in Singapore Train Collision

A Singapore mass transit train crashed into another at Joo Koon station of the city state, on November 15th. According to a joint statement issued by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and train operator SMRT, “At 8.19am, a second train stopped behind the first faulty train. At 8.20am, the second train moved forward unexpectedly, and came [...]

At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

A train crashed in Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on November 12th. The accident happened in Buyofwe, when the train was transporting passengers and cargo from Lubumbashi to Luena. Several train cars caught fire after the crash. At least thirty-four people were killed in the crash. At least twenty-six others [...]

Bus Falls Off Bridge in Pakistan; At Least 24 Dead, 69 Injured

Bus Falls Off Bridge in Pakistan; At Least 24 Dead, 69 Injured

A speeding bus fell off a bridge in Chakwal District of Punjab, Pakistan, on November 8th. The accident happened when the bus was heading from Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to Lahore, Punjab. At least twenty-four people were killed in the crash. Sixty-nine others were injured and were taken to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Talagang.

Bus Crash in India Leaves 3 Dead, 34 Injured

Bus Crash in India Leaves 3 Dead, 34 Injured

A passenger bus collided with a truck and a tractor in Nagaur district of Rajasthan, India, on November 1st. The accident happened when the bus passengers were returning from a wedding function. At least three people were killed in the crash. Thirty-four others were injured and were taken to a hospital. The cause of accident is being [...]