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Twenty Killed after Passenger Trains Collided in Italy

Twenty Killed after Passenger Trains Collided in Italy

Two passenger trains collided head-on between the towns of Corato and Andria in southern Italy, on July 12th. The accident happened as one train was coming from Corato and the other was travelling from Andria. Twenty people were killed in the accident. Dozens others were injured and were taken to hospitals. The cause of crash is being [...]

Train Crash in Italy Injures more than 70 People

Train Crash in Italy Injures more than 70 People

Two metro trains crashed into each other in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy on the morning of January 19. According to sources, the trains were going in opposite directions on the same track, which resulted in the crash. More than 70 people sustained injuries of various intensities. The crash remains under investigation.

Bus-Car Collision in Northern Italy Killed 1

Bus-Car Collision in Northern Italy Killed 1

A tourist bus smashed into a car on a highway near Ferrara city in northern Italy on July 4. The accident happened when the bus was taking children back from a day trip to the seaside. The car driver, a man aged 66, died on the spot while 18 children, aged between 6 and 12, suffered minor injuries. Both the vehicles caught fire after the [...]

Bus Veers Off the Road in Italy, 38 Students Injured

Bus Veers Off the Road in Italy, 38 Students Injured

A bus, carrying around 40 students of ages 12 to 16 years, swerved off the road and fell on its side in Italy. The accident happened when the bus was taking 3 swimming teams to a swimming championship in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy. 38 students were injured in the accident and were shifted to the local hospitals. The bus was also [...]

Tourists injured in Bus accident

Tourists injured in Bus accident

Thirty-eight French tourists were injured in Jodhpur when their bus collided with another vehicle on Jodhpur-Jaisalmer bypass. The bus was en route from Jaisalmer to the state capital Jaipur at the time of the accident. The bus driver, cleaner and a guide were also injured. The wounded were hospitalized at Mathura Das Mathur Hospital's [...]

Autostrade and Mondo Travel May be Accountable for Avellino Bus Accident

Autostrade and Mondo Travel May be Accountable for Avellino Bus Accident

After the bus crash that killed 38 near Avellino in Campania, employees of the highway service company, Autostrade are being grilled over the poor condition of the guardrail, and Mondo Travel's Gennaro Lametta is being questioned about the bus. The bus has been in service since 1995, had more than 500,000 miles, and bits of the transmission had [...]

Italian Bus Crash, Tolls May Rise

Italian Bus Crash, Tolls May Rise

Italian tourists on a weekend pilgrimage to the Padre Pio shrine in San Giovanni Rotondo went off a bridge on the A116 autostrada in southern Italy today, on July 28 2013. The bus slamming into several cars, ripped through a guardrail, concrete barriers, and went off the bridge. It fell roughly almost 100 feet into a forested area, near the town [...]

Costa Concordia Final report

Costa Concordia Final report

The Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (MIT) released the long awaited English translation of its report on the safety technical investigation into the marine casualty on January 13, 2012 involving the cruise ship Costa Concordia. The ship capsized as a result of large-scale internal flooding from a 53-meter long breach of its hull [...]

Italian Maritime Authorities’ Official Costa Concordia Grounding Report

Italian Maritime Authorities’  Official Costa Concordia Grounding Report

Official Costa Concordia Investigation

High Speed Italian Trainwreck

High Speed Italian Trainwreck

What: Eurostar 9351 Silver Arrow en route from Rome to Lecce Where: Cisternino, Italy Rome-Lecce line When: Sept 24, 2012 Who: 1 fatality, 25 injuries Why: A tractor trailer stuck on the tracks between the gates was struck by the high speed Italian Eurostar 9351 Silver Arrow. The truck's driver barely got out of the way, but his truck [...]

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