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Passenger Bus Crashed in Poland; 5 Killed, 25 Injured

Passenger Bus Crashed in Poland; 5 Killed, 25 Injured

A passenger bus hit a tree and fell into a ditch near village Górzno-Kolonia in Warsaw, Poland, on July 23. Merak Kaputsa, a spokesperson of the Polish police, said the incident probably happened when the driver fell asleep. The bus was travelling from Ukraine to Warsaw, Poland, at the time. The incident took lives of 5 people, while 25 [...]

7 Injured After Swedish Bus Crashes in Poland

7 Injured After Swedish Bus Crashes in Poland

Seven people, including four Swedes and one American, were injured after their bus plunged into a ditch in southwestern Poland. The bus carrying 26 passengers was passing near the town of Legnickie Pole when at about 9 a.m., the bus fell off the road into a ditch. According to the Legnica police spokesperson Slawomir Masojc, the passengers [...]

Free Bus rides for Polish Bus Wrangler Heroines

Free Bus rides for Polish Bus Wrangler Heroines

Two female passengers riding on a f PKS Gdansk bus near the town of Kiezmark saved the day, when their bus driver passed out. Irena (?) and Gabriela Donke-Banach leaped up and steered the bus, saving the lives of the twenty or so passengers aboard. The bus struck a car but no one was injured. The bus driver was hospitalized for his unknown [...]

Polish minibus Struck by Train, 8 fatalities, 2 injuries

Polish minibus Struck by Train, 8 fatalities, 2 injuries

When: July 30 Where: Poland Who: 8 fatalities, 2 injured Why: When a bus drove across a crossing near Lodz Poland, it was struck by a train. The force of the collision pushed the minibus 30 meters down the track, and demolished the vehicle. Two women survived the crash and were hospitalized. No one aboard the train sustained injury.

Eight Miners Die when Timber Truck Hits Bus

Eight Miners Die when Timber Truck Hits Bus

What: Minibus en route from Myslowice-Wesola colliery Where: Zywiec, Poland When: March 29, 2012, 21:30 Who: 8 fatalities, 10 injured Why: A mini bus carrying Workers home from the Myslowice-Wesola colliery was struck by a timber truck near Zywiec when the truck veered to the wrong side of the road. The victims were all between twenty [...]

Polish Train Controller to be Charged

Polish Train Controller to be Charged

What: one train Przemysl to Warsaw; 1 train Warsaw to Krakow (Regional Interregio) Where: Szczekociny Poland When: Mar 3 2012 Who: 16 people dead and 58 injured Why: The rail traffic controller in the Polish train crash will be charged with "unintentionally causing a transport disaster" Two trains collided in Poland, killing sixteen [...]

Train Crash In Poland Injures 58, Kills 16

Train Crash In Poland Injures 58, Kills 16

What: one train Przemysl to Warsaw; 1 train Warsaw to Krakow (Regional Interregio) Where: Szczekociny Poland When: Mar 3 2012 Who: 16 people dead and 58 injured Why: Two trains collided in Poland, killing sixteen passengers and injuring 55. Maintenance on the tracks may have had something to do with why one of the trains ( Warsaw to [...]

Sobieski Bus Derails

Sobieski Bus Derails

What: EuroCity 'Sobieski' Intercity passenger train traveling from Vienna to Warsaw Where: southern Poland When: Oct 19 2011 Who: 60 passengers Why: The passengers aboard train cars derailed in the EuroCity 'Sobieski' derailment were not injured badly. Five out of six cars were derailed. Most of the passengers exited on their [...]

Poland Train Derailed

Poland Train Derailed

What: Passenger train en route from Warsaw to Katowice Where: Poland When: August 12, 2011, 16:15 Who: 1 fatality, 40 passengers injured, 280 aboard the train Why: Two hours after leaving Warsaw, the train was in the town called Baby when the engine and three carriages derailed. The first carriage was destroyed, and lying on its side. [...]

Poland Freight Train Collision and Inferno

Poland Freight Train Collision and Inferno

Video Capture What: PKP state Freight train Where: Bialystok Poland When: November 11, 2010 5:30 Who: 2 injured, an engine drive and another PKP railway employee Why: A freight train with one gas car collided with a train pulling cars of diesel or oil resulting in a large explosion. Two tanks exploded. 17 of 33 oil tanks caught [...]