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Coach Fell into Ditch in Cambridgeshire; Several Injuries Reported

Coach Fell into Ditch in Cambridgeshire; Several Injuries Reported

A passenger coach fell into a ditch then overturned in March, Cambridgeshire, England, on October 30. The bus, with around 70 people aboard, reportedly coming from Chatteris side on the A141, veered off the road and ended up in a ditch. A female passenger sustained serious injuries while several other passengers also got minor [...]

2 Killed as Double-Decker Bus Crashes into Coventry Supermarket

A double-decker bus crashed into a supermarket in Coventry, West Midlands, England, on October 3. Authorities said the Stagecoach Midlands X18 service to Leamingto lost control and rammed into a Sainsbury’s supermarket on Trinity Street. Two people, including an 8-year-old boy and an elderly woman, were killed in the crash. A 9-year-old [...]

Double-Decker Bus Crashed in Manchester; 17 Injured

Double-Decker Bus Crashed in Manchester; 17 Injured

A double-decker bus crashed into a bridge at Milkstone Road, near Rochdale railway station, Manchester, on the afternoon of September 9. The First Manchester bus wedged under the bridge, with its roof torn-off. Among the 25 people aboard, 17 sustained injuries of various intensities. Eleven of them were transported to hospitals. The cause [...]

Tourist Bus Crashes in London; 4 Injured

Tourist Bus Crashes in London; 4 Injured

A tourist bus had its roof torn off after it hit a tree at Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London, on the afternoon of August 3. Authorities said an over-hanging branch of the tree wiped off the Golden Tours bus’ partly open-topped roof. There were 44 people aboard at the time; 4 of them were taken to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Arriva Bus Smashed into Shop Front in England

Arriva Bus Smashed into Shop Front in England

An Arriva bus crashed into Boyes departmental store in Station Square, Whitby, England, on the afternoon of August 1. It is believed that the bus moved across the road and smashed into the shop front. No injuries were reported. The accident is under investigation.

Double Decker Bus Hits Bridge in London; 7 Injured

Double Decker Bus Hits Bridge in London; 7 Injured

A double decker bus smashed into a railway bridge on Portland Road in Norwood, London, on the night of July 18. The top of the bus was ripped off when it crashed into the low bridge. Authorities said the bridge was not on the routine route of the bus. Seven people sustained injuries in the accident; 4 of them were taken to Croydon [...]

Bus-Car Crash in North Lanarkshire Kills 1, Injures 3

Bus-Car Crash in North Lanarkshire Kills 1, Injures 3

A car crashed into a bus on M73 in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on May 30. Authorities said the Renault Clio car rammed into the Volvo coach at around 17:30, at Mollinsburn. According to a Police spokesperson, "As a result of the collision a 57-year-old female passenger in the Renault Clio received fatal injuries… The 29 year old female [...]

Ambulance Driver Dies after Collision with Double-Decker Bus

Ambulance Driver Dies after Collision with Double-Decker Bus

A double-decker bus collided with an ambulance at Flaxton in North Yorkshire, England, on April 10. The accident happened when the double-decker bus was carrying 16 passengers. The ambulance driver was killed at the spot. Authorities said he was not an ambulance staff member. The bus driver was seriously injured and was transported to [...]

28 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision Near Cardiff

28 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision Near Cardiff

A bus and at least 5 other vehicles were involved in two crashes on eastbound M4 between the junctions of Miskin (J34) and Cardiff West (J33) in South Wales, UK, at around 11:55 a.m. on January 24. Authorities said the first accident happened when the bus, carrying pensioners from Maesteg to Cardiff, crashed into four cars. According to a [...]

Coach Overturns in a Ditch in Gloucestershire

Coach Overturns in a Ditch in Gloucestershire

A coach veered off the road and overturned on the southbound carriageway of the M5 in Gloucestershire, England, shortly before 10 a.m. on August 19. According to the police, the bus was taking more than 50 children and adults from a children's Centre in West Bromwich to the Somerset resort of Weston Super Mare, when it skidded off the road and [...]

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