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Wales Schoolbus Crash

Wales Schoolbus Crash

In Bassaleg, Newport in the UK, on the A48 westbound between the Cardiff Road and J28, children returning from a swimming outing to Pentrepoeth Primary School were in an accident. The bus they were in collided with a truck. Twenty-five of the 54 nine and ten year olds were briefly hospitalized with a variety of minor injuries at Royal Gwent [...]

Train Crashes into Car at Silverdale

Train Crashes into Car at Silverdale

In spite of a crossing that had warning lights and barriers, a train struck a silver Fiesta at the Furness Line crossing at Silverdale, but the car's driver managed to get out in time. The train did not derail, but the Fiesta was a total loss. No one was injured. The train, which was carrying empty nuclear containers from the Sellafield [...]

Glue And Fracking Make Protesting Partners

Glue And Fracking Make Protesting  Partners

An anti-fracking protester at the Barton Moss drilling site in Greater Manchester glued herself to the gate. It took two hours for police to pry her loose. She was arrested. Another day at the same location, two women glued themselves to a concrete barrel, blocking the road from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. They were arrested. Fracking [...]

Kennington Road, London: DoubleDecker Bus Hits Tree

Kennington Road, London: DoubleDecker Bus Hits Tree

At ten to 11:00 a.m. on December 20, 2013, thirty-two people were injured when number 59 Arriva, a double-decker bus, struck a tree in South London while en route to King's Cross. The bus had swerved to avoid a vehicle and struck the tree. Security personnel, London Ambulance Service, and the fire brigade arrived on scene. A man and [...]

Dangerous Sloping Platforms at Rail Station (UK)

Dangerous Sloping Platforms at Rail Station (UK)

After a baby carriage rolled on a sloped platform at Whyteleafe station on to tracks to be just missed by a moving train, an investigation is ensuing. While a child's mother was buying a ticket on September 17, the carriage rolled off, veered over the edge and on to the rails. The baby was recovered safely with minor injuries before being [...]

Bucknall Road Crash

Bucknall Road Crash

A bus on Bucknall Road swerved to avoid hitting a white car at Stoke-on-Trent, but it was struck. One man had to take oxygen after the crash. Fire, police and ambulance services all responded to the scene. The single decker bus struck the traffic light signal box, leaving all the lights inoperable. Highways officers and electrical engineers [...]

Isle of Man Bus crash

Isle of Man Bus crash

Ten were injured in a number 2 service bus - car crash at about 3.30pm at Ballakaighan Corner, Castletown. Noble’s Hospital staff were busy with the injured until 6:45. Four ambulances, fire trucks and police cars responded to the scene. A silver car that had four aboard was badly damaged. Alexis French, a ten year old girl, died when [...]

Bus Crashes House in Dunbar

Bus Crashes House in Dunbar

The number 120 Eve’s Coaches bus was travelling to North Berwick when it collided with a Vauxhall Antara then into into a house. The forty year old bus driver had to be cut free. The Vauxhall Antara driver was hospitalized at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. There were about eighteen passengers aboard the bus, one of whom was also taken to [...]

Dorset Bus Crash Injures Child

Dorset Bus Crash Injures Child

A collision between two Wilts and Dorset buses in Cerne Abbas resulted in the injury of a ten year old boy. The buses clipped each other as they were passing in opposite directions in Dorset, England. There were students aboard the buses but they were not school buses. A paramedic treated the injured child, who was not hospitalized.

Langold Service Bus Crash

Langold Service  Bus  Crash

On Mellish road at 4:30 pm in North Nottinghamshire, a bus and car collided, and the bus crashed into a garden. The front end of the car was flattened. Four people in a Rover were injured and a woman was cut out of the vehicle. Eight aboard the bus sustained injury. One air ambulance, two fire engines, three police cars, four ambulances, [...]

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