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Railway Companies License Suspended

Railway Companies License Suspended

Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway Co. (MMA ) and the Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Canada Company (MMAC) - are barred from operating in Canada from August 20. They were suspended because of inadequate third-party liability insurance. They filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after the Lac-Megantic railway accident on July 7. [...]

Chippewa River Crash, Groom Injured, Multiple Fatalities

Chippewa River Crash, Groom Injured, Multiple Fatalities

What: Princecraft boat (6) and Larson speedboat (2) Where: Chippewa River near Wheaton When: July 22, 2011, 9:45 p.m. Who: two aboard one boat, six aboard another Why: The boat carrying members of the wedding party slammed into a speedboat carrying two people. A groom scheduled to be married Saturday July 23, and his brother and friends [...]

Metra Crash Kills Two

Metra Crash Kills Two

What: 7 car Metra Commuter Rock Island train inbound to Chicago Where: Chicago When: July 22, 2011 Thursday 4 pm Who: 2 fatalities (car) 89 passengers (train) Why: In a collision with a car, the front car of a train derailed in near Oak Forest Station near Chicago. The train was going 60 mph. THe car the two women were in was [...]

Near Deer Hit, KY Bus Rolls, Child Thrown from Bus

Near Deer Hit, KY Bus Rolls, Child Thrown from Bus

What: Carlisle County Elementary School bus en route from Paducah Where: HWY 62, along U.S. 62 in Carlisle County near Cunningham, Ky. When: May 16, 2011, 3 pm Who: teachers and about 29 kindergarten and first grade children Why: Two buses on the field trip were not involved in the crash, but while teachers and kindergarten and first [...]

Police Crackdown on Buses and Super Luxury Tours March 12 Obituary Manifest

Police Crackdown on Buses and Super Luxury Tours March 12 Obituary Manifest

What: World wide tourbus en route on I-95 from Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn to New York City to lower Manhattan ultimately to Chinatown. Where: Bronx NY When: March 12, 2011 3: 45 am Who: 1 driver, 32 passengers: 15 died, 5 critical injuries, 13 minor injuries Why: Two victims of the crash have not yet been identified. Those [...]

Chatsworth Update: Time for Court

Chatsworth Update: Time for Court

In case you've forgotten, this collision is the one involving the head on collision by the engineer sending text messages; the collision was between a freight train and a commuter train injured over a hundred and killed 25. There is a $200 million settlement coming. How will it be distributed? $200 million is the settlement ceiling, but how can [...]

Los Paisanos Bus Crashes in New Mexico with students aboard

Los Paisanos Bus Crashes in New Mexico with students aboard

What: Los Paisanos bus on US Highway 54 en route from Denver to El Paso. Where: Lincoln County, New Mexico When: December 17, 2010, 7:45 am Who: Bus driver Jose Medina, 71, of El Paso and 48 passengers Why: A Los Paisanos bus was involved in a roll-over accident 15 miles south of Corona New Mexico, injuring 21 passengers and the driver. Los [...]

Dead Sea Crash Update

Dead Sea Crash Update

What: Tourist Bus Where: Dead Sea highway When: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 09:21:33 GMT Who: 30 people involved Why: The bus overturned on a narrow hilly road beside the Dead Sea. Five were killed and 25 injured, including Iraqi Minister of Sciences and Technology Raed Fahmi, when a bus overturned on the Dead Sea highway Thursday night. Three Iraqi [...]