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Buses Collide in Bangladesh; 5 Killed, 20 Injured

Buses Collide in Bangladesh; 5 Killed, 20 Injured

Two buses collided head-on in Sujanagar upazila of Pabna, Bangladesh, on August 22nd. The accident happened on the Pabna-Dhaka highway in the Chinkhura Bazar area. At least five people were killed in the accident. Twenty others were injured and were taken to Pabna General Hospital.

Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

Passenger Train Crashes in India; At Least 23 Killed, Over 100 Injured

A passenger train derailed in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, on August 19th. The accident happened when the Kalinga-Utkal Express train was en-route from Puri, Odisha, to Haridwar, Uttarakhand. At least twenty-three people were killed in the crash. Over a hundred others were injured. The accident is under investigation.

School Bus Crashes into Bakkie in Eastern Cape; 5 Killed, 23 Injured

School Bus Crashes into Bakkie in Eastern Cape; 5 Killed, 23 Injured

A school bus crashed into a bakkie at the R61 near KwaBulala in Bizana, Eastern Cape on the morning of June 5th. Five students lost their lives while another 23 sustained injuries in the accident. The injured were taken to nearby hospitals. The police are investigating the cause of crash.

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Trains Hit Each Other in Johannesburg; 1 Killed, 102 Injured

Two trains hit each other between Olifantsfontein and Elandsfontein in the east of Johannesburg on June 1st. The accident happened when a Business Express train was coming from Pretoria crashed into an empty train going towards Leralla station. Numerous carriages leaned to their sides after the crash. The trains were manually authorised to [...]

Bus Crashes and Catches Fire in China; 11 Killed, 1 Injured

Bus Crashes and Catches Fire in China; 11 Killed, 1 Injured

A bus crashed and caught fire in a tunnel in Shandong, China, on May 9th. The bus was transporting children to a kindergarten in Weihai, at the time. According to initial reports, 5, South Korean and 6 Chinese children, and the driver were killed in the accident. A teacher also sustained severe injuries. The accident is being [...]

Car-SUV Crash in Kentucky; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

Car-SUV Crash in Kentucky; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

A car hit an SUV head-on on KY Rt. 3, Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, on January 5th. According to sources, the car driver lost control of her car before crashing into the oncoming SUV. The car driver was killed in the accident whereas 2 others were taken to hospital. The crash remains under investigation.

School Bus Accident in India; 1 Killed, 10 Injured

School Bus Accident in India; 1 Killed, 10 Injured

A school bus met an accident near Maichheli, Odisha, Nayagarh District, Bhubaneswar, India, on the morning of December 26th. According to sources, the bus was taking Binapani Coaching Centre students for a picnic at the time. At least 1 student was killed whereas, 10 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to [...]

Freight Train Derails in South Africa; 1 Killed

Freight Train Derails in South Africa; 1 Killed

A Transnet goods train derailed off the tracks in Madibogo, Delareyville, North West, South Africa, on December 22nd. According to sources, the train was travelling from Kimberley to Mahikeng, when it hit a cow and two of its locomotives overturned. At least 1 out of 3 occupants was killed in the accident. The accident remains under [...]

Man Severely Injured after being Struck by Bus in London

Man Severely Injured after being Struck by Bus in London

A man was struck by a bus along Regent Street, London, England, on the night of December 10th. The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening head injuries. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

Truck Hits Train in Illinois; 1 Injured

A truck struck the side of a freight train and caused four of its cars to derails in Burlington Township, Kane County, Illinois, on the midnight of November 12th. According to sources, the accident occurred due to truck driver’s failure to reduce the speed at crossing. The driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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