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Over 40 Police Officers Killed in Argentina Bus Crash

Over 40 Police Officers Killed in Argentina Bus Crash

A bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a dry riverbed in northern Argentina, on December 14. Authorities believe the bus, carrying police officers, veered off after a tire blew out. At least 41 police officers were killed in the accident while 10 others were injured. Four of the injured were in serious condition.

Charter Bus Hits Bridge in Arkansas; 6 Killed

Charter Bus Hits Bridge in Arkansas; 6 Killed

A charter bus crashed into a bridge at Interstate 40, North Little Rock, Arkansas, at around 1 A.M. on November 6. The reason of crash is still not confirm, however, it is believed that the accident happened due to bad weather. The crash took lives of 6 people. The accident is being investigated.

Update: 4 International College Students Killed, Dozens Injured in Seattle Bus Collision

Update: 4 International College Students Killed, Dozens Injured in Seattle Bus Collision

A charter bus collided with an amphibious tour bus on Aurora Bridge in Seattle, Washington, on September 24. The accident happened when the bus was transporting employees and international students of North Seattle College. At least 4 international students were killed in the crash while around 44 other people were injured. Authorities said [...]

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 [...]

Bus Crash in South Africa Leaves 3 Dead, 17 Injured

Bus Crash in South Africa Leaves 3 Dead, 17 Injured

A bus crashed near the town of Mount Ayliff in Eastern Cape province, South Africa, on September 3. It is believed that the bus fell off a bridge after the driver lost control. Three people, including a child, were killed in the accident while 17 others were injured. Authorities said 9 of the injured were in critical condition.

Minibus Falls Off Bridge, Hit by Train in South Africa; 15 Dead

Minibus Falls Off Bridge, Hit by Train in South Africa; 15 Dead

A minibus collided with a train after it fell off a bridge and onto rail tracks near Shakas head in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on August 17. The accident happened when the minibus was carrying 20 people. At least 15 people were killed in the accident. Four others were injured and were taken to hospital. Everyone aboard the train [...]

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 [...]

Six Killed after Bus Fell off Machhada Bridge near Rampur

Six Killed after Bus Fell off Machhada Bridge near Rampur

A private bus fell off Machhada Bridge and fell into rivulet near Rampur in Himachal Pradesh, India on July 10. The bus was heading towards Shimla from Rampur at the time. Six people lost their lives while another 19 sustained injuries in the accident. Few people including a kid have been reported missing as well. The injured were rushed [...]

Atleast 16 Killed, 15 Injured after Bus Fell into River in India

Atleast 16 Killed, 15 Injured after Bus Fell into River in India

A bus crashed into a bridge and fell into a river in Juyalgarh village, Uttarakhand state of India, at about 11:30 a.m. on September 13. The authorities said that the bus, carrying 35 people aboard, was on its way to Srinagar, Uttarakhand, when the driver lost control of the wheel and the bus plunged into river. Atleast 16 people were killed [...]

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