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Bus Crashes in New Zealand; 2 Killed, 27 Injured

Bus Crashes in New Zealand; 2 Killed, 27 Injured

A bus ploughed through a barrier and went down a steep bank on State Highway 2 at Wharerata, near Gisborne, New Zealand, on the night of December 24th. According to sources, the bus carrying a student band from Tonga was traveling for a Christmas Day service in New Zealand. At least 2 people were killed whereas, 27 were taken to hospital [...]

Columbia Student Volunteers Killed in Honduras Bus Crash

Columbia Student Volunteers Killed in Honduras Bus Crash

Students on a volunteer mission to Honduras were scheduled to return to the US on Tuesday. Instead their families were notified of the fatal bus accident. The volunteers had also been to Nicaragua. Nineteen year old Patrick Flanagan helped organize the mission through Global Brigades, an worldwide non-profit organization. Research Section of [...]

Japanese Ski Bus Crashes, Killing 14, injuring 27

Japanese Ski Bus Crashes, Killing 14, injuring 27

In the resort town of Karuizawa, people were sleeping on a bus when it crashed on the way to the Kita Shiga ski resort in Yamanouchi. The overnight bus was travelling from Tokyo to central Japan. Fourteen died; twenty-seven were injured. Passengers were between the ages of 18 to 32. The 65 year old driver and 57 year old alternate driver died at [...]

Bus Crushes 3-Year-Old Kid in Mumbai

Bus Crushes 3-Year-Old Kid in Mumbai

A bus crushed a 3-year-old girl to death in Kurla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, on November 21. Authorities said the accident happened when the BEST bus was travelling on the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road. The police arrested the bus driver and filed a case against him. The deceased was identified as Hajra Shaikh.

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.

Pedestrian Critically Injured after Being Pinned Beneath Greyhound Bus in D.C.

Pedestrian Critically Injured after Being Pinned Beneath Greyhound Bus in D.C.

A Greyhound bus pinned a pedestrian under the wheels near 7th Street and Massachusetts Avenue in Washington D.C., on November 4. It is believed that the pedestrian was crossing the road when the bus hit him, pulling and dragging him until he was pinned at the rear wheels. The D.C. Fire and EMS responded to the scene and extricated the man [...]

30 Killed, 35 Injured as Bus Veers Off Mountain Road in Nepal

30 Killed, 35 Injured as Bus Veers Off Mountain Road in Nepal

A bus veered off a mountain road near Ramche village in Rasuwa district of Nepal on November 3. Authorities said the overcrowded bus rolled about 200 meters down the slope. Around 30 people were killed in the accident while 35 others were injured. The cause of accident is under investigation.

Bus Carrying Ukrainian Tourists Crashed in Austria; 11 Injured

Bus Carrying Ukrainian Tourists Crashed in Austria; 11 Injured

A bus crashed through a guardrail while approaching the highway connecting Austria and Hungary in Austria, on November 2. Authorities said the accident happened near the town of Schwechat when the bus was carrying Ukrainian tourists. Eleven people were injured in the accident and were taken to hospitals. The accident is being investigated.

1 Killed in Ocean County Car-School Bus Crash

1 Killed in Ocean County Car-School Bus Crash

A school bus crashed into a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe in Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey, on October 30. Authorities said the accident happened after the car failed to stop for the bus while turning onto Chestnut Street. The car driver, identified as Carol Boccadutre, 76, of Jackson, was taken to Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus where [...]

8 Killed, Several Injured as Bus Crashes in Thailand

8 Killed, Several Injured as Bus Crashes in Thailand

A bus crashed into a concrete barrier and overturned while taking a curve on a hilly road in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, on October 25. The accident happened when the bus was transporting a group of holidaymakers back from Si Sawat, Kanchanaburi. Eight people, including the driver, were killed in the accident while over 20 others were injured.

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