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Stolen Chevrolet Hits Bus in Illinois; 1 Killed, 4 Injured

Stolen Chevrolet Hits Bus in Illinois; 1 Killed, 4 Injured

A 2005 model Chevrolet Aveo crashed into a Pace bus at Wentworth near 6th Avenue in Phoenix, Dolton, Illinois, on the night of August 4th. One person lost his life while four others sustained injuries in the crash. Initial investigations show that the crash happened because the Chevrolet driver was over speeding. Reports also show the [...]

Car Hits Bus Near Holland Tunnel; 14 Injured

Car Hits Bus Near Holland Tunnel; 14 Injured

A car crashed into a bus at the Jersey Avenue near the Holland Tunnel, between Manhattan, New York City and New Jersey City, at around 10:45 a.m. on July 6th. The bus was headed to Manhattan at the time. At least fourteen people sustained injuries of various intensities. The incident is under investigation. The accident happened due to [...]

Bus Crashes into Truck in Russia; 14 Killed

Bus Crashes into Truck in Russia; 14 Killed

A long-haul passenger bus crashed into a truck on the Volga river in Moscow, Russia, on July 2nd. The bus, travelling from Samara, to Izhevsk, caught fire right after the crash. At least fourteen people lost their lives in the crash; two of them were children. Initial investigation shows the bus driver was blinded by the headlights, [...]

Prisoner Transport Bus and other Vehicles Crash in Georgia; Multiple Injuries Reported

Prisoner Transport Bus and other Vehicles Crash in Georgia; Multiple Injuries Reported

A prisoner transport bus and eight other vehicles collided into each other at Interstate-85 near Buford Driver in Gwinnett County, Georgia, on the afternoon of June 30th. The accident caused multiple non life-threatening injuries. The Interstate remained closed for traffic for an hour. The cause of crash remains under investigation.

Oil Tanker Crash in Pakistan; 140 Killed, Hundreds Injured

Oil Tanker Crash in Pakistan; 140 Killed, Hundreds Injured

An oil tanker over-turned on a main highway near the town of Ahmadpur East in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, on the morning of June 25. The tanker carrying around 40,000 litres of fuel was travelling from Karachi to Lahore. A massive fire broke out after the crash, killing more than one hundred and forty people, while around one hundred and twenty [...]

Double Decker Bus Hits Bridge in Paris; 4 Injured

Double Decker Bus Hits Bridge in Paris; 4 Injured

A double-decker open-top bus collides with the bridge Alexandre III in Paris, France, in the afternoon of June 23rd. The driver of tourist bus tried to enter the low tunnel under the bridge, which was forbidden for the vehicles bigger than 2.70 metres. At least four tourists sustained injuries of various intensities. The crash remains [...]

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 55 Injured

Trains Collide in South Africa; 1 Killed, 55 Injured

Two trains collided into each other in Elandsfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 1st. Several carriages of the trains leaned to their right after hitting each other. One train driver lost his life in the crash while around 55 passengers sustained injuries of various intensities. The cause of accident remains under investigation.

SUV Collides with Bus in Michigan; 6 Injured

SUV Collides with Bus in Michigan; 6 Injured

An SUV ran a red signal and collided with a Detroit Department of Transportation bus in West Detroit, Michigan, on the afternoon of May 26th. The SUV also hit a parked car and then crashed into a warehouse after the collision. Both the drivers and 4 passengers sustained injuries in the crash. The incident remains under investigation.

Bus Falls Down Cliff in Turkey; 24 Killed, 10 Injured

Bus Falls Down Cliff in Turkey; 24 Killed, 10 Injured

A bus crashed and fell down a cliff on a mountainous road, and hit a car, near the town of Marmaris, Western Mugla, Turkey, on May 14th. According to initial investigation, the accident happened most probably due to brake failure. The bus was carrying Turkish tourists at the time. At least 24 people including the driver were killed while [...]

Train Hits House in Greece; 4 Killed, 5, Injured

Train Hits House in Greece; 4 Killed, 5, Injured

A train derailed and crashed into a house in Adendro near Thessaloniki, Greece, on the night of of May 13th. The intercity train was carrying 70 passengers at the time. At least 4 passengers were killed, while another five including the driver sustained serious injuries. Emergency workers, ambulances, and fire trucks responded at the [...]

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