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Bus Hits Trailer Truck in Germany; 18 Killed, 30 Injuries

Bus Hits Trailer Truck in Germany; 18 Killed, 30 Injuries

A bus crashed into a trailer truck and caught fire at the A9 highway in Bavaria, southeast Germany, on the early morning of July 3rd. The bus with two drivers was transporting around forty-six people from Saxony, eastern Germany, at the time. At least eighteen people lost their lives in the crash, while another thirty people sustained [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Truck Hits Bus in Southeastern Brazil; 21 Killed, 20 Injured

Truck Hits Bus in Southeastern Brazil; 21 Killed, 20 Injured

A truck carrying granite crashed into a bus in the southeastern Brazil on June 23rd. The bus caught fire right after the crash and broke into half. At least twenty-one people lost their lives while more than twenty sustained injuries and burns. The incident remains under police investigation.

Passenger Bus Hits Truck in India; 22 Killed, Several Injured

Passenger Bus Hits Truck in India; 22 Killed, Several Injured

A passenger bus crashed into a truck in Bareilly, Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh, India, on the morning of June 5th. The bus, carrying 41 passengers, caught fire after the crash, while the passengers were trapped inside because of jammed doors. At least 22 people lost their lives in the crash. A few passengers also managed to run through the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Train Hits Fire Truck in New Jersey; 5 Injured

Train Hits Fire Truck in New Jersey; 5 Injured

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train de-railed after colliding into a fire truck near Sixth Street and Washington Boulevard in New Jersey on the evening of May 6th. The train's operator and 4 firefighters in the truck sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospital. The train's windshield also broke in the crash. The cause of accident [...]

Minibus Collides with Truck in South Africa; 20 Killed

Minibus Collides with Truck in South Africa; 20 Killed

A minibus collided with a truck between Verena and Bronkhorstspruit near Pretoria, South Africa, on April 21st. The bus caught fire right after the crash. At least 19 children and the driver lost their lives while trapped in the flaming bus. The cause of the accident is not clear yet.

Bus Catches Fire after Colliding with Truck in Morocco; 10 Killed, 22 Injured

Bus Catches Fire after Colliding with Truck in Morocco; 10 Killed, 22 Injured

A bus caught fire and burst into flames after colliding with a truck near a petrol station in Amskroud, Agadir-Ida Ou, Souss-Massa-Draa, Morocco, on the morning of January 5th. At least 10 passengers were burnt to death and 22 suffered serious burn injuries. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under [...]

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