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Passenger Bus Over-turns in Russia; 11 Killed, 20 Injured

Passenger Bus Over-turns in Russia; 11 Killed, 20 Injured

A passenger bus overturned on a motorway adjoining the city of Chita with Irkutsk, Russia, on the late night of June 11. The bus was carrying 51 orthodox pilgrims from a pilgrimage. At least 11 people were killed in the crash, while another 20 people sustained injuries of various intensities. The cause of crash remains under investigation.

Intercity Bus Over-turns in Thailand; 18 Injured

Intercity Bus Over-turns in Thailand; 18 Injured

An intercity bus overturned in Phetchabun’s Nam Nao district, Thailand, on the morning of May 8th. The accident happened on mountainous Highway 12 between Nam Nao National Park and Ban Huai Sanam Sai while taking a sharp turn. At least 18 people sustained injuries of various intensities. The injured were taken to hospitals. The [...]

Bus Plunges into Ditch in Thailand Leaving 22 Injured

Bus Plunges into Ditch in Thailand Leaving 22 Injured

A passenger bus lost control and plunged into a ditch on Phektasem Raod, Ban Klang, Ao Luk District, Thailand, on the night of January 6th. According to sources, the bus travelling from Phuket to Trang when it hit some rocks on the road, causing it to lose control and overturn into a ditch. At least 22 people were taken to hospital with [...]

Passenger Bus Overturns in South Africa; 33 Injured

Passenger Bus Overturns in South Africa; 33 Injured

A bus careered off the road and overturned onto its side on the N2 between East London and King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa, on the early morning of December 30th. At least 33 people were taken to hospital with injuries of varying intensities. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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 [...]

Trucks Collide on Highway in Maryland Causing Traffic Delays

Trucks Collide on Highway in Maryland Causing Traffic Delays

A box truck crashed into another truck on the outer loop of the Beltway, Cabin John, Maryland, on the morning of November 23rd. According to sources, the collision caused one of the trucks to overturn and land on two cars, which caused severe traffic jam for hours. Both the truck drivers were treated for minor injuries at the scene. The [...]

School Bus Overturns in Tennessee; 5 Children Killed

School Bus Overturns in Tennessee; 5 Children Killed

A school bus lost control and overturned in a residential yard in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on November 22nd. According to sources, the bus driver was presumably driving faster than the posted limit, which resulted in the crash. At least 5 out of 37 elementary school children were killed in the crash. The driver was arrested and the crash [...]

Tram Crash in London Leaves 7 Dead, 50 Injured

Tram Crash in London Leaves 7 Dead, 50 Injured

A tram overturned to its side and crashed in Croydon, London, England, on the morning of November 9th. According to sources, the tram was travelling at a significantly high speed, which resulted in the accident. At least 7 people were killed whereas; more than 50 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to [...]

Garbage Truck Overturns in Gauteng South Africa; 2 Killed, 1 Injured

Garbage Truck Overturns in Gauteng South Africa; 2 Killed, 1 Injured

A garbage truck overturned on Southpansberg Road in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa, on the afternoon of October 29th. Two men were found dead whereas one was critically injured in the accident. The injured man was airlifted to the hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Bus Overturns in Thailand; 3 Killed, 6 Injured

Bus Overturns in Thailand; 3 Killed, 6 Injured

A bus struck a power pole and overturned in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Khanom District, Thailand, on the morning of October 29th. The bus driver apparently lost control due to heavy rains, which resulted in the accident. At least 3 people were killed whereas 6 suffered serious injuries in the accident. The injured were taken to hospital. The [...]

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