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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 [...]

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.

Five Busses Collided in Saudi Arabia; 6 Killed, 81 Injured

Five Busses Collided in Saudi Arabia; 6 Killed, 81 Injured

Five buses collided into each other on Madinah-Qassim highway in Saudi Arabia, on the night of May 27th. Around 200 passengers were present in the 5 buses. Six people lost their lives in the crash while another 81 sustained injuries of various intensities. The cause of crash 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.

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 [...]

Passenger Bus Falls into Ravine in Myanmar; 19 Killed, 21 Injured

Passenger Bus Falls into Ravine in Myanmar; 19 Killed, 21 Injured

A passenger bus fell into a ravine in Myawaddy, in Kayin, Myanmar, on April 28th. According to sources, the accident happened after the driver lost control over the bus due to over-speeding. At least 19 people were killed while another 21 sustained injuries in the crash. The bus was carrying 40 passengers at the time. The accident is [...]

Freight Train Hits Passenger Bus in Central Germany; 3 Killed

Freight Train Hits Passenger Bus in Central Germany; 3 Killed

A freight train hit a passenger van at a railway crossing in the area of Lohma near Gera, Thuringia, Central Germany, on April 18th. The train dragged the van along for around 200 metres after hitting. All three passengers inside the van were killed. Initial investigations reveal that the barrier was closed at the time of accident.

Bus Hits Fuel Tanker in Mexico; 24 Killed, 9 Injured

Bus Hits Fuel Tanker in Mexico; 24 Killed, 9 Injured

A bus collided into a fuel tanker near the Pacific Coast of Southwestern Mexico on April 13. The bus, carrying 36 passengers, was going for a holiday trip to the beach area of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, at the time. The tanker exploded right after the crash. At least 24 people were killed in the crash, while another 9 sustained injuries [...]

Bus-Trailer Collision in India; 5 Killed, 30 Injured

Bus-Trailer Collision in India; 5 Killed, 30 Injured

A bus collided with a trailer on NH-6 at Kashyappur, Howrah District, West Bengal, eastern India, on January 7th. According to sources, the bus carrying 70 passengers was travelling from Odisha when the collision occurred. At least 5 people were killed whereas, 30 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to [...]

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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