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Bus Crashes in Egypt; 14 Dead, 42 Injured

Bus Crashes in Egypt; 14 Dead, 42 Injured

A tourist bus fell off a bridge in Beni Suef province of Egypt, on August 29th. Authorities said the bus collided with a pickup truck before plunging off the bridge. Fourteen people were killed in the crash. Forty-two others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

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 [...]

Tourist Bus Crashed into Car in New Zealand; 8 Injured

Tourist Bus Crashed into Car in New Zealand; 8 Injured

A tourist bus collided with a car at Otira Gorge, Southern Alps, New Zealand, on December 31. The bus was carrying around 33 people at the time, while there were 3 people aboard the car. Eight people sustained serious injuries in the crash and were taken to hospitals. The accident is being investigated.

Tourist Bus Crashed in Turkey; 4 Dead, 37 Injured

Tourist Bus Crashed in Turkey; 4 Dead, 37 Injured

A tourist bus veered off a mountain road near Denizli, Turkey, on August 6. The bus skidded off the slippery road when the driver lost control of the wheel, barely avoiding falling into a ravine. The bus was en-route to Anatolia, Turkey, from Pamukkale, Turkey, at the time. Among 64 passengers aboard, 4 Turkish tourists lost their lives [...]

Uttarakhand: Tourists injured in Bus Accident

Uttarakhand:  Tourists injured in Bus Accident

Tourists who had gone to Gangotri on June 6 and were returning to Rishikesh were injured or killed when the bus they were in was swept into the Bhagirathi river. The driver skidded off the road, killing two Russian tourists. A third is feared dead. Eleven Russians tourist were swept downstream near Harshil area in Uttarkashi district. One is [...]

Bus Crashed in Egypt: 10 Russian Tourists Injured

Bus Crashed in Egypt: 10 Russian Tourists Injured

Ten Russian tourists were injured in a bus accident along Red Sea coast in Egypt. The accident happened on May 6, between Hurghada and Safaga on the Red sea coast. The injured were taken to Hurghada hospital and their injuries are believed to be critical. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), more than twelve thousand people die [...]

15 Injured in Sharjah Bus Crash

15 Injured in Sharjah Bus Crash

Fifteen people were injured after a bus, carrying tourists from the US, UK, Pakistan, Italy, Egypt and Yemen, crashed on Maleiha Road in Sharjah. The tourists were on their way back to Dubai, after an excursion trip to northern emirates, when their bus crashed late night on Friday, April 25. Authorities confirmed that fifteen people, [...]

British Tourist Dies in Malaysian Bus Crash

British Tourist Dies in Malaysian Bus Crash

A British tourist was killed after a double decker bus fell into a 15 meter deep ravine at an oil palm plantation, beside Jalan Kuantan-Segamat close to Felda Chini junction in Malaysia. The bus was carrying 38 foreign tourists to Singapore, when at about 4:20pm on April 20, it slipped, whirled several times and finally landed in a turned over [...]

Bus Crashes in Romania

Bus Crashes in Romania

This Sunday when the rest of the world was otherwise living their lives and going about their business, 47 Romanian tourists were on a vacation to the Adriatic coast. They were on their way when they went off a bridge from a bridge over the Moraca river and tumbled into a ravine. The driver lost control on a road known to be winding, narrow and [...]