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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.

Bus Falls into Gorge in Southern Mexico; 17 Killed, 31 Injured

Bus Falls into Gorge in Southern Mexico; 17 Killed, 31 Injured

A bus fell into a gorge in Motozintla near the Guatemala border in Chiapas, Southern Mexico, on May 21st. The bus was transporting a church group from Pijijiapan at the time. At least 17 people were killed in the crash while another 31 sustained injuries. Initial investigations reveal the accident happened due to a mechanical failure.

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 [...]

Over 160 Die as Migrant Boat Sank Off Egyptian Coast

Over 160 Die as Migrant Boat Sank Off Egyptian Coast

A boat carrying migrants capsized 8 miles off Egyptian coast on September 21st. The incident happened when the boat was transporting hundreds of migrants of several nationalities to Italy. More than 160 dead bodies were recovered from the waters. The incident is being investigated.

Falling Rock Hits Tour Bus in Taiwan; 1 Killed, 3 Injured

Falling Rock Hits Tour Bus in Taiwan; 1 Killed, 3 Injured

A falling rock hit a bus travelling on the Central Cross-Island Highway in Taiwan, on August 1. The accident happened at the 170.1-kilometer mark when the tour bus was transporting 35 people. A 47-year-old woman was killed in the accident while 3 other people, including two men and a woman, were injured. The injured were taken to hospital.

Transport Bus Falls into Ditch in Wisconsin; 8 Injured

Transport Bus Falls into Ditch in Wisconsin; 8 Injured

A transport bus fell into a ditch and hit a utility pole at Highway 106 in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, on the morning of July 8th. At least 8 people sustained injured in the crash. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Baby Killed, 15 Injured after Bus Falls into Canal in India

Baby Killed, 15 Injured after Bus Falls into Canal in India

A Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus fell into a canal in Khammam, Telangana, India, on June 24th. The accident happened on Suryapet-Khammam State highway when the bus was heading from Hyderabad to Manuguru. There were 32 people aboard at the time. Authorities said a 14-month old boy was killed in the accident while 15 [...]

2 Killed, 46 Injured in Spain Bus Crash

2 Killed, 46 Injured in Spain Bus Crash

A bus crashed into a truck near Montoro in Cordoba province of Spain, on June 5th. The accident happened when the bus was transporting 55 people, including 31 Moroccans, from the port of Algeciras to Madrid, Spain. Two people, including the driver and another Spaniard, were killed in the accident. Forty-six others were injured.

Bus Fall into Gorge in India; At Least 9 Killed, 36 Injured

Bus Fall into Gorge in India; At Least 9 Killed, 36 Injured

A bus fell into a deep gorge in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, India, on May 8th. The accident happened when the Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus was heading to Rekong Peo with over 55 people aboard. At least 9 people were killed in the crash while 36 others were injured. The injured were taken to hospital.

MSRTC Bus Overturns in Maharashtra; 1 Killed, 21 Injured

MSRTC Bus Overturns in Maharashtra; 1 Killed, 21 Injured

A Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) bus fell into a five-feet deep valley in Thane district of Maharashtra, India, on March 23rd. The bus was en-route from Shahapur bus depot to Junavali area, Aasangaon, when the driver lost control of the wheel at a turn. The bus ended up in overturned position in the valley. One person [...]

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