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Double-Decker Bus Collides With Milk Truck, Killing 18

19 injured in India tragedy

(Newser) - A double-decker passenger bus collided with a milk truck in northern India on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people and injuring many others, officials said. The collision occurred on an expressway in Uttar Pradesh state, and 19 injured people were rushed to the hospital by villagers in the area, said...

Driver in Crash That Killed 8 Had Just Crashed Another Car

Bryan Maclean Howard reportedly told troopers he was 'driving very carefully'

(Newser) - The driver of a truck that crashed into a bus Tuesday morning, killing eight farmworkers and injuring 40 more, had been "in an auto accident at least three days prior to this accident," a Florida judge said on Wednesday. Bryan Maclean Howard, who faces eight counts of DUI-manslaughter,...

Florida Driver Faces 8 Counts of DUI-Manslaughter

Bryan Howard was driving pickup that sideswiped farmworker bus

(Newser) - The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a farmworker bus early Tuesday, killing eight, on charges of driving under the influence-manslaughter. Bryan Maclean Howard, 41, faces eight counts of DUI-Manslaughter, the FHP said in a statement. No further details were released, including...

Florida Bus Crash Leaves 8 Dead, Dozens Injured
Florida Bus Crash Leaves
8 Dead, Dozens Injured
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Florida Bus Crash Leaves 8 Dead, Dozens Injured

Passengers were farm workers in Marion County

(Newser) - A bus crash in north-central Florida has left at least eight people dead and dozens more injured, reports CNN and the Ocala Star-Banner . The bus of farm workers overturned early Tuesday in Marion County, say authorities. CNN has the number of injured at 45, and the Ocala newspaper says eight...

Concrete Truck Slams Into Bus Full of Pre-K Students

Boy on bus, man in another vehicle killed in Bastrop, Texas

(Newser) - A cement truck veered into a school bus carrying more than 40 pre-K students returning from a field trip to a Texas zoo Friday, killing a boy on the bus and a man in another vehicle, authorities said. Officials said the bus rolled over on the highway in Bastrop, in...

Boy Who Survived Cancer Dies 'Unbearable' Death

Elyas Marshall-Rodriguez, 9, was killed after crawling under moving school bus in Florida

(Newser) - Elyas Marshall-Rodriguez was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 2, but by age 9, the Florida boy was in remission and looking forward to moving on. That makes what happened at an Orange County bus stop this week doubly tragic: According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Elyas was killed...

Bus Rolls Off Road on High School Band Trip
Students Hurt in Crash
Are Recovering: Official
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Students Hurt in Crash Are Recovering: Official

Two adults are killed in New York bus accident, dozens injured

(Newser) - A New York school superintendent said he expects all the students hurt when their bus crashed on Thursday during a high school band trip to recover from their injuries. Paul Defendini of Farmingdale schools said some of the students are still struggling, the AP reports. "I know that they...

Grand Canyon Tour Bus Crash Kills One, Injures Dozens

8 seriously injured, many others wounded when bus collides with car

(Newser) - One person was killed in a tour bus rollover involving 57 people Tuesday in northern Arizona near the Grand Canyon West Skywalk, reports the AP . The bus rolled over just before 10am Tuesday at Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Indian Reservation, according to the tribal police department. Eight people...

Driver Charged in Bus Crash That Killed 10 Wedding Guests

25 others injured in Australia tragedy

(Newser) - Police allege that a bus driver was traveling too fast when his vehicle, full of guests who had just left a wedding in Australia's wine country, overturned and hit a guard rail in heavy fog Sunday night. The driver has been charged with 10 counts of dangerous driving, one...

School Bus, Tanker Truck Collide, Injuring 17 Kids

Driver also hospitalized in crash in South Carolina's Lexington County

(Newser) - All 18 people, mostly children, hurt this week in a crash involving a South Carolina school bus and tanker truck are now back home recuperating. NBC News has video of the Thursday collision, which took place around 4pm ET at an intersection in Lexington County, the South Carolina Highway Patrol...

Limo Crash Killed 20. 5 Years Later, a Trial

After plea deal rejected, operator of stretch limo goes on trial in upstate New York

(Newser) - Nearly five years after a stretch limousine packed with birthday revelers careened down a hill and off a road in rural upstate New York, killing 20 people, the operator of the company that rented out the vehicle is going on trial. Nauman Hussain, who ran Prestige Limousine, is charged with...

Rollover Accident Injures 27 on Bus
Bus Rolls Over,
Injuring 27

Bus Rolls Over, Injuring 27

15 are taken to hospitals after accident north of Baltimore

(Newser) - Twenty-seven people suffered minor injuries Sunday after a bus crashed and rolled on I-95 north of Baltimore, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. The crash occurred near Kingsville, Maryland, shortly before 7am, fire officials said in a statement. The vehicle was operated by megabus and was carrying 47 people....

School Bus Hits, Kills First-Grader: 'We're Hurting'

Investigators are looking into accident in Jefferson County

(Newser) - At the end of the school day on the last day of school before winter break in Missouri's Jefferson County, tragedy for the family of one first-grader. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the little boy, who hasn't been identified, had just gotten off his school bus at...

19 Dead, Dozens Injured in Bus Crash During Pilgrimage

State officials in Mexico says it appears the bus on its way to religious site lost its brakes

(Newser) - Nineteen people died and 32 more were injured after a bus apparently carrying pilgrims to a religious site in central Mexico crashed on Friday. State officials said the bus apparently lost its brakes and slammed into a building in the state of Mexico, per the AP . Six of the victims...

20 Dead as Bus Carrying Pilgrims Overturns

50 others injured in Pakistan tragedy

(Newser) - A speeding bus carrying pilgrims overturned on a highway and fell into a ravine in a remote area in southwestern Pakistan before dawn on Friday, killing at least 20 people and injuring 50 others, police and officials said. The accident happened in Khuzdar, a district in Baluchistan province, local police...

Late-Night Bus Ride Turns Terrifying in NYC

9 injured after MTA vehicle plunged 50 feet off overpass toward Cross Bronx Expressway

(Newser) - It was supposed to make a left, but instead, the bus went over a bridge. The New York Daily News reports on Thursday's frightening crash at around 11pm in the Bronx borough of New York City, when an MTA bus smashed through the barriers of an overpass and fell...

19 Dead in Icy Bus Plunge
19 Dead in Icy Bus Plunge

19 Dead in Icy Bus Plunge

Bus lands upside down in Siberia

(Newser) - Russian emergency officials say 19 people were killed when their bus plunged off a bridge onto a frozen river in eastern Siberia, the AP reports. Another 22 people were injured in the Sunday accident, Russian news agencies cited the Emergencies Ministry as saying. Initial investigation indicates that a front wheel...

After Fatal Bus Crash, an Unusual Call for Help

Utah authorities needed translators who spoke Mandarin

(Newser) - After a fatal tour bus crash, Utah authorities made an unusual request—for Chinese translators, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. The Friday crash near Bryce Canyon National Park left at least four dead and the other 27 injured, including the driver. A resident who responded after hearing the crash described...

Schools Chief After Train Crashes Into Bus: 'My Heart Is Broken'

One student dead, 2 injured

(Newser) - One student was killed and two other individuals were injured after an East Texas school bus was hit by a train on Friday, authorities say. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reported the collision took place around 4pm, when the bus was at a train crossing in Athens, located about 70 miles...

Marching Band Delivers Big Game's Most Touching Moment

Washington State plays University of Washington's fight song after UW bus accident

(Newser) - The Washington State University Cougars faced off Friday against the University of Washington's Huskies during their annual Apple Cup football matchup, but it was the Cougars' marching band that ended up generating the most buzz. That's because they played "Bow Down to Washington," the opposing team'...

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