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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • CHP looks at whether driver fatigue was a factor in fatal bus crash

    CHP looks at whether driver fatigue was a factor in fatal bus crash
    Authorities are looking into how many hours a tour bus driver had been behind the wheel Sunday when he crashed twice in Northern California, with the second accident killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers. The California Highway Patrol said...
  • Lynx driver: 2.5 million miles without major crash

    Lynx driver: 2.5 million miles without major crash
    Alvin Randall has driven a bus for Lynx for nearly 33 years, covering some 2.5 million miles. In all that time, he's had only two minor fender benders, neither of which caused injuries and with damage coming in at a few hundred dollars, Lynx officials...
  • Minor injuries in West Side bus crash

    Minor injuries in West Side bus crash
    At least two people suffered minor injuries when a CTA bus was rear-ended by a car in the Austin neighborhood Monday afternoon, authorities said. A No. 85/Central bus was headed north on Central Avenue near Chicago Avenue about 1:30 p.m. when it was...
  • Minor School Bus Crash On I-91

    Minor School Bus Crash On I-91
    ROCKY HILL — Troopers are investigating a minor collision on I-91 Tuesday that involved a school bus and a car, state police said. The accident happened about 8 a.m. on I-91 north, near exit 23, said Lt. J. Paul Vance, state police spokesman....
  • Two injured in school bus crash in West Boca

    Two injured in school bus crash in West Boca
    Two people were hospitalized after a vehicle rear-ended a school bus in West Boca on Tuesday. The crash happened on Southwest Eighteenth Street and Promenade Drive about 6:30 a.m., according to a Palm Beach County Fire Rescue press release. Two people...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'

    Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'
    I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself. Last winter, when the forecast got worse by the hour for the latest storm primed to hit the East Coast, I was certain our...
  • Enfield Student Hit By Car Crossing Street To Bus Stop

    Enfield Student Hit By Car Crossing Street To Bus Stop
    ENFIELD — A 14-year-old Enrico Fermi High School student was hit by a car while crossing the street to get to a bus stop on Thursday morning, police said. The student was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, deputy police...
  • State police investigating after person hit by train dies in Williamsburg

    State police investigating after person hit by train dies in Williamsburg
    A preliminary investigation into the death of person who was hit by a train in Williamsburg Thursday night indicates that the death was likely a suicide, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman said.  The incident happened in the 1200 block of Lafayette...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Pikesville prior to the MD 129 (Park Heights Avenue) exit has closed the outer loop right shoulder at 9:03 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported that a...
  • New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola

    New York officials reassure city as man tests positive for Ebola
    Ebola turned up in the nation’s largest city Thursday when a Manhattan doctor who had treated victims of the deadly virus in Africa tested positive for it, less than a month after Ebola killed one person and sickened two nurses in Texas. The...
  • The NTSB's call for safety

    The NTSB's call for safety
    It's a miracle that nobody was killed May 28 of last year when a Mack truck hauling debris to a local recycling center pulled into the path of a moving CSX train in Rosedale shortly before 2 p.m. The resulting collision caused 15 cars in the 45-car...