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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Bus crashed twice in one day: Police ID passenger who died

    Bus crashed twice in one day: Police ID passenger who died
    A tour bus crashed twice on Sunday in Northern California -- the second time killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers -- and an investigation is underway. The CHP said Monday the fact that the bus crashed into a Denny's before the later deadly...
  • 7 hurt after car crashes into building in East Garfield Park

    7 hurt after car crashes into building in East Garfield Park
    Seven people were injured when a car crashed into a building in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Tuesday, authorities said. The two-car crash, which involved a CTA bus and a white sedan, happened around 12:15 a.m. in the 3900...
  • 12-year-old boy struck in Osceola while walking to bus stop

    12-year-old boy struck in Osceola while walking to bus stop
    A 12-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle early this morning while crossing a road in Osceola County on his way to a school bus stop, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 6:40 a.m., near a school bus stop on Cobblestone...
  • Police: Driver Tries To Beat Bus, Gets Wedged Under It

    MERIDEN — A driver who police said tried to get ahead of an oncoming school bus ended up wedged under it Thursday morning. Neither the driver nor any of the 10 schoolchildren on the bus was injured, Lt. Salvatore J. Nesci said. The collision...
  • Man fatally struck by CTA Red Line train at Argyle stop

    Man fatally struck by CTA Red Line train at Argyle stop
    A 31-year-old man died after being struck by a CTA Red Line train at the Argyle stop on the North Side early Sunday morning, authorities said. Around 3 a.m., a northbound Red Line train hit the man near the Argyle stop at 1118 W. Argyle Ave., halting...
  • Blotter: School bus struck in La Grange, but no one injured

    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. La Grange ACCIDENT No one was...
  • Vehicle rear-ends school bus; kids are unhurt

    Vehicle rear-ends school bus; kids are unhurt
    Hollywood firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to pry open a Honda and free a passenger after the vehicle hit a school bus. The accident happened about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 5200 block of Harrison Street. The school bus was stopped when the...
  • Several injured in Geneva crash involving Pace bus

    Several injured in Geneva crash involving Pace bus
    Several people were injured in a multivehicle crash involving a Pace bus Monday evening in Geneva, police said. The crash took place near Fabyan Parkway and Crissey Avenue in the west suburb about 5:30 p.m. ItĀ involved at least four vehicles,...
  • Crash involving bus halts Baltimore traffic

    Crash involving bus halts Baltimore traffic
    The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management has reported a collision with injuries on westbound North Avenue at McCulloh Street that sent two dozen people to the hospital at 7:10 on Wednesday morning. OEM spokesman Connor Scott said the collision...
  • 4 inmates leave hospital a week after Texas prison bus wreck

    4 inmates leave hospital a week after Texas prison bus wreck
    Four Texas prison inmates injured in a prison bus wreck near Odessa that killed 10 people have been discharged from a public hospital to prison medical facilities. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says Corrections Officer Jason...
  • 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...