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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 7 cyclists died in auto-bike collisions in Chicago last year, up from 3 in 2013

    7 cyclists died in auto-bike collisions in Chicago last year, up from 3 in 2013
    Seven cyclists died in bike-automobile collisions on Chicago roads last year, up from three in 2013, according to data provided by the city's Department of Transportation.  An eighth cyclist died in Chicago after a collision with a CTA Brown Line train,...
  • Woman hurt after car slams into bus stop, rolls over on Northwest Side

    Woman hurt after car slams into bus stop, rolls over on Northwest Side
    A woman was hurt after a car crashed into a CTA bus stop shelter and rolled over on the Northwest Side early Sunday morning, police said. A 22-year-old man was driving a 1997 Honda Civic eastbound in the 3600 block of West Foster Avenue around 1 a.m....
  • Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase

    Man crashes into CTA bus, 5 cars during police chase
    A man was arrested after he crashed into a CTA bus and five parked cars while fleeing police in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. About 10 p.m. Tuesday, officers saw a 2003 Ford minivan run a stop sign and tried to curb it in the...
  • 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...
  • 2 dead, a dozen injured in North Dakota train-bus crash

    2 dead, a dozen injured in North Dakota train-bus crash
    A school bus failed to yield to railroad crossing and stop signs and collided with an empty freight train Monday in North Dakota, killing the bus driver and a 17-year-old student and injuring 12 other people, the Highway Patrol said. The accident...
  • More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona

    More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural Arizona
    A tour bus flipped onto its side Thursday while on an agricultural sightseeing trip near the Arizona-Mexico border, injuring more than 20 people. Yuma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Alfonso Zavala said the bus had been on a dirt road near a field...
  • 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...
  • Bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan, killing 57

    Bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan, killing 57
    A passenger bus crashed into an oil tanker in southern Pakistan early Sunday, killing 57 people with remains charred beyond recognition, officials said. Dr. Seemi Jamali, who heads the emergency section at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center in...
  • School bus, pickup crash in Miramar

    School bus, pickup crash in Miramar
    A Ford pickup truck driven by a City of Miramar Parks and Recreation employee and a school bus carrying eight Driftwood Middle School students collided Monday afternoon in Miramar. The crash happened around 4:45 p.m at the intersection of South Hiatus...
  • Woman Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Milford

    Woman Struck, Killed By Amtrak Train In Milford
    MILFORD — A woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Monday, according to a Metro-North official. The accident happened about 12:20 p.m. Police said the woman's name and age were unknown Monday evening, as were details about why she was on...