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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Police: Five injured in Easton school bus crash

     Police: Five injured in Easton school bus crash
    Police said five people were injured Thursday morning in an school bus crash in Easton. Police said five people were injured Thursday morning in an school bus crash in Easton. Five students were on the bus, but were not injured, police said. The...
  • Woman dead following crash with school bus

    Woman dead following crash with school bus
    PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman is dead following a crash last week with a Flagler County school bus and another car. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 23-year-old ElisaMarie Amber Homan died Tuesday at a Daytona Beach...
  • 8 inmates, 2 officers killed when prison bus skids off icy West Texas road, hits train

    A prison bus skidded off an icy Texas highway, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train Wednesday, killing eight inmates and two corrections officers, including the bus driver, authorities said. The overpass on Interstate 20...
  • Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10

    At least 10 people were killed and five were injured Wednesday when a prison bus skidded off an icy overpass in West Texas and collided with a passing train, officials said. Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the bus careened off an Interstate...
  • Metro train strikes, critically injures pedestrian in Exposition Park

    Metro train strikes, critically injures pedestrian in Exposition Park
    Service on the Metro’s Expo Line was briefly stopped Tuesday morning after a pedestrian was struck and critically injured by an eastbound train, authorities said. The crash occurred at Arlington Avenue just before 10:30 a.m., said Metro...
  • Car hit by Metra train after sliding under crossing gates

    Car hit by Metra train after sliding under crossing gates
    A woman was injured when her car skidded under crossing gates and into the path of an express train Tuesday morning on Metra's Milwaukee District West line. The car was thrown about 20 feet and came to rest against a metal shed, according to Itasca Fire...
  • Washington D.C. subway system remains hobbled after fatal accident

    The transit network in the nation's capital remained hobbled Tuesday morning following an electrical malfunction that filled a busy subway station with smoke, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to hospitals. The National Transportation...
  • Bike rider's sidewalk fall could cost county $37,500

    Bike rider's sidewalk fall could cost county $37,500
    Rachal Girolmetti was riding her bike on a sidewalk in Coral Springs when she says she hit an unlevel pavement square and wiped out. Her right elbow required two surgeries. Proposed cost to taxpayers, in a lawsuit settlement: $37,500. Howard Coley was...
  • Acting helped 'Justified's' Dillahunt overcome tragedy

    PASADENA, Calif. When actor Garret Dillahunt was about to celebrate his 17th birthday tragedy struck that was to change him forever. His older brother, Eric, was killed in a drunk driving accident. He was a passenger in the car. "That threw me," says...
  • 'Violent' crash involving 2 SUVs kills 1, injures 2 in Miami

    'Violent' crash involving 2 SUVs kills 1, injures 2 in Miami
    One person was killed and two others were seriously injured Sunday after the driver of an SUV lost control, T-boned another SUV heading in the opposite direction, spun into a light pole and then landed inches away from a Miami-Dade Transit bus. “...
  • Passenger bus in southern Pakistan crashes into oil tanker, killing 57 people

    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 Karachi...