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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Young boy killed in crash with MTA bus

    Young boy killed in crash with MTA bus
    A young boy died in a crash between a Maryland Transit Administration bus and an SUV in Northwest Baltimore Monday night, police said. The boy was in the SUV, headed east on W. Northern Parkway, when it struck the back of the bus at about 6:20 p.m. at...
  • Two school bus crashes in two days kill three people

    Two school buses collided Tuesday morning in Rochester, N.Y., the second of two deadly school bus crashes in the U.S. in as many days. A Monroe Transportation school bus was southbound with eight students on board when it sideswiped a northbound First...
  • 2 struck by Metrolink trains, delaying trains

    2 struck by Metrolink trains, delaying trains
    Metrolink trains struck two people Tuesday night at two locations, killing one person, injuring another and delaying commuters during the evening rush hour, authorities said. Around 7:10 p.m., the Antelope Valley line's 285 train bound for Palmdale...
  • One student taken to hospital after school-bus crash in Seminole County

    One student was taken to a local hospital when a vehicle collided into a school bus in Seminole County Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred roughly at 8:50 a.m. at the intersection of State Road 46 and...
  • All lanes reopened on 60 Freeway after bus-big rig crash

    All lanes reopened on 60 Freeway after bus-big rig crash
    All the lanes of the 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights have been reopened after a crash between a big rig and charter bus shut down most of the eastbound lanes for several hours Wednesday. Los Angeles County firefighters said 34 people were injured when...
  • 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...
  • School Bus Collision In Hartford

    HARTFORD — Emergency service workers are headed to a school bus crash at Broad and Ward streets. A jeep and a school bus — which is reported to be occupied — collided shortly before 8:20 a.m. No injuries were reported. Check back for...
  • 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...
  • 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....