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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed

    Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed
    MARC's Camden Line service has been temporarily suspended after a man was struck and killed south of the Muirkirk station around 6:30 a.m., transit officials and Prince George's County police said. The man struck by the train was not further identified....
  • Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries

    Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries
    An Amtrak train traveling toward Union Station collided with a vehicle Friday night, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The train struck the vehicle shortly before 6 p.m. near the intsersection of Main and Wildhardt streets, about one mile...
  • Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake

    Delays reported on Metra North Central line after train hits vehicle in Grayslake
    Metra’s North Central Service line is delayed after a train hit an unoccupied vehicle on the tracks in Grayslake during the evening rush hour commute Friday. Outbound train No. 109 hit an unoccupied vehicle in Grayslake at 5:50 p.m., said Tom...
  • School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City

    School bus struck on MD 29 in Ellicott City
    A Howard County school bus with no passengers was rear ended by another vehicle on MD 29 in Ellicott City on Thursday morning, Howard County police said. Police spokeswoman Mary Phelan said that around 7:38 a.m. the school bus was rear-ended at MD 29...
  • Man in critical after being hit by Lynx bus, FHP says

    Man in critical after being hit by Lynx bus, FHP says
    A 52-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was hit by a Lynx bus Tuesday. The bus was traveling west on Grant Street near Peel Avenue around 7 p.m. when the man ran across the road and in front of the bus. The driver swerved to the...
  • 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...
  • After Tough Break, Wolf Pack's Skapski Has Turned It Around

    HARTFORD — At age 15, Mackenzie Skapski was living and breathing hockey. Skapski was a goalie for the Fraser Valley Bruins, a midget hockey team based in Abbotsford, B.C. He was a rising star in the youth hockey ranks and viewed a budding...
  • Virginia Beach police investigating three-vehicle accident that injured 12

    Virginia Beach Police are at the scene of an accident involving a Hampton Roads Transit bus and two other vehicles that injured 12 people, a spokesman said. The incident happened just after 2:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of General Booth Boulevard near...
  • 1 Taken To Hospital After Car Collides With New Britain School Bus

    1 Taken To Hospital After Car Collides With New Britain School Bus
    NEW BRITAIN — One person had to be extricated from a car after it collided Monday with a school bus at the intersection of Whiting and Glen streets, school officials said. The bus was on its way to New Britain High School with 25 students on board....
  • Two Tennessee school buses crash, killing 3

    A crash involving two school buses killed two children and one adult Tuesday afternoon in Knoxville, Tenn., police said.  The crash occurred along Asheville Highway, school district officials confirmed. A district spokeswoman said the buses were from...
  • 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....