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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • O.C. school bus driver charged in crash that injured 11

    O.C. school bus driver charged in crash that injured 11
    A former Orange County bus driver who crashed a bus and injured several students when he passed out behind the wheel, could face 19 years in prison, prosecutors announced Friday. Gerald Douglas Rupple, 25, of Ajo, Ariz., was driving a school bus for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. It involved at least four vehicles,...