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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • CHP looks at whether driver fatigue was a factor in fatal bus crash

    Authorities are looking into how many hours a tour bus driver had been behind the wheel Sunday when he crashed twice in Northern California, with the second accident killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers. The California Highway Patrol said...
  • Bus crashed twice in one day: Police ID passenger who died

    Bus crashed twice in one day: Police ID passenger who died
    A tour bus crashed twice on Sunday in Northern California -- the second time killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers -- and an investigation is underway. The CHP said Monday the fact that the bus crashed into a Denny's before the later deadly...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork closes MD 198 in Laurel

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork closes MD 198 in Laurel
    All eastbound traffic on MD 198 in Laurel at Old Portland Road is closed due to emergency roadwork at 8:28 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle incident on Interstate 95 South in White Marsh at the MD 43...
  • 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....
  • East Windsor Police Investigate Hit-And-Run

    EAST WINDSOR — Police are investigating a hit and run that left a man injured. Police were called to Route 140 near the Connecticut Trolley Museum at 9:46 p.m. Friday for a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The victim was pushing a...
  • Pakistan bus crash leaves 56 dead, 20 injured

    Pakistan bus crash leaves 56 dead, 20 injured
    A head-on crash between a passenger bus and truck in the Sindh province of Pakistan killed at least 56 people, including women and children, and injured 20 on Tuesday morning, according to local police and doctors. The Karachi-bound coach was headed...
  • FHP: Driver had a seizure, crashed into Lynx bus

    FHP: Driver had a seizure, crashed into Lynx bus
    An SUV driver whose license was medically revoked suffered a seizure and collided with a Lynx bus carrying about 30 people in Pine Hills Friday morning, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Everett Amaral, 52, of Punta Gorda, had his license...
  • Top Boehm birds still fly high with collectors

    Q: My sisters and I inherited our father's Boehm birds. This is a large collection of about 70 pieces, including the Golden Pheasant and a pair of song sparrows. Is there a market for them? We want to sell. A: To clue readers, Edward Marshall Boehm...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City past the Baltimore Washington Parkway exit has closed the southbound left shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT added that off-road...