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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 59 killed as bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan

    59 killed as bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan
    An oil tanker collided with a passenger bus in southern Sindh province early Sunday morning, leaving 59 people dead, police and hospital sources said. The accident took place about 30 miles northeast of the port city of Karachi at about 1 a.m. local...
  • '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. “...
  • 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...
  • Metra train hits car stalled on tracks in Galewood

    Metra train hits car stalled on tracks in Galewood
    A Metra train traveling through Galewood hit a car that was stalled on the tracks at Narragansett Avenue Tuesday evening. North Central Line Train No. 113, which was traveling to Antioch, hit the car just before 5:30 p.m. The tracks intersect...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Train hits school bus in North Dakota, killing 2

    A train crashed into a school bus in eastern North Dakota on Monday afternoon, killing two people and injuring several others, officials said. A 17-year-old student and the 62-year-old driver were ejected from the bus and sustained fatal injuries when...