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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Police: Driver who struck, killed girl in Bucks County ignored school bus stoplights

    An 18-year-old student driving to school in Bensalem Wednesday struck and killed a 16-year-old girl crossing the street to catch her school bus, police said. Police say the motorist -— whom they did not identify or charge -— drove his 1984...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North
    Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North in Aberdeen at MD 132 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 5:33 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on Interstate 95 South...
  • New Haven Police: 14-Year-Old Crashes Car Into School Bus

    New Haven Police: 14-Year-Old Crashes Car Into School Bus
    NEW HAVEN — A 14-year-old girl driving a car hit two cars before hitting a bus at Whalley and Sherman avenues midday Tuesday, police said. Officers had been called to the area on reports of a car hitting a school bus. The driver of the car was a...
  • Drunken Pennsburg man crashes into Allentown school bus, police say

    Drunken Pennsburg man crashes into Allentown school bus, police say
    A Pennsburg man was driving drunk and with a suspended license Thursday afternoon when he crashed into a school bus in Allentown, injuring two people, police said. Daniel S. Williams, 52, had a blood-alcohol level four times the legal limit at 5:50 p.m....
  • Two Tennessee school buses crash, killing 3

    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...
  • Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes

    Report: Metro-North, Federal Agency Share Blame For Crashes
    A federal safety agency reported Tuesday that operational blunders and lax policies at Metro-North were at least partly to blame for the crashes that killed two workers and four passengers and injured 126 riders last year and this spring. The National...
  • School Bus, Car Collide In Ellington; 30 Students On Bus

    ELLINGTON — State police and two ambulances responded to a school bus vs. car collision in the area of 69 Maple Street about 8:40 a.m. The ambulance crews were evaluation about 30 students aboard the bus. The car involved in the crash was...
  • 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...
  • Pickup vs bus captured on video

    Pickup vs bus captured on video
    The bus was headed east on Sample Road. Traffic was light, but the road was wet from rain. Suddenly, passengers inside the Broward County Transit Route 34 bus started screaming. A red Ford pickup was entering the roadway from a Florida Turnpike ramp. It...
  • 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...
  • 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....