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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • 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....
  • Minor injuries in West Side bus crash

    Minor injuries in West Side bus crash
    At least two people suffered minor injuries when a CTA bus was rear-ended by a car in the Austin neighborhood Monday afternoon, authorities said. A No. 85/Central bus was headed north on Central Avenue near Chicago Avenue about 1:30 p.m. when it was...
  • Lynx driver: 2.5 million miles without major crash

    Lynx driver: 2.5 million miles without major crash
    Alvin Randall has driven a bus for Lynx for nearly 33 years, covering some 2.5 million miles. In all that time, he's had only two minor fender benders, neither of which caused injuries and with damage coming in at a few hundred dollars, Lynx officials...
  • CHP looks at whether driver fatigue was a factor in fatal bus crash

    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...
  • 7 hurt after car crashes into building in East Garfield Park

    7 hurt after car crashes into building in East Garfield Park
    Seven people were injured when a car crashed into a building in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Tuesday, authorities said. The two-car crash, which involved a CTA bus and a white sedan, happened around 12:15 a.m. in the 3900...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Is Competence Too Much To Expect From Metro-North?

    Is Competence Too Much To Expect From Metro-North?
    Is the country suffering from a crisis of competence? Examples abound, from the botched implementation of the Affordable Care Act to the initial mishandling of Ebola patients in Texas. In that vein comes the National Transportation Safety Board's...