Motorcoach

Seattle bridge bus crash kills four students, injures dozens

Posted on September 25, 2015

Aurora Bridge photo courtesy WSDOT
Aurora Bridge photo courtesy WSDOT

SEATTLE — Four students were killed and more than a dozen were treated at area hospitals when a bus carrying students from North Seattle College and a tour bus crashed while crossing a bridge on Thursday, The New York Times reported.

The crash took place on Thursday just after 11 a.m., when two buses taking community college students to an orientation were headed southbound on the city’s Aurora Bridge on their way to Pike Place Market and the Safeco Field baseball stadium.

The Ride the Ducks tour vehicle, heading northbound on the bridge, collided with one of the student buses, which was carrying about 45 students and employees in the college’s international program. Two other passenger vehicles were involved in a related crash. The National Transportation Safety Board sent a team of 17 officials to Seattle to investigate on Friday. For the full story, click here.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Prevost names new coach regional sales manager

Dale Paziuk joined Prevost in 1999, beginning as a field service representative serving the Northwest, will serve in Western Canada and Northwestern U.S..

Crowdsourced tech company, OurBus, expanding in Northeast

New route will connect Washington, D.C; Philadelphia; Allentown, Pa.; and Binghamton and Ithaca, N.Y., effective September 21.

Mich.'s Indian Trails adds Prevost, Temsa coaches

The H3-45s all have comfort features comparable to a commercial airline’s business class — reclining seats with ample leg room, headrests and footrests, and more.

ABA Foundation's board plots future of group travel industry

Pledged to continue using the ABA's Marketplace as the focal point for raising funds for its Fund A Future scholarship campaign.

FlixBus European business sees 50% uptick over summer

Top destinations in summer 2018 were: Berlin, Paris, Munich, Hamburg, Prague, Frankfurt, Vienna, Amsterdam, Rome, and Milan.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation