News Tagged With: bus-crash
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June 20, 2014

Man who crashed Greyhound bus erratic prior to incident

The Phoenix-bound Greyhound bus crashed after a man forcibly took the wheel from the driver and shouted “we are all going to die.”


June 20, 2014

Cincinnati bus swallowed by sinkhole

It took two tow trucks to lift the bus from both ends and pull the bus out of the reportedly seven-foot deep hole.


May 19, 2014

U. of Arkansas sees second bus crash this year

On-board video allegedly shows that on May 6 a UA Transit bus driver ran a red light and hit another vehicle, injuring the two people in the vehicle. In February, a seven-year-old boy was struck by a UA bus and suffered critical injuries.


May 15, 2014

Sound Transit driver may be charged in fatal crash

The Washington State Patrol is requesting that the King County Prosecutor’s Office file two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of hit and run against driver Aleksandr Rukhlin who failed to stop at a red light and caused a collision that killed two people.


April 15, 2014

Rules lag to help passengers escape crashed buses

Many of the 40 or so students aboard a bus that had collided with a tractor-trailer truck squeezed through a kicked-out window before the vehicle burst into flames.


October 3, 2013

No NTSB investigators for Tenn. bus crash due to shutdown

The collision resulted in eight fatalities and injured 14. The bus was carrying 18 people, including the driver, when it overturned at about 2 p.m. while on the way to a gospel music gathering in Gatlinburg, Tenn.


September 26, 2013

Bus driver in Ohio crash passed out at wheel

He told police at the scene of the accident that he had been drinking coffee, began coughing and lost consciousness. The bus veered off the interstate and flipped over in the Sept. 14 crash, injuring at least 35 people.


August 3, 2012

Coach in Ill. crash inspected days ago

The double-deck bus that slammed into a highway overpass support, killing one passenger and injuring dozens of others, was manufactured last year and passed a company safety inspection days ago.


August 2, 2012

Double-deck bus crash kills one woman

The bus, carrying 64 passengers, apparently blew a tire and skidded into the center pillar around 1:20 p.m. near Litchfield, about 60 miles north of St. Louis. As many as half the people on the bus were injured.


March 12, 2012

NTSB to meet on 2011 N.Y. motorcoach crash

The draft report presented to the five NTSB members will include the following issue areas: survival factors, driver background and human factors, highway design, vehicle factors, motor carrier oversight, and the company operating and safety history.


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