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January 14, 2013

Paratransit bus damaged in 3-car collision

The bus was damaged when a vehicle blew a red light and struck it. The passengers were able to transfer to a different bus.


September 14, 2012

After crash, Las Vegas bus riders worry over safety

A collision between a car driven by an alleged drunk driver and a bus that killed four people standing at a nearby bus stop sparked riders’ concern for their safety as they wait at stops. The bench at the bus stop where the crash took place sat only steps from the curb.


August 28, 2012

32 injured in L.A. bus, rail collision

The fire department says there were no life-threatening injuries reported. Authorities will examine video footage to determine who is at fault.


July 16, 2012

DART paratransit driver fired after crash

The transit agency released video that shows the driver was not using a cellphone and was looking straight ahead at the time of the collision. The driver had a good safety record and more than 11 years of experience.


October 13, 2011

Amtrak train in Calif. crash ran red light

The train hit another stopped Amtrak train head-on. Vehicles were on the same track, headed in opposite directions. Sixteen passengers suffered minor injuries.


September 1, 2011

Driver in fatal N.Y. bus crash indicted

Ophadell Williams, the World Wide Travel driver in a bus accident that killed 15 people has been indicted on multiple counts of manslaughter.


August 18, 2011

Police investigating Pa. Greyhound bus crash

A St. Louis-bound bus struck a concrete barrier and overturned on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and sent 14 people to the hospital. Both state police and Greyhound officials are continuing to investigate the accident.


August 4, 2011

After China rail crash, ticket purchases drop

Additionally, power shortages caused by lightning and corruption scandals are to blame.


August 4, 2011

Third N.Y. tour bus crash reported in less than 3 weeks

In the most recent accident in Upstate New York, more than a dozen people were injured. Within the last two weeks, one person was killed and 30 were injured in a crash involving a bus and a tractor-trailer, and another collision led to the death of two people and injured dozens more.


June 24, 2011

NTSB to investigate Amtrak accident in Nevada

An Amtrak train was traveling from Chicago to Emeryville, Calif., when it was stuck by a truck at about 11:25 a.m. PT on Friday. Numerous fatalities and multiple injuries have been reported.


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