News Tagged With: motorcoach-accident
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May 22, 2014

4 killed in coach crash on Calif.-Ariz. border

Thirty-two people were aboard the bus, which was traveling from El Paso, Texas to Los Angeles on the 10 Freeway when the driver swerved to avoid metal pipes that were scattered on the road after an earlier big rig crash.


April 29, 2014

NTSB releases report on motorcoach-FedEx truck crash

The FedEx truck, traveling southbound on Interstate 5, drove through the center median and entered the northbound traffic lanes of the Interstate, where it collided with a passenger car, which rotated counterclockwise and departed the highway. The FedEx vehicle then hit the motorcoach, and both vehicles departed the highway and a post-crash fire ensued.


April 15, 2014

FedEx truck not on fire before striking motorcoach

NTSB investigators have requested a list of the contents of the FedEx truck’s semi-trailers and will determine if any possibly hazardous materials could have been on board.


April 11, 2014

FedEx truck strikes motorcoach, kills 10

The drivers of both the truck and the motorcoach were among the dead, as well as three adult chaperones and five teenage students.


February 11, 2014

Pa. tour bus crash injures more than 20

The driver, who works for Freedom Excursions, was driving at an unsafe speed for the snowy weather and crashed into an embankment. Twenty-six riders were taken to hospitals and all but three with minor injuries were treated and released.


April 11, 2013

Coach overturns in Texas, killing at least 2

A chartered bus from Cardinal Coach Line overturned on a highway near Dallas, killing at least two people and injuring several others. The bus, carrying about 30 people, was traveling north to a casino when it slid off the highway.


December 14, 2011

Canadian coach, trucking cos. settle collision lawsuit

The bus was carrying a Canadian youth hockey team from Windsor, Ontario, when it swerved off Interstate 390 about 30 miles south of Rochester and slammed into the truck parked on the side of the highway on Jan. 29, 2005.


July 18, 2011

Updated: Tire blowout likely cause of N.Y. tour bus accident

The driver of the Niagara Falls-bound bus, owned by Bedore Tours of North Tonawanda near Buffalo, lost control of the bus Sunday and ran off the road into the woods near Avoca, 55 miles south of Rochester.


May 31, 2011

NTSB launches Va. coach crash investigation

The vehicle, operated by Sky Express, was traveling northbound on I-95 en route from Raleigh, N.C., to New York City when it crashed at about 4:55 am ET Monday morning. Numerous fatalities and injuries have been reported.


April 15, 2011

NTSB releases N.Y. coach crash investigation report

The preliminary factual report on the fatal motorcoach accident in New York City last month involving World Wide Travel may be accessed on the NTSB website. Analysis, conclusions and a determination of probable cause will come at a later date.


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