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Driver in Crash That Killed 8 Had Just Crashed Another Car

Bryan Maclean Howard reportedly told troopers he was 'driving very carefully'

(Newser) - The driver of a truck that crashed into a bus Tuesday morning, killing eight farmworkers and injuring 40 more, had been "in an auto accident at least three days prior to this accident," a Florida judge said on Wednesday. Bryan Maclean Howard, who faces eight counts of DUI-manslaughter,...

Florida Driver Faces 8 Counts of DUI-Manslaughter

Bryan Howard was driving pickup that sideswiped farmworker bus

(Newser) - The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a farmworker bus early Tuesday, killing eight, on charges of driving under the influence-manslaughter. Bryan Maclean Howard, 41, faces eight counts of DUI-Manslaughter, the FHP said in a statement. No further details were released, including...

Florida Bus Crash Leaves 8 Dead, Dozens Injured
Florida Bus Crash Leaves
8 Dead, Dozens Injured

Florida Bus Crash Leaves 8 Dead, Dozens Injured

Passengers were farm workers in Marion County

(Newser) - A bus crash in north-central Florida has left at least eight people dead and dozens more injured, reports CNN and the Ocala Star-Banner . The bus of farm workers overturned early Tuesday in Marion County, say authorities. CNN has the number of injured at 45, and the Ocala newspaper says eight...

Concrete Truck Slams Into Bus Full of Pre-K Students

Boy on bus, man in another vehicle killed in Bastrop, Texas

(Newser) - A cement truck veered into a school bus carrying more than 40 pre-K students returning from a field trip to a Texas zoo Friday, killing a boy on the bus and a man in another vehicle, authorities said. Officials said the bus rolled over on the highway in Bastrop, in...

Victims in Ohio Bus Crash Identified

3 students, 2 parents, and a teacher died Wednesday in multi-vehicle crash

(Newser) - A federal investigator looking into an Ohio bus crash that killed three students, two parents, and a teacher with a high school band group praised on Wednesday the "good Samaritans" who rushed to the scene of the highway crash, per the AP . National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy...

6 Dead in Crash Involving Bus Full of Students

Ohio high school students, chaperones were on their way to event in Columbus

(Newser) - At least six people were killed in a horrific crash in eastern Ohio involving multiple vehicles, including a charter bus carrying high school students and chaperones, authorities say. The state highway patrol says 18 people were hospitalized after the bus was hit by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 70 around 26...

Migrants Hailed as Heroes After Italy Bus Disaster

They pulled mother, child to safety from burning bus

(Newser) - Two migrants from Africa are being praised for saving lives after the horrific bus disaster near Venice Wednesday. Boubakar Toure, 27, from Gambia, and Nigerian citizen Godstime Erheneden, 30, ran to the scene after the bus fell from an elevated road, the Telegraph reports. The men, who have been in...

21 Dead in 'Apocalyptic' Bus Crash Near Venice

Bus fell from elevated street

(Newser) - A bus carrying foreign tourists including Ukrainians crashed near the Italian city of Venice when it fell from an elevated street Tuesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring 18 others, authorities said. Four of the injured were in serious condition following the accident in the Mestre borough, on the...

In Ohio, Fatal Bus Crash Shatters First Day of School

Child died after being ejected; dozens of others were injured, 1 seriously

(Newser) - A minivan collided with a school bus setting out on the first day of school Tuesday in Ohio, sending the bus off the roadway, where it overturned, leaving a child dead. The elementary school student from the Northwestern Local School District was ejected from the bus, which was carrying a...

Grand Canyon Tour Bus Crash Kills One, Injures Dozens

8 seriously injured, many others wounded when bus collides with car

(Newser) - One person was killed in a tour bus rollover involving 57 people Tuesday in northern Arizona near the Grand Canyon West Skywalk, reports the AP . The bus rolled over just before 10am Tuesday at Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Indian Reservation, according to the tribal police department. Eight people...

3 Killed as Bus Collides With 3 Semis

At least 3 dead, 14 injured in early morning crash in Illinois

(Newser) - A Greyhound bus traveling from Indianapolis to St. Louis crashed into three semi-trucks parked on a highway exit ramp in Illinois early Wednesday, leaving a chaotic scene with at least three dead. At least 14 people were taken to the hospital by helicopter or ambulance, according to Illinois State Police,...

Driver Charged in Bus Crash That Killed 10 Wedding Guests

25 others injured in Australia tragedy

(Newser) - Police allege that a bus driver was traveling too fast when his vehicle, full of guests who had just left a wedding in Australia's wine country, overturned and hit a guard rail in heavy fog Sunday night. The driver has been charged with 10 counts of dangerous driving, one...

School Bus, Tanker Truck Collide, Injuring 17 Kids

Driver also hospitalized in crash in South Carolina's Lexington County

(Newser) - All 18 people, mostly children, hurt this week in a crash involving a South Carolina school bus and tanker truck are now back home recuperating. NBC News has video of the Thursday collision, which took place around 4pm ET at an intersection in Lexington County, the South Carolina Highway Patrol...

Witnesses: Bus Driver Deliberately Crashed Into Daycare

2 children killed, 6 injured in Montreal-area crash

(Newser) - The bus driver accused of driving into a Montreal-area day care center Wednesday, killing two 4-year-olds and hurting six other children, has been charged with first-degree murder, the AP reports. Pierre Ny St-Amand, who is detained at a hospital, faces nine charges in total; they also include attempted murder, aggravated...

On Icy Canadian Highway, Bus Crash Kills 4, Injures Dozens

Christmas Eve rollover happened in British Columbia

(Newser) - The powerful winter storm that has caused deaths across the US has not left Canada unscathed. Authorities in British Columbia say a bus crash on an icy highway killed four passengers and injured more than 50, reports the New York Times . No other vehicle appeared to be involved in the...

7 Kids Hurt as School Bus Crashed Into House

The injuries in New York's Rockland County are not life-threatening

(Newser) - Seven children were injured Thursday when a school bus veered off the road in suburban New York, hit two parked cars, and crashed into a house, police said. The crash happened just before 9am in the village of New Hempstead in Rockland County, said the Ramapo police department, per the...

Kentucky School Bus Crash Injures 18 Kids

Driver also injured

(Newser) - A school bus crashed over an embankment and landed on its side Monday morning in rural Kentucky, sending 18 children and the driver to hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to severe, authorities said Monday. Pupils from elementary age through high school were aboard the bus en route to classes...

Bus Taking People to COVID Quarantine Crashes, Killing 27

Tragedy sparked outrage in China

(Newser) - A bus reportedly taking 47 people to COVID-19 quarantine in southwest China crashed before dawn Sunday, killing 27 and injuring 20 others, media said. The bus overturned on an expressway in Guizhou province, a brief statement from the Sandu county police said, without mentioning any connection to quarantine. The injured...

Bus Crashes on Way to Sacred Shrine, Killing 12

Dozens are said to be injured after bus from Poland headed to Medjugorje crashed in Croatia

(Newser) - A Poland-registered bus carrying pilgrims to a shrine in Bosnia skidded from a highway in northern Croatia early Saturday, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others, police and officials said. Croatian police said on Twitter that "in the skidding of a bus with Polish license plates, according...

Their Sons Died in a Sports Tragedy. They Reacted Differently

Scott Thomas and Chris Joseph lost their sons, Broncos hockey players, in 2018 crash

(Newser) - The first half of Mitch Moxley's searing story for Esquire on the deadly April 2018 bus crash that killed 16 people with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team in Saskatchewan focuses on the crash itself and immediate aftermath. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, a sober and inexperienced semitruck driver who was...

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