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School Bus Hits, Kills First-Grader: 'We're Hurting'

Investigators are looking into accident in Jefferson County

(Newser) - At the end of the school day on the last day of school before winter break in Missouri's Jefferson County, tragedy for the family of one first-grader. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the little boy, who hasn't been identified, had just gotten off his school bus at...

19 Dead, Dozens Injured in Bus Crash During Pilgrimage

State officials in Mexico says it appears the bus on its way to religious site lost its brakes

(Newser) - Nineteen people died and 32 more were injured after a bus apparently carrying pilgrims to a religious site in central Mexico crashed on Friday. State officials said the bus apparently lost its brakes and slammed into a building in the state of Mexico, per the AP . Six of the victims...

They Were Returning From a Trip to Istanbul. 45 Died

Horrific bus crash in Bulgaria kills at least a dozen children, among others

(Newser) - A bus crash in western Bulgaria early Tuesday has killed at least 45 people, authorities say. The bus, which was registered in Northern Macedonia, crashed around 2am and there were at least a dozen children among the victims, authorities said, per Reuters . Seven people were taken to hospitals for treatment,...

School Bus Full of Kids Crashes Into Creek
School Bus Full of Kids
Crashes Into Creek
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School Bus Full of Kids Crashes Into Creek

Driver and all the students escape serious injury in Pennsylvania

(Newser) - A school bus full of middle schoolers crashed into a creek in Pennsylvania Tuesday, though no serious injuries were reported. Several of the 29 kids aboard, plus the driver, wound up in a nearby hospital after the bus slid down an embankment into Bushkill Creek in Easton, though all were...

Tour Bus Crashes En Route to Niagara Falls

At least 57 reported injuries

(Newser) - A tour bus bound for Niagara Falls ran off the New York State Thruway and rolled over in central New York, sending more than 50 people to hospitals, state police and a hospital said. Per the AP , the bus landed on its side in the grass around 12:40pm along...

Late-Night Bus Ride Turns Terrifying in NYC

9 injured after MTA vehicle plunged 50 feet off overpass toward Cross Bronx Expressway

(Newser) - It was supposed to make a left, but instead, the bus went over a bridge. The New York Daily News reports on Thursday's frightening crash at around 11pm in the Bronx borough of New York City, when an MTA bus smashed through the barriers of an overpass and fell...

29 Dead in Tour Bus Plunge
29 Dead in Tour Bus Plunge

29 Dead in Tour Bus Plunge

28 others are injured as bus falls down steep hillside

(Newser) - A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal's Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 29 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said. The bus, which was carrying 55 people, rolled down a steep hillside after veering off the road on a bend east of the capital, Funchal, and...

Medics Meet Boy They Saved After Horrific School Bus Crash

Maverik Lowe nearly died in Indiana accident last year

(Newser) - A 12-year-old Indiana boy who survived a bus stop crash that killed three young siblings has met the medics who saved his life, per the AP . Maverik Lowe's mother wrote on Facebook that her son on Saturday met with a nurse and a paramedic who treated him during a...

Schools Chief After Train Crashes Into Bus: 'My Heart Is Broken'

One student dead, 2 injured

(Newser) - One student was killed and two other individuals were injured after an East Texas school bus was hit by a train on Friday, authorities say. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reported the collision took place around 4pm, when the bus was at a train crossing in Athens, located about 70 miles...

Bus Carrying Dozens of Kids Flips '15 or 20 Times' in Crash

One third grader was killed and some 45 people were injured on an Arkansas interstate

(Newser) - A third grader was killed and at least 45 people were injured when a charter bus carrying youth football players from Tennessee rolled off an interstate and overturned before sunrise Monday in central Arkansas, authorities said. Arkansas State Police said about 25 miles southwest of Little Rock. Police said most...

15 Die After Woman Brawls With Bus Driver

Vehicle crashed off a bridge in Chinese city

(Newser) - Police say a brawl between a passenger and a bus driver was the cause of the bus plunging off a bridge in southwestern China, the AP reports. An eight-second surveillance video posted by Chongqing police on its social media account Friday shows the two got into a fight before the...

At Least 7 Killed in 'Terrible' NM Bus Crash

'It was an awe-inspiring, terrible scene'

(Newser) - At least seven people were killed and others were seriously injured Thursday in a head-on crash involving a commercial passenger bus and a semi-truck along Interstate 40 in New Mexico, near the Arizona border, authorities say. Preliminary information indicated the semi was headed east when it blew a tire, sending...

Baby Named for Humboldt 'Hero' Killed in Bus Crash

Logan Humble Strong honors 21-year-old Logan Boulet

(Newser) - "We want Logan back. But if this is the silver medal, I'll take it." So says the father of Humboldt Broncos bus crash victim Logan Boulet, whose name will now live on. Kelsey Fiddler, who was 28 weeks pregnant when she saw the junior hockey team's...

Driver's Illegal U-Turn Attempt Caused Fatal Crash: Authorities

School bus driver crossed 3 lanes in apparent attempt to make an illegal U-turn, authorities say

(Newser) - A school bus driver with a history of driver's license suspensions caused a fatal crash on a New Jersey highway last week by crossing three lanes of traffic in an apparent attempt to make an illegal U-turn , according to a criminal complaint released Thursday. Authorities charged Hudy Muldrow Sr....

Driver in Deadly School Bus Crash Allegedly Made Odd Maneuver

Driver may have missed exit, attempted illegal U-turn

(Newser) - NJ Advance Media was shown Department of Transportation video of the deadly school bus crash in New Jersey last week, and it calls the bus driver's actions before the accident "hard to understand." While making what should have been a simple merge from Route 206 onto I-80...

Kim Expresses 'Bitter Sorrow' After Crash Kills 32 Tourists

Chinese citizens died when bus plunged off bridge

(Newser) - A crash that killed 32 tourists from North Korea's chief ally brought "bitter sorrow" to the heart of leader Kim Jong Un, according to Pyongyang's official KCNA news agency. The agency—in a rare admission of bad news—said the Chinese tourists and four North Koreans were...

To Honor Humboldt, Canadians Grab Their Sticks

Thousands in Canada (and around the world) are using #PutYourSticksOut

(Newser) - It started when a resident of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, left a hockey stick standing on the porch. "The boys might need it … wherever they are," the person wrote in a text to TSN hockey analyst Brian Munz, referring to the 15 people killed Friday when a bus carrying...

In Wake of Hockey Team Crash, a Painful Coroner Mix-Up

Player identified as dead is alive, and vice versa

(Newser) - A wrenching mix-up in the aftermath of the deadly collision of a bus carrying a junior hockey team with a semi-trailer on Friday evening in Western Canada. The death toll stands at 15, with the CBC reporting player Xavier Labelle had been put on the list of the dead. The...

43 Hurt as Bus Carrying NY Teens Hits Overpass

Crash mangled entire top half of charter bus

(Newser) - A charter bus carrying teenagers returning from a spring break trip Sunday night struck a bridge overpass on Long Island, seriously injuring six passengers and mangling the entire length of the top of the bus, the AP reports. The crash happened shortly after 9pm Sunday on the Southern State Parkway...

Tour Bus En Route to Masters Overturns

15 people injured, driver arrested

(Newser) - A charter bus headed to the Masters golf tournament overturned on a Georgia interstate Thursday, injuring 15 people and snarling traffic as scores of fans made the pilgrimage to one of the sport's premier events. The bus driver was charged with driving under the influence, the AP reports. The...

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