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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...

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...

Tour Bus Driver in Deadly Crash Was on First Trip

4 Chinese tourists died in Utah crash

(Newser) - The driver of a tour bus that crashed near a national park in Utah on Friday, killing four Chinese tourists and injuring dozens more, was making his first trip for a company that had only been in business for a short time, investigators said Sunday. The National Transportation Safety Board...

Tour Bus Goes Off Road Near Bryce Canyon, Killing 4

Air ambulances, rescue crews, bystanders help victims in Utah

(Newser) - A tour bus carrying about 30 people went off a mountain road Friday near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, killing at least four people. At least a dozen other people were injured, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. A witness reported the crash sounded "like a horrible thunder. It...

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...

They Left the Cruise to See Mayan Ruins. Then, a Crash

11 passengers and Mexican guide are killed

(Newser) - A bus carrying cruise ship passengers on an excursion to Mayan ruins in southeastern Mexico flipped over on a narrow highway Tuesday, killing 11 tourists, including a child, and their Mexican tour guide. Around 20 other people were injured, officials say. Seven Americans and two Swedes are among the injured,...

3 Dead as City Bus, Tour Bus Collide in NYC

Pedestrian, tour bus driver, and one passenger are dead

(Newser) - A city bus and a tour bus collided and spun around in a New York City intersection on Monday, leaving three people dead, including a pedestrian, officials said. Mayor Bill de Blasio said he was shocked by the "sheer destruction" and noted that "one of those who was...

Many Missing After Horrific Bus Crash

31 hurt, 17 unaccounted for, police in Germany say

(Newser) - Police in Germany say 17 people are unaccounted for after a horrific crash turned a bus with more than 40 passengers on board into a charred ruin. The bus went up in flames after crashing into a truck near the Bavarian town of Muenchberg early Monday, the AP reports. Police...

26 Injured in Fatal California Tour Bus Crash

Tour bus hits two cars, one woman is dead

(Newser) - A tour bus crossed into oncoming traffic and hit two cars head-on, killing one woman and injuring 26 others in the Southern California high desert, according to the California Highway Patrol. It's unclear why the tour bus crossed into the westbound lanes of State Route 58 near Kramer, about...

Tour Bus in Deadly Crash Had Unsafe Tires

It would not have passed inspection, authorities say

(Newser) - If tour bus company owner-driver Teodulo Elias Vides hadn't been one of 13 people killed in a horrific crash on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs, Calif., on Sunday, authorities would probably have some tough questions for him. Authorities say half the tires on the bus he was driving, including...

Tour Bus, Semi-Truck Crash in California, Killing at Least 13

31 others taken to hospital

(Newser) - Authorities say a maintenance crew was working on a California highway and slowing down traffic when a tour bus plowed into the back of a semi-truck, killing 13 people, the AP reports. California Highway Patrol Border Division Chief Jim Abele says the cause of accident isn't clear but that...

19 Injured in Double-Decker Tour Bus Crash

The open-air bus lost control before crashing into a construction site

(Newser) - At least 19 people are injured—five critically—after a double-decker tour bus lost control and crashed into a construction site in San Francisco's popular Union Square on Friday, KTVU reports. It's unknown what caused the open-air bus to lose control, but it traveled several blocks afterward, hitting...

1 Killed, 30 Hurt as Bus Crashes Twice in a Day

It came off Calif. interstate after hitting a Denny's

(Newser) - A tour bus drifted off a northern California interstate yesterday and flipped onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man, leaving six others with critical or serious injuries, and sending two dozen people to hospitals with less serious wounds, authorities say. The crash in Redding, about 100 miles south of the...

12-Day-Old 'Miracle' Baby Survived Bus Crash

Truck driver hit shoulder, lost control while passing vehicles

(Newser) - More information is being released on yesterday's bus crash that killed four in California. The big rig that jackknifed, spilling metal pipes as long as 50 feet across the highway, was trying to pass slower vehicles when it drifted onto the dirt shoulder and lost control, police tell the...

4 Killed as Big Rig Spills Pipes, Causes Bus Crash

Tour bus either hit or swerved to avoid hitting pipes

(Newser) - At least four people are dead and more were injured this morning when a big rig jackknifed on a California highway and spilled its load of metal pipes. Somehow a fully-loaded tour bus traveling the opposite way on the 10 Freeway got involved—it may have hit the pipes or...

Flood Sweeps Tour Bus 300 Yards Off-Course

No one hurt in freak Arizona incident

(Newser) - Flash flood waters swept a tour bus with 33 people aboard hundreds of yards down a wash in northwestern Arizona. The vehicle flipped on its side, but, amazingly, no one was injured, say officials. The Las Vegas-bound bus was returning yesterday afternoon from a day-trip to the Grand Canyon's...

8 Dead in California Tour Bus Crash

At least two dozen others hurt in 3-vehicle collision

(Newser) - At least eight people were killed and another two dozen injured after a tour bus crashed on a mountain road around 80 miles east of Los Angeles, CBS reports. Authorities say the bus, which originated in Tijuana, Mexico, collided with a truck and a sedan on State Route 38, reports...

5 killed in Oregon Tour Bus Crash on I-84
9 Killed, Dozens Hurt in
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9 Killed, Dozens Hurt in Oregon Tour Bus Crash

Driver lost control, plunged down embankment

(Newser) - Nine people were killed and more than two dozen injured when a charter bus veered out of control yesterday morning on an icy stretch of interstate in eastern Oregon and plunged a few hundred feet down an embankment. The bus, bound for Vancouver, Canada, from Las Vegas, crashed through a...

Tour Bus Overturns, Injuring 23

Bus from Canada slides down embankment in New Jersey

(Newser) - A tour bus from Canada carrying about 60 people bound for New York City overturned on a highway exit ramp in northern New Jersey early today, slid down an embankment, and landed on its side, injuring 23 people on board, authorities said. The driver, who suffered a gash in his...

4 Killed in Bus Crash; Driver Charged

Kin Yiu Cheung, 37, may have been fatigued

(Newser) - The driver of a tour bus that overturned this morning, killing four people, has been charged with reckless driving. The bus left North Carolina for New York last night, but swerved off I-95 in Virginia around 5am and flipped after hitting an embankment. Dozens were injured, WNBC reports. Police are...

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