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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019

Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed on the way to a national park in Utah, killing four people and critically injuring as many as 15 others when it rolled into …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

Bus carrying students to Spokane Public Montessori collides with a sedan

A school bus carrying students to Spokane Public Montessori collided with a sedan on the way to school Tuesday morning.

Bus plunges into ravine in North Macedonia, killing 13

A bus carrying workers in North Macedonia crashed into a small ravine outside the capital Skopje, killing 13 people and injuring about 30 others Wednesday, the newly renamed European nation’s …

Nepal bus crashes in mountainous area, 21 killed and 15 hurt

A bus carrying college students and teachers drove off a highway in a mountainous area, leaving 21 people dead and 15 injured.

2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy highway near Memphis

A tour bus overturned Wednesday on an icy highway near Memphis, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South, …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018

Deadly New Mexico bus crash prompts negligence claims

A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from a deadly bus crash …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018

Tourist bus crashes in Bulgaria; 16 reported killed

Bulgaria’s health minister says a tourist bus has flipped over on a highway near Sofia, the capital, killing at least 15 people and leaving 27 others injured.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018

Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

A bus hit another vehicle at high speed and then rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway …

UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018

New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, sends 22 to hospital

A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico early Sunday has killed three people and sent 22 to the hospital, authorities said.

UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018

STA passenger injured in downtown crash

A passenger on a Spokane Transit Authority bus was injured Friday morning when the bus was struck by an SUV in downtown Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018

At least 44 dead as bus veers off cliff in Peru

A double-deck bus ran off the Panamerican Highway and tumbled about 650 feet down a cliff in southern Peru on Wednesday, and police said at least 44 people died.

Indonesia bus crash kills 27; police say brakes failed

A packed tourist bus returning from an outing collided with a motorbike and plunged from a hill on Indonesia’s main island of Java after its brakes apparently malfunctioned, killing at …

Death toll rises to 6 in French train-bus crash

PARIS – French authorities say the death toll from an accident between a train and a school bus last week has increased following the death of a sixth person. The …

Two adults killed in northeastern Montana school bus crash

A pickup truck collided head-on with a school bus in northeastern Montana, killing the drivers of both vehicles and injuring four eighth-graders on their way to Havre for a field …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017

Three die as buses collide at New York City intersection

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.

Driver charged in California bus wreck that killed 4 people

Prosecutors have filed felony vehicular manslaughter charges against a California bus driver in connection with a wreck last year that killed four people and nearly sliced the bus in half.

21 sent to hospital after farm workers’ bus, truck collide

A bus carrying tobacco farm workers has collided head-in with a pickup truck in Connecticut, sending 21 people to the hospital for evaluations.

18 feared dead in fiery Bavarian bus crash; 30 injured

Eighteen people are feared dead after a bus carrying a group of German senior citizens crashed into a truck on a highway in Bavaria early Monday and burst into flames, …

Argentine officials: at least 15 die when bus flips, 21 hurt

Argentine officials say a bus carrying students, parents and teachers from a dance school has flipped on a provincial highway, killing at least 15 people.

11 injured when truck strikes Metro bus in Seattle

Authorities say 11 people were injured after the King County Metro bus they were riding was rear-ended by a semi-truck on northbound Interstate 5 in Seattle.

Bus plunges into India river, 15 killed and 8 missing

A bus plunged nearly 380 feet (150 meters) into a river in mountainous northern India on Tuesday, killing at least 15 Hindu pilgrims and injuring another seven people, police said.

School bus flips in hit-run; 14 students taken to hospital

Authorities say a school bus flipped on its side in a hit-and-run accident in eastern Pennsylvania, sending more than a dozen people to the hospital, including two students with trauma …

30 injured, 2 critically, as Philadelphia school tour bus crashes in Maryland

A bus carrying Philadelphia schoolchildren on an eighth-grade class trip was involved in a serious accident on I-95 in Maryland on Monday.

Transportation director resigns after Idaho school bus crash

Officials with the Blaine County School District say its transportation director has resigned following a school bus crash that rolled over and injured more than a dozen students in April.

19 students suffer minor injuries in Massachusetts bus crash

Massachusetts State Police say 19 students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after their school bus was involved in a crash.

UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017

Fatal bus crash: Callers saw a pickup swerving before Texas crash

Law enforcement officials in two Texas counties say they received phone calls about a person in a white pickup truck driving erratically shortly before a deadly collision between a church …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017

Budapest mourns as 16 die in fiery bus crash on Italian road

A bus carrying Hungarian students home from a school ski trip to France slammed into a highway barrier in northern Italy and burst into flames, killing at least 16 people, …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 21, 2016

Official: Six dead in Chattanooga elementary school bus crash

Six people were killed Monday when a Chattanooga school bus with 35 young children aboard crashed, turned on its side and wrapped around a tree, according to the district attorney.

Driver in 2-bus Baltimore crash wasn’t authorized to drive school bus

The driver of a Baltimore school bus involved in a deadly crash with a commuter bus wasn’t authorized to drive the vehicle because his medical certification had expired, the Maryland …

Baltimore school bus driver had traffic violation history

The Baltimore school bus driver who died along with five others in a collision with a commuter bus was found at fault in three traffic-related cases in the last eight …