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An illegal u-turn? A school bus taking children on a field trip collided with a dump truck leaving at least 2 dead and sending 43 to hospitals.



At least 30 people, including 27 school children, were killed after a private bus skidded off the road and rolled down deep into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh on Monday.

Business Standard

  • Twelve injured passengers were rushed to the hospital and are in critical condition.
  • The bus rolled into a 200ft-deep gorge.


A bus en route to Nipawin, foreground, carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team crashed into a truck Friday night, killing 14 and sending over a dozen more to the hospital.

Washington Post


Muenster, Germany: A vehicle crashed into a crowd Saturday, killing several injuring as many as 20 more.


Royal Canadian Mounted Police: A crash between a transport truck and a bus carrying a junior hockey team in the province of Saskatchewan has left 14 people dead and 14 injured.



Duisberg: local trains crash into each other and injure 23 p



double-decker bus crashed in a Hong Kong suburb on Saturday evening, killing 18 people and injuring dozens more


Why was a railroad switch set in the wrong position sending an New York-to-Miami bound Amtrak train with more than 140 people aboard off the main line and onto a side track where it collided with an empty freight train early Sunday?

Washington Post

  • Two people killed
  • 116 injured


Two people were killed and over 70 were injured in a crash involving a freight train and an Amtrak passenger train early Sunday in South Carolina.



Rest in Peace: At 11:38 a.m. EST, on January 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and Christa McAuliffe is on her way to becoming the first ordinary U.S. civilian to travel into space.

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