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BERNALILLO, New Mexico | New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, hurts nearly 2 dozen

BERNALILLO, N.M.  — A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 22 others, some critically, authorities said. Sandoval County Fire Chief James Maxon confirmed the deaths but didn’t immediately know what caused the collision involving a passenger bus, a semitruck, a pickup … Continue reading BERNALILLO, New Mexico | New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, hurts nearly 2 dozen

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan | Humboldt Broncos name former NHLer coach after bus crash

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan — The Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team has named a former NHL player from Saskatchewan its new coach. Nathan Oystrick says he’s looking forward to leading the team while never forgetting the tragic circumstances that brought him to the role. The Broncos’ team bus collided with a semi-truck at a rural Saskatchewan intersection … Continue reading HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan | Humboldt Broncos name former NHLer coach after bus crash

3 dead, 48 injured in bus crash near Czech capital of Prague

PRAGUE/January 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Authorities say three people have died after a bus collided with a car near the Czech capital. Prague firefighters say a total of 48 people were injured in the accident that took place Friday near the town of Horomerice, just northwest of Prague. Authorities say the municipal bus veered off the road and … Continue reading 3 dead, 48 injured in bus crash near Czech capital of Prague

8 Americans, 2 Swedes, 1 Canadian dead in Mexican bus crash

CANCUN, Mexico /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Driver negligence and speed caused a bus crash in southern Mexico that killed eight Americans, two Swedes, one Canadian and a Mexican tour guide as they traveled from cruise ships to visit nearby Mayan ruins, officials said Wednesday. Quintana Roo state prosecutors said a preliminary manslaughter investigation indicated … Continue reading 8 Americans, 2 Swedes, 1 Canadian dead in Mexican bus crash

13 students, driver hurt in school bus crash near St. Louis

ST. LOUIS/May 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The principal of a suburban St. Louis grade school expressed “huge relief” Thursday after 13 students escaped serious injury in a harrowing school bus accident. The children and bus driver were hurt Thursday morning when the bus swerved to avoid an accident on Interstate 44, drove over a guardrail … Continue reading 13 students, driver hurt in school bus crash near St. Louis

Witness account highlights dangers of texting while driving

HOUSTON/April 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A witness says the driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural Texas, killing 13 people, acknowledged he had been texting while driving — highlighting the dangers of sending messages on smartphones while behind the wheel. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Conrad Hein wouldn’t … Continue reading Witness account highlights dangers of texting while driving

NTSB to begin probe of Texas bus-truck crash that killed 13

UVALDE, Texas/March 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Federal investigators are getting their first look Thursday at the scene of a head-on collision involving a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members onboard the bus. The Texas Department of Public Safety reported the lone bus survivor remains hospitalized in critical … Continue reading NTSB to begin probe of Texas bus-truck crash that killed 13

Students complained about erratic driving before bus wreck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)(STL.News) — Students and administrators raised concerns about a Tennessee school bus driver’s behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before a crash that killed six children. Police have charged driver Johnthony Walker with vehicular homicide after the Chattanooga crash. Federal authorities said Walker was driving off the designated bus route when he … Continue reading Students complained about erratic driving before bus wreck