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Football Weekend Turns Tragic for Tennessee Youth All-Stars

It was a fun and competitive weekend for a young group of all-stars as they visited Texas and represented Memphis, Tennessee, in a weekend football tournament. The players, some venturing outside of Memphis for the first time in their lives, …

GPS Failed to Warn Bus Driver Before Overpass Crash

The out-of-state driver of a charter bus full of high school students that crashed into a low-hanging overpass on a Long Island parkway was using a non-commercial GPS device that didn’t warn him about the hazard in time to prevent …

Investigators Say Bus Driver Didn’t Brake Before Hitting Big Rig

Ana Car didn’t remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled with screams of terror and agony. The retired factory worker had spent an evening gambling at a desert …

Mother Appeals Suit Dismissal Over Bus Crash That Killed Daughter

A Kansas woman whose daughter was struck and killed by a bus near Buttermilk, Colo., is appealing the dismissal of her wrongful death lawsuit. The Aspen Daily News reports Joanne Borell filed a notice of appeal Oct. 9. District Judge …

19 People Treated After a Bus Crash in Florida

Authorities say 19 people are being treated at area hospitals following a bus crash near Immokalee. The Florida Highway Patrol says a car crossed the center line on County Road 846 in Hendry County Monday morning causing a bus carrying …

Phone in Hand of Massachusetts Bus Driver at Time of Crash

The veteran driver whose bus crashed through a guardrail, leaving the front end hanging over the Massachusetts Turnpike, appeared to have a cellphone in her hand at the time of the crash, according to an investigative report. The driver, Shanna …

Kentucky Charter Bus Operator Didn’t Know Origin of Tires

Court documents show that the owner of a charter bus, which crashed in Louisville, Ky., and injured 23 students and adults, says he was unaware the vehicle had 11-year-old tires that came from a scrap bin. The Courier-Journal reports Mike …

Greyhound Wants Dismissal of Mississippi Accident Suit

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing next week on Greyhound Bus Lines Inc.’s motion to throw out a lawsuit related to a 2008 accident in south Mississippi. Megan Clancy sued Greyhound in Jackson County Circuit Court on July 6, …

Bus Crash in Eastern Spain Injures 38

A Spanish official says a bus has crashed near the eastern port city of Alicante, injuring 38 people, six of them seriously. The accident happened on a highway circling the city late Saturday for reasons still under investigation. The official, …

Elderly Woman Injured in North Texas Bus Crash Sues

A 74-year-old passenger who broke several ribs in a deadly bus crash near Dallas has sued the company operating the vehicle. An attorney for Charlotte Reed of Fort Worth filed a negligence lawsuit Monday in Dallas naming Cardinal Coach Lines …