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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 …

CHP: Bus at ‘Unsafe’ Speed Before Yosemite Wreck

A tour bus carrying visitors from Yosemite National Park was traveling at an unsafe speed when the driver lost control and crashed on a mountain road, leaving 16 people injured, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. The bus was about …

Mechanical Failure Ruled Out in Georgia Bus Crash

Mechanical failure has been ruled out as a potential cause behind a school bus accident in Covington, Ga., that left over 40 students and adults hospitalized earlier this week. The Covington News reports the Georgia State Patrol and the state …

Bus Crash in Southwest Nigeria Kills at Least 12

Traffic wardens say a bus carrying women in southwest Nigeria crashed and plunged off a bridge into a river, killing at least 12 people. Jonas Agwu, a spokesman for Nigeria’s Federal Road Safety Corps, said Saturday that rescuers need a …

19 People Killed in Bus Crash in Iran

Iran’s state news agency says at least 19 people have been killed in the country’s south after the bus they were travelling on struck a rock and flipped over. IRNA says the accident took place Sunday some 50 kilometers (30 …

13 Killed, 41 Injured in Central China Crash

Thirteen people died and 41 others were injured when a truck collided with a bus in central China. The official Xinhua News Agency said the accident occurred Tuesday morning on a highway in Hunan province after the truck went through …

15 Die in Cameroon Bus Crash, Official Says

A government official says that 15 people were killed and 40 were seriously injured in a bus crash in Cameroon’s northwest. West Regional Governor Samuel Diboa says that the bus was heading to Yaounde when it crashed into a trailer …

Brazil: 33 Dead in Truck-Bus Crash

Brazilian authorities say a tractor-trailor has slammed into a bus carrying sugarcane cutters, killing at least 33 people and injuring 13 others. A police spokesman says the truck driver lost control as he was rounding a corner and heading down …

Mom: Amputation Decision in Pennsylvania Bus Crash ‘Excruciating’

An eastern Pennsylvania woman says the decision whether to have doctors amputate her 16-year-old daughter’s leg after she was run over by a school bus was “excruciating” and the “worst day ever of my life.” Faced with that testimony, a …

Assault Suspect in New York City Hate Crime Case Sues City

A suspect in a brutal anti-gay attack in the Bronx last year is suing the city for injuries he says he sustained in a prison bus crash. The Daily News reports that Idelfonso Mendez broke his wrist and injured his …