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Bus Accident in Zimbabwe Leaves At Least 42 Dead

Bus Accident in Zimbabwe Leaves At Least 42 Dead

A passenger bus caught fire in Gwanda district of Zimbabwe, on November 15th. At least forty-two people were killed in the crash. At least twenty others were injured. It is believed that a gas cylinder belonging to one of the passengers exploded and caused the fire. The bus was heading to South Africa at the time.

Tour Bus Crashes in Mississippi; 2 Dead, 44 Injured

Tour Bus Crashes in Mississippi; 2 Dead, 44 Injured

A tour bus crashed on an icy highway in northern Mississippi, on November 14th. The bus was traveling from Huntsville, Alabama, to Tunica, Mississippi, when it overturned. Two people were killed in the crash. They were identified as Cynthia Hardin, 61, and Betty Russell, 70. Forty-four others were injured.

At Least 47 Dead in Zimbabwe Bus Collision

At Least 47 Dead in Zimbabwe Bus Collision

Two buses collided head-on near Rusape, Zimbabwe, on November 7th. Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said, “The accident occurred at the 166km peg on the Harare-Mutare Road, just after the Rusape tollgate drifting towards Harare.” At least forty-seven people were killed in the crash. Over sixty others were injured.

Road Crash in China Leaves 15 Dead, 44 Injured

Road Crash in China Leaves 15 Dead, 44 Injured

A lorry crashed into several vehicles at a toll station in Lanzhou, China, on November 3rd. It is believed that the lorry suffered a brake failure that resulted in the 31-vehicle pile-up. Fifteen people were killed in the crash. Forty-four others were injured.

Bus plunges off bridge after driver, passenger fight onboard

In Chongqing, China, a dispute between a female passenger and a bus driver led to a fatal crash off a bridge over the Yangtze River. 13+ fatalities. 50 firefighters, five fire engines and two rescue boats were deployed.

Bus Crashes in China After Fight Between Driver and Passenger; At Least 13 Dead

Bus Crashes in China After Fight Between Driver and Passenger; At Least 13 Dead

A bus plunged into a river in Wanzhou District, Chongqing, China, on October 28th. Security footage from the bus revealed that there was an altercation between the driver and a passenger which turned physical, moments before the bus crashed into the Yangtze River. At least thirteen people were killed in the crash.

3 Siblings Hit and Killed by Pickup Truck at Indiana Bus Stop

3 Siblings Hit and Killed by Pickup Truck at Indiana Bus Stop

A pickup truck hit four children at a school bus stop near Rochester in Fulton County, Indiana, on October 30th. The accident happened when three siblings, including a 9-year-old girl and her twin 6-year-old brothers, and another 11-year-old boy were crossing the southbound lane to board their school bus. The siblings died in the accident. [...]

Bus Falls Into River in Pakistan; At Least 17 Dead

Bus Falls Into River in Pakistan; At Least 17 Dead

A bus fell into the Indus River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, on October 29th. The accident happened near Kohistan, when the bus was heading from Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan, to Rawalpindi, Punjab. At least seventeen people were killed in the crash.

Train Derails in Taiwan; At Least 18 Killed, Over 180 Injured

Train Derails in Taiwan; At Least 18 Killed, Over 180 Injured

A train derailed near Xinma Station in Yilan county, Taiwan, on October 22nd. The accident happened when the Puyuma Express train was transporting three hundred and sixty-six passengers from Shulin in New Taipei City to Taitung City. At least eighteen people were killed in the crash. Over one hundred and eighty others were injured. The [...]

Train Crashes into Crowd in India; At Least 59 Dead

Train Crashes into Crowd in India; At Least 59 Dead

A train plows into a crowd of people near Amritsar, India, on October 19th. The victims were on the railway tracks watching celebrations of Hindu festival Dusshera when the commuter train ran over them. At least fifty-nine people were killed in the crash. Several others were injured. An investigation into the incident is underway.

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