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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Train Collision with Derailment​​

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Train Collision with Derailment​​

Figure. Illustration of the accident scene. The preliminary review revealed that the operat​​​or of the striking train placed the master controller in a full-power position prior to the accident. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators conducted sight-distance observations to the west. ​​​The preliminary [...]

Florida Road Crash Leaves 7 Dead

Florida Road Crash Leaves 7 Dead

A collision between two big rigs and two passenger vehicles spilled gasoline and sparked a fire on southbound Interstate 75 near Gainesville, Florida, on January 3rd. Six people were killed in the accident. At least eight 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.

Truck Carrying Migrants Crashed in Turkey; At Least 22 Killed

Truck Carrying Migrants Crashed in Turkey; At Least 22 Killed

A truck fell off a bridge in Izmir, Turkey, on October 14th. The accident happened when the truck was transporting migrants from Aydin to Izmir. At least twenty-two people were killed in the crash. Thirteen others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

Truck Crashes into School Bus in India; 5 Dead, 18 Injured

Truck Crashes into School Bus in India; 5 Dead, 18 Injured

A speeding truck crashed head-on into a school bus in Haryana, India, on April 30th. The accident happened on the Delhi-Charkhi Dadri highway, when the bus was transporting the children back home from BSVN Senior Secondary School, Bigowa village. At least five people were killed in the crash, including three children. Eighteen others were [...]

Dragon Boat Accident in China Leaves 17 Dead

Dragon Boat Accident in China Leaves 17 Dead

Two dragon boats capsized in Taohua river in southern China, on April 20th. The accident happened in the city of Guilin, when the boat crews were practicing for a race for the upcoming dragon boat festival. Seventeen people were killed in the accident. Forty others were rescued.

Bus-Truck Collision in Kenya Leaves At Least 36 Dead

Bus-Truck Collision in Kenya Leaves At Least 36 Dead

A bus collided head-on with a truck on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway near Migaa, Kenya, on December 31st. The accident happened when the bus was traveling from Busia to Nairobi, while the truck was heading from Nakuru to Eldoret. Thirty-six people were killed in the crash. Seventeen others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

At Least 15 Killed in Bus-Truck Collision in Russia

At Least 15 Killed in Bus-Truck Collision in Russia

A passenger bus crashed into a logging truck in Mari El, Russia, on November 16th. The accident happened when the bus was attempting to overtake another vehicle during heavy snow conditions. At least 15 people were killed in the accident. Four others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

Bus Crash in India Leaves 3 Dead, 34 Injured

Bus Crash in India Leaves 3 Dead, 34 Injured

A passenger bus collided with a truck and a tractor in Nagaur district of Rajasthan, India, on November 1st. The accident happened when the bus passengers were returning from a wedding function. At least three people were killed in the crash. Thirty-four others were injured and were taken to a hospital. The cause of accident is being [...]

Motorcyclist Killed After Collision with Truck in Middleborough, MA

Motorcyclist Killed After Collision with Truck in Middleborough, MA

A truck collided with a motorcycle on Route 18 in Middleborough, Massachusetts, on October 21st. The accident happened when the 2017 Isuzu delivery truck was pulling out of a driveway at 190 Bradford St. The motorcyclist, identified as Michael G. Garner, 24, of Middleboro, was killed in the crash. The accident is under investigation.

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