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Train: Preliminary Report on ​Collision Between Sacramento Regional Transit District Light Rail Vehicles

Train: Preliminary Report on ​Collision Between Sacramento Regional Transit District Light Rail Vehicles

On the day of the accident, SacRT passenger train No. 9 was operating about 15 minutes behind its designated schedule. A maintenance train technician requested and received permission from the controller at the Metro Control Center to enter the mainline to complete postmaintenance intervention propulsion testing. After receiving permission, [...]

Buses Collide in Bolivia; 22 Killed, 37 Injured

Buses Collide in Bolivia; 22 Killed, 37 Injured

Two buses collided head-on in the Bolivian altiplano, on January 20th. Authorities said the accident happened when the buses were traveling at the road connecting Oruro and Potosi. Twenty-two people were killed in the crash. Thirty-seven others were injured.

Passenger Trains Collide in South Africa; At Least 3 Dead, Over 300 Injured

Passenger Trains Collide in South Africa; At Least 3 Dead, Over 300 Injured

Two passenger trains collided in Pretoria, South Africa, on January 8th. Authorities said the accident happened near Mountain View train station during early morning rush hour. At least three people were killed in the crash. Over three hundred others were injured.

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.

Train Crash in Turkey Leaves At Least Nine Dead

Train Crash in Turkey Leaves At Least Nine Dead

A high-speed train crashed into a locomotive at a station in Ankara, Turkey, on December 13th. The accident happened when the high-speed train was on its way to Konya. At least nine people were killed in the crash. At least forty-six 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.

Bus Carrying Junior Hockey Team Crashes in Canada; 14 Dead

Bus Carrying Junior Hockey Team Crashes in Canada; 14 Dead

A bus collided with a tractor-trailer in Saskatchewan province of Canada, on April 6th. The accident happened when the bus was transporting the members of a junior hockey team Humboldt Broncos to playoff game in Nipawin. Fourteen people were killed in the crash. At least fourteen others were injured. An investigation into the cause of [...]

Subway Trains Collide in Germany; 23 Injured

Subway Trains Collide in Germany; 23 Injured

Two subway trains collided in Duisburg, Germany, on April 3rd. The accident happened in a tunnel at the Auf dem Damm subway stop in Meiderich district. Twenty-three people were injured in the accident. The cause of accident is being investigated.

1 Killed, 22 Injured After Trains Collide in Austria

1 Killed, 22 Injured After Trains Collide in Austria

An intercity train collided with a regional passenger train in Styria, Austria, on February 12th. The accident happened in Niklasdorf when the intercity train as heading to Saarbruecken, Germany. One person was killed in the crash. Twenty-two others, including three children, were injured. The cause of crash is under investigation.

Bus-Taxi Collision in Algeria Kills 14

Bus-Taxi Collision in Algeria Kills 14

A passenger bus collided with a taxi in Sfid, Algeria, on January 25th. The accident happened on the highway connecting Saida and El Bayadh, Algeria, At least fourteen people were killed in the crash. Twenty-two others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

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