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1 dead, up to 30 hurt as bus falls off ravine in Cagayan de Oro

Feb 17, 2020 - 7:53 PM

The driver, Rito Reyes, dies when the bus falls off a ravine at the Carmen Hill portion of Sayre Highway

6 dead, dozens injured in Hong Kong bus crash

Dec 18, 2019 - 7:23 PM

Live footage shows firefighters trying to reach victims on the vehicle's top deck, which has been turned into a tangled mess of twisted metal and shattered glass

DEADLY CRASH. A police officer stands in front of a double-decker bus after a crash in Kwu Tung in Hong Kong on December 18, 2019. Photo by Philip Fong/AFP

5 Chinese tourists killed in New Zealand bus crash

Sep 04, 2019 - 1:11 PM

(UPDATED) Police say 27 people were in the vehicle when it crashed about 20 kilometers (12 miles) outside Rotorua

29 die as bus falls off India's 'highway to hell'

Jul 08, 2019 - 2:07 PM

(UPDATED) The driver is suspected of having fallen asleep before the bus crashed into a railing and fell into a drain between two flyovers on the Yamuna expressway which connects New Delhi with Agra

CRASH AND FALL. Onlookers and Indian police gather around the crumpled remains of a bus that crashed on the Delhi-Agra expressway, near Agra on July 8, 2019. Photo by Pawan Sharma/AFP

At least 8 dead, 15 hurt in NLEX bus crash

Jun 28, 2019 - 11:17 PM

(3rd UPDATE) LTFRB chairman Martin Delgra III has ordered his officials to issue a preventive suspension order against bus operator Buena Sher Transport 'as soon as possible'

The bodies of three passengers who was killed after a bus toppled in North Luzon Expressway Torres Bugallon, Valenzuela City. At least 8 people were killed after a bus toppled along North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) on Friday night, June 28, 2019. PHOT BY INOUE JAENA / RAPPLER

10 migrants dead, 30 hurt in Turkey bus crash – official

Jun 26, 2019 - 5:35 PM

The driver ignores an order by a security official to halt, speeding up instead and crashing into a shop near the Greek border, the office of the governor of Edirne province says in a statement

12 killed in Indonesia bus crash after passenger argument

Jun 17, 2019 - 3:27 PM

Some 43 people are also injured in the multi-vehicle accident and are rushed to the hospital

Venezuela bus accident kills 18

Jun 17, 2019 - 1:51 PM

The accident occurs in a rural area of Zulia state which borders Colombia

23 dead in Nepal student bus crash

Dec 22, 2018 - 8:02 PM

Authorities say the bus was speeding when it plunged into a ravine

At least 28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

Nov 25, 2018 - 3:00 AM

Police say the bus veered off the road and fell into the canal in the Mandya district of the southern state of Karnataka

At least 5 dead after bus hits viaduct in Spain

Sep 03, 2018 - 11:39 PM

'Five people have died,' a spokesman for the central government's representative office in Asturias added – all of them passengers. Among the 20 injured was the driver, who had to have a limb amputated.

Colombia says 19 citizens killed in tourist bus crash

Aug 16, 2018 - 5:36 PM

Ecuador's foreign ministry says 23 people were killed in the crash, instead of 24 as previously announced

BUS CRASH. Photo released by the Fire Brigade of Quito showing firefighters working at the scene of an accident where a bus crashed into another vehicle, in the road between Pifo and Papallacta, 30 kilometres east of Quito, leaving at least 24 people dead and 20 injured, on August 14, 2018. AFP PHOTO - Fire Brigade of Quito

Bus accident in Ecuador kills 24

Aug 14, 2018 - 11:07 PM

(UPDATED) The bus, which had foreign license plates, was on a downward stretch of highway 30 kilometers east of Quito when it struck an all-terrain vehicle and overturned, slamming into 3 houses on the side of the road, officials say

Suspect charged in fatal crash with Canada hockey bus

Jul 07, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Investigators say a meticulous reconstruction of the event helped them determine the responsibility of the suspect whose truck slammed into the bus in April

IN MEMORIAM. Photos of people involved in a fatal bus crash are seen prior to a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos in Humboldt, Canada, April 8, 2018. File photo by Jonathan Hayward/Pool/AFP

Canada mourns 15 killed in hockey bus crash

Apr 07, 2018 - 7:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'This is every parent's worst nightmare. No one should ever have to see their child leave to play the sport they love and never come back,' says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Flowers are left outside the Humboldt Uniplex ice-skating rink on April 7, 2018 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan after a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided with a semi-trailer truck near Tisdale and Nipawin, Saskatchewan province, killing 14 people. Hockey-mad Canada was in mourning on Saturday after a bus carrying a junior ice hockey team collided with a semi-trailer truck in Saskatchewan province, killing 14 people.In a country where love of the sport is almost a religion, the crash sparked an outpouring of grief among players and fans on social media, while national political leaders expressed their sympathies."We can now confirm 14 people have died as a result of this collision," the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement, which did not say how many of the victims were players or coaches of the Humboldt Broncos team.  / AFP PHOTO / Kymber RAE

Death toll rises to 13 after Ecuador bus slides off road

Mar 26, 2018 - 1:56 PM

A rescue agency initially reported 12 people were killed and 25 injured. The latest person to have died succumbed to injuries while being treated, the Interior Ministry says.

Dimple Star Bus owner appears at CIDG after Duterte's order of arrest

Mar 23, 2018 - 10:20 PM

Dimple Star Bus owner Hilbert Napat appears before the CIDG after President Rodrigo Duterte orders his arrest

INSPECTION. President Rodrigo Duterte, SAP Bong Go, and LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III inspect the crash site where Dimple Star Bus fell. Photo courtesy of SAP Bong Go

At Dimple Star bus crash site, Duterte orders nationwide crackdown on illegal buses

Mar 23, 2018 - 6:48 PM

(2ND UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte also orders the arrest of the operator of Dimple Star Bus, after one of its units crashed in Occidental Mindoro, killing 19

LTFRB suspends entire Dimple Star bus fleet

Mar 23, 2018 - 12:29 PM

Operations of the Dimple Star Bus fleet are suspended for 30 days, following the fatal crash in Occidental Mindoro

INSPECTION. LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III inspects the Dimple Star bus crash site in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro, on March 21, 2018. Photo courtesy of DOTr-LTFRB

LTFRB suspends 10 Dimple Star buses after Occidental Mindoro crash

Mar 21, 2018 - 1:36 PM

The buses, operating from San Jose, Occidental Mindoro to Manila, are suspended for 30 days

BUS CRASH. At least 19 died in a bus crash that happened on Tuesday night, March 20, in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. All photos courtesy of Occidental Mindoro PDRRMO/ Sablayan MDRRMO

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At least 19 dead in Occidental Mindoro bus crash

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:11 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Public transport regulators say they may suspend the franchise of the operator of the bus involved in the incident

BUS CRASH. At least 19 died in a bus crash that happened on Tuesday night, March 20, in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. All photos courtesy of Occidental Mindoro PDRRMO and Sablayan MDRRMO

Peru bus crash kills 35 – ministry

Feb 22, 2018 - 12:02 AM

The crash 'has left 35 dead and 20 injured," the Interior Ministry announces on Twitter, quoting Arequipa police chief General Walter Ortiz

48 injured in German school bus crash – police

Jan 16, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Of those hurt, 43 are children and a total of 10 victims suffer grave injuries

BUS CRASH. Police cars and amulances secure the area where a schoolbus crashed into a shop on early January 16, 2018 in the southern German town of Eberbach, near Heideleberg. Photo by Rene Priebe/dpa/AFP

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Jan 06, 2018 - 2:51 PM

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People visit the Harbin Ice and Snow World, part of the annual Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in Harbin in China's northeast Heilongjiang province on January 4, 2018.The festival, which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, officially opens on January 5. / AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER

At least 16 killed in Russian train-bus collision

Oct 06, 2017 - 4:18 PM

The crash occurs in the night near the town of Pokrov, some 110 kilometers (70 miles) east of the Russian capital

27 passengers injured after bus falls from Alabang flyover

Oct 01, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Manila Toll Expressway Systems says the bus lost control of its brakes and landed by the Alabang Exit toll plaza

PH squash team involved in bus crash in KL; matches suspended

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:27 PM

UPDATED Five members of the Philippine team are unharmed

At least 36 killed in China bus crash

Aug 11, 2017 - 4:51 PM

The coach crashes at the Qinling tunnel in Ankang a city in Shaanxi province on Thursday night according to the State Administration of Work Safety

London bus crash injures several passengers

Aug 10, 2017 - 5:23 PM

The accident occurs on Lavender Hill in southwest London

Germany bus accident leaves 18 dead

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:45 PM

3rd UPDATE The bus was carrying 46 passengers and two drivers from the east German state of Saxony when it rammed into the truck in a traffic jam on the A9 motorway

CHARRED. Members of the fire brigade work at the scene where a tour bus burst into flames following a collision with a trailer truck on the highway A9 near Muenchberg, southern Germany, on July 3, 2017, where up to 18 people are feared dead. Nicolas Armer/dpa/AFP

Tourist bus hits Paris bridge, at least 4 injured – fire service

Jun 23, 2017 - 8:29 PM

UPDATED The double decker bus crashes into the Alexandre III bridge becoming stuck under it

Nueva Ecija crash bus engine was 30 years old – DOTr

May 16, 2017 - 5:13 PM

Bus registration records indicate its age to be 11 years old which turns out to be false

BUS CRASH. Authorities check the site of a bus crash in Carranglan town, Nueva Ecija, on April 18, 2017. Photo courtesy of Ardz Tayambong

At least 20 killed in Turkey bus crash

May 13, 2017 - 8:07 PM

The bus was carrying about 40 people many of whom were women

11 South Korean, Chinese children die in China bus crash

May 09, 2017 - 5:48 PM

UPDATED Local authorities say the children were aged between 3 and 6 and attended a South Korean international school in the city of Weihai Shandong province

Killer buses leave victims in their wake

May 07, 2017 - 9:55 PM

9 563 of the 109 322 road crash incidents recorded by the Metro Manila Development Authority MMDA in 2016 involved buses

BUS CRASH. A Don Don Liner bus bound for Legazpi City, Albay loses balance and falls on its side after hitting a cement wall in October 2014. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

29 schoolchildren killed in Tanzania bus crash

May 06, 2017 - 10:28 PM

The students are all from the Lucky Vincent Primary School in Arusha City

Graphics by Raffy de Guzman/Rappler

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WATCH: How do we prevent road traffic crashes?

Apr 22, 2017 - 2:02 PM

According to the World Health Organization road tragedies are predictable and preventable

Sotto wants DOTr to ban old, dilapidated buses

Apr 22, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito vice chair of the public services committee wants stiffer penalties for overloading after it was discovered that the Nueva Ecija bus was overloaded

CRASH SITE. The site of the bus crash in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija, that killed over 30 people. Photo courtesy of PNP Carranglan

'Several factors' behind Nueva Ecija bus crash – road safety advocate

Apr 20, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Former LTO spokesperson Jason Salvador says the condition of the road driver and vehicle may have been contributory factors behind the deadly bus crash in Nueva Ecija

CRASH SITE. The site of the bus crash in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija, that killed over 30 people. Photo courtesy of PNP Carranglan

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Apr 20, 2017 - 11:15 AM

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Bus crash kills 44 in northern India – official

Apr 19, 2017 - 10:38 PM

Only two of the 46 people on board the bus survived when it flew off a cliff and into a river in northern Himachal Pradesh state around 115 kilometers 70 miles from the capital Shimla

Bus in Nueva Ecija crash overloaded

Apr 19, 2017 - 3:23 PM

The Leomarick Trans minibus carried 77 passengers far more than its 45 person capacity says Senior Superintendent Antonio Yarra Nueva Ecija police chief

CRASH SITE. The site of the bus crash in Carranglan town, Nueva Ecija, that killed over 30 people. Photo courtesy of PNP Carranglan

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Help identify child survivor in Nueva Ecija bus crash – hospital

Apr 19, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Officials of the Veterans Regional Hospital in Nueva Vizcaya have shared photos of the girl believed to be 3 to 4 years old in the hope that a relative would recognize her

DO YOU KNOW HER? Officials of the Veterans Regional Hospital in Nueva Vizcaya have reached out to the public to help them identify this girl, a survivor of the Nueva Ecija bus crash. Photo from the Veterans Regional Hospital

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Deaths in Nueva Ecija bus crash rise to 31

Apr 19, 2017 - 9:57 AM

3rd UPDATE 46 people are still being treated in different hospitals in Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya with 4 of them in critical condition