Shuttle Bus Hits Tractor-Trailer Near Atlanta Airport

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Posted on 25th May 2013 by gjohnson in Uncategorized

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At least 16 people were hurt Friday when an airport shuttle bus crashed into a tractor-trailer not far from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, according to NBC News.

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The shuttle bus transports travelers from several hotels north of the airport, and was on its way to Hartsfield when the accident happened.

There were 18 people on the bus when it hit the tractor-trailer, and 16 of them, including a child, were hospitalized, NBC News reported.

Six of the passengers were sent to Atlanta Medical Center, and they were in fair condition.

Another 10 passengers were transported to Grady Memorial Hospital, according to NBC News, with two in serious condition and right sustained minor injuries.

Kentucky School Bus Overturns

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Posted on 10th May 2013 by gjohnson in Uncategorized

A school bus overturned in western Kentucky Friday, with several members of a high school softball team being injury, according to the Associated Press.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/school-bus-carrying-high-school-softball-team-overturns-in-western-ky-students-hurt/2013/05/10/81e0f16e-b9e5-11e2-b568-6917f6ac6d9d_story.html

The accident happened in Smithland, Ky., shortly before 5 p.m. Central Times on U.S. 60. The bus, on its way to a night-time game, was carrying the Union County High School girl’s softball team, AP reported.

The bus somehow drove off the right shoulder of the highway, veered into the other side of the road, and then rotated and rolled on its side, according to AP. Authorities said that 25 people were transported to local hospitals with non-serious injuries.

One person was airlifted for treatment, but didn’t have life-threatening injuries, AP said.

 

Nine Hurt Following N.J. Bus Accident

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Posted on 6th May 2013 by gjohnson in Uncategorized

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Nine people were injured, including seven disabled adults, Monday when when a school bus collided with a car in Franklin, N.J., according to MyCentralJersey.com.

http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20130506/NJNEWS/305060043/Nine-people-hospitalized-following-Franklin-bus-accident

The bus, which was carrying the disabled, was making a left turn out of the driveway of the Dungarvin School on Route 27 when it was hit by a Toyota Prius, MyCentralJersey reported.

Police gave the bus driver, 21-year-old Terrae Colter, a ticket for running a stop sign or failing to yield to a stop sign.

Seven of the disabled bus passengers, the bus driver and the Prius driver were all hospitalized.