Transportation accidents

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that occurred on Interstate 25 north of Bernalillo, N.M., on Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Greg Sorber/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 3:56 pm
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — The conditions of three patients have been upgraded following a deadly crash involving a commercial passenger bus and three other vehicles on a New Mexico highway early Sunday. Twelve people remained hospitalized Tuesday, and officials at University of New Mexico Hospital...
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This Dec. 10, 2012 photo shows Weymouth Police Officer Michael C. Chesna in Weymouth, Mass. Chesna died Sunday, July 15, 2018, from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. (Gary Higgins/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 2:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own firearm around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, and...
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July 13, 2018 - 7:37 am
CAIRO (AP) — A passenger train derailed Friday on a railway track south of Cairo, wounding at least 55 people, Egyptian officials said. The accident took place when three of the train's carriages derailed at a station close to Giza, Egypt's railway authority said. It added that lifting tools,...
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Firefighters gather around a school bus that flipped near the intersection of Weld County Road 49 and Weld County Road 24 near Hudson, Colo., Thursday, July 12, 2018. Authorities say multiple people were injured when the school bus carrying 35 high school students crashed and tipped over on the rural road northeast of Denver. (Joshua Polson/The Greeley Tribune via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 8:25 pm
HUDSON, Colo. (AP) — The driver of a flatbed truck fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a school bus Thursday, injuring multiple Colorado high school students, investigators said. None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler said the truck...
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Emergency responders assist a passenger in Ketchikan, Alaska, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, after the crash of a Taquan Air float plane on Prince of Wales Island's Mt. Jumbo. The chartered Taquan Air flight plane crashed Tuesday on a rocky mountainside near Ketchikan. Everyone survived and were rescued hours later by the U.S. Coast Guard. (Dustin Safranek/The Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 10:07 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Ginny Hacker Eiseman spent the weekend reeling in a bounty of colorful fish at Steamboat Bay Fishing Club on remote Noyes Island in Alaska. She was returning home to Ketchikan when the unthinkable happened. The chartered Taquan Air flight that she and 10 others were on crashed...
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July 11, 2018 - 12:11 pm
ROME (AP) — The driver of a station wagon hit by George Clooney's scooter in Italy says he was waiting to turn when a scooter whizzed by, then the actor's slammed into him. Italian news agency ANSA, reporting Wednesday from Sardinia, quoted Antonello Viglino as saying he was "stationary on the...
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Emergency responders assist a passenger injured in a crash of a Taquan Air plane in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Ketchikan, Alaska. All nearly a dozen passengers on board survived the incident, and were flown to Ketchikan aboard Temsco helicopters and transferred for medical care. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 12:00 am
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — All 11 people aboard a plane that crashed Tuesday have been rescued in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, officials said. A Coast Guard helicopter located the crash site and hoisted the pilot and passengers to safety, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Charly...
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Ambulance personnel tend to a man lying on the ground, later identified as actor George Clooney, after being involved in a scooter accident in the near Olbia, on the Sardinia island, Italy, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Actor George Clooney was taken to the hospital in Sardinia on Tuesday and released after being involved in an accident while riding his motor scooter, hospital officials said. “He is recovering at his home and will be fine,” spokesman Stan Rosenfield told The Associated Press in an email. The John Paul II hospital in Olbia confirmed Clooney had been treated and released after Tuesday’s accident. Local media that had gathered at the hospital said Clooney left in a van through a side exit. (AP Photo/Mario Chironi)
July 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
OLBIA, Sardinia (AP) — Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several meters (yards) in the air on the Italian island of Sardinia, according to video of the crash. "He is recovering at his home and will be fine,"...
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This Sunday, July 8, 2018 photo provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows a 5-month-old infant with dirt under their fingernails after authorities say the baby survived about nine hours being buried under sticks and debris in the woods. The Missoula County Sheriff's Office says the baby is in good condition at a hospital and calls it a "miracle" that the child survived the weekend ordeal. Authorities say they were called about a man threatening people in the Lolo Hot Springs area of western Montana's Lolo National Forest. Deputies apprehended the man who indicated that the baby was buried somewhere in the woods. (Missoula County Sheriff's Office via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 5:43 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A faint whimper in the darkness was all it took. Missoula County Sheriff's Deputy Ross Jessop and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Nick Scholz rushed toward the sound after hours spent searching the Montana woods for a missing infant. Jessop was about to take...
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A charter plane lays in a field in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday July 10, 2018. The plane crashed killing one person and injuring 20 others with injuries ranging from minor to critical, according to Russel Meiring, a spokesman for paramedic company ER24. (AP Photo/Phil Magakoe)
July 10, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A charter plane crashed outside South Africa's capital on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring nearly 20 others, with four of them briefly trapped inside the wreckage. All of the injured were in serious or critical condition, said Johan Pieterse, Tshwane Emergency...
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