Tag: Transportation accidents

Owner of boat that burned, killing 34, sells other vessels

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LOS ANGELES — The owner of a scuba diving boat that burned and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, has sold off...

Iran reports attack on its cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

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TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian cargo vessel was targeted this week in a “terrorist attack” in the Mediterranean Sea, the country's state TV reported...

Rescue operation underway in Black Sea after coal ship sinks

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BUCHAREST, Romania — A rescue operation is underway in the Black Sea after a coal cargo ship sank, leaving two dead and one missing,...

Bus-tanker collision kills at least 11 in northern Mexico

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MEXICO CITY — At least 11 people were killed early Thursday in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon when a tanker truck carrying...

Man who crashed gate where Canada’s Trudeau lives sentenced

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OTTAWA, Ontario — A judge sentenced a military reservist who crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Ticket to be dismissed for driver who swerved to avoid sofa

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A driver who crashed her car while swerving to avoid a couch falling from a truck on Interstate 95 may...

French aviation billionaire, pilot die in helicopter crash

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PARIS — A French billionaire aviation industrialist and member of parliament has died in a helicopter crash along with the pilot, authorities said. ...

Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

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EL CENTRO, Calif. — One of the 13 people killed when the SUV smuggling them into California hit a tractor-trailer was a 23-year-old woman...

Woman impaled by tree limb has 7 broken ribs, husband says

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PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine passenger who was impaled when a falling pine tree struck the vehicle she was riding in suffered seven broken...

Officials: 18 killed as truck crashes into bus outside Cairo

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CAIRO — A trailer-truck crashed into a microbus, killing at least 18 people and injuring five others south of the Egyptian capital, authorities said. ...