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Two Hurt When Fire Patrol Plane Flips Onto Roof at Massachusetts Airport

Two people suffered minor injuries when a small airplane used to spot fires flipped over onto its roof at a Massachusetts airport, authorities say. The single-engine aircraft was landing at Plymouth Municipal Airport at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon when …

Twelve Hurt as Commuter Buses Crash on New Jersey Turnpike Ramp

A crash early Monday involving two New Jersey Transit buses on a New Jersey Turnpike exit ramp left roughly 12 people injured, authorities said. The accident in Secaucus occurred around 7:15 a.m., state police said. One bus rear-ended the other …

One Killed, Three Hurt in Manhattan Scaffolding Collapse

A worker repairing the facade of a Manhattan building was killed and three others were injured on Thursday in an equipment collapse that left a metal platform dangling on its side and scaffolding buckling under, officials said. Emergency personnel responded …

New Jersey Transit Bus Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Bergen County

The rear tire of a New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a woman in Bergen County early Wednesday, the agency said. The bus was heading to Cresskill from New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal when the accident occurred in …

School Bus Crash in Upstate New York; Five Children, Two Adults Injured

Five children aged six to 17 and two adults were injured in a school bus accident Thursday about 60 miles northwest of New York City, according to state police. Troopers said a pick-up truck apparently rear-ended the eastbound bus on …

Massachusetts Chemical Plant Re-Opens a Day After a Series of Explosions

A Massachusetts chemical manufacturing plant re-opened Friday, a day after at least six explosions at the facility forced workers to evacuate and blew a hole in the roof. Seqens North America, formerly PCI Synthesis, in Newburyport, in a statement Friday …

Three Massachusetts Workers Shocked When Scaffolding Touches Power Line

Three people were injured, one critically, on Tuesday when scaffolding they were working with at a Massachusetts home came in contact with power lines, police said. Beverly police responded to a report that two workers had fallen from the roof …

Worker in New Jersey Seriously Injured When Ditch Collapses Around Him

A man working in a ditch was seriously injured December 31 when it collapsed around his lower body, authorities said. The accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. in Marlboro Township. The 64-year-old man, who was working for paving company, was …

Two Women Killed After New Jersey Transit Train, Car Collide at Crossing

Two women were killed Friday morning when a New Jersey Transit train collided with their car at a railroad crossing in central New Jersey. The accident occurred around 8:10 a.m. at the Cedar Avenue crossing in Middlesex, a NJ Transit …

Conway Scenic Railroad Train Strikes Woman on Tracks

Authorities in New Hampshire say a woman was struck and seriously injured on the tracks by a Conway Scenic Railroad train carrying passengers. A North Conway fire official told WMUR-TV the 50-year-old woman was struck Sunday afternoon on the tracks …