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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 …

At Least 17 Injured in Kentucky Crash Between Truck and Greyhound Bus

A fire department in Kentucky says a collision between a commercial truck and a Greyhound bus has left at least 17 people injured. WKYT-TV reports Greyhound bus 1104 traveling from Atlanta to Cincinnati when it crashed Thursday afternoon around 4:30 …

Top 3 Causes of Global Liability Claims = 60% of Value: Allianz Report

Defective product/work quality issues, crashes and human error are listed as the top causes of liability loss for businesses, according to a report published by Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS). Collectively, these top three causes of loss for businesses account …

Feds: Axle From Duck Boat in Deadly Washington Crash Sheared Off

Federal investigators say the left front axle of a duck boat involved in a deadly Seattle, Wash. accident was sheared off, but they don’t know if it was damaged before the collision with a charter bus that killed four international …

Despite Collision, Closure, Business Continues on Houston Ship Channel

Goods are being unloaded and commerce traded along the Houston Ship Channel, even though part of the waterway remained closed on March 11 amid cleanup efforts following a collision that spilled a flammable chemical. About a 4-mile to 8-mile stretch …

Part of Houston Ship Channel Closed After Tanker, Carrier Collide

A portion of the busy Houston Ship Channel was shut on March 9 after two ships collided in fog, causing a leak of flammable liquid. Methyl tertiary-butyl ether, or MTBE, a gasoline additive aboard the Danish-flagged chemical tanker Carla Maersk, …

Probe into Fatal Hong Kong Ferry Collision May Take Six Months

Hong Kong authorities began inspecting the wreckage of a leisure boat on Wednesday amid questions over how a collision with a commuter ferry in relatively calm weather killed 38 people in one of the city’s worst accidents in recent decades. …

At Least 37 Dead in Hong Kong Ferry Collision

At least 37 people died and dozens were injured when a ferry carrying more than 120 people on a company outing collided with another ferry and sank near an island south of Hong Kong on Monday night in one of …

Trains Weren’t Speeding Before Fatal Oklahoma Wreck

Two freight trains were not speeding when they collided in a fiery head-on crash that killed three people in the Oklahoma Panhandle, according to a preliminary federal report released July 9. The National Transportation Safety Board found that the eastbound …