Automotive accidents

February 24, 2019 - 11:31 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The operators of China's largest silver mine transported workers underground on a broken-down bus that was bought online, routinely overloaded and operating on ramp not intended for transporting people, safety officials said after the bus crashed, killing 21 miners and injuring 29...
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February 23, 2019 - 5:40 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — No matter the outcome, Jim Boeheim needed this. Three days after the Hall of Fame coach of the Syracuse Orange struck and killed a pedestrian on a darkened highway that leads out of town, he returned to the bench Saturday night. Boeheim's first public appearance since the...
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February 23, 2019 - 3:52 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Three days after he hit and killed a pedestrian, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim returned to the bench Saturday night to a loud applause from a record Carrier Dome crowd prior to the Orange's game against top-ranked Duke. Boeheim, who had not appeared in public since Wednesday...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018, file photo, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim watches during a practice for an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game, in Detroit. Police say Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a 51-year-old man walking outside his vehicle on a highway near Syracuse, N.Y., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
February 22, 2019 - 11:40 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Boeheim will coach Syracuse against top-ranked Duke on Saturday night in his team's first game since the 74-year-old Basketball Hall of Famer struck and killed a pedestrian on a dark highway. Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack said in a news release Friday that...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018, file photo, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim watches during a practice for an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game, in Detroit. Police say Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a 51-year-old man walking outside his vehicle on a highway near Syracuse, N.Y., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
February 21, 2019 - 3:26 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, police say. Syracuse police say 51-year-old Jorge Jimenez was an occupant in a black Dodge Charger with...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 photo provided by the NYPD's 109th Precinct, officers respond to a collision involving two buses on Main Street in the Queens borough of New York. Federal safety investigators say a freak accident involving a dropped thermos may have caused a bus crash that killed three people in New York City. The National Transportation Safety Board released its report Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. The incident occurred when a charter bus blew threw a Queens intersection at 60 mph, slammed into a city bus, barreled across a sidewalk and hit a building. The charter bus driver, a city bus passenger and a pedestrian were killed. (NYPD's 109th Precinct via AP, File)
February 21, 2019 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A freak accident involving a dropped thermos might have caused a bus crash that killed three people in New York City, federal safety investigators said Thursday. The National Transportation Safety Board said a thermal bottle could have gotten wedged in the brake and accelerator...
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February 14, 2019 - 3:08 am
LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors say Prince Philip won't face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured. The decision came just days after Buckingham Palace said the 97-year-old royal would stop driving. Prosecutors said Thursday they had decided that it would not be...
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February 13, 2019 - 11:58 am
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A bus carrying workers in North Macedonia crashed into a small ravine outside the capital Skopje, killing 13 people and injuring about 30 others Wednesday, the newly renamed European nation's health minister said. Venko Filipce said seven victims were pronounced dead...
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February 09, 2019 - 5:08 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. hip-hop stars have paid tribute to rising rapper Cadet, who was killed in a car crash early Saturday on the way to a performance in central England. Management of the 28-year-old musician says he was a passenger in a taxi that collided with another vehicle near Keele University,...
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This photo released by VSE42.RU, shows an overturned bus at the Raspadsky open cast, 100 kilometers (63 miles) away from the town of Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Region, Russia, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. The bus overturned, killing several miners, according to emergency officials. (VSE42.RU via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 7:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say that seven workers have died in two separate accidents at Siberian coal mines. The Investigative Committee, the nation's top state investigative agency, said that in one accident Friday, a truck carrying miners to the Raspadskaya coal mine in the Kemerovo region...
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