The accident was so fierce that the bus was badly damaged and buried under the dumper sand killing seven, five of them lecturers including a woman and two students on the spot and 22 injured. Of the 22 injured, the condition of seven was very critical and they were referred to the PGI Chandigarh in precarious condition.
The Indian aviation regulator - the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) - has initiated an inquiry into the near-miss incident. "All Emirates aircraft are equipped with onboard instrumentation so that crew are alerted in a timely manner of all surrounding traffic. The crew informed the authorities of the incident and later filed an Air Safety Report, which will be forwarded to Mumbai Air Traffic Control. Safety is of paramount importance to Emirates, and we will be cooperating fully with the Mumbai Air Traffic Control in the subsequent investigation," the statement added.
Driving northwest, I rounded the curve at 6600 Sills Road, then swerved onto the shoulder and into the ditch, barely avoiding a head-on collision with a van that had crossed the double yellow line to dodge ruts and potholes created 12 days ago by Whidbey's County Road Department.
Jesse Freitas, the driver, was discharged later Saturday, but his wife, Nicole Freitas, remains hospitalized after Saturday's crash that sent the couple and their infant twins to the hospital. Authorities allege that Thomas Burns, 41, of Milford, was driving drunk on Milford Street, Rte. 140, when he crossed into the center lane and struck the Freitas' vehicle head-on around 3:40 p.m. Nicole Freitas suffered serious injuries and had to be extricated from the vehicle.
At least two people have been transported from the scene in unknown condition after the crash on N. Bryant Ave. just south of Danforth Rd. near the entrance of the Kingston housing subdivision.
Jozi A. Szathmary, 37, was northbound on Highway 71 in a 1997 Ford explorer when it crossed the center line and collided with a southbound semi tractor-trailer rig. A Minneapolis woman died in a head-on collision with a semi on Highway 71 north of Wadena city limits on Saturday. Szathmary died at the scene, according to the State Patrol.
A crash has led to traffic problems at the junction of Leeds Street and King Edward Street in Liverpool city centre. In one car a woman who had recently a pacemaker fitted was shaken and in the other the driver suffered minor whiplash.
A woman doctor who caused a horrific head-on smash which was captured on the other driver's dashboard camera escaped prosecution - because police failed to process a report on time.
Car Borne Camera Captures Fatal Head on Collision with Electric Tricycle
The back-seat passenger died at the scene of the 12:42 p.m. wreck Saturday, March 28, along Highway 58 near Dixie Road. "The driver of the Honda attempted to pass slower ... traffic ahead of him by crossing into the westbound lanes," according to the statement. The Honda collided with a westbound 2009 Toyota driven by a 69-year-old woman.
The children, 2 and 4, were headed east in the 1300 block of Culebra Road in a Dodge SUV with their mother, grandmother and a 2-month-old around 2:20 p.m.
Emergency services attended the scene of a head-on collision in Great Horton Road today near the Murco filling station at the junction with Beacon Road. The road was closed from the collision point down to Old Road and reopened at 2.30pm.