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Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West at about 3:30 pm

Man Struck and Killed by MBTA Bus

Authorities say an 88-year-old man has died after being hit by a bus in Melrose. The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority says the man was struck by an MBTA bus near the intersection of Franklin and Pratt Streets around 7 p.m. Tuesday. He was taken to

Metco bus crashes in Newton

A school bus carrying Lexington-bound Metco students crashed in Newton today, sending 34 students and their driver to local hospitals with injuries, State Police said. The three-vehicle crash took place around 7:30 a.m. today on the westbound lanes of Route 9 near the intersection with

Two killed in Bus Crash

A bus taking people to casinos crashed and overturned on a Dallas-area turnpike this morning, killing two people. Thirty-six people were transported to local hospitals after the one-vehicle crash on President George Bush Turnpike in Irving. One passenger was “pinned” in the wreckage. That person

Driver of bus that struck overpass to face charges

Massachusetts State Police will file criminal charges against the man who was driving a bus that struck an overpass on Soldiers Field Road in February, 2013. Samuel J. Jackson, 67, of Philadelphia faces a criminal charge of negligent operation to endanger and civil violations for

Dangers For Students Studying Abroad Due To Failures Of Tour Operators

In recent years, some difficult safety issues have hounded the tourism industry, especially with regard to student travel abroad. More than ever, college and high school students in the United States are choosing educational and volunteer opportunities in foreign countries. In doing so, students are

BU Student Hit & Killed

On Tuesday, November 13, a 21-year-old Boston University student was riding his bicycle at around 6:26 p.m., when he was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. According to police and witnesses, an MBTA bus might have been involved. The accident occurred in the intersection

Police Identify Two Killed in N.H. Plane Crash on I-93

On Thursday, October 25, there was a small private plane crash along Interstate-93 in Hooksett, New Hampshire at approximately 1:10p.m. The plane hit a light post and then it dropped onto the busy interstate. The two passengers, a couple that owned the plane, were killed

MBTA Van Kills Pedestrian

On Monday, August 9, 2010, a man was struck and killed by an MBTA van in Norwood, Massachusetts. The 51 year old man was crossing the street when he was hit by “the RIDE” MBTA van, which takes people to different MBTA stops. The man