An elderly man has been struck and killed by a private tour bus while crossing a New York City street.
Officials with the Federal Motor Safety Carrier Safety Administration are trying to determine whether the bus company could legally operate in the U.S.
Assistant District Attorney Gary Weil said a tour bus driver’s “reckless behavior” caused a crash that killed 15 people in the Bronx last year.
They may have national awards and a pair of Number One hits, but life on the road for the Eli Young Band still involves traveling on a cramped tour bus with too many guys and some “unique smells.”
While presenting a report on the March 12, 2011 accident in Washington on Monday, NTSB Chairman Debbie Hersman said the 2011 crash was “dramatic” and “deadly.”
The Department of Transportation says Double Happyness, a bus company that was given a cease and desist order, is still selling tickets and transporting passengers.
A night of fun and gambling at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut ended with fifteen dead on I-95 on the Bronx – Westchester County Line, but the death didn’t end there.
The bus was on Route 17 in Monroe when it ran off the road and crashed into trees Monday.
There were 17 people were on board the bus. Six people were injured, though none of the injuries are considered to be life threatening.
A Greyhound bus bound for St. Louis from New York City flipped on its side on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Saturday, briefly trapping a woman and injuring about two dozen people, authorities said.
Authorities in upstate New York say a charter bus carrying tourists from Poland was going too fast when it crashed and flipped over.
The tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer, and both vehicles erupted in flame. The driver of the truck was killed. Some of the injured were airlifted to area hospitals.
Legislation was passed Thursday by the New York State Senate. The bill is in response to tour bus crashes in New York and other states.
Police said Steve Drappel of Florida was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter after running over a pedestrian in New York City with a tour bus.
Police say a Florida man driving a tour bus in New York City ran over a pedestrian and was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter.