A multiple pile-up in Peru has killed at least 36 people on the Pan American Highway near Huarmey, about 200 miles north of the capital, Lima.
Around 70 people are also reported to be injured after a bus drifted into the opposite lane.
The bus, operated by the Murga Serrano line, was hit by three vehicles coming in the opposite direction – two buses and a truck.
The vehicle was carrying a delegation from the Christian organization the Worldwide Missionary Movement, it is reported.
“Initial investigations indicate that the driver who drifted into the opposite lane may have fallen asleep and collided with another bus,” Oscar Gonzalez, who was in charge of the rescue operation, told Reuters.
The government deployed several ambulances to the scene.
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At least 14 people have been injured after two double-decker buses collided Tuesday afternoon in Times Square, officials said.
The collision in Manhattan involved “contact with some sort of light pole,” a New York City Fire Department spokesman said. Three people had serious but not life-threatening injuries, and 11 people had minor injuries, and all were being treated at area hospitals, he said.
The department received the call at 3:22 PM.
At least 14 people have been injured after two double-decker buses collided in Times Square
One of the drivers involved in the bus crash has been arrested.
William Dalambert, of Irvington, New Jersey, was charged with driving while ability impaired. Police say tests will determine whether prescription or illicit drugs were involved.
William Dalambert was driving a Gray Line tour bus when he struck another parked double-decker bus Tuesday, police say.
It happened near the TKTS discount Broadway ticket booth.
Witnesses said the Gray Line bus rolled into the area at a high speed.
A Fire department spokesman said it then crashed into the other bus. A traffic light toppled, its metal pole lying on a pedestrian strip.
It wasn’t clear if William Dalambert had a lawyer.
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Willie Nelson has decided to suspend his tour after three members of his band were hurt when their bus plowed into a bridge pillar in Texas during rainy conditions.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says Willie Nelson was not aboard in the weather-related accident around 3:30 a.m. CST Saturday on Interstate 30 near Sulphur Springs, 75 miles northeast of Dallas.
Willie Nelson has decided to suspend his tour after three members of his band were hurt when their bus plowed into a bridge pillar in Texas
A statement posted on Willie Nelson’s website, hours after the accident, says this year’s tour has been suspended indefinitely.
Trooper Sylvia Jennings says seven people were on the westbound bus, including the driver who was dealing with wet roads and high winds.
Two band members have minor injuries while the third was seriously hurt. All were transported to a Sulphur Springs hospital. Their names and conditions weren’t immediately released.
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A coach has plunged off a flyover near the town of Avellino, southern Italy, leaving at least 38 people dead, rescue services say.
The coach hit several vehicles before smashing through a parapet and toppling down a steep slope near the town of Avellino, in the Campania region.
At least 10 people have been injured, some of them seriously, Italian media report.
The coach was taking about 50 people, including children, back to Naples following a pilgrimage, reports say.
The cause of the accident is not clear.
TV footage showed smashed vehicles on the flyover and shrouded bodies lined up by the side of a road.
The coach hit several vehicles before smashing through a parapet and toppling down a steep slope near the town of Avellino
The driver of the coach is said to be among the dead.
“The situation is critical,” leading fireman Pellegrino Iandolo told Italian television.
“Our men are working to save as many lives as possible.”
A police spokesman told the French news agency AFP that the number of victims could not yet be confirmed.
“We are still pulling people from the vehicle,” he said.
He added that the Naples-Bari motorway had been closed to traffic because of the accident.
Reports say the bus smashed through a guardrail on the flyover and dropped 30 m (98 ft), coming to rest in heavy undergrowth.
The injured have been taken to hospitals in Avellino, Salerno and Nola, Ansa said.
Mexican police say at least 26 people have died in a bus crash in the state of Guerrero.
More than 20 people were injured.
The bus slid off the road into a ravine in wet conditions while on its way to a rally in the town of Buenavista de Cuellar, state authorities said.
Most of the passengers were wearing T-shirts bearing the logo of the left-wing Labour Party (PT), a Red Cross official told Reuters.
The bus slid off the road into a ravine in wet conditions while on its way to a rally in the town of Buenavista de Cuellar
Several children were also reported to be among the dead.
Police, members of the military and emergency services were dispatched to the scene.
The passengers had been on their way to the closing rally of the PT’s candidate in municipal elections.
Left-wing presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto both expressed their condolences to the families of the victims.
Mexico will hold presidential elections on 1 July.