The accident with the limo, which claimed on Saturday the lives of 20 people in upstate new York, was one of the worst accidents in U.S. history. Here’s 10 other incidents of this tragic list.
23 Sep 2005
On the highway South of Dallas (Texas) caught fire and exploded on a bus carrying pensioners from a nursing home. They were saved from hurricane Rita. Killed 23 people.
May 9, 1999
In Mississippi flew into a ditch, the bus headed to a casino. Killed 22 people. According to investigators, the driver was under the influence of marijuana and strong antihistamines.
21 Sep 1989
In Texas, a school bus collided with a truck and fell into a huge hole with water. Killed 21 students.
May 14, 1988
In Kentucky, returning from an amusement Park, a Church bus collided with a trailer. Killed 24 children and 3 adults — all who were in the bus.
May 30, 1986
In one of the canyons in California crashed a bus of Starline Sightseeing Tours. Killed 21 passengers.
5 June 1980
In a 12-metre ravine in Arkansas collapsed tourist bus carrying mostly elderly people from Dallas to Branson (mo). 20 people were killed.
21 may 1976
In California flew off the motorway, a bus carrying the members of the school choir. Killed 28 children and teacher.
17 September 1963
In California the freight train crushed a bus with 58 migrant workers. Killed 32 workers. It is the largest accident in U.S. history.
28 Feb 1958
In Kentucky, the road that ran along the river, into the water fell the bus with 48 elementary and high school — the accident killed 27 people.
4 Aug 1952
In Texas the night encountered 2 buses. The result of which 28 people died. Most of the dead were military.