The Worst Bus Disasters In The United States
The Worst US Bus Disasters
May 21, 1976
Yuba City, California
28 are killed when a bus carrying the Yuba City High School choir plunges off a cliff.
May 14, 1988
Truck driver collides head on with a church bus. 27 died; 34 injured.
Feb. 28, 1958
A schoolbus with 46 students struck a wrecker and plunged into the Big Sandy River. 26 children and tbe bus driver drowned.
September 23, 2005
While fleeing from Hurrican Rita, 24 elderly people died when their bus caught fire and burned.
June 5, 1980
A tour bus rolls off a highway and kills 22 while injuring 19.
May 9, 1999
When a tour bus crashes into a concrete wall, killing 22 and injuring 24.
May 30, 1986
A tour buss crashes into the West Walker river, killing 21 and injuring 19.
March 2, 2007
A bus transporting the Bluffton University baseball team crashed through a barrier, killing 7.
October 25, 1995
Fox River Grove, Illinois
A school bus is struck by a commuter train, killing seven.
March 22, 1971
Congers, New York
Five were killed and 44 injured when a train hit a school bus that failed to stop at a crossing.