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Semi-Truck Side Swipes Tour Bus on Interstate 70

Posted on February 23rd, 2016 by Zane Cagle

Truck Shears Side of Bus on Interstate 70 Near Blue Springs, Missouri A tour bus apparently pulled semi-truck struck the bus shearing off the driver’s side of the bus, trapping two passengers. According to Sgt. Colin Stosberg of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, “Tractor trailer traveled off the main portion of…

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Blanchette Bridge Opens to Traffic Between Missouri & Illinois

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by Zane Cagle

Traffic has re-opened to the Blanchette Bridge, giving motorists a connection from St. Charles County to St. Louis County The Post-Dispatch report that the westbound lanes will be closed for renovations until Fall, 2013, with the eastbound lanes carrying three ten-foot lanes in each direction with no shoulder and a…

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Illinois Bus Crash Investigation Prompts Tire Warning from FMCSA

Posted on September 7th, 2012 by Zane Cagle

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a bulletin cautioning motor coach companies in the wake of several high speed crashes according to the Chicago Tribune.  The bulletin stated that bus companies need to have procedures in place to monitor the loading of their vehicles and to make sure they are…

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Megabus Crash on I-55 Kills One, Injures Many Near Litchfield, Illinois

Posted on August 3rd, 2012 by Zane Cagle

On Interstate 55, a double-decker Megabus crashed near Litchfield, Illinois yesterday, closing the Interstate at mile-marker 57. Authorities are trying to determine the reason for the crash. State Police Lt. Louis Kink said the investigation into Thursday’s crash could take weeks but initially it did not appear to be a…

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School Bus and Car Collide in St. Louis; Two Children Struck at Bus Stop in De Soto

Posted on October 5th, 2011 by Zane Cagle

Two separate incidents have renewed the call for safety around bus stops. A car rear-ended a school bus  on October 3 in north St. Louis bus accident, injuring nine people, including three children. The cause of the crash is unclear. In a separate accident, on October 5, two children were struck…

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