List of road accidents records serious road accidents: those that caused a high death toll, occurred in unusual circumstances, or hold some other historical significance. For crashes that killed famous people died, see List of people who died in road accidents. The prevalence of bus accidents in this list is a function of severity rather than of frequency.
January 3 — A bus crash claimed life of 29 people and 7 other were wounded in Peru.
January 12 — A tour bus overturned because of the fog, crashed into another bus and fire in southern Brazil. 42 Argentine tourists killed and 46 wounded.
January 13 — At least 20 people die and 15 were injured in collision between a bus and a minibus.
January 23 — 10 people were killed and 42 injured, when a big-rig jack-knifed on an icy stretch of I-29 north of Kansas City, Missouri, causing a fiery, 24 car pileup.
January 24 — In South Africa, 30 people die and 50 other were wounded in bus accident.
January 30 — At least 6 people killed and 27 injured in bus accident.
January 31 — Two coaches collided near the Antalya and 19 people die. In another road accident 7 people killed in Konya when a lorry hit a bus.
February 13 — At least 6 people killed in bus accident in Brazil.
February 15 — At least 17 people killed when a bus plunged into a river and 30 other missing.
March 3 — A bus was crashed into a ravine and claimed life of 24 people and 30 were injured in Peru.
March 6 — A Zhob–Shahdadpur regular route bus collides with a truck carrying local wedding couples and families plunges at Saifullah Shaikh canal, Balochistan, Pakistan, killing 50, another 25 are injured.
29 March — 74 people die in a collision between two buses in Kericho, Kenya.
April 15 — At least 31 people killed in bus accident in Guatemala.
13 May — A bus carrying Muslim pilgrims plunges 60 feet below into the Buna River at Buna, Neretva, Bosnia killing 43, another 12 are injured.
18 June — Lax security regulation enforcement causes the overpasses of Autoroute 15 to collapse over Boulevard du Souvenir, in Laval, Quebec, during renovation, killing one and injuring two.
July 6 — A bus carrying workers to Madrid collided with a truck carrying pigs at the outskirt of Soria, Spain, killing 27, another 23 are injured.
7 July — A bus plunges into a river in Liuzhou, Guangxi province killing all 78 aboard.
July 11 — A bus carrying 39 passengers on board, plunged into a deep ravine at Sarangan, Merapi Ketep, Indonesia, killing 10, another 13 are injured in an incident caused by brake failure.
July 25 — A bus accident killed at least 17 people.
28 August — Abuja bus crash riots, Abuja, Nigeria, Seventy people are killed in a bus pile up in Abuja. The next day, related protest riots kill four more people.
5 September — At least 40 people killed in bus accident.
24 December — A bus traveling from Cape Town to Butterworth plunges off a mountain road in South Africa, leaving 20 passengers dead and 55 injured.
24 December — A Cotobato-Davao regular route bus carrying Christmas travelers plunges 60 feet down into a ravine at outskirts of Bansalan, Mindanao, Philippines, killing 30, 12 more are injured.
28 February – Selby rail crash: Car driven off the M62 motorway near a bridge onto railway tracks, causing the derailment of a passenger train and its subsequent collision with a freight train near Selby, England. 10 killed, 82 injured.
November 3 – A passenger bus plunged into george, when a bus driver failed to make a sharp turn on a hill at Saderkote, Jammu and Kashimir, India, killing twenty and injuring thirty-three.
14 November – A bus flips over on a road near Huelva, Spain, killing 19 people.
January 7 — A Manikganj–Dhaka regular route bus driver lost control while trying to cross a bridge at an excessive speed and plunged over 35 feet into the river at Aminbazar, Savar, Bangladesh, killing 30, many more passengers were injured.
February 13 — At least 40 killed when a bus collided with a truck and caught fire.
February 17 — Two buses collided, both carrying travelers by Lunar New Year holiday, where a bus crashed at Hechuan, Henan, China, killing 25, injuring another 12.
May 27 — A Ghatakpukur-Kolkatta route bus carrying office workers veers off and falls into a pond at Chowbagha, West Bengal, India, killing 46, in an incident involving excessive speed and a burst tire.
June 2 — A bus carrying pilgrims bound for Multan, falls off a bridge in Jhelum, Punjab of Pakistan, in an incident caused by the driver losing control of the vehicle, killing 40, another 10 injured.
15 June — A truck and a bus collide on a highway in North Chungchong, South Korea, killing 15 and seriously injuring another 20 people.
July 2 — A Damri public bus carrying children and parents from Jenbar plunged into a 24-foot-deep (7.3 m) ravine at Arjasa, East Java, Indonesia, killing 26, another 44 are injured.
July 7 — A bus carrying Polish tourists slides off the road and overturns in Balatonszentgyorgy, Somogy, Hungary, in an incident caused by excessive speed, killing 19, another 31 are injured.
19 July — Over 70 die when a bus is hit by a runaway fuel tanker at Rutoto in Uganda.
August 18 — A bus falls into a ravine and overturns near Yantikovo, Chuvashia, Russia, killing 21 and injuring 37.
August 18 — A bus carrying people returning from an annual religious festival at Nevsehir, skidded off the road and overturned after brake failure at the outskirts of Tarsus, Mersin, Turkey, in an incident caused by excessive speed, killing 29, another 30 are injured.
November 24 — A regular route bus smashed through an iron railing and plunged 42 feet down into the ravine at the outskirts of Tagkawayan, Quezon, Philippines, killing 33, in an incident caused by mechanical failure.
24 January – A bus crashes into several buildings before bursting into flames, killing 14 in Slawi, Indonesia.
January 26 – A regular route bus veers into oncoming traffic and crashes into another regular route bus. Many vehicles piled up, including Kami Express and Felicite Express Voyages, occurring in Edéa, Littoral Province, Cameroon, killing 70 people, and injuring 15.
May 9 – 24 are killed, nearly as many are injured when a bus spins out of control and collides with an oil tanker near Shorkot.
May 17 – A double-decker bus carrying German tourists crashes on a highway near Lyon, France killing 28 and injuring 46 passengers.
4 June – 30 people die in the Kasganj bus disaster, when a bus attempted to cross a closed level crossing in India and was sliced in half by a train.
4 June – 10 people are burnt to death, 19 sustained serious injuries and about 20 cars totally destroyed when a fuel tanker jackknifes, swerves into vehicles at traffic lights in rush hour and blasts into a huge fireball in downtown Amman, Jordan.
10 July – 21 killed in a Tuen Mun Road bus accident, Hong Kong, when a bus plunged off a motorway viaduct after being hit by lorry. Worst road accident in the history of the territory.
11 June – Five people are killed when a lorry (truck) carrying armored vehicles jackknifes, sending the trailer through the guardrail and into oncoming traffic on the M1
August 22 – A regular route bus with 33 passengers on board, collided with a Petro truck, plunging into a ravine at an expressway in Yan'an, Shanbei, Shaanxi, China, killing 23.
10 September – A bus and a truck collide at high speeds during heavy rain near the city of Valencia, Venezuela, killing 34.
September 20 – A bus and a train collide near Malak Wal in Pakistani Punjab, killing over 40.
December 18 – A chartered Simferopol–Alushta bus carrying local coal miners, veered off a mountain road and plunged into a deep ditch at Simferopolskyi, Crimea, Ukraine, killing 17, another 19 are injured.
December 20 – A German tourist bus smashed into a concrete highway barrier and burst into flames in Hensies, a town on the Belgian border with France, killing 11 people and injuring 37 others.
April 4 — A bus carrying 50 people(34 students & 16 teachers) crashes and falls in the river Lim on the border between Serbia and Montenegro close to the village of Gostun. 12 of the children drowned and a number of passengers were injured. The accident happened during night time. It is supposed that the driver lost control of the bus.
April 27 — A bus and a truck collides in Haima, Oman, killing 21 people and injuring 13 others in one of the country's worst road accidents.
April 28 — A 45 ton earth mover falls on an school bus in Bogotá, Colombia, killing 21 children and two adults, and injuring 36 others.
May 16 — At least 15 killed and 20 injured when a train has ploughed into a bus at a level crossing in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine.
May 24 — A bus carrying 54 passengers on board plunged into the verge of narrow road at on the outskirts of Korbous, Tunisia, in an incident caused by technical problem, killing 19, another 31 are injured.
May 24 — A truck loaded with ammonium nitrate rolled over and caught fire, and one hour later exploded killing 18 people and injuring 13 others in Buzău County, Romania.
June 8 — A bus carrying wedding family and guest veered out of control and plunged into Bagmati river bridge at Runisaitpul, Bihar, India, killing 65.
16 June — Islamabad, Pakistan, at least 50 die in collision between a bus and a tractor.
June 16 — A charter bus carrying Buddhism pilgrims plunged into a lake, and swerved to avoid another vehicle at outskirt of Xinyu, Jiangxi, China, killing 21, in an incident caused by driver has exceed speed.
24 June — A tanker carrying 17,000 litres of petrol collides with a bus in Zahedan, near Bam, Iran. 90 people are killed.
November 7 — A trailer truck carrying sugar was passing a car and collided with a bus on the outskirts of Zafarana, Minya, Egypt. The bus was carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca. 33 were killed, and 14 were injured.
December 25 — A bus plunged into a deep ravine on the outskirts of Kuntrili, Punjab of Pakistan; the accident was caused when the bus driver lost control due to excessive speed, killing 18. Another 39 were injured.
January 16 – A local passenger bus collided with a trailer truck, where coming from the opposite directions at outskirt of La Sabana, Santander, Colombia, killing 27, another injuring are 29.
January 21 – A passenger bus skidded off the road and plunged into 500-feet ravine, when the driver swerved to avoid rocks falling from the mountain side, between Shiraz-Kazero, Mazandaran, Iran, killing 28.
June 21 – A charter bus carrying BSNL Indian state telecom employees failed to negotiate a sharp curve and plunged into a gorge at outskirt of Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India, killing 18, another 20 are injured.
August 24 – When a kindergarten bus crossing an intersection at a bridge, as the lights changed, when a cyclist pulled out in front and a bus ploughed onto the crowded pavement at China State Highway 318, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, killing 19 and 16 injured.
August 24 – A Wenling-Lichuan regular route bus crashed through the roadside barrier and slide down a 320-feet bank at Lichuan, Hubei, China, killing 14 and injuring 40.
15 October – A speeding bus falls into a river in Bogra District, Bangladesh, killing 25 people.
December 6 – A freight truck carrying colcium carbide, other regular route Beijing Bus vehicle suffered a brake failure rammed, and both vehicles are overturned with dropped into 60-feet ditch and caught fire at Badaling Expressway, between Changping–Nankou, outskirt of Beijing, China, killing 24.
January 8 – According to Ecuadorean police report, two buses collision and crashed on Puerto Inca–Naranjal Highway, Churute, Guayas, Ecuador, in an incident caused by both buses are exceed speed, killing 14, another 30 are injured.
13 January – A bus collides with a train in heavy fog in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, killing 21 people.
20 January – A bus plunges off a road and into a 300-foot gorge in Rajouri, India, killing about 50 people and injuring 15.
20 April – At least 47 die when bus falls into a lake at Sarupeta, India
April 21 – According to Bangladeshi ATN Bangla television report, a bus carrying wedding couples and families, where plunged into Chitra River and gone down 30-feet deep river at outskirt of Narail, Bangladesh, killing 40.
May 12 – According to MENA news agency of Egypt report, a bus carrying weaving company employees has overturned and plunged into canal at between Karr al Battikh and Danietta, Nile Delta, Egypt, killing 21, another 20 are injured.
16 May – At least 35 die when two buses collide head-on near Kumasi, Ghana
June 2006 - Sunday News - It has happened again. Over a week ago, a speeding minibus crashed into a river in Mirerani, killing 57 people. Four days later near Arusha, another bus accident claimed four lives.
19 July; Coach carrying school children from Walney Island, Cumbria to a theme park in Southport overturned on the M6 near to Lancaster University, no other vehicles were involved and no-one was killed but 5 people were taken to hospital, the 34 seater coach lost control and was left on its side blocking all three south-bound lanes
August 25 – Three children were killed when the SUV they were riding in plunged from a bridge into Hakata Bay in Fukuoka, Japan after it was hit by a drunk driver.
August 30 – According to Moroccan news agency Maghreb Arabe Presse report, a bus carrying 50 passengers on board rolled over outskirt of Setta, Chaouia-Ouardigha, Morocco, in an incident caused by bus driver has excessive speed, killing 17, another 26 are injured.
26 November – A truck carrying passengers veers off the road on a sharp curve in Tamil Nadu, India, killing 17 and injuring 57.
3 December – A tour bus carrying 45 plunges into a valley in Tainan, Taiwan, killing 22 and injuring 23.
4 December – A bus plunges into a ravine on a mountain road in Puno Region, Peru, killing 45 people.
7 December – A truck hits a bus, causing it to fall from a highway bridge in Byala, Bulgaria, and killing 19 people.
9 December – A trailer dislodges from a moving truck and crashes into a bus on a mountain road in Mae Sot district, Tak Province, Thailand, killing 12 and injuring 20.
13 December – A bus plunges into a river after colliding with a truck on a mountain road near Bagua, Peru, killing 21 and injuring 30.
December 22 – According to Nigerian Vanguard Online report, two passenger buses head collided at Owena, outskirt of Akure, Ondo, Nigeria, in an incident caused bya bus was trying go overtake a car, when it collided head on with a regular route bus coming opposite direction, killing 17.
24 December – A bus goes out of control, overturns and smashes into bridge supports near Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, killing 12 and injuring 40.
A collision in the industrial town of Cuautitlan outside Mexico city saw 24 people lose their lives on 28 December when their bus collided with a 36-wagon freight train. Another 12 passengers were hurt. Police arrested the bus driver who reportedly tried to flee the scene.
December 29 – According to Yunnan Television report, a bus carrying 21 passengers dash and hit three road workers and then plunged 95-yards down a cliff at outskirt of Baoshan, Yunnan, China, killing 17 and seven injured.
14 April – A bus transporting children from İzmir to Cappadocia collides with a truck near Aksaray, Turkey, killing 33, mostly children, and injuring 35.
14 April – A bus and a truck collide near Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, causing the truck's gas tank to explode. Twenty-eight were killed and 21 were injured. Some passengers say the bus driver might have fallen asleep.
14 April – A crowded small sized bus overturned and burst into flame at outskirt of Garissa, North Eastern, Kenya, killing 15 and injuring 61.
23 April – A bus drove off a highway overpass and fell 65 feet in Chongqing, China, killing 24 and injuring seven. Slippery road conditions may have been to blame.
25 April – A bus drove off a mountain road and fell 300 feet into a stream near Poonch, India, killing 22 and injuring 14.
29 April – A tanker carrying gasoline caught fire in the MacArthur Maze, in Oakland, California, causing two sections of bridge, one of which carries I-580, to collapse. The driver escaped with burns, nobody else was injured.
4 May – A truck collided with two other vehicles and crashed into a crowd waiting for a bus in Lincang, China, killing 16 and injuring more than 40.
6 May – A speeding bus veered off a mountain road and fell into a ravine 30 miles north of Islamabad, Pakistan, killing 21 Muslim pilgrims.
7 May – A bus drove off a road and plunged 20 meters into a cornfield in Guizhou, China, killing 17 and injuring 25.
7 May – A speeding bus and a truck collided 90 km north of Maseru, Lesotho, killing 39 and injuring 54.
May 7 – According to Bolivian police official report, a Llallagua-Sucre Trans Bustillo bus overturned and crashed on the outskirts of El Retiro, Bolivia, killing 16 and injuring 30.
10 May – A bus travelling from Côte d'Ivoire to Togo collided with a truck full of cocoa near Winneba, Ghana, after which another truck and several other vehicles crashed into the accident site. About 40 people were killed.
11 May – A bus swerved on the road, lost control and fell into the Ganges riverbed near Patna, India, killing 20 and injuring 12.
13 May – Three buses collided in Rivers State, Nigeria, causing a large explosion that killed at least 50 people.
14 May – An oil tanker, bus, and truck collided about 40 miles south of Ahmedabad, India, killing at least 30 people.
26 August – A truck carrying UPDF soldiers and their family crashed and overturned near Mount Elgon, in Eastern Uganda, killing 72 people, including 57 soldiers, and injuring a further forty.
8 September – Over half of the 150 passengers aboard a pilgrimage bus were killed when it crashed into a gorge in Nagbavji, India.
8 September – Two different bush crashes and fires claimed a total of 48 lives in northern Nigeria.
9 September – A tractor-trailer carrying ammonium nitrate overturned and caught fire near Monclova, Mexico. The subsequent explosions killed over thirty people and injured more than 150.
October 11 – According to Rede Globo television of Brazil report, a Chapeco–São José do Cedro regular route bus collided with a truck while trying to pass another vehicle on a curve, which made a truck loose control and hit several emergency and rescue workers on the outskirts of Descanso, Santa Catarina, Brazil, killing 28 and injuring 90.
November 16 – According to Lusa news agency and RTP television report, a bus collided with a car and the bus flipped over and tumbled down outside Fatima, Ourem, Portugal, killing 13, another 24 are injured.
November 19 – According to Nigerian police official report, an Enugu-Port Harcourt regular route bus rammed into an oncoming truck at Ogida, Enugu, Nigeria, killing 21 and injuring 10.
November 24 – According to Xinhua and CCTV of China report, a Linchuan Linda bus travelling from Shanghai plunged down a landslide outside Badong, Hubei, China, killing 31.
9 January – A 70-vehicle pileup, which killed four persons, and injured 38, occurred on Interstate 4 south of Orlando, Florida. A mix of fog and thick smoke from a nearby environmental burn caused near-zero visibility and is to blame for the accident.
January 18 – According to Bolivian police official report, a regular route bus ran off the road and plunged into a 600-feet deep ravine at outskirt of Manco Kapac, La Paz, Bolivia, killing 13 and injuring 22.
20 January – A bus carrying Hindu religious pilgrimage plunges into a gorge at Nashik, Maharashtra, India, killing 39 people and injuring 40.
20 January – A regular bus bound for Mon State skidded off the road and flipped over outside Kyaik Hto, Myanmar, killing at least 27 and injuring 10.
January 26 – A bus carrying Jordanian tourist collided with a tank truck and overturned into a valley at Jerash, Jordan, killing at least 21 and injuring at least 30.
January 29 – A regular route Chongqing–Shenzhen bus skidded off an icy road packed with snow and fell into a valley at the 98.9 kilometer point of the Guiyang–Zhunyi expressway, on the outskirts of Zhunyi, Guizhou, China, killing 25, another 13 are injured.
January 31 – According to media and the government of Zimbabwe, a Mhunga bus service bound for Renco with 75 passengers on board, left a side road and crashed into a tree Masvingo-Nemanwa road, Masvingo, Zimbabwe, 14 people were killed and 55 injured.
February 5 – A truck carrying many Hindu pilgrims hit a wall by a roadside, lost control, and overturned at Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, India, killing 12 and injuring 20.
February 12 – According to China Daily report, a Chishui-Zunyi regular route bus veered off highway and plunged into 150-feet high cliff at outskirt of Chishui City, Guizhou, China, killing 21 and injuring 14.
February 17 – According to GEO Television of Pakistan report, a Lahore-Multan passenger bus carrying over 60 people caught fire after going off a bridge outside Pattoki, Bunjab of Pakistan, killing 40 and injuring 22.
February 18 – According to a Chinese news agency Xinhua report, a regular route bus ran into the rear of a tank truck, triggering a fire and explosion that ignited other vehicles at the 471 kilometer point of the Beijing–Zhuhai expressway, on the outskirts of Chenzhou, Hebei, China, killing 15 and injuring 25.
February 21 – A bus travelling from Chittagong hit a pole carrying a power line and caught fire at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, killing at least 16 and injuring 20.
February 23 – According to Saudi news angency Saudi Press Agency report, Saudi Public Transport (SAPTCO) regular route bus overturned because of faulty brakes outside Abha, Asir, Saudi Arabia, killing at least 25 and injuring 8.
February 24 – A local bus veered off the road and plunged into a pond outside Sonapur, Assam, India, killing at least 18 and injuring one.
March 1 – A local bus overcrowded with 70 passengers, when a bus driver tried to brake by downshifting, plunged off the highway, rolled down a fifty-foot slope, and slid about 200-yard down the highway at Cuilapa, Guatemala, killing 53 and injuring 17.
March 5 – According to Indian police report, a truck carrying Hindu pilgrims overturned and lost control of another truck while negotiating a sharp turn at Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, India, killing 11, another 20 are injured.
March 12 – A series of accidents occurred, 200 vehicles crashed and went up in flames at E 11 highway of Dubai, UAE, 7 killed and 200 injured. It is considering to be one of the worst road accidents in the country.
March 14 – According to Syrian Arab News Agency report, a Idlib–Tartus regular route bus was crushed by overturning and hitting a house on the outskirts of Tartus, southwestern Syria, killing 23, another 31 are injured. In an incident caused by exceeding speed.
March 14 – According to Bangladeshi police and Channel 1 television report, a bus carrying a wedding couples and families collided head-on with truck before plunging into a ditch at outskirt of Goumadi, Barisal, Bangladesh, killing 12, another 11 are injured.
March 15 – According to Iranian news agency IRNA report, a bus carrying 22 university students collided with truck, both vehicles caught fire immediately after the crash between Andimeshk of Khuzestan and Pol-e-Dokhtar of Lorestan, Iran, killing 22, another 7 are injured.
March 28 – According to Xinhua of China report, a Shenzhen–Chongqing regular route bus smashed into a minivan overtaking and then plunged into a river at expressway, Tankou, Sangzhi, Hunan, China, killing 13.
April 4 – According to Indian police and Zee News television report, an overcrowded Babughat–Narayanpur charter bus skidded off the road and plunged into a canal at Kestopur, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India, killing 20, another 35 are injured.
April 12 – According to Jamahiriya Arab News Agency of Libya report, a traveller bus collided with a car, and veered off the road and then plunged into river at outskirt of Mizda, Libya, killing 36, another nine are injured.
April 12 – A bus carrying British tourists collided with a truck near Jipijapa killing five and injuring a further 12.
April 16 – According to Indian NDTV report, a bus carrying 60 school children from Bodeli, has overtake a track and lost control, after plunged into Narmada River, outskirt of Vadodara, Gujarat, India, in an incident caused by bus driver has exceed speed, killing 47 people.
April 19 – According to Bangladeshi police and Bangladesh Television report, a Kurigram–Dhaka bus carrying workers has overturned and plunge off Jamuna bridge at Tangail, Bangladesh, killing 18, another 35 are injured.
April 19 – A bus carrying Finnish tourists collided with a 4X4 and overturned on highway near the coastal resort of Benalmadena killing 9 and injuring 19.
April 20 – According to Indian police official report, a passenger bus skidded off a road and plunged 370-feet into a deepgorge at outskirt of Battery Cheshma, Jammu and Kashmir, India, killing 13, another 28 are injured.
April 23 – According to Indian police official report, an overcrowded mini-van carrying wedding couple and family collided with a truck at outskirt of Khara, Rajasthan, India, killing 24.
May 1 – According to Hong Kong TV ATV and TVB report, a bus carrying elderly to a local religious ceremony has overturned and smashed into a barrior at Sai Kung, Hong Kong, killing 17, another injuring are 45.
May 1 – According to Bolivian police official report, two minivan carrying Israeli and Japanese passengers head on collide and caught fire at outskirt of Uyuni, Potosi, Bolivia, killing 13.
May 4 – According to Indian police official report, an overcrowded jeep carrying wedding couple and family crashed into truck at outskit of Mumbai, India, killing 16.
May 8 – According to Kashmiri police official report, a bus skidded off a mountain road while negotiating a sharp bend and plunged into 370-feet below the Chenab River, outskirt of Kishtwar, Indian-Kashmir, killing 44.
May 9 – According to Tanzanian police official report, a bus carrying Catholic Nuns and a truck collided at Morogoro–Dodoma road, outskirt of Dodoma, Tanzania, killing 15.
May 9 – According to Tanzanian police official report, a trailer hit a local passenger bus where tried to avoid a smash up with an oncoming vehicle at outskirtof Dodoma, Tanzania, killing 12, another injuring are 29.
May 17 – According to Hangzhou Television and Zhejiang Television report, an involving tractor collided by a mini bus and car, where a tractor was blocked and stopped by two vehicles, and exploded at Yongzhong, Longwan, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China, killing 16, another injuring are 29.
May 19 – According to portal site of Nepal news report, an overcrowded regular route Krishnanagar–Swagadwari Dang bus skidded off the mountain road, and plunged 500-feet below into Rapti River, Bagasati, Dang, Nepal, killing 46, another injuring are 28.
May 19 – According to TV Azteca of Mexico report, an Estrella Blanca regular route bus plummeted 200-feet off a mountain highway at outskirt of Metzquitilan, Hidalgo, Mexico, killing 28, and many passengers and a driver has injured.
May 23 – According to Iranian newspaper Etemaad report, a bus collided with a truck at a mountain road between Hamedan and Malayer, Hamedan, Iran, in an incident caused by truck driver has illegally overcoming and a bus driver has exceed speed, killing 24, another injuring are 11.
June 9 – According to police official of India report, a passenger bus collided with a jeep at Shahuwadi Kohlapur, Maharashtra, India, killing 17 and injuring 25.
June 9 – According to Indian Embassy of Thimphu report, a truck carrying Indian workers smashed and negotiating a narrow wet condition stretch road while returning from work site at Wangkha, Chukha, Bhutan, killing 12.
June 16 – According to Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation news report, a NPS bus crashed and lost control by a front tire has bursting at Great East Road, Nyalugwe, Nyimba, Zambia, killing 28 and injuring 52.
June 21 – According to Indian police official report, a Rampur-Basheri Himachal Road Transport bus plunged into george, when crowded road in a narrow curve with drivers error at outskirt of Rampur, Himachal Pradesh, India, killing 16.
June 23 – According to NTV Turkey report, a freight train rammed into minibus, which passing level crossing despite warn up at outskirt of Nurdagi, Gaziantep, Turkey, killing eleven bus passengers.
June 29 – According to Televisa of Mexico report, a truck slammed into two Omnibus de la Laguna passenger buses stopped for repair and mechanical failure at 126 kilometers point from US and Mexican border of Pan American Highway, Ojo Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico, killing seventeen and injuring fifteen.
July 1 – According to Reuters, AP, AFP, IRNA news, a bus overturned on a highway at between Teheran–Qom, Ray Country, Iran, killing 25 and seriously injured 16.
July 3 – According to Doordarshan television of India report, a Haldwani-Kashipur regular route bus carrying 48 passengers rammed into a tree, when a front tyre of a vehicle burst at Gadappu, Nainital, India, killing nineteen and injuring 29.
July 4 – According to Interior Minister and civil protection agency of El Salvador report, a bus carrying a local evangelical church members hit by heavy massivie rain with flood, where plunged into Acelhuate River, San Marcos, San Salvador, El Salvador, killing 31.
July 5 – According to News Agency of Nigeria report, a bus carrying conveying pupils head on collided with another vehicle at between Benin City–Asaba expressway, Nigeria, killing eighteen, including twelve children.
July 7 – According to Bangla Vision television teport, a Chittagong-Dhaka regular route bus lost control and crashed into another bus in the opposite direction, where plunged into a 200-foot-deep (61 m) road side ditch at outskirt of Comilla, near Chittagong, Bangladesh, killing twenty and injuring forty.
July 8 – According to Bolivision report, a truck loaded with sixty passengers and many goods plunged 650 feet down a cliff at outskirt of Potosi, Bolivia, killing 47 and injuring ten.
July 11 – According to SBT television of Brazil report, a Porto Velho–Roraima of Brasília regular route bus carrying 36 passengers head-on collide with trailer truck with gasoline, both vehicles caught fire at BR-364 expressway, Ouro Preto do Oeste, Rondônia, Brazil, killing 22 people.
July 12 – According to Peruvian police official report, a Lima–Tarapoto Civa transport bus skidded off the highway, after theb driver swerved to avoid hitting on-coming trailer truck at outskirt of Vichaycocha, Huaral, Peru, killing 14 and injuring 10.
July 18 – According to nepalnews of portal site report, a bus carrying fifty passengers veered off a mountain with plunged into Trishuli River, Narayangadh-Mugling expressway, Chandi Bhanjyang, Chitwan, Nepal, killing sixteen and injuring twenty-nine.
July 20 – According to Indian NDTV report, a truck collided head on with a private mini bus at Etah-Kasganj Expressway, outskirt of Etah, Uttar Pradesh, India, at least sixteen dead.
July 21 – According to Peruvian TV Peru report, a Soyuz Transport bus carrying Hermanos Flores Group head collided with a Huaral–Lima regular route bus at Pasamayo, Huaral, Peru, Soyuz bus crossed into a lane of oncoming traffic in an attempt to pass another vehicle, at least 25 dead and injuring sixty.
July 22 – According to Colombian RCN television report, a Puerto Asis–Pasto regular route bus cassying fifty passengers plunged into a 1,600-foot-deep (490 m) ravine at outskirt of Mocoa, Putamayo, Colombia, at least twenty-three dead and injuring twenty-one.
July 23 – According to Indian Khaleej Times report, a Jammu-Srinagar regular route bus crushed by lost control at Banihal Pass, Sher-Bibi, Jammu and Kashimir, India, killing seventeen and injuring thirty-five.
July 29 – According to Philippine National Police official and an ABS-CBN television report, a packed commuter bus strayed into an oncoming lane, and crashed head-on collide with another bus at Pamplona, Camarines Sur, Philippines, at least eleven dead and injuring twenty-nine.
August 2 – According to Indian Police Service and NDTV report, an overloaded truck with 125 farm laborers plunged into a small river and killing at least sixty at Khagaria, Bihar, India.
August 3 – At least nineteen people killed and injuring many passengers, a bus and a truck collision, and bus driver swerved to the left, when the driver dosed off behind the wheel at Sirjan-Bandar Abbas road, outskirt of Sirjan, Kerman Province, Iran.
August 8 – Sherman, Texas - according to Sherman Police Department official report, an illegally operated charter bus carrying fifty-five people of Vietnamese-American Catholic, Marian Pays group skidded off at Dallas-Oklahoma Highway 75, killing at least seventeen passengers and injuring more than forty. Sherman, Texas bus accident.
August 15 – At least fifteen children died, a bus with forty people, including thirty-two children of Baami School has lost control and plunged into Phalguni River in Ulaibitta village, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
August 15 – At least twenty-nine died, two passenger buses, mostly Italian and Dominican and collied with two pickup trucka at La Romana, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic.
August 16 – At least fifteen died and injuring twenty, a bus plunged off mountain road into 260-meter deep ravine at Mianchi Country, Henan Province, China.
August 18 – At least fifty died, a bus tried to cross a bridge, and swollen and plunged Glace River by Tropical Storm Fay at outskirt of Beaumont, Grand'Ase, Haiti.
September 7 – A bus carrying mostly elderly Slovak tourists crashed into a highway flyover pillar on a section of Zagreb–Split motorway near Zir, Croatia, killing 14 people and injuring 30 others in the worst highway accident in Croatia since independence.
September 13 – A Bazhong–Ningbo bus plunged into a 100-meter deep valley at Nanjiang, Sichuan, China, at least fifty-one killed.
September 15 – A tourist bus crashed into a truck on the west coast of Egypt's Sinai peninsula outside the resort of Ras Sadr, killing 14 people (7 foreign tourists from Netherlands, Russia and Ukraine and 5 Egyptians) and injuring 37 others.
September 21 – A bus crashed with a truck coming from the opposite direction on Sunday morning at around 4 a.m. in Vietnam's central Nghe An province, killing 16 people on the bus and leaving 13 injured, according to the local traffic safety bureau.
October 3 – A fiery collision between an 18-wheeler tractor–trailer, driven by Andrew David Carter, 31, and a state van, killed 6 applicants for prison jobs and their driver, 36-year-old correctional officer Rodney Kelley, about 20 miles southeast of Montgomery, Alabama rural highway of U.S. 82 (U.S. Route 82). Department of Corrections staff transported them from a state prison near Union Springs to another DOC prison. The 6 applicants were identified as Julius Bouier, 26; Lionel Moore, 18; John Foye Jr., 20; Brandon Anglin, 23; Henry Simmons Sr., 45; and Derrick Ivey, 22.
October 10 – A Thaitour bus with Kaset Techno Khon KaenUniversity students on a field trip overturned coming down a steep hill in Nadi district, Prachinburi, at 0330 local time (2030 GMT), 135 km (84 mi) north-east of Bangkok, killing 22 people (the driver, 18 male and 3 female students), and seriously injuring 50 others, according to Majors Suchart Yaemsak and General Sanchai Chaiamporn.
October 20 – An entire family of 6 were killed as they car was shunted under another stopped car by a lorry on a motorway in Cheshire. David Statham, 38, his wife Michelle, 33, and their four children Reece, 13, Jay, 9, Mason, 20 months, and Ellouise, 10 weeks, died. A 46-year-old Portuguese lorry driver was later convicted of causing their deaths by careless driving and jailed for three years.
November 1 – 7 people were killed and more than 30 passengers injured, in a head-on collision between an overtaking packed passenger Fermina Express bus and a Toyota Revo utility vehicle along the North Luzon Expressway, near Sta. Ines, Mabalacat, Pampanga. Some of the fatalities' bodies were dismembered in the gruesome tragedy.
November 15 - 99 people killed and 46 wounded when a bus collided head-on with a truck in Boromo. The bus caught fire and most victims were burned alive. Miracolously, the bus driver got off unhurt.
December 16–25 killed and 30 injured after a bus crashes off the road and rolls down a ravine between Ovda and Eilat in Israel.
January 25 — At least 15 footballers killed when bus collided with a vehicle transporting cattle near Jos, Nigeria.
February 11 — At least 14 killed and 57 injured when two buses collided with a truck in Arequipa Province. In the other accident, 12 people were killed and 39 injured when a bus plunged into a gorge in Ayacucho province.
February 21 — At least 11 people killed when a bus collided with a train.
April 14 — At least 20 people killed when a bus and a petrol tanker collided in Peru.
May 4 — At least 28 people where killed in bus crash in Iran.
July 26 — Eight were killed, including the driver, and three were injured when a driver travels the wrong way for 1.7 miles on the Taconic State Parkway in New York State before crashing head-on into a sport utility vehicle at about 1:30 p.m. The driver, identified as Diane Schuler, was later found to be impaired by alcohol and marijuana. Four of her five passengers, all children, were killed as well as all three men in the oncoming vehicle. Two occupants of another car suffered minor injuries. (See2009 Taconic State Parkway crash.)
August 2 — At least 33 people where killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe.
August 10 — Two trucks loaded with passengers collided in Ciego de Avila, Cuba, killing 14 people and injuring about 30 others.
August 13 — A heavy dump truck collides head-on with a crowded passenger bus outside of Panama City, killing at least 22 people and injuring several others in one of Panama's worst-ever traffic accidents.
October 18 — Quezon province double-accident - A 4-wheeler truck bumps right side signage. An hour later, a bus carried 40 students, 7 teachers and 1 parent bumped on the left side tree, a bus from Blessed Hope Christian Academy in Marikina City going to Legazpi City - 1 killed (soldier), 3 injured (2 teachers and 1 student)
December 6 — At least 20 people killed and some 45 injured in Bangladesh after two buses were involved in a head-on collision.
December 17 — 17 people were killed when a touring coach veered off a mountain road.
December 22 — December 2009 Interstate 10 pileup - Three people were killed and 14 more were injured after a sudden dust storm reduced visibility to near-zero along a portion of Interstate 10. Twenty-two vehicles were involved in the pileup, including a tank truck that exploded and set seven other vehicles on fire.
December 24 — At least 40 people die and 10 injured in bus crash in Peru.
December 26 — Ten passengers were killed when a Sani Express double-decker express bus crashed into the divider along the North-South Expressway near Ipoh, Malaysia at 1am. The driver of the bus admitted that he fell asleep at the wheel.