Home Top Stories 1 dead, 2 dozen injured, when bus carrying students crashes

1 dead, 2 dozen injured, when bus carrying students crashes

WALTHAM, Mass. — A college student died while more than two dozen other passengers and the driver were injured when a bus returning from a hockey game struck a tree in suburban Boston, authorities said.

The preliminary investigation suggests the bus was returning to Brandeis University from a hockey game at Northeastern University in Boston at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday when it crashed in Waltham not far from campus, according to a statement from Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Waltham police Chief Kevin O’Connell.

One student died at the scene. The remaining 26 passengers and the bus driver “sustained injuries of varying degrees” and were taken to area hospitals, the statement said.

Brandeis in a statement early Sunday said 17 of the injured had been released from the hospital and the remainder have been admitted.

“Given the number of injured people and the different hospitals to which they were transported, it is taking time to determine the status of everyone involved, including which passengers are Brandeis students,” the statement said.

No names were made public and no one has been charged.

The crash remains under investigation and police are asking witnesses to come forward.

Brandeis said grief counselors were available at the university’s counseling center.

Source link


Ex-prison worker faces 100-year sentence for knife attack

INDIANAPOLIS -- A former Indiana Department of Correction worker faces a potential sentence of 100 years in prison under a deal in which...

Opinion | McConnell and McCarthy got snubbed by Jan. 6 heroes. Good.

There’s no doubt that our country is still incredibly divided after the deadly Capitol insurrection  on Jan. 6, 2021. But congressional Republicans and...

Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Ukraine said it has reduced its "power deficit" as engineers work to restore infrastructure damaged by waves of Russian missile strikes.Ukrainian Prime Minister...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Institutional investors still eye crypto despite the FTX collapse

The negative effects caused by the FTX debacle have put the crypto space in an unfavorable light. However, institutional investors continued to show...

Right that Michelle Mone has stepped back from Lords after shocking revelations, says Rishi Sunak – UK politics live

Sunak says he was 'absolutely shocked' to read Guardian revelations about Baroness MoneStarmer says there was another U-turn on windfarms last night. He...

What people in India searched for in 2022 on Google Search

People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration | Photo...

Recent Comments