Refugee death truck packed five per square meter

Aug 31, 2015

Refugee death truck packed five per square meter

The 71 people found dead in an abandoned refrigeration truck in Austria had been crammed in, five to a square meter (10 sq ft), police said on Sunday, as initial forensic tests indicated they had suffocated. A baby girl and three other children were ...

Truck slams into Mexico pilgrim procession; 24 dead

Jul 31, 2015

Truck slams into Mexico pilgrim procession; 24 dead

At least 24 people, including four children, were killed when a truck plowed into pilgrims after its brakes failed in Mexico, authorities said Thursday as the driver fled the scene of the tragedy. More than 20 other people were injured following Wednesday afternoon’s accident ...

Truck fire in Connecticut scorches famed Deepsea Challenger sub

Jul 24, 2015

Truck fire in Connecticut scorches famed Deepsea Challenger sub

The submarine that visited the deepest spot in the world’s oceans has been scorched when a truck transporting the vessel caught fire on a U.S. highway. State Police responded to the Thursday fire while the Deepsea Challenger was on a truck be transported along ...

Bus hits parked trucks at rest area; two dead

Mar 3, 2014

Bus hits parked trucks at rest area; two dead

An overnight bus rammed two parked trucks early Monday at a rest stop in Oyabe, Toyama Prefecture, killing two people and leaving dozens injured. The bus, which departed from Sendai on Sunday night, was headed to a hot springs resort in Ishikawa Prefecture. The ...

Man rams home with large truck, attacks dwellers

Oct 10, 2013

Man rams home with large truck, attacks dwellers

A 40-year-old man was arrested Thursday after driving his truck into a house in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, and attacking the three residents with a saw, police said. The three people — one man and two women — as well as another man who detained ...