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Guatemala in mourning after 18 die in hit-and-run

Solol - A truck ploughed into a crowd of indigenous Guatemalans gathered on a highway, leaving 18 dead as it drove off without stopping and plunging the Central American country into an outpouring of grief on Thursday.

Manhunt after hit-and-run driver kills 18 Guatemalans

Solol - Guatemala launched a manhunt on Thursday after 18 indigenous Guatemalans were killed in a hit-and-run by a truck driver who fled the scene.

Road accident deaths swell to 1.35 million each year: WHO

Geneva - Road accidents kill someone every 24 seconds, with a total of 1.35 million traffic deaths around the world each year, the World Health Organization said Friday, demanding global action.

Five dead, 32 injured in Hong Kong coach crash

Fpo - Five people were killed and 32 injured when a coach carrying Cathay Pacific staff to Hong Kong's airport collided with a taxi on Friday, police said, with passengers thrown from the coach's windows on impact.

Driver who struck China children chose 'random' target

Bejing - A driver who rammed his car into a group of schoolchildren, killing five and injuring 19 others, chose his target "at random" following arguments with his wife, Chinese state media said Friday.

More than 40 dead in Kenya bus accident

Nairobi - More than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident in western Kenya early Wednesday, police said.

Dozens killed in DR Congo oil tanker collision

Apo - Dozens of people were killed and as many as 100 others suffered serious burns on Saturday after an oil tanker collided with a vehicle on an arterial highway in the west of DR Congo.

At least 13 dead in Mexico highway accident

Ecatepec - At least 13 people were killed Friday and seven others wounded when a public transport van hit the back of a truck on a busy highway outside Mexico City, local officials said.

Cambodian prince injured, wife killed in head-on road crash

Phnom Penh - A Cambodian prince and former prime minister was injured and his wife killed in a head-on collision on a highway in the country's southwest on Sunday, officials said.

Thirteen dead in inferno after Turkey bus crash

Istanbul - Thirteen people including children were killed and 20 others injured Tuesday when a Turkish passenger bus burst into flames after colliding with a truck in northern Anatolia, state media reported.

Eleven killed Turkey ski holiday bus crash

Istanbul - Eleven people were killed on Saturday and 46 injured when a Turkish intercity bus taking families bound for a half-term skiing trip crashed into trees while travelling on a motorway, local officials said.

China slams reported Indian road project on border

Bejing - China slammed India Thursday over a report that it plans to build a road in territory disputed between the two countries, after weeks of tension elsewhere along the border.

At least 36 killed in China bus crash

Bejing - At least 36 people were killed and 13 injured when a packed bus slammed into a wall at the mouth of an expressway tunnel in northern China, authorities said Friday.

Russia bus crash 'kills 14'

Moscow - Fourteen people died, two of them children, when a long-haul passenger bus collided with a truck in Russia on Sunday, the authorities said.

Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

Bahawalpur - Pakistan began Eid in mourning Monday as the death toll from an oil tanker explosion rose to 153, with scores more injured after they were caught in a fireball while scooping up spilt fuel.

139 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire

Multan - An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan Sunday, killing at least 139 people and injuring scores as crowds scavenging for fuel ignored warnings to stay clear, officials and witnesses said.

123 dead, more than 100 wounded in Pakistan oil tanker fire: official

Islamabad - At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that broke out after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early Sunday and crowds rushed to collect fuel, an official said.

US veteran charged over deadly Times Square crash

New York - A US Navy veteran who plowed a car into pedestrians in New York's Times Square, killing a woman and injuring 22 other people, has been charged with murder and attempted murder, police said Friday.

Cycling: Italy's Scarponi killed in training crash

Rome - Veteran Italian Michele Scarponi was killed on Saturday after colliding with a van while out training on his bike, his Astana team said, plunging the cycling world into mourning.

Cycling: Italy's Scarponi killed in training crash: team

Rome - Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi was killed on Saturday in a road accident while out training on his bike, his Astana team and Italian media said.

Italy's Scarponi killed in road accident: team

Rome - Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi was killed on Saturday in a road accident while out training on his bike, his Astana team and Italian media said.

Bus in Haiti flees accident, kills 38: officials

Gona - A bus speeding away from a hit-and-run accident plowed into dozens of street musicians in northern Haiti on Sunday, killing 38 people, officials said.

Two dead in new Italy motorway bridge collapse

Rome - An Italian couple were killed Thursday when a motorway bridge collapsed on top of their car, police said, as debate sparked over the reasons for the second tragedy of its kind in just over four months.

Philippine bus crash kills 13 students and driver on camping trip

Manila - Thirteen Philippine college students on a camping holiday and a bus driver were killed and dozens injured on Monday when their bus slammed into an electricity post in a mountainous region, police said.

Hungarians in mourning after horror coach crash

Budapest - Hungary was on Sunday mourning 16 people killed when a coach carrying teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed in Italy.

16 killed as Hungarian school coach crashes in Italy

Verona - At least 16 people died when a coach bringing Hungarian teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed and burst into flames on a northern Italian motorway overnight, authorities said Saturday.

At least 20 dead, 17 hurt in Ecuador bus crash

Quito - At least 20 people died and 17 were injured when a school vehicle collided with a bus in southwestern Ecuador, President Rafael Correa said Saturday."There are 20 people killed... and 17 injured," he said in his weekly address.

58,000 people died on Chinese roads in 2015: report

Bejing - Chinese roads saw 58,000 deaths in more than 180,000 traffic accidents in 2015, authorities said, adding that poor enforcement of traffic laws still posed a threat to road safety in the country.

58,000 people died on Chinese roads in 2015: report

Bejing - Chinese roads saw 58,000 deaths in more than 180,000 traffic accidents in 2015, authorities said, adding that poor enforcement of traffic laws still posed a threat to road safety in the country.

58,000 people died on Chinese roads in 2015: report

Bejing - Chinese roads saw 58,000 deaths in more than 180,000 traffic accidents in 2015, authorities said, adding that poor enforcement of traffic laws still posed a threat to road safety in the country.
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A destroyed road in Vermont, due to Hurricane Irene
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