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List of road accidents 2000–2010
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This is anincomplete list  , which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help byexpanding it withreliably sourced entries.
List of road accidents
records serious road accidents: those which took a high death toll, occurred in unusual circumstances, or hold some other historical significance. For crashes inwhich famous people died, please refer toList of people who died in road accidents. The prevalence of bus accidents in this list is a function of severity rather than of frequency.
 
Notable historic road accidents2000s:
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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.
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29 March – 74 people die in a collision between two buses in Kerichko,Kenya.
13 May - A bus carryingMuslimpilgrims plunges 60 feet below into the Buna River atBuna, Neretva,Bosniakilling 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 toMadridcollided with a truck carrying pigs at theoutskirt of Soria, Spain, killing 27, another 23 are injured.
 
7 July – A bus plunges into a river inLiuzhou, Guangxiprovince killing all 78 aboard.
 
July 11 – A bus carrying 39 passengers on board, plunged into a deep ravine atSarangan,Merapi Ketep,Indonesia, killing 10, another 13 are injured in an incident caused by brake failure.
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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.
September 10 – A Shiliguri – Darjeelingregular route bus carrying 50 passengers on  board and some passengers, has vehicle on roof plungedTista River , when driver approaching a bridge, lost control before exceed speed at Sivok , West Bengal,India, killing 20, and many passengers injured.
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12 October – Owerri bus crash,  Nigeria,Fifty people die when a bus collides with fuel tanker , which explodes.
October 22 – Two regular route buses collided on a bridge at outskirt of  Jhang, Punjab  of Pakistan, killing 40, another 75 are injured.
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6 November – Lagos tanker disaster ,Lagos,  Nigeria, Between 100 and 200 people are killed when a petrol tanker loses control, slams into a traffic jam and explodes.
 
 November 7 – A Nairobi – Mombasaregular route bus with 80 passengers on board,  plunged a bridge at outskirt of Meru,Eastern,Kenya,in an incident caused by excess speeds, killing 45.
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24 November – Benin City bus crash,  Nigeria, Sixty people die when bus falls into a ravine.
 
 November 27 – AChiang Mai – Bangkok regular route bus crashes and drops off a  bridge, plunging into a canal atMae Prik ,Lampang,Thailand, killing 20, another 16 are injured.
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24 December – A bus traveling fromCape TowntoButterworthplunges off a mountain road in South Africa, leaving 20 passengers dead and 55 injured.
24 December – A Cotobato-Davaoregular route bus carrying Christmas travelers plunges 60 feet down into a ravine at outskirts of Bansalan,Mindanao, Philippines, killing 30, 12 more are injured.
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28 February – Selby rail crash: A car falls off aM62 motorwaybridge on railroad tracks, causing the derailment of a passenger train and its subsequent collision with afreight train near Selby, England. 10 are killed and 82 injured.
 
March 1 – A bus skidded off a road and plunged intoRavi River , outskirt of Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, India, at least forty dead.
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March 4 – 70+ killed in theHintze Ribeiro disaster when a bridge collapsed as a buswas crossing theDouroin Portugal.
 
March 6 – A local bus rammed into a tree on a sharp bend on a road as a result of lostcontrol inAmphoe Mueang Phetchabun,Phetchabun,Thailand, killing 16, injuring another 20.
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March 24 – 14 are killed and over 20 injured when a bus swerves off the road into aravine inSanta Comba Dão.
 
April 8 – A minibus hit a bull, before colliding with another bus atSongea Rual,Ruvuma,Tanzania, in an incident caused by excessive speed, killing 21.
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26 June – A bus swerves and hits a ditch 80 miles southwest of  Port-Au-Prince,Haiti, killing 41 people.
10 August – An overcrowded bus falls into a river inXinjiang, China, while travelingfromUrumqitoXinhe County, killing 34 people.
 
August 15 – A minibus severed off the road and plunged into the Mwania River , outskirt of Machakos,Eastern,Kenya,killing 23, another 10 are injured.
17 August – A bus and a truck collide on a road betweenKermanandSirjaninIran, killing 30 people.
 
August 26 – ALagos – Kano regular route bus, carrying 72 passengers, veers into a Dakatsallebridge,Kura, Kaduna,  Nigeria, killing 49, another 23 are injured.
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24 October – 11 people die in theGotthard Road Tunnel after two lorries collide, resulting in a fire.
 
 November 3 – A passenger bus plunged into george, when a bus driver failed to makea sharp turn on a hill at Saderkote, Jammu and Kashimir, India, killing twenty andinjuring thirty-three.
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14 November – A bus flips over on a road near  Huelva, Spain, killing 19 people.
14 December – 52 pilgrims killed in Aqaba bus crashinJordan.
 
December 28 – Two crowded buses collide, one bus falls into a road side ditch atoutskirt of Bogra,Rajshahi,Bangladesh, killing 35.
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January 7 – A Manikganj – Dhakaregular route bus driver lost control while trying to cross a bridge at an excessive speed and plunged over 35 feet into the river atAminbazar ,  Savar , Bangladesh, killing 30, many more passengers were injured.
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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.
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March 13 – An Ayacucho – Limaregular route bus burst into flames, before skidding out of control and hitting a gasoline station atChincha Alta, Ica, Peru,killing 35.
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