October 6, 1985 |
Two trucks and a chartered bus collided on Interstate 69, killing a bus passenger and injuring more than 30 others, authorities said. In the accident Friday, a pickup was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer, which then was struck from behind by the Trailways bus, Steuben County sheriff's dispatcher Mike Lesiak said. Several cars then piled up in a chain-reaction collision behind the bus, he said. The accident was under investigation.
July 14, 1986 |
A Trailways bus with 26 people aboard today struck a tractor-trailer rig that police said was making an illegal U-turn on Interstate 40, causing the bus to overturn and injuring all aboard, several critically. Four medical helicopters flew several of the injured to Little Rock and Memphis hospitals. The bus was en route from Little Rock to Memphis and was to have continued to New York.
April 4, 1990 |
At least five shots struck a Southeastern Trailways bus as it traveled a route used by strike-plagued Greyhound Bus Lines. No injuries were reported, state police said. A bus on the same route was shot at Saturday, and its driver was wounded. State police said the shooting occurred on Interstate 65 between Upton, Ky., and Sonora, Ky., about 45 miles south of Louisville, Ky., as the bus headed from Nashville to Louisville.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 1991
A man who was stabbed at the Greyhound-Trailways bus depot near downtown Los Angeles was in stable condition Tuesday after surgery. "The victim refused to give his name," said Los Angeles Police Officer Bob England of the Central Station. The man was in stable condition at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center after more than 90 minutes of surgery overnight, England said. Police said the stabbing occurred about 10:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1985 |
About 20 disabled people blocked a Trailways bus for more than two hours Saturday at the downtown terminal until the terminal manager agreed to ask a company executive to meet with the disabled group concerning difficulties wheelchair-bound people have with bus travel. The group which represents American Disabled for Accessible Public Transportation (ADAPT), was in town to meet with members of the American Public Transit Assn. today.
April 24, 2011 |
As the bus leaves Atlanta, Dennis Climpson is eager for conversation. He wants to talk about college football this Sunday morning, but I have a question for him. "Have you ever heard of the Freedom Rides?" I ask. Fifty years ago next month, a group of 15 passengers travels the same route. Like us, they were blacks and whites sitting together on buses, then a violation of segregation laws. Climpson, 48, says he hasn't heard of the protests, but he's intrigued. As Interstate 20 passes by, he turns to his smartphone to check Wikipedia.
April 2, 1990 |
The driver of a Southeastern Trailways bus taking a Greyhound route was shot and critically wounded, prompting strike-plagued Greyhound on Sunday to rule out contract talks until a week has passed without gunfire. "It's an open-and-shut case of terrorism," said Fred G. Currey, chairman and chief executive officer of Greyhound Lines Inc. "We will not negotiate with people who are involved in terrorism." Representatives of striking drivers denied responsibility.
February 27, 1990 |
Greyhound Corp. today changed its name to Greyhound Dial Corp. to distinguish itself from the famous nationwide bus line formerly owned by the company and now embroiled in labor problems. "This name change will help clarify who we are and what we do," Greyhound Dial Chairman John Teets said at a news conference in New York.