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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘accident’

Tracy Morgan Shocker: Will Comedian Be Left With Permanent Brain Damage?

It may be hard for members of the public to understand the kind of trauma experienced by actor Tracy Morgan during his horrific car accident. But recent news should help to drive home just how difficult recovery has been for the 45-year-old comedian. According to Morgan’s lawyer, Benedict Morelli, it’s still unknown whether or not he will ever be able …

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Arizona Shooting Range Instructor Shot By 9-Year-Old; Should Kids Be Allowed to Handle Guns?

A shooting range instructor from Arizona died on Monday after being shot accidentally by his 9-year-old student. Charles Vacca was training the girl to use an Uzi. In a time when many lawmakers are trying to tighten gun control measures, this accidental shooting has a lot of people questioning whether young children should be allowed to use guns. Vacca was …

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Utah Car Crash Leaves 5 Dead, 2 Injured

The holiday weekend turned deadly for five people in Utah after a head-on collision occurred on Sunday, July 6. According to Utah Highway Patrol, a van carrying five people was trying to pass a vehicle on U.S. Route 191 when it struck an oncoming sports car that was carrying two individuals near Monticello. Trooper Evan Kirby explained that when the …

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SWAT Team Throws Flash Grenade Into Child’s Crib

One of the initial phases to insure a properly executed raid is to collect as much data on the purported location and its targets: ☒ Do methamphetamine transactions take place here? ☒ Does the owner have guns? ☐ Are there any children? At Lakeview Heights Circle in Habersham County, Georgia, Cornelia police conducted a no-knock raid for a drug warrant …

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Baby 11-Story Fall: Child Survives Fall from Balcony

In what can only be described as a miracle, a baby survived an 11-story fall from the balcony of an apartment building in Minneapolis. Fifteen-month-old Musa Dayib is believed to have slipped through the rails of his family’s apartment balcony, where he plunged around 100 feet to the ground. While such a fall would have a very different outcome in …

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California Bridge Fire Backs Up Traffic From California To Nevada

An accidental fire destroyed the incomplete bridge from California to Nevada on Monday afternoon. One of the bridge’s construction workers was using a blowtorch when strong winds fanned the flames, starting the massive fire. The $32 million bridge burned through the night and turned the erected supports to ash. Because of the fire, there was heavy traffic on  Interstate 15 …

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NYC Subway Derailment “Sparks” Inspection – And Friendly Connections

A New York City subway train derailed Friday morning while passing through a Queens tunnel. Involving six of the middle cars out of an eight-car Manhattan-bound ‘F’ line subway train, the incident reportedly left 19 of the 1,000 passengers injured. While four of the injuries were deemed serious enough to require hospital transport, there were no reports made of body …

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Plane Crash At South Dakota Wind Farm Claims Four Victims

A tragic plane crash in South Dakota leaves all four of its passengers dead early Monday morning. The single engine, Piper 32, was said to be headed to Gettysburg, South Dakota from Hereford, Texas. The plane disappeared on Sunday night. Spokeswoman Elizabeth Cory of the Federal Aviation Administration says that early reports of the crash indicated that the collision happened …

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Amber Bellows: Newlywed BASE Jumper Dies in Parachute Accident

A Utah woman fell to her death Saturday while BASE jumping with her newlywed husband at Zion National Park. Amber Marie Bellows, 28, and 29-year-old Clayton Butler decided to take a leap off of a region located on Mount Kinesava, which dropped nearly 2,000 feet. The plateau itself is roughly 3,000 feet high surrounded by cliffs. Butler says that they …

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Coto De Caza Crash Kills 22-Year-Old Driver

Franz Nalezny, a 22-year-old student at Cal State Fullerton, died instantly Friday night when he lost control of his Mazda3 Hatchback and crashed into the side of a Coto De Caza home. California Highway Patrol authorities say that Franz was driving at a high speed on Vista Del Verde, a main road in the community, when his car struck a …

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Yale Frat Death: University Sued By Victim’s Family

A total of 86 current and former members of a fraternity at Yale University are being sued. The lawsuit is over a fatal tailgating crash that happened during the 2011 Harvard-Yale football game in New Haven, CT, that led to a woman’s death. Tragically, 30-year-old Nancy Barry lost her life when she was hit by a U-Haul truck that was …

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Chesley Sullenberger’s Heroics Helped Bring New Lives Into The World

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the ‘Hudson Miracle” on Wednesday. In 2009 he saved 155 people by bringing US Airways Flight 1549 to an astounding landing on the Hudson River. The crash was caused after a flock of geese crammed the engines of the plane. As a matter of fact, Capt. Chesley not only saved lives, …

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