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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘accidents’

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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Train Derailment Injures Dozens in Arkansas

Disaster struck on Thursday as a freight train collided with a passenger train in Washington County, Arkansas. The accident has left dozens injured and has prompted an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). According to a report from Little Rock NBC affiliate KARK, five people were critically injured in the crash and at least 20 more were injured …

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Florida Bus Crash Involves School Bus, Naked Woman

Car crashes happen every day all over the world and are so common that the majority of them do not even make local headlines. There are exceptions, of course. Someone like Jennifer Lopez being rear-ended is bound to make the tabloids. Also, Florida. Florida is always an exception. On Monday a log truck slammed into the back of a school …

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Utah Car Crash Kills 5, Injures 2

The Fourth of July weekend is one of the most dangerous driving weekends in the U.S., with millions of motorists hitting the nation’s highways – and many of them not entirely sober. This danger was viscerally illustrated this weekend by a deadly car crash in a remote part of Utah. The crash, as reported by the Salt Lake Tribune, took …

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Former Napster COO Milton Olin Jr. Dies After Being Hit By Police Car

Milton Olin Jr., who once served as COO of Napster, is dead after being hit by a police car while riding his bicycle. The accident happened at 1:05 PM at the 22000 block of Mulholland Highway in Los Angeles on Sunday. Olin was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. He was sixty-five years old. CBS Los Angeles reports: Investigators confirmed …

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Amish Buggy Accident Results in 2 Fatalities

An Amish mother and her 11-year-old daughter were killed when a truck hit the back of their horse-drawn buggy in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, around 4:20 p.m. on Saturday. The accident occurred on Pulaski Mercer Road, close to the intersection of Angel Road, where Mary and her daughter were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Brad McGonigle, who …

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I-40 Crash In Tennessee Leaves 8 Dead And 14 Injured

Today is a sad day for the folks in Jefferson County, Tennessee, as a terrible accident involving a tractor trailer, a bus, and a passenger vehicle have left 8 people dead and 14 injured. The accident between these vehicles happened at mile marker 423 along the Tennessee stretch of the I-40 interstate. (Source: Examiner.com). According to WBIR (the NBC affiliate …

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Crazy I-96 Accident Caught on Vine; Truck Jumps Guardrail, Flies into Creek

Here’s some social media-aided citizen journalism for ya. A 59-year–old Kentwood, Michigan man has been taken to the hospital with serious injuries after the truck he was driving crossed the median and flew a guardrail on I-96. The truck, which was also towing a riding mower on a trailer, landed in Sycamore Creek, according to the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office. …

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Parasailing Accident Leaves Two Teens Hospitalized [VIDEO]

Two 17-year-old girls were injured on Monday after a parasailing accident sent them airborne. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Indiana teens were vacationing in Panama City Beach this week when they were carried aloft on a gust of wind after attempts to winch them back failed. The boat they were attached to was anchored to …

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Kyra Sedgwick Cut Off The Tip Of Her Finger This Weekend

Kyra Sedgwick, star of “The Closer”, cut off the tip of her finger on Saturday while preparing dinner. The 47-year old actress was caught on camera in the emergency room by her husband, actor Kevin Bacon, looking decidedly unhappy as she held her hand in a bandage. Bacon tweeted the photos to his followers, saying, “Kale isn’t always healthy … …

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EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions

A medical helicopter crash killed a patient and injured a medical worker on Tuesday near Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Choctaw Nation Health Services, an investigation into the crash and the safety record of EagleMed, the company that owned the helicopter, is now underway. EagleMed is a medical transport company that operates around 20 different locations throughout the midwestern U.S. The …

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Florida Boat Crash: 9 Injured, Charges Considered

A boat crash in the Florida Keys this weekend flung passengers into the water and injured nine people. According to an ABC report, authorities are now considering charges related to the incident. A 36-foot boat carrying 16 people near Elliott Key, Florida was struck on Sunday evening by a 28-foot boat carrying two people. People in the larger boat were …

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