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Utah Car Crash Kills 5, Injures 2

Utah Car Crash Kills 5, Injures 2

By Sean Patterson July 7, 2014

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 …

Sodus Boat Crash: Teen Charged for Drunk Boating Sodus Boat Crash: Teen Charged for Drunk Boating

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Boating is a yearly pastime for many Americans during the Fourth of July. Drinking beer is also a popular activity during U.S. holidays. This week, a New York teenager discovered why boating and drunkenness don’t always mix. According to a …

Parasailing Accident Leaves Two Teens Hospitalized Parasailing Accident Leaves Two Teens Hospitalized

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 …

Kyra Sedgwick Cut Off The Tip Of Her Finger Kyra Sedgwick Cut Off The Tip Of Her Finger

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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 …

EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions

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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, …

Florida Boat Crash: 9 Injured, Charges Considered 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 …

‘Sewage Baby’ Safely Returned to Grandparents ‘Sewage Baby’ Safely Returned to Grandparents

A Chinese baby rescued from a sewer pipe just inches thick is now healthy and in safe hands. According to a BBC News report, the baby was rescued from a pipe in a residence near Jinhua City, China on Saturday, …

7 Dead in Upstate N.Y. After Semi, Minivan Collide 7 Dead in Upstate N.Y. After Semi, Minivan Collide

Seven people, including four children, are dead after a tractor-trailer collided with a minivan in upstate New York on Wednesday. According to an Associated Press report, a tractor-trailer was traveling on a Truxton, New York road just outside of Cortland …

Teen Misses Trip That Killed Five Friends Teen Misses Trip That Killed Five Friends

A California teen who missed a Memorial Day trip with his friends is now coming to grips with how close his life came to ending. According to an Associated Press report, 17-year-old Tamer Mosallam’s friends were the teens that died …

I-5 Bridge Collapses in Washington State

A bridge crossing the Skagit River in Northwest Washington State collapsed on Thursday, sending three vehicles into the river and injuring three people. According to a report from Seattle’s local Fox affiliate, a bridge along I-5 about 60 miles north …

Mayor Terry Buckle Rams Car Into Store

According to a report from the East Anglian Daily Times, Bury St Edmunds Mayor Terry Buckle drove his car through the front of a Tesco Express on Tuesday. The 73-year-old Buckle had only been mayor of the town for five …

2 FBI Agents Killed in Training Exercise

The FBI this week revealed that two special agents died during a training exercise on Friday, May 17. Special Agent Christopher Lorek, 41, and Special Agent Stephen Shaw, 40, died while training off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia. The …

Teen Shoots 6-Year-Old Sister, Is Expected To Live
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A little over a week after a young boy shot and killed his younger sister, another similar tragedy has occurred after a teen shot his 6-year-old sister in the chest. The difference is that this young girl survived. The Sun-Sentinel …

Teen Hit by Softball Dies on His Birthday
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Though deaths rarely occur as a result of playground activity, tragic reminders sometimes pop up to remind us that injuries can happen, and that some of them can be fatal. This week, a San Diego-area high school student died after …

Trapped Kids Found Dead Under Dirt Wall

Tragedy struck in Denver, North Carolina this weekend, as two children died in an accident at a construction site. According to a report from Charlotte ABC affiliate WBTV, two children were playing in a dirt pit when a dirt wall …

7 Die in Brewery Accident in Mexico City

Reuters is reporting that seven people have died in a brewery accident in Mexico City. Beer company Grupo Modelo stated that seven workers were killed in an accident involving a tank that was being cleaned and receiving maintenance. The details …

Boy Killed by Dad’s Plow Truck in Accident
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A Maine family is in shock this week after a father accidentally ran over his 6-year-old son with a snow plow truck. The Portland Press Herald is reporting that Kevin Capponi of Greene, Maine was plowing snow from his driveway …