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  • Freak Accident of Chemistry Sunk Russia's Aircraft-Killer Submarine

    06/24/2018 7:41:31 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 29 replies
    National Interest ^ | Jun 24, 2018 | Kyle Mizokami
    Kursk had suffered two massive explosions and sank in 354 feet of water at a twenty-degree vertical angle. An explosion had ripped through the front of the hull, tearing a terrible gash along the upper bow. Still, at least twenty-three of the 118 crew had survived the sinking, as a note penned by one of the ship’s senior officers, Lt. Capt. Dmitri Kolesnikov, indicated. The note was dated exactly two hours after the initial explosion. Rescue efforts by Russian—and later British and Norwegian—teams failed to rescue the survivors. A Russian inquiry into the accident concluded that one of the Kursk’s...
  • Self-driving vehicle involved in 5-car crash

    06/20/2018 10:25:46 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 49 replies
    http://www.khq.com/story ^ | June 17 2018 | AP
    MESA, Ariz. - Police in a Phoenix suburb say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was among five cars involved in a collision, but no serious injuries were reported.
  • Man, ejected from vehicle, survives violent crash at Florida toll plaza [video]

    06/14/2018 1:36:11 AM PDT · by iowamark · 43 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 6/13/18 | Travis Fedschun
    A sleepy driver slammed into a toll plaza in Central Florida earlier this month sending a passenger flying into the air in a moment captured on surveillance video. The Florida Highway Patrol released video of the fiery crash in Osceola County on Monday, which took place around 7:15 a.m. on June 3 near St. Cloud, located south of Orlando. The speeding car is seen in video striking a barrier in front of a toll lane, sending a man flying out of the vehicle. The man lands in another toll lane near where a car was paying a toll. State troopers...
  • Joy Behar hospitalized after avocado accident

    06/12/2018 12:41:44 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 127 replies
    nypost ^ | 06/12/2018 | Bryan Hood
    Who knew avocados were so dangerous? On Tuesday’s episode of “The View,” co-host Joy Behar revealed she had to miss work Monday because she’d sliced open her hand cutting an avocado. “Saturday night, on my way to the event at the retreat, I stabbed myself in the hand with a knife,” she explained. “I was trying to desperately eat something, so I was trying to open an avocado. So I stuck the knife into the pit to get it out … and I stabbed myself!” At the hospital, where the 75-year-old stayed overnight and was administered an antibacterial drip to...
  • Tractor-trailer slams into stopped traffic on I-15

    06/02/2018 1:03:35 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    The Victorville Daily Press ^ | May 30, 2018 | Staff Reports
    A tractor-trailer traveling southbound on Interstate 15 slammed into the back of another tractor-trailer and Chevrolet pickup Tuesday night near Stoddard Wells Road after failing to yield to stopped traffic, according to a CHP news release. At the time of the collision, which authorities say occurred at approximately 11:57 p.m., traffic was at a standstill due to a full-freeway closure for construction of the D Street Bridge. As traffic was being routed off the freeway at Stoddard Wells Road, 52-year-old Mariano Valle, of Montclair, approached the stopped vehicles in a 2014 Freightliner tractor-trailer traveling at 60 mph. For unknown reasons,...
  • Another truck slams into parked Department of Transportation vehicle

    05/04/2018 1:14:52 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Olean Times Herald ^ | February 13, 2018 | Tom Dinki
    HINSDALE — For the second time in just over a month, a tractor-trailer-type vehicle collided with a parked New York State Department of Transportation vehicle on Interstate 86. Both drivers involved in the two-vehicle accident were injured, said Hinsdale First Assistant Fire Chief Greg Church. The incident was reported at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday after a northbound box truck rear-ended a state DOT dump truck a few miles before Exit 27. “They were patching the road,” Church said of state DOT crew. “They had a truck with a lighted arrow and work zone signs up, but for some reason he didn’t...
  • State police issue safety warning after ‘chilling’ crash

    05/04/2018 8:14:57 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    The New Haven Register ^ | April 27, 2018 | Tara O'Neill
    After a crash that state police called chilling, the agency has issued a reminder about highway safety. Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, state police Troop G in Bridgeport and West Haven fire units and emergency medical services responded to a crash on Interstate 95 northbound near exit 43 in West Haven. The call reported a crash involving two tractor trailers. But when troopers arrived at the scene, they found a more serious crash and closed the highway. The crash involved four tractor trailers and a Toyota Corolla. “Troopers, firefighters and EMS immediately checked on the crash victims and, despite what...
  • 3 Siblings Are on Their Way to Recovery After The Accident That Killed Their Parents

    04/29/2018 3:35:40 PM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies
    There’s a long road ahead for three children whose parents were killed in a car accident on the way home from a family outing earlier this month, but their progress thus far is miraculous. Zachary Clemens, 5, Angela Clemens, 8, and Wyatt Clemens, 4, are recovering at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Texas after the April 7 accident killed their parents Jim, 31, and Karisa Clemens, 29, and their 2-month-old baby sister, Julieanna. Saturday was the first time all three siblings had been together since the accident. Their 2-year-old sibling, Nicholas, who was also in the car during the accident,...
  • ‘Tell my mom that I love her if I die,' teen pleads as van seat fatally crushes him

    04/12/2018 11:50:37 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 53 replies
    Cox Media via WPXI ^ | April 12, 2018 | Crystal Bonvillian
    CINCINNATI - Two 911 calls show that a Cincinnati teenager pleaded for help as he was crushed to death by the seat in his van Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot near his school. Kyle Jacob Plush, 16, was found dead by his father about six hours after he made the first 911 call, according to WCPO in Cincinnati. A preliminary autopsy report indicated that he died of asphyxia due to compression of his chest. His death was ruled accidental. “At this time, there is no indication of foul play or evidence of a drug overdose,” Hamilton County Coroner Dr....
  • Giant Crane Collapses In Florida, Nearly Hitting Construction Workers

    04/06/2018 9:42:12 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 31 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | April 5, 2018 | Anon - Staff Reporter
    A massive crane at a Florida construction site toppled Thursday, nearly crushing workers below. Surveillance footage provided by the St. Petersburg Police Department shows the moment the crane tips over, sending two workers below sprinting away. The crane narrowly missed one of at least eight workers running for their lives. St. Petersburg police tweeted that no one was injured and that the construction site, at the department’s new headquarters, didn’t suffer major damage, although the crane itself did. The Tampa Bay Times reports the crane was carrying a scissor lift weighing about 1,000 pounds. A worker told the Times that...
  • 4 KILLED IN MARINE HELICOPTER CRASH NEAR EL CENTRO, MILITARY SAYS

    04/03/2018 11:01:36 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 61 replies
    ABC 7 - Los Angeles ^ | April 4 | Staff
    EL CENTRO, Calif. (KABC) -- A Marine Corps helicopter based in El Centro crashed on a training mission and all four crew members are believed to have died, officials said.
  • HORRIFYING MOMENT OUT-OF-CONTROL CAR MOUNTS PAVEMENT AND MOWS DOWN TWO PEDESTRIANS...

    03/28/2018 11:38:49 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    Gelllar Report ^ | 3/28/17 | Pamela Gellar
    ..LEAVING ELDERLY MAN FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE IN HOSPITAL The area was packed with shoppers preparing for Passover. HORRIFYING MOMENT OUT-OF-CONTROL CAR MOUNTS PAVEMENT AND MOWS DOWN TWO PEDESTRIANS LEAVING ELDERLY MAN FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE IN HOSPITAL One person is fighting for their life after a car crashed into a shop in London The Jaguar mounted the kerb and smashed into a pharmacy in Golders Green Police, paramedics and London Fire Brigade are currently at the scene By Darren Boyle for MailOnline, 28 March 2018: This is the horrifying moment an out of control Jaguar with a man clinging...
  • Driver crashes into sign, continues on with post stuck in windshield

    03/23/2018 11:12:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 23, 2017 | Dan Morse
    Police in Maryland say this was just the start of it: A 1997 Ford Crown Victoria, traveling in front of an officer early Friday morning, veered off a highway and struck a large traffic sign in Montgomery County. Next: A wooden support post from the sign became impaled in the Ford’s front windshield, sticking up and back more than five feet, like a misplaced lance. Yet the driver kept going, refusing to stop even as lights and sirens flashed behind him. “He was lucky no one was killed,” said Officer Rick Goodale, a Montgomery police spokesman. The driver, Omar Rasharn...
  • Horrific Hunting Accident

    03/21/2018 9:23:23 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 59 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/21/2018 | J Hines
    Hunting accidents happens all the time, but this has gotta be the most painful to come across the internet. Most folks don’t realize many things can go wrong when hunting and these are not just your minor cuts. This is what happened to this fellow hunter. He suffered a hunting related-accident which the doctor had to amputate his thumb. For privacy reason the hunter name is unknown. As the hunting story goes while muzzleloader hunting deep inside the mountains of Virginia, a coyote displayed itself a shot to the hunter. Obviously, this hunter took the shot. Unfortunately, the barrel exploded...
  • Cirque du Soleil star Yann Arnaud plunges to death during Florida show

    03/18/2018 7:09:03 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 51 replies
    Arnaud had been performing in Cirque shows for 15 years and was considered one of the company's most experienced entertainers, President and Chief Executive Daniel Lamarre told Reuters in a telephone interview. "We were very surprised, considering his experience, that something like that happened," said Lamarre, speaking from Tampa, where he had flown to be with the show's cast. "I cannot describe to you how the people feel. It's terrible." The death is the third involving a Cirque performer in the company's 34 years, Lamarre said, adding that the aerial strap act was seen as a relatively safe number. Julian...
  • Tour helicopter crashes into East River, pilot scrambles to safety [BREAKING STORY, 5 submerged]

    03/11/2018 5:23:01 PM PDT · by Enchante · 123 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 11, 2018 | By Larry Celona, Tina Moore, Joe Marino and Max Jaeger
    A tourist helicopter plunged into the East River on Sunday night, leaving at least five people trapped inside the sinking vessel while the pilot scrambled to safety, police sources said. The Eurocopter AS350 went down around 88th Street, near Gracie Mansion, at about 7:15 p.m., sources said. The pilot was able to get out and climb aboard a raft — but five others remained trapped inside the upside-down helicopter, according to sources.
  • Driver charged after VDOT contractor killed on I-95

    02/09/2018 11:14:05 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    CBS 6 News ^ | February 4, 2018 | CBS 6 News
    PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. -- A driver is facing charges after a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) contractor was struck and killed while setting up a work zone on I-95 in Prince George County Saturday morning.Virginia State Police Sgt. Keeli L. Hill said the crash happened at 11:15 a.m. on southbound I-95 nearly three miles north of Route 602.Hill said 27-year-old Samantha C. Hughes, of Wilmington, North Carolina, was traveling southbound when she looked down and took her eyes off the road.That is when 25-year-old Dustin Michael Warden, of Carson, Virginia, was struck while he was out of his vehicle...
  • Police hunt gunman who killed motorist on I-95 in Boca Raton

    02/09/2018 7:12:18 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 21 replies
    The Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | February 7, 2018 | Linda Trischitta
    An unknown gunman killed a man driving a sports car early Wednesday on Interstate 95, but it remained unclear whether shooter was a random sniper. The gunman had not been found late Wednesday. Police released few details about the crime, except to say they believe Edvin Milkevic, 29, of Boca Raton, was shot while driving on the highway. A Florida Highway Patrol trooper at a nighttime paving job on I-95 heard a crash near the Yamato Road exit about 4:30 a.m. The black Nissan 370 Z had hit a construction barrel and drove up the west side of the grassy...
  • NY: Parma Man Accidentally Shot from Half Mile Away

    01/27/2018 10:32:15 AM PST · by marktwain · 33 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 25 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In October 2016, two men were target shooting in rural New York.  They were sighting in rifles for the upcoming deer season.They could see about a thousand feet, but there was no obvious backstop on the flat ground.  They had two .308 Winchester rifles, a Del-Ton AR, and a pistol. It was about 4 p.m. Almost half a mile away, unseen, Kevin Flannery was mowing a lane on his property.  A picture taken a year later shows tall ground cover on either side of the lane. Flannery could not be seen from the position of the shooters.Flannery apparently moved...
  • Bridge collapse in Colombia kills 10 construction workers, several missing

    01/26/2018 7:36:57 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | January 16, 2018 | amp/jm (Reuters, AP, dpa)
    At least 10 construction workers died and several were injured after a partially constructed bridge in central Colombia collapsed on Monday. The laborers were working on the bridge's drainage system when the incident occurred. The victims fell 280 meters (920 feet) into a ravine in Chirajara about 95 kilometers (60 miles) from the Colombian capital of Bogota.