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  • So bad, someone hit my car

    04/03/2017 7:35:46 PM PDT · by chinaboy · 77 replies
    Today I want to go out, I found my car was hit, I don't know who did it! But that guy leaved he information on the window. Then I called my insurance company and they told me that they will give the guy's insurance company notice, then the guy's insurance company will connect with me in 48 hours! Now I am so worried about what if they don't connect me, what should I do?
  • Family of worker killed along I-10 near Van Horn forgives semitruck driver

    04/02/2017 9:17:02 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    KFOX 14 ^ | March 8, 2017 | Jillian Fertig
    FABENS, Texas (KFOX14) — The family of a construction worker killed on the job makes a plea to the public and extends forgiveness to the driver who hit him. It's a sight you see often in El Paso, construction work on the side of the road. On Monday, a crash on Interstate 10 near Van Horn killed two workers and injured two others. Juan Madrid, 21, from Fabens and Christopher Guerra, 38, from Clint, were killed. Madrid's family said he grew up in Fabens, and worked hard to help them and his mother, who lives in Mexico. "He had a...
  • Roger Stone Reportedly In Hit and Run 'Car Accident'

    03/15/2017 1:20:55 PM PDT · by drewh · 90 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | by Jon Levine | 2:46 pm, March 15th, 2017 | by Jon Levine |
    Donald Trump consigliere, Roger Stone, was reportedly in a car accident. Stone appears to have escaped mostly unscathed, tweeting about the close call Wednesday afternoon. Stone said he suspected foul play was at work. “It didn’t seem like an accident to me,” Stone told the site. “I am a consistent critic of the Deep State that’s why I think I’m targeted.” Stone was reportedly headed to the hospital. Mediaite has reached out to Stone for comment. [image via screengrab]
  • Train hits bus in Mississippi, killing at least 3; rescuers cut through wreckage

    03/07/2017 5:51:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    WJLA-TV ^ | March 7, 2017 | Jeff Amy and Kevin McGill, The Associated Press
    <p>BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A freight train smashed into a charter bus in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Tuesday, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving at least three people dead, authorities said. Rescuers spent more than an hour removing passengers, cutting through the bus's heavily damaged frame to extract the last two.</p>
  • 'I just got hit by a train': Horrific audio emerges of honor student, 17,...

    03/07/2017 1:04:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 27 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | march 7, 2017 | Anna Hopkins and Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: 'I just got hit by a train': Horrific audio emerges of honor student, 17, calling 911 after having both legs severed by a train Audio has emerged of the 17-year-old Georgia high school senior calling 911 after having both of his legs severed by a train this week. The victim, identified as Jacob Ohl, was rescued alongside the train tracks near Shelly Lane in Lilburn, Georgia when he was struck by a northbound CSX train at 1pm on Thursday. He can be heard calling local authorities sounding extremely calm - likely the effect of extreme shock and adrenaline...
  • Flamanville plant in northern France has been hit by a massive explosion (nuclear power plant)

    02/09/2017 3:16:53 AM PST · by naturalman1975 · 54 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 9th February 2017
    A MASSIVE explosion at a French nuclear power plant near the Channel Islands has reportedly left dozens injured. The blast occurred at Flamanville plant in northern France. According to initial reports there is no risk of contamination. Local media are reporting that the explosion occurred in the plant’s engine room and workers may be critically injured.
  • Witnesses: Car travels for miles with body hanging in windshield

    02/03/2017 4:56:27 PM PST · by Morgana · 24 replies
    fox19 ^ | Feb 3, 2017 | By Jennifer Baker
    COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A pedestrian hit by a car on a northern Kentucky highway was dragged for almost three miles in the windshield before the motorist pulled into a gas station for help, witnesses said. Sigmund Sugarman said he was filling up Speedway's pumps on 5th Street just off Interstate 71/75 when the car went right past him in the parking lot. “I thought it was a prank because there was this body hanging out of the window,” said Sugarman, 74, of Park Hills. He said the driver got out of the car, shaking, and walked into the gas...
  • 1 dead in fiery crash following congressional motorcade roadblock

    01/25/2017 9:53:14 PM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 64 replies
    Frederick News-Post ^ | Jeremy Arias
    When Patricia Nazzal videotaped a congressional motorcade passing her car on Interstate 70, she ended up documenting a fatal crash just ahead of her. Maryland State Police said one person was killed Wednesday morning in a four-vehicle crash as other motorists stopped for the motorcade on westbound I-70 at the ramp from northbound Interstate 270. Police had not released the identity of the person who died as of late Wednesday night. The motorcade was part of a trip by U.S. Senate Democrats to Shepherdstown, West Virginia, where they gathered Wednesday for a retreat. Authorities did not say who was in...
  • Dog stays with owner for 20 hours after paralyzing fall in snow

    01/15/2017 5:28:12 PM PST · by Innovative · 46 replies
    Pix 11 ^ | Jan. 15, 2017 | Alyssa Zauderer
    A Michigan man is recovering from a near-death experience thanks to his dog’s heroic actions. On New Year’s Eve, a man only identified as Bob went outside to get a log for his fireplace. Wearing only his slippers, long Johns and a shirt, Bob slipped and fell, breaking his neck. “I was screaming for help but my nearest neighbor is about a quarter mile away and it was 10:30 p.m., but my Kelsey came,” stated Bob. “By morning my voice was gone and I couldn’t yell for help, but Kelsey didn’t stop barking.” Bob laid in the snow for 20 hours,...
  • TX lawmaker hit by celebratory gunfire on New Year’s Eve (VIDEO)

    01/05/2017 12:54:03 PM PST · by PROCON · 23 replies
    guns.com ^ | Jan. 3, 2017 | Jennifer Cruz
    A state representative from Texas has considered introducing legislation aimed at celebratory gunfire after he was struck in the head by a bullet on New Year’s Eve. Armando “Mando” Martinez was ringing in the new year in Weslaco when, just before midnight, he kissed his wife then felt a pain in his head that he said felt like he had been hit with a sledgehammer. As it turned out, Martinez was struck in the head by a stray .223-caliber bullet, and according to Sgt. J.P. Rodriguez with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, they believe the bullet likely came from a...
  • Amazing video: Utah 2-year-old moves dresser off his trapped twin brother

    01/03/2017 12:56:59 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/03/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Brady Shoff appears to have a future as a police officer or counterterrorism agent, although he probably needs to learn to talk first. The two-year-old Utah boy has a twin brother named Brock, and their parents run surveillance video in the boys’ room. The night the dresser fell over, they didn’t hear it at first. When they checked on the boys later, they found the dresser on the floor but observed that the boys appeared to be fine and acting normal. It was only after they later reviewed this video that they realized what had happened:
  • Well, I'm at the emergency room.

    01/01/2017 9:36:51 PM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 76 replies
    1/1/2017 | Jeff Chandler
    This morning was not a good start to New Years week. I decided to go horseback riding, something I haven't done in many years, and which Mrs. Chandler warned me was not a good idea, but I refused to let her hold me back. It turned out to be a big mistake! I got on the horse and started out slowly, but then we went a little faster; and before I knew it, we were going as fast as the horse could go. I couldn't take the pace and fell off, but caught my foot in the stirrup with the...
  • Woman on life support after South Carolina shooting range accident

    12/29/2016 12:44:59 PM PST · by PROCON · 23 replies
    guns.com ^ | Dec. 27, 2016 | Brian Seay
    A 24-year-old woman is fighting for her life after she was shot in the head Monday afternoon at a shooting range in South Carolina. It happened around 2 p.m. at the Skip J Range in Anderson. WYFF is reporting the Georgia woman was at the range with her family when she was accidentally shot. When emergency responders arrived at the scene, she was unresponsive. Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore told WSPA the bullet entered her skull through her eye and is lodged in her brain. Shore said the woman had been to the shooting range with her family in...
  • Two Dead, 11 Hurt In Icy, 40-Vehicle Crash on I-95 (Baltimore)

    12/17/2016 9:29:31 AM PST · by foxfield · 41 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | CBS Baltimore
    A crash involving dozens of vehicles and a tractor-trailer shut down Interstate 95 in South Baltimore Saturday morning. At least two people were killed and 15 were injured in the icy pileup, three of those seriously. Emergency crews at the scene said at least 55 vehicles and one tanker were involved in the crash near the exit for Washington Boulevard on I-95 south just before 5 a.m.
  • 1 dead, 7 injured after bus full of cheerleaders, 18-wheeler crash in West Texas

    12/04/2016 2:14:59 AM PST · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Dallas News ^ | December 4, 2016 | Liz Farmer
    An adult sponsor for a West Texas high school cheer team has died and seven people were injured after a crash involving an 18-wheeler and a school bus carrying cheerleaders late Friday. The incident occurred on Interstate 20 in Big Spring as the Iraan High School cheerleaders headed back to Iraan after a playoff game against Munday High School in Colorado City, about 40 miles east of the scene, YourBasin.com reports. The bus had about 120 miles left to reach Iraan, which is south of Big Spring. [Snip] Of the eight people taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center, two...
  • Speeding Tennessee school bus driver asked kids if they were 'ready to die' before fatal wreck

    11/22/2016 9:30:21 AM PST · by Zakeet · 124 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | November 22, 2016 | Meg Wagner
    The Tennessee school bus driver charged in a wreck that killed five elementary school kids allegedly asked the students if they were "ready to die" as he raced down a narrow Chattanooga road, a parent said. Johnthony Walker was speeding "well above" the posted speed limit and lost control of the bus before it flipped over and wrapped around a tree, police wrote in an arrest affidavit. [Snip] Walker, 24, is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide for the deaths of five Woodmore Elementary School students: three fourth graders, a first grader and a kindergartner. None of the children...
  • Feds blame Elgin company for worker's death on I-90 bridge

    11/04/2016 10:53:42 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    The Chicago Daily Herald ^ | October 17, 2016 | Marni Pyke
    Federal regulators rebuked an Elgin demolition company and fined it $152,000 for safety violations leading to a worker's death on a Jane Addams Tollway bridge in Des Plaines this spring. Vicente Santoyo of Berwyn, a father of four, was standing in a lift cutting bracing between two beams to be removed from the bridge at Touhy Avenue when one rolled off a concrete support April 5, falling on him. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators cited Santoyo's employer and tollway subcontractor Omega Demolition Corp. for "overstressing" the 40-ton horizontal beam during demolition. That means the beam wasn't adequately supported,...
  • Heartbreaking Video Reveals Tragic Cost Of Using Phone While Driving

    11/03/2016 3:28:54 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 49 replies
    lbc.co.uk ^ | October 31, 2016
    After a trucker killed a mum and three of her kids while using his phone as he drove, her family have worked with police to produce this heartbreaking video - including horrifying footage from inside his cab at the moment of impact. Tomasz Kroker has been jailed today for 10 years for causing the deaths of Tracy Houghton, her two sons Josh and Ethan, and her stepdaughter Aimee Goldsmith.
  • This is Why We Shoot with Glasses, Eh? – Canadian Edition

    11/01/2016 4:05:24 PM PDT · by PROCON · 42 replies
    thefirearmblog.com ^ | Nov. 1, 2016 | Nathan S.
    Despite being the most friendly people on the planet, weapons can still be mean to Canadians. This time, a Savage Axis beat up the shooter during an out of battery detonation as the shooter was attempting to clear a stuck cartridge testing the rifle prior to a scheduled hunting trip. The .30-06 was not going into battery and when attempting to yank the round out of the chamber, the firing pin caused the primer to rupture with the lugs not engaged. The catastrophic detonation sent brass, copper, and lead fragments from the breach, hitting the shooter above the right eye...
  • A plane is reportedly on fire at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    10/28/2016 1:01:21 PM PDT · by tekrat · 30 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/28/2016 | Natasha Bertrand
    A plane reportedly caught fire at Chicago's O'Hare airport while rolling out for departure on Friday afternoon, the Chicago Fire Department's office tweeted. Passengers traveling at O'Hare began sharing photos of smoke on the runway.