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British Driver Totals Ferrari 430 Scuderia ($260,000)

British Driver Totals Ferrari 430 Scuderia  ($260,000)

An hour after purchasing a £200000 Ferrari 430 Scuderia, the driver and his new car went driving. It rained, he went fast, and he “went airborne (and) burst into flames.” The driver came out of it with minor injuries, and damaged pride, according to police reports.

Pakistan Fuel Tanker Explosion

Pakistan Fuel Tanker Explosion

More than 100 people died after an oil tanker carrying 6,600 gallons of fuel from Karachi to Lahore exploded. After the tanker wrecked, hundreds of locals converged to gather fuel on the road, before it ignited. Victims outnumber hospital beds and an emergency has been declared. More than a hundred were injured, and a hundred and forty are dead. [...]

Update On Rail Collision withAtlantic Station, NYC

Update On Rail Collision withAtlantic Station, NYC

The NTSB launched a team to investigate the rail accident that occurred on January 4, 2017 at 8:20 AM EST in Brooklyn, NY Atlantic Terminal in New York City. The team spent seven days on site. An electric Long Island Railroad passenger train struck a bumping post, derailed a number of M7cars, and resulted in multiple injuries. Dan Donoghue [...]

Point Reyes Landmark Ship Burned to a Crisp

Point Reyes Landmark Ship Burned to a Crisp

The Point Reyes shipwreck is a shipwrecked fishing boat which is a local landmark. A photographer made a photo-painting of the landmark using light from burning steel wool sparks. One of these ignited the boat, and now it is a burned shipwreck. Firefighters arrived to late to do much. The time lapse video below is "before."

Train Hit, Killed Pedestrian in Morrison, IL

Train Hit, Killed Pedestrian in Morrison, IL

In Morrison, Illinois, a train heading eastbound struck a pedestrian east of the Cherry Street railroad crossing in Morrison. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene. The Morrison Police Department, Morrison Fire Department, Morrison Community Hospital Emergency Medical Services, Whiteside County Coroner and Whiteside County Sheriff’s [...]

Japanese Ski Bus Crashes, Killing 14, injuring 27

Japanese Ski Bus Crashes, Killing 14, injuring 27

In the resort town of Karuizawa, people were sleeping on a bus when it crashed on the way to the Kita Shiga ski resort in Yamanouchi. The overnight bus was travelling from Tokyo to central Japan. Fourteen died; twenty-seven were injured. Passengers were between the ages of 18 to 32. The 65 year old driver and 57 year old alternate driver died at [...]

Bus Accident in Mexico injures Soccer Team.

Bus Accident in Mexico injures Soccer Team.

A bus fell off the Atoyac River bridge in southern Mexico. Twenty of the forty-five aboard were killed. Members of a soccer team and their families were heading to the Cordoba to a game. When the bus driver lost control,and struck a guard rail, the bus plunged from a height of almost 15 meters into the river. The injured were taken to hospitals [...]

44 Hospitalized after Duck Crash

44 Hospitalized after Duck Crash

As two buses of North Seattle College students and staff embarked on a college trip, a ‘Ride the Ducks’ amphibious tourbus and one of the school's charter buses collided head-on on the Aurora Bridge on Sept 24. Witnesses say the amphibious 'Ride the Ducks' vehicle “swerved” and crashed into the Bellair charter bus. The front left tire was [...]

Amtrak: 7 killed, 200 hurt and Others missing in Philly Derailment

Amtrak: 7 killed,  200 hurt and Others missing in Philly Derailment

The Amtrak commuter train was en route from Washington D.C. to New York City when it derailed at 100+mph, causing six known casualties. A seventh was later found, and more are missing. Two hundred of the two hundred forty-three passengers were hospitalized. Of those, eight are critical. At the location of the derailment at Frankford Junction [...]

Fifteen Injured in California Gas Pipeline Explosion

Fifteen Injured in California Gas Pipeline Explosion

Ruptured Natural Gas Transmission Line in Fresno California While crews were reinforcing a berm behind the targets at the Fresno County Peace Officers' Range, a pipe was ruptured, Friday April 17, 2014. The twelve inch Pacific Gas & Electric pipe struck by a backhoe erupted in a fireball, injuring the construction crew who damaged it, and [...]

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