Catastrophic Events (page 2)


Two Workers Killed by Stolen Truck in TN Work Zone

Two Tennessee Department of Transportation workers were killed on Nov. 6, WKYT reported. The collision happened in a construction zone on I-40 near Memphis. Police...

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  • Nov 11, 2019

Six Injured in Three-Vehicle South Carolina Crash

Five cadets from a South Carolina National Guard training program and their bus driver were injured in a three-vehicle crash on Nov. 4, The State...

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  • Nov 11, 2019

Who Is to Blame for Highway Accidents?

You don’t have to be driving on one of the deadliest highways in America to wind up in a serious car accident. The fact is,...

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  • Nov 8, 2019

School Bus Kills Elderly Man in Queens, NY

In a horrific accident, a man’s head was crushed under the back wheel of a school bus on Nov. 6, Gothamist reported. The victim, identified...

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  • Nov 8, 2019

How Highway Accidents Happen

Auto accidents can happen anywhere, from parking lots and driveways to city streets and dirt roads. Yet most catastrophic accidents typically occur at great speeds...

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  • Nov 8, 2019

Highway Accidents: By the Numbers

Whether you drive on two, four, or 18 wheels, one constant remains: Highways are highly dangerous. They’re the place where drivers go the fastest, often...

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  • Nov 8, 2019

Support for Highway Accident Victims’ Families

Highway crashes are among the most devastating types of accidents. The victims who survive are often saddled with astronomical medical costs, lost income from missed...

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  • Nov 7, 2019

3-Vehicle NC Collision Leaves Woman Seriously Injured

A UPS truck slammed into two other vehicles on Oct. 31 in North Carolina, seriously injuring one woman, WBTV reported. The incident occurred in the...

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  • Nov 4, 2019

Equipment Collapse Leaves WA Worker With Critical Injuries

A construction worker suffered life-threatening injuries on Oct. 24 at the East Link light rail construction site in Bellevue, Washington, The Seattle Times reported. The...

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  • Oct 31, 2019

Pedestrian Struck by Tree-Trimming Truck in Upstate NY

A Syracuse man was struck by a tree-trimming truck in Onondaga, New York, on Oct. 24, Syracuse.com reported. The man, identified by Onondaga County Sheriff’s...

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  • Oct 28, 2019

Bicyclist Seriously Injured in California Crash

A bicyclist suffered serious injuries after being struck by a cement mixer in Chula Vista, California, on Oct. 24, 10 News San Diego reported. Dan...

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  • Oct 28, 2019

Maryland Gravel Truck Overturns, Killing One

The driver of a gravel truck was killed Oct. 18 when his vehicle overturned on Route 29 in Columbia, Maryland, The Baltimore Sun reported. The...

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  • Oct 25, 2019

Long Island Construction Worker Killed by Asphalt Truck

A construction worker was killed in Freeport, New York, on Oct. 22 when he was hit by an asphalt truck, Patch reported. The worker, Charles...

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  • Oct 25, 2019

Nashville Man Killed by City Bus

A Nashville, Tennessee, WeGo public transit bus hit and killed a pedestrian in the Gulch neighborhood Oct. 10, the Tennessean reported. The incident occurred just...

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  • Oct 18, 2019

Two Dead in New Orleans Hard Rock Cafe Construction Collapse

At least two workers died in a partial collapse of a New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the intersection of Canal and North...

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  • Oct 14, 2019