Catastrophic Events (page 3)


Maryland Woman Struck by FedEx Truck

A woman was seriously injured after being hit by a FedEx truck in Rockville, Maryland on Monday afternoon, WTOP reported. According to Montgomery County Police,...

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  • Dec 27, 2019

Impaired Driver Injures Two Kentucky Construction Workers

Two construction workers were injured on Monday afternoon in Highland Heights, Kentucky, when an impaired driver plowed through their construction zone, WLWT reported. Around 1:35...

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  • Dec 27, 2019

Six Killed in Las Vegas Apartment Fire

A three-floor apartment building in Las Vegas caught fire late Saturday night, killing six, the Associated Press reported. An additional 13 tenants were also injured....

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  • Dec 26, 2019

Montana Apartment Explosion Injures Two

A natural gas explosion at a Billings, Montana apartment complex sent two people to the hospital on Saturday, according to U.S. News & World Report....

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  • Dec 26, 2019

Two Semi Trucks Collide in Illinois, Injuring One

One driver was injured when two semi trucks collided last Wednesday, CBS Chicago reported. The accident occurred in Hazel Crest, Illinois, on Interstate 294 near...

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  • Dec 23, 2019

Two Dead in Philly Explosion That Leveled Three Row Homes

Crews in South Philadelphia have recovered two bodies so far from the scene of a massive explosion that leveled three row homes last Thursday, 6...

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  • Dec 23, 2019

WA Teen Severely Burned When Vape Explodes in His Pocket

An 18-year-old Vancouver, Washington, man is recovering from severe burns from a freak explosion of the battery of his e-cigarette, KPTV reported. The victim, Tyler...

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  • Dec 20, 2019

Tennessee Man Severely Burned in Home Explosion

A home explosion in Union County, Tennessee, left a 68-year-old man with severe burns, WBIR reported. The incident happened on the 3000 block of Hickory...

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  • Dec 20, 2019

Woman Killed by Falling Debris in Manhattan

A prominent architect was killed when debris from a building fell on her on the morning of Dec. 17, the New York Daily News reported....

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  • Dec 18, 2019

Pittsburgh Woman Injured in Fall From Burning Building

A Pittsburgh woman fell out of a second-story window in an escape from a fire in the Greenfield section of the city Dec. 16, the...

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  • Dec 18, 2019

FL Construction Worker Injured After Falling From Scaffolding

A Florida construction worker was injured on Dec. 16 after falling from scaffolding, WPTV reported. According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, the accident happened...

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  • Dec 18, 2019

Texas Worker Buried Alive in Trench Collapse

One construction worker died and two others were injured in a trench collapse at a construction site in Gregory, Texas, KSAT reported. The collapse happened...

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  • Dec 11, 2019

One Injured in Ohio Apartment Gas Explosion

A Dec. 2 gas explosion in Middletown, Ohio, left one woman severely injured, Fox 19 reported. The blast happened in an apartment complex around 11:30...

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  • Dec 10, 2019

NYC Woman Hit by Armored Truck in Critical Condition

An elderly woman suffered severed head and leg injuries after she was hit by an armored truck in New York City on Dec. 7, the...

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  • Dec 10, 2019

Crane Critically Wounds Purple Line Contractor Near DC

A worker suffered a severe injury on a Silver Spring, Maryland, construction site when a crane ran over his leg, WJLA reported. The accident occurred...

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  • Dec 10, 2019