Catastrophic Events (page 3)


7,000-Pound Pipe Injures Florida Construction Worker

A 7,000-pound pipe fell on the leg of a construction worker in Orlando, Florida, on Sept. 13, according to News 13. The accident occurred at...

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  • Sep 16, 2019

Massachusetts Woman Killed by School Bus Van

An elderly woman was killed on Sept. 11 at approximately 11 a.m. when struck by a school bus van, according to the Daily Hampshire Gazette....

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  • Sep 12, 2019

One Dead After Train-Semi Crash in Louisiana

A train collided with a tractor trailer in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Sept 6, resulting in one fatality. According to KTBS, Bruce Dominique Jr. was injured...

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  • Sep 10, 2019

NYC Manhole Explosion Sends Cab Flying

A New York City manhole exploded on Sept. 6, injuring a taxicab driver and leaving his two passengers shaken up. According to ABC 7, the...

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  • Sep 10, 2019

Head-On Crash in Upstate NY Totals Van, Semi

A tractor trailer and a delivery van were completely destroyed in a head-on collision Sept. 6 in Norwich, New York, when the latter veered into...

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  • Sep 10, 2019

Utah Woman Killed in Highway Rear-End Collision

A woman from Tooele, Utah, died in a collision with a tractor trailer on Sept. 3, KSL reported. The crash occurred at about 6:55 a.m....

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  • Sep 6, 2019

Two Dead in 11-Car Pileup in Indiana

An 11-vehicle pileup in Avon, Indiana, resulted in two deaths on Sept. 3, The Indianapolis Star reported. The crash happened at the intersection of South...

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  • Sep 6, 2019

Teen Girl Fatally Mauled by Dogs in Tennessee

A return trip to pick up a forgotten purse turned into a horrible mauling on Aug. 23, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. Nineteen-year-old Adrieanna...

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  • Sep 6, 2019

California Boat Fire Kills 34 on Labor Day

Thirty-four people are presumed dead after a fire engulfed a 75-foot diving ship called the Conception off the coast of Southern California on Sept. 2,...

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  • Sep 4, 2019

Bronx Building Collapse Kills One and Wounds Five

One worker was crushed and five others injured in a building collapse in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx in New York, CBS 2 reported....

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  • Sep 3, 2019

Eight Hospitalized After Two-Bus Crash in MN

Fifty-one passengers had their trips to the Minnesota State Fair interrupted when their bus collided with an empty charter bus that had apparently lost control...

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  • Aug 26, 2019

Woman Killed by Light-Rail Train in New Jersey

A woman was struck and killed by a NJ Transit light-rail train Aug. 19. According to The Patch, the woman, Saskia Guerrero, was a resident...

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  • Aug 23, 2019

Iowa Man Severely Burned in Home Explosion

A man is in the hospital after an explosion rocked his home Aug. 16, KWQC reported. The state of Iowa fire marshall is investigating the...

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  • Aug 20, 2019

New York Cell Tower Worker Death Kept Quiet

Following an in depth investigation, Wireless Estimator reported that a Queens, New York, worker with Rise & Rise Wireless Inc. (R&R) died of a fall...

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  • Aug 16, 2019

Day Care Fire Kills 5 Pennsylvania Children

Five children died in a home day care inferno in the early morning of Aug. 12. According to CNN, the owner of the Erie, Pennsylvania,...

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  • Aug 15, 2019