Catastrophic Events (page 4)


Home Explosion in Kentucky Kills Married Couple

The Wolfe County Coroner’s office has identified the victims of a Nov. 23 Kentucky home explosion as Phillip and Sueann Vanderpool, WTVQ reported. The couple...

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  • Nov 27, 2019

Crane Drops Load, Injuring Two Workers in Florida

Two workers were injured when a roofing assembly fell from a crane, pinning them to the ground and putting one of them on trauma alert,...

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  • Nov 27, 2019

13-Year-Old Boy Killed by School Bus in Arizona

A child in Goodyear, Arizona, died in the hospital from injuries resulting from being hit by a school bus on Nov. 15, Fox 10 Phoenix...

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  • Nov 27, 2019

Tractor-Trailers Collide on Kansas Turnpike, Killing One

Two tractor-trailers collided on the Kansas Turnpike in the early hours of Nov. 21, KAKE reported. One truck was traveling behind the other when an...

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  • Nov 25, 2019

Man and Son Keep Only Their Lives in Michigan Explosion

A man and his son were badly burned in an explosion that leveled their house in Egleston, Michigan, on Nov. 19, WZZM 13 reported. Brandon...

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  • Nov 25, 2019

Van Carrying MA Schoolchildren Flips on Side

Three elementary schoolchildren aboard a school van were sent to the hospital on Nov. 14 in Brockton, Massachusetts, after their vehicle failed to yield to...

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  • Nov 19, 2019

Nearly 30 Hospitalized in Icy Virginia Bus Crash

Heavy morning fog and icy road conditions sent a mail delivery tractor-trailer skidding out of control, resulting in a crash with a tour bus, putting...

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  • Nov 19, 2019

Four Manhattan Workers Injured in Scaffolding Collapse

Four construction workers were injured Nov. 11 when scaffolding collapsed at a New York City tower under construction, the New York Daily News reported. The...

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  • Nov 19, 2019

Who Is to Blame for Train Accidents?

Follow the news regularly, and chances are, you’ll hear about train accidents fairly often. Although commuting by train is safer than driving to work, railway...

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  • Nov 13, 2019

Train Accidents: By the Numbers

If you ride the train to and from work every day, you may be accustomed to inconvenience: Delays, cancellations, crowded train cars, and loud passengers...

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  • Nov 13, 2019

Support for Train Accident Victims’ Families

Millions of people across the United States take the train every day. Some take it to work, others travel for business, and some visit old...

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  • Nov 13, 2019

How Train Accidents Happen

When a machine as massive as a train derails or collides with another vehicle, the resulting injuries and loss of life can be severe. The...

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  • Nov 13, 2019

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