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After Late-Night Fatal Crash, an iPhone Calls for Help

Police haven't determined what caused accident in Lincoln, Nebraska

(Newser) - A passenger's cellphone automatically alerted responders after a car hit a tree early Sunday in a Nebraska crash that killed all six of the vehicle's young occupants, authorities said. Five men in the Honda Accord died at the scene of the crash around 2:15am in Lincoln, about...

NFL Star Rolls His Porsche After Practice

All-Pro Myles Garrett of the Cleveland Browns is out of the hospital

(Newser) - Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett was released from a hospital late Monday night after he was injured when he rolled over his Porsche while driving on a rural Ohio road following practice. Garrett suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the one-car wreck, per the AP . He'd been taken to...

Cops: Crash That Killed Ind. Pol Caused by Staffer's Driving

Police: Zachery Potts was attempting to get by truck in crash that killed Rep. Jackie Walorski

(Newser) - A staffer for US Rep. Jackie Walorski was trying to pass a flatbed truck on a northern Indiana highway last month when the SUV they were in crashed into an oncoming car, killing Walorski and three other people, police said Friday. A witness traveling behind the SUV told investigators it...

Wild NYC Car Chase Caught on Camera
Wild NYC Car Chase
Ends in Robbery

Wild NYC Car Chase Ends in Robbery

Gunman took bag of cash from driver after Mercedes slammed into his vehicle

(Newser) - A wild car chase on Manhattan's Upper East Side ended in a robbery and police say the suspects are still at large. Video of the Saturday afternoon incident shows a black Mercedes-Benz chasing a silver Toyota Rav-4 and slamming into it, pushing it onto a stretch of sidewalk, NBC...

Judge Makes Shock Move in Case of 2018 Limo Crash

He rejects no-prison plea deal for limo company operator Nauman Hussain

(Newser) - A judge rejected a plea agreement that would have meant no prison time for the operator of a limousine company involved in a 2018 crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, drawing applause and tears Wednesday from victims’ relatives who packed the court. State Supreme Court Justice Peter...

Doctor Who First Helped Diana in Crash: I Didn't Recognize Her

As 25th anniversary approaches, Frederic Mailliez speaks about the night of the fatal 1997 accident

(Newser) - The woman was crumpled on the floor of a mangled Mercedes, unconscious and struggling to breathe. The French doctor had no idea who she was and focused on trying to save her. Twenty-five years later, Frederic Mailliez is still marked by what happened in the Alma Tunnel in Paris on...

3 ISU Students Killed in 'Terrible Tragedy'

2 others were seriously injured when vehicle struck tree early Sunday

(Newser) - A vehicle carrying five Indiana State University students crashed into a tree and caught fire early Sunday, leaving three dead. "This is a terrible tragedy," ISU President Dr. Deborah Curtis said in a Sunday statement , adding that she was "waiting on additional details from authorities." The...

They Were Enjoying Happy Hour. Then, 'Pure Panic'

14 hurt, 4 critically, after vehicle smashes into pub in Arlington, Va.

(Newser) - Fourteen people kicking off the weekend outside of DC were injured Friday night when a vehicle slammed into the side of a pub in Arlington, Va., setting the building on fire. NBC News reports that four people were critically hurt after the car plowed through the front of Ireland's...

Bus Crashes on Way to Sacred Shrine, Killing 12

Dozens are said to be injured after bus from Poland headed to Medjugorje crashed in Croatia

(Newser) - A Poland-registered bus carrying pilgrims to a shrine in Bosnia skidded from a highway in northern Croatia early Saturday, killing at least 12 people and injuring several others, police and officials said. Croatian police said on Twitter that "in the skidding of a bus with Polish license plates, according...

Anne Heche Said to Be in Critical Condition After Fiery LA Crash

Witnesses say car reportedly driven by Heche sped through neighborhood, smashed into home

(Newser) - A fiery car crash in Los Angeles on Friday left the driver of the car critically injured, and sources say that woman was Wag the Dog and Donnie Brasco actress Anne Heche. Brian Humphrey, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department, tells NBC Los Angeles the accident happened around...

Mother, 5 Kids Die in Wrong-Way Crash

Illinois family's van was hit by sedan going the wrong way on Interstate 90

(Newser) - A mother, four of her children, and another child were among seven people killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 90 in Illinois early Sunday, police say. Illinois State Police say the family's blue Chevrolet van was traveling westbound in McHenry County, northwest of Chicago near the Wisconsin border,...

Tesla to Cough Up $105K in Teen's Fatal Crash

Carmaker found 1% liable after deactivating speed limiter

(Newser) - Tesla was negligent in deactivating a speed limiter on a Model S driven by an 18-year-old who crashed in 2018, killing himself and a passenger, though the driver and his father were 99% at fault, a Florida jury has found. According to a National Transportation Safety Board report, Barrett Riley...

Survivor Doesn't Blame Netflix for Deadly Crash

Yeray Albelda lost 2 friends in Mexico crash

(Newser) - Yeray Albelda is hurting physically and emotionally after the crash that killed two fellow actors in an upcoming Netflix show—but he doesn't blame Netflix or production company Redrum. The crash in Mexico last Thursday killed two of his close friends: Raymundo Garduno Cruz and Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar,...

Their Sons Died in a Sports Tragedy. They Reacted Differently

Scott Thomas and Chris Joseph lost their sons, Broncos hockey players, in 2018 crash

(Newser) - The first half of Mitch Moxley's searing story for Esquire on the deadly April 2018 bus crash that killed 16 people with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team in Saskatchewan focuses on the crash itself and immediate aftermath. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, a sober and inexperienced semitruck driver who was...

2 Dead, 19 Hurt in Crash on 'Cruise Night'

Cars hit crowd in Lincoln, Nebraska

(Newser) - A crash in Nebraska's capital left two dead and 19 others hospitalized, including many pedestrians, authorities said. The two people who were killed had been inside one of the cars involved in the Sunday night crash, the Lincoln Police Department tweeted early Monday morning. Police said the victims were...

US Road Deaths Surged 10.5% Last Year

THe NHTSA says it was the deadlest year since 2005

(Newser) - Nearly 43,000 people were killed on US roads last year, the highest number in 16 years as Americans returned to the highways after the pandemic forced many to stay at home. The 10.5% jump over 2020 numbers was the largest percentage increase since the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Cops: Teen Who Killed 6 in Crash Posted Speeding Videos

Noah Galle asked viewers to guess how fast he was going, investigators say

(Newser) - A Florida teenager accused of killing six farm workers in a January crash called himself "M5.Noah" on Instagram and TikTok, where he posted videos of himself in his BMW M5 and invited viewers to guess how fast he was going, investigators say. Police say Noah Galle was traveling...

Snow Squall Blamed for 50-Car Crash on Interstate
Death Toll Hits 6
in 80-Car Pileup
UPDATED

Death Toll Hits 6 in 80-Car Pileup

More bodies were found in wreckage on Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania

(Newser) - Update: The death toll from a massive pileup caused by a snow squall in northeast Pennsylvania Monday has risen to six—and authorities who initially estimated 50 vehicles were involved now say the chain-reaction crash involved 80 vehicles, with wreckage stretching for a mile on Interstate 81, the New York ...

The Aftermath of Henry Ruggs' Crash Has Ruined Witness

Tony Rodriguez, who tried to save Tina Tintor, speaks to 'Sports Illustrated'

(Newser) - "People have told me I'm a hero. I'm not a hero. I'm not even close to a hero. A hero saves that woman. I didn't." That he didn't has haunted Tony Rodriguez since Nov. 2, 2021—the morning on which Henry Ruggs III,...

Talking Heads Musicians' Close Call: 'Incredibly, We Walked Away'

Husband and wife musicians Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz survived a head-on crash

(Newser) - This is likely not the wild, wild life they hoped to experience. Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, the married couple perhaps best known as the bassist and drummer, respectively, for new wave group Talking Heads, were in a head-on collision two weeks ago, and Weymouth, 71, is still recovering from...

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