Hundred-Car Pileup Shuts Down Pennsylvania Turnpike, Injures 30

The eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike near Bensalem was shut down for a large portion of the day yesterday as over 100 cars piled up along the highway. After the first accident occurred at 8:30am, the collisions continued, causing 30 people to be taken into care for injuries. A foot of snow had fallen in the area only… » 2/15/14 3:20pm 2/15/14 3:20pm

Three Dead as 46 Cars Crash in Horrific Snowy Pileup

Yesterday evening on highway I-94 in Michigan City, a 46-car pileup began after an unpredictable wave of lake-effect snow came onto the road, startling drivers and causing them to swerve into each other. The gust of precipitation, which is brother to the terrifying menace "thundersnow" and has been known to white out… » 1/25/14 10:46am 1/25/14 10:46am

Woman driving SUV hits 16 vehicles, utility pole

In what the local media is calling a "bizarre" accident, a 62 year-old woman driving a black Lincoln Navigator (pictured) in downtown Mississauga, Ontario during the evening rush hour crashed into 16 other vehicles like some automotive pinball, finally coming to rest when she hit a pole. Luckily, no one was seriously… » 10/27/13 5:53pm 10/27/13 5:53pm

6-Year-Old Boy Rides Van Roof for 3 Miles Along Alaska Highway

When a six-year-old boy in Alaska climbed onto the roof of his parents' van as it sat in their driveway, he probably wasn't expecting to take a ride along a highway while still atop the van. Unfortunately, for the boy and his parents, that's just what happened, and the boy fell from the van's roof after three miles. » 7/02/13 10:13pm 7/02/13 10:13pm

How Two Irish Soccer Fans Survived Falling On The Tracks Last Night

If you fall onto the tracks, don't try and jump up, just go to the end of the platform and walk up the stairs. That's the unofficial word from the MTA, who also remind you that whatever the hell happens, don't jump in to try and save someone. » 6/11/12 10:30am 6/11/12 10:30am

Gas tanker explosion creates terrifying, gigantic fireball

This glowing fireball is not the coming of Harold Camping's apocalypse but the aftermath of a collision between a tanker carrying 8,500 gallons of gas and a minivan, which took place on the New Jersey Turnpike last night. Citizen journalist @MelissaJoann was there and filmed what she saw; this image is a still from her … » 11/08/11 1:15pm 11/08/11 1:15pm