Strong winds caused a colossal crane to collapse in downtown Manhattan on Friday morning. Someone in a nearby office caught in on tape from above, and holy shit is it scary to watch.
China’s smog problem isn’t just a health hazard—it’s a traffic safety one as well. According to news reports, a massive pileup crash involving at least 33 vehicles traveling on the Taichang Expressway in Tianjin left six people dead and four hospitalized.
Since 2007, there has been a steady decrease in traffic deaths year over year. A new report by The National Safety Council claims that trend has reversed, with traffic-related deaths dramatically increasing over last year in just the first six months of 2015. What happened?
An ATR42-300 aircraft operated by Trigana Air as Flight 267 has gone missing near Papua, according to various reports. The twin turboprop was said to be carrying 54 people and lost contact with air traffic controllers about 30 minutes after taking off from Jayapura in Papua. The flight was headed for Oksibil, also in…
The Hungarian Air Force had its second Saab JAS 39 Gripen crash in less than a month. The latest accident three days ago was caused by the malfunctioning landing gear, which led the pilot to make an emergency landing. He stayed with the jet as long as possible, only ejecting as the stricken fighter tipped on its side,…
A teen girl in Yavapai County, Arizona was driving her friends home from a day of activities when she took a turn too fast, toppling off a cliff one hundred feet below, and getting trapped beneath her car. She was trapped for four hours but somehow, miraculously, survived with only minor injuries.
The number of deaths linked to drunk passengers who wander off the platform and onto the tracks has steadily increased over the years. But a new study of these falls shows that many of them occur in the same way—and that there might be a few simple ways to prevent some of them.
On February 22, a 49-year old woman accidentally drove into the path of an oncoming train. The tragic accident claimed her and five other peoples' lives, and while the exact reason why she drove into the path of the train isn't known, Mercedes-Benz automatic gearshift design is a suspect. Let's see why.
These two reporters from Burlington's WPTZ had an especially exciting live shot this evening when their live report on dangerous Vermont driving conditions included an unscheduled demonstration.
Tonight's ITV News in the U.K. featured bonus coverage of an accident outside St. Pancras railway station in London while reporter Ria Chatterjee delivered an unrelated story about Eurostar train cancellations. Chatterjee, a true professional, paid no attention to the chaos happening behind her.
After surviving a deadly plane crash in Kentucky on Friday that killed her sister, cousin and both of her parents, a 7-year-old Illinois girl walked bloodied and barefoot for help, eventually finding it on the doorstep of an elderly stranger.
Departing Southwest Flight 449 was just clipped on the winglet by a a returning American Airlines plane as it headed to the terminal at LaGuardia Airport, according to multiple reports.
This popped up yesterday on the always-questionable LiveLeak, but I've got a feeling this is legit. Here is a woman trying to run across the famous Abbey Road crosswalk, in spite of all the danger, who needed help after a car ran her over.
Disaster fell upon the Indiana University basketball team early this morning, when sophomore Devin Davis was struck by a car driven by his freshman teammate Emmitt Holt. Davis had left the car in a parking lot moments earlier, but according to Bloomington Police as the car exited the parking lot Davis "unexpectedly…
After the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 this March, the biggest hinderance to the investigation has been the lack of data from the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder, presumedly submerged with the rest of the wreckage. But now Airbus will implement a solution for future…
Luckily and most unbelievably nobody was seriously injured after this Clio decided to get airborne and go into an uncontrollable spin just in front of a group of irresponsible spectators.
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition after his limo bus was involved in a six-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike early Saturday morning, according to state police. One person was killed and four others are in critical condition.
A British truck driver plowed into a car stopped on a highway shoulder, killing a 20-year-old woman, because he was trying to simultaneously drive and look at porn.
A naked man who was reportedly running in traffic at 4am near Portsmouth Ave. in Portland, Ore., and had stopped in the middle of the road to do some pushups, was struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle. While police were being alerted of his running in traffic, a caller followed up to say he'd been hit.