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Prince Philip 'Shocked, Shaken' After Car Crash

97-year-old uninjured after collision

(Newser) - A lucky escape for Prince Philip: Authorities in Britain say Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband was uninjured but "very, very shocked and shaken" after a car crash near the Queen's Sandringham estate, the BBC reports. Witnesses say the prince, who still drives his Land Rover regularly, was... More »

Netflix's 'Bird Box' Inspires Teen, Leads to 'Predictable Result'

Pro tip: Don't drive with your eyes covered

(Newser) - In Bird Box, Netflix's hit horror flick starring Sandra Bullock, characters are forced to navigate through the movie while blindfolded so they don't catch a glimpse of monsters that have the power to kill them via that glimpse. USA Today reports on a teen in Utah who was... More »

Partial Foot Inside Shoe Confirms a Hart Family Death

16-year-old Hannah is 7th to be confirmed dead in March crash

(Newser) - One of two children considered missing after their family's SUV sped off a Northern California cliff in March has been confirmed dead. DNA tests on a partial foot recovered near the crash site in Westport in May confirmed it to be that of 16-year-old Hannah Hart, the Mendocino County... More »

Boston Marathon Survivor 'Broken' After Another Setback

Adrianne Haslet is struck by a car, has surgery

(Newser) - She lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing, only to return to run the race again , as well as to dance . Now Adrianne Haslet has suffered another blow. She was hit by a car Saturday evening in Boston and already has undergone surgery, reports TMZ . "Struck by a... More »

A Deadly, Fiery Crash in Florida

2 big rigs hit 2 passenger vehicles

(Newser) - Two big rigs and two passenger vehicles collided and spilled diesel fuel across a Florida highway Thursday, sparking a massive fire that killed seven people, authorities say. The wreck happened on Interstate 75 about a mile south of Alachua, near Gainesville. The flames were fed by about 50 gallons of... More »

Boy, 14, Charged With Murder After Egging Leads to Death

Woman was killed as fleeing boys allegedly ran red light, hit her truck

(Newser) - An egging prank ended with a murder charge after a New Year's Day tragedy near Houston. Police say a 14-year-old male driver and two teenage passengers were inside a GMC Acadia Tuesday afternoon, throwing eggs at cars driving by on a road in Aldine, when the driver of one... More »

How This Guy Lived, We Have No Idea

The driver was apparently sober, too

(Newser) - Amazing this guy is even alive. Stunning video footage shows a BMW launching 20 feet in the air off a concrete barrier, smashing into the top of a tunnel, and flipping over before rolling to a halt near Poprad, Slovakia, ABC News reports. Police say the 44-year-old driver was alone... More »

Rescuers Find Very Alive Man in Submerged Car

After his car crashed into a California river, Michael Finn was able to breathe thanks to air pocket

(Newser) - It took more than two hours to extract him from his vehicle, and he'd been trapped inside it for more than two hours before that. Michael Finn is lucky to be alive after being pulled out of California's Klamath River early Wednesday after an accident that sent his... More »

Devoted Mom 'Lost Everything' on This Stretch of Road

Three of Jackie Brown's young children die in accident

(Newser) - A South Carolina mother "lost everything" Friday when three of her young children died in a car crash and a fourth was critically hurt, the Greenville News reports. "Those children were her strength. She lost everything," says Crystal Griffith, a co-worker of Jackie Brown at Taco Bell... More »

Man Killed After Concrete Thrown From Bridge

Tennessee man was hit in the face

(Newser) - A 54-year-old man on his way to work early Tuesday was killed after a chunk of concrete went through his windshield—and police don't believe it was an accident. Investigators believe the concrete was thrown from the Shelby Avenue bridge in Nashville onto Interstate 24 below, the Tennessean reports.... More »

They Were Driving to Their Wedding. Instead, Tragedy

Couple killed in crash en route to nuptials

(Newser) - Kathryn Schurtz and Joseph Kearney were on their way to their wedding when the unthinkable happened Wednesday. The New Jersey couple was driving to Pittsburgh for the nuptials when a crash occurred ahead of them on I-78 in Windsor Township, Pa. Traffic slowed, but a tractor-trailer behind the couple wasn'... More »

Driver in Crash That Killed Broadway Star's Child, Unborn Baby Kills Self

Dorothy Bruns was facing 15 years in jail

(Newser) - The woman charged with hitting and killing two young children in a Brooklyn crosswalk in March was found dead Tuesday in an apparent suicide, NBC New York reports. Dorothy Bruns, 44, was charged in May with crimes including manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and assault and was facing 15 years behind... More »

They Were Waiting for the Bus. Then, Backpacks Everywhere

Tampa car crash that injured 7 is 5th time in 3 days that accidents occurred at or near bus stops

(Newser) - School safety has become a nationwide issue , but now school bus stops are also in the spotlight, for a completely different reason. CNN notes that, for the fifth time in three days, kids have been injured or killed at or near bus stops, with the latest story coming out of... More »

They Spotted a Hole in the Fence, Found a Dying Woman

She survived 6 days in Arizona desert

(Newser) - An Arizona rancher's chance meeting with his brother saved the life of a seriously injured woman who had spent six days in the desert after her car went off the highway. David Moralez says he stopped to chat with his brother Zach after he spotted him working with a... More »

Woman Acquitted in Twin's Death Opens Up

Alexandria Duval's chat with Dr. Phil McGraw airs Thursday

(Newser) - The woman acquitted of murder after driving off a Hawaii cliff in a 2016 crash that killed her identical twin says she only learned her sister was dead "way after." In her first public comments on the crash and subsequent murder trial, Alexandria Duval tells Dr. Phil McGraw... More »

Man Shares Photos of Wife, Unborn Child Killed in Crash

Zach Kincaid wants people to see his 'nightmare'

(Newser) - "A drunk driver speeding down a two-lane highway at 85+ mph in the wrong lane around a blind corner destroyed my family," writes Zach Kincaid. If you want to know what that destruction looks like, Kincaid makes it plain to see. The father of four posted a series... More »

Aspiring Model's Fatal Crash Takes a Sinister Turn

Police believe Kelsey Quayle was shot before the accident occurred

(Newser) - What at first seemed like a car crash involving an aspiring model in Georgia has emerged as something more sinister and mysterious: Kelsey Quayle, 28, was hospitalized last Monday morning after the Mazda 626 she was driving moved out of its lane and crashed into two oncoming vehicles as she... More »

Limo Company Owner's Son Charged With Homicide

Nauman Hussain was arrested by State Police Wednesday

(Newser) - The son of a limo company owner has been arrested after the fatal crash in Schoharie, NY, involving one of the company's limousines, the New York Times reports. Nauman Hussain, said to manage the daily operations of Prestige Limousine, was taken into custody by State Police during a traffic... More »

Migrants in US Illegally Among 8 Killed in Crash

Cause of horrific head-on crash is unclear

(Newser) - Eight people, including four immigrants in the US illegally, were killed in a head-on crash on an Arizona highway, authorities said Thursday. The crash occurred late Wednesday in a rural part of the state more than 120 miles north of the Mexico border. The Arizona Department of Public Safety declined... More »

Man Crashes Into Dallas TV Station, Rants About 'Treason'

Suspect arrested at FOX4 building

(Newser) - A pickup truck smashing into a Dallas newsroom did nothing to stop reporters from doing their jobs early Wednesday. Per FOX4 , a male was heard ranting about "high treason" after he repeatedly drove a truck into the building shortly after 6am, shattering floor-to-ceiling windows. The man, who mentioned a... More »

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