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Kevin Hart: I Lied to Doctors After My Crash

Actor says he didn't want to reveal his true pain level

(Newser) - Kevin Hart's world was changed by the horrific car crash he was in last year. Now he's sharing just how bad the injuries caused by that crash were. In an appearance on the "Joe Rogan Experience" podcast that was released Monday, the actor said he had his... More »

Ink Master Star Charged With Murder After Fatal Crash

YouTube star was killed in the incident

(Newser) - Celebrity tattooist Daniel Silva has been charged with murder after the Mother's Day car crash that killed YouTube star Corey La Barrie. Silva, 26, who appeared on reality show Ink Master in 2018, was allegedly driving La Barrie, who had just turned 25 on the day he died, when... More »

Ink Master Star Arrested After Crash Kills YouTuber

Daniel Silva faces murder charge in La Barrie death

(Newser) - The future is looking extremely dark for celebrity tattooist Daniel Silva, who has been arrested for murder in connection with a Sunday night car crash. Silva, 27, was allegedly speeding through a Los Angeles neighborhood in a new McLaren sports car Sunday night when he crashed into a stop sign... More »

Horrific Crash Kills Family, Including 2 Babies

Their pregnant mom, and a teen also among victims

(Newser) - A horrific Mother's Day weekend crash claimed the lives of five family members, including a young expectant mother and her two children. Travon Nelson, 22, was driving his pregnant partner Kristy Monroe, 22, the couple's 1- or 2-year-old son and 7-month-old daughter, and Nelson's 16-year-old brother in... More »

Driver Accused of Taunting Dying Cop: Look at My Car

Australia's Richard Pusey complained about damage to Porsche, left scene, say police

(Newser) - As an Australian police officer lay dying after being struck by a vehicle on the side of a highway, her body camera recorded a man coming over to her, reports the BBC . But it wasn't to offer help or a sympathetic word. Instead, say prosecutors, it was to taunt... More »

Cops: Woman's Mask May Have Caused Crash

NJ police department walks back initial remarks after noting N95 mask could've led to accident

(Newser) - Police pointed to an odd possible cause of a single-car crash in New Jersey last week, though an "overwhelming response" on social media now has them pulling that back. ABC News reports cops responded to the scene of an accident Thursday in Lincoln Park and found a red car... More »

Driver Takes Photos, Flees After Crash Kills 4 Officers

Truck hit officers on Melbourne highway

(Newser) - Police in Victoria, Australia, are in mourning after what the state's police chief says is the biggest loss of life in the state's history. Four officers were killed on a freeway in Melbourne Wednesday when a refrigerated poultry truck slammed into them while they were impounding a Porsche... More »

Ex-NFL Quarterback Killed in Car Crash

Former Viking, Seahawk Tarvaris Jackson was 36

(Newser) - The NFL is mourning former quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, who was killed in a single-car crash in Alabama Sunday night. Police say the 36-year-old was killed when his 2012 Chevrolet Camaro left the roadway, hit a tree, and overturned around 7 miles south of Montgomery, his hometown, ESPN reports. The Alabama... More »

One of Youngest Camdens on 7th Heaven Has Died

21-year-old Lorenzo Brino, who alternated in roles of twins Sam and David Camden, dies in car crash

(Newser) - A child actor who helped play the Camden twins on 7th Heaven has died in a California car crash. TMZ first reported the news of the death of 21-year-old Lorenzo Brino, who was killed March 9 in Yucaipa, just outside San Bernardino, while driving alone in the early morning hours... More »

They Came Upon a Crash. The Next One Was Worse

3 professional Frisbee players dead in Michigan

(Newser) - The tight-knit community of Ultimate Frisbee is in mourning after three professional players suffered fatal injuries in a car crash in Michigan over the weekend. Kevin Coulter, 29; Andrew Piet, 28; and Michael Cannon, 24—all members of the Detroit Mechanix, which is to begin its season in the 22-team... More »

NTSB: Tesla Driver Was Playing Video Game During Fatal Crash

'If you own a car with partial automation, you do not own a self-driving car'

(Newser) - The National Transportation Safety Board says the driver of a Tesla SUV who died in a Silicon Valley crash two years ago was playing a video game on his smartphone while his vehicle was being controlled by a partially automated driving system. Chairman Robert Sumwalt said at the start of... More »

Wrong-Way Driver Kills Family of 5

They were on their way home from a family trip

(Newser) - The Liberty County Sheriff's Office was looking for a white Lexus with Florida tags traveling the wrong way on I-95 in Georgia in the wee hours of Sunday morning. But by the time deputies got to the interstate, it was too late: The Lexus, which was being driven by... More »

Newman: Here's What Happened to Me

The NASCAR driver says he's currently being treated for a head injury

(Newser) - Ryan Newman said he suffered a head injury in his crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 but did not disclose details in a statement from the driver read before Sunday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the AP reports. "I was fortunate to avoid any... More »

Grandma, Mom, 2 Kids on Disney Vacation Killed in Crash

4 other family members survive crash near Orlando, Fla.

(Newser) - A family vacation to Disney World came to an unimaginable ending Tuesday night when four members of the Massachusetts family were killed in a crash on a Florida highway. Grandma Josephine Fay, 76, mom Julie Smith, 41, and daughter Scarlett Smith, 5, died at the scene; son Jackson Smith, 11,... More »

He Showed Up at Beer Garden Barefoot, With a Corpse: Cops

Paul Joseph Garcia allegedly struck pedestrian who went through his windshield

(Newser) - A drunk driver fatally struck a pedestrian, who went through the windshield and into the passenger seat, before driving on with the body to a beer garden, according to police in Texas. Officers in South Austin responded to witness reports of a car driving recklessly without headlights on around 10:... More »

Principal Says Crossing Guard, 88, Died Saving 2 Kids

'We're just so blessed that he was there'

(Newser) - An 88-year-old crossing guard who died after being hit by a vehicle in Kansas City, Kansas, saved the lives of two children before the impact, a school principal says. Bob Nill, who the Washington Post reports was known affectionately as "Mr. Bob" to his young charges, was struck early... More »

Deadly Crash Kills 2 Moms, Their Daughters

Ex-volleyball stars Carrie McCaw, Lesley Prather killed, along with their 2 respective daughters

(Newser) - "As a parent, as any other human being, it was horrific." That's how a woman who ran to help victims of a car accident in Missouri described the scene she encountered Friday to CBS 17 —one that took the lives of two former volleyball stars and... More »

Another Death Among Group of Teen Runners Hit by Truck

Kolby Crum was 18

(Newser) - The day after Oklahoma's Max Townsend lost his adult son in a car accident, police say he plowed his pickup into a group of teen runners. Two died within a day of the Feb. 3 crash; now a third has died. KFOR reports the Prayers for Kolby Facebook page... More »

Driver Doesn't Survive 337-Foot Jump Over River

David Callahan of Fresno, Calif., cleared the river but his vehicle rolled

(Newser) - A California man fleeing police managed to hurtle his car some 340 feet across a river, in a move out of Dukes of Hazzard , though he paid with his life. The driver, identified as 58-year-old David Callahan, was pronounced dead after police caught up with his battered Mercedes sedan. Callahan... More »

Cops: Man Deliberately Hit Car Full of Teens, Killing 3

One victim's mother says a prank went wrong

(Newser) - A southern California man deliberately rammed a Toyota Prius full of teenage boys Sunday night, causing a crash that killed three of them, police say. Corona resident Anurag Chandra, 42, was arrested and charged with murder and assault with a deadly weapon, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reports. "It was an... More »

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