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Girl Hurt in Britt Reid Crash May Never Fully Recover

5-year-old Ariel Young likely has permanent brain damage, attorney says

(Newser) - The 5-year-old-girl injured in a February crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is still hospitalized and may never fully recover. Ariel Young is out of a coma , "which is a huge development," but "she likely has permanent brain damage that she will endure...

Crash Near Border Kills at Least 15
Crash Near Border
Kills at Least 15

Crash Near Border Kills at Least 15

SUV carrying 27 people hit tractor-trailer in California

(Newser) - Fourteen people died at the site of a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning near the US-Mexico, when an SUV carrying 27 people slammed into a tractor-trailer filled with gravel. One person died later at a hospital, and another nine were hospitalized, Fox 13 reports. Three people were in intensive care in...

Why a Golf Comeback for Woods Is Nearly Impossible

Tim Dahlberg, who has covered the golfer since 1996, explains

(Newser) - The good news in the wake of Tiger Woods' Tuesday car crash is fairly obvious: He survived, despite severe injuries that include multiple open fractures of his leg. "The bad news is that the career of the world's greatest golfer—at least on the game's biggest stages"...

TMZ: Tiger Woods Was Seen Speeding Minutes Before Crash

Sheriff says golfer is 'lucky to be alive'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is "lucky to be alive" after a single-vehicle car crash Tuesday morning, says Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva. The golf legend was hospitalized in serious condition after the rollover crash and his manager says he needed surgery for multiple leg injuries. The cause of the crash...

Tiger Woods Rescued With Jaws of Life After Car Crash

Agent says golf legend has multiple leg injuries

(Newser) - Tiger Woods had to be "extricated from the wreck" with the "jaws of life" after a serious car crash in California Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office says. The injured golfer was hospitalized after the "single-vehicle rollover collision" on the border of Rolling Hills Estates...

State AG Hit With Charges in Deadly Crash

Jason Ravnsborg charged with 3 misdemeanors after hitting pedestrian Joseph Boever

(Newser) - South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will see three misdemeanor charges, not felony ones, after he hit and killed pedestrian Joseph Boever, 55, in September. Ravnsborg said he initially thought he'd hit a deer on a dark rural road, but he didn't find one in a search; when...

3 Brothers Die in Crash on Georgia Road

The BMW they were riding in collided with a pickup truck

(Newser) - Tragedy in Georgia, where three brothers died Monday night when the BMW they were riding in crashed into a pickup truck. Edgar Manrique Mendoza, 21, was driving with brothers Kevin Mendoza, 15, and Melvin Espinal, 12, when he went off the road around a curve, overcorrected and lost control, crossed...

Girl in Coma After Crash Involving Chiefs Coach Wakes

But Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach may still be out of a job

(Newser) - A 5-year-old girl who suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash with a Kansas City Chiefs coach earlier this month is out of a coma. Ariel Young awoke Monday, 11 days after Britt Reid struck her family's vehicle on a highway on-ramp near the team practice facility in Kansas City,...

Cops: Man on the Run Smashes Into Car, Kills Mom, 2 Kids

Amanda Chatman, 24, died in Tennessee crash, along with 3- and 4-year-old sons

(Newser) - A man fleeing Tennessee state troopers sped into a city intersection and slammed his truck into a car, killing a mother and her two young children, authorities said. The Tennessee Highway Patrol was chasing a truck driven by Michael Don Shepherd around 8am on Tuesday morning when Shepherd sped into...

'Successful Rescue Rather Than a Recovery'

A woman was rescued after her vehicle ended up in the Yellowstone River

(Newser) - A Montana Highway Patrol trooper braved near-freezing water and strong currents to rescue a woman whose vehicle was upside down in the Yellowstone River, KCCI reports. Trooper Connor Wager was among the first responders to a rollover crash Thursday near the town of Emigrant. The front end of the vehicle...

Deputy Who Had One More Shift Before Retirement Killed

Fleeing suspect struck Cpl. Brian LaVigne's cruiser in Florida, per sheriff's office

(Newser) - A Florida sheriff's deputy had one full shift to complete before retirement when he was killed on duty Monday. Cpl. Brian LaVigne had been called to assist fellow Hillsborough County deputies in apprehending a fleeing suspect when that suspect rammed LaVigne's cruiser, Sheriff Chad Chronister said . Deputies were...

7 Children Killed in Fiery California Highway Crash

Two adults also perished in the Fresno County collision on New Year's Day

(Newser) - A fiery head-on collision in Central California left nine people dead Saturday, including seven children. Per the Los Angeles Times , the New Year's Day tragedy struck on Highway 33 in Fresno County at around 8 p.m. The California Highway Patrol told the paper that officers arrived to the...

Crash Will 'Stay With a Lot of People for a Long Time'

Brother and sister killed in wrong-way crash on I-95

(Newser) - "I think this is going to stay with a lot of people for a long time," said a Florida sheriff of a Tuesday night crash on I-95 that claimed the lives of two siblings. Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said the fatal crash was caused by a driver...

State AG's Fate Could Hinge on Unusual Piece of Debris

Jason Ravnsborg was involved in a fatal crash on Sept. 12

(Newser) - South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg struck and killed a pedestrian while driving on Sept. 12—and 3 1/2 months later, prosecutors have yet to decide whether to charge Ravnsborg in the matter, to the displeasure of Gov. Kristi Noem. "To have more than 100 days go by without...

'Beyond Reckless' Driver Cuts Short Lives of 4 Teens

Tragedy in Yonkers

(Newser) - "I thought there was a shooting, and then realized it was a crash." So said a witness to a deadly and ear-piercing car crash in Yonkers, New York, Tuesday night, in which a speeding driver slammed into a sedan so forcefully it split the car in two. Inside...

Billionaire's Son Killed in Freak Crash in Connecticut

Devon Dalio, son of Ray Dalio, crashed into a Verizon store and largely destroyed it

(Newser) - Devon Dalio, the 42-year-old son of hedge fund founder Ray Dalio, died in a car crash that made headlines in Connecticut this week, per the AP . On Thursday afternoon, an Audi crashed into a Verizon store at a shopping center in Greenwich and burst into flames, said Greenwich police and...

'Everybody Is Super Upset and Distraught'

5 dead cyclists were all seasoned riders. How could this have happened?

(Newser) - The five cyclists who died in a horrific Nevada crash this week were no novices—far from it, in fact. The Las Vegas Review-Journal describes them as "seasoned bicyclists and dedicated athletes" who were key to Southern Nevada's cycling community. "All of them were in the top...

'It's Just the Worst Thing I Could Ever See'

5 dead, 4 injured after truck hits Nevada cyclists

(Newser) - Almost 20 cyclists were traveling through Nevada's open desert on Thursday when they were involved in the deadliest vehicle-cyclist crash in the state in at least 16 years. Around 9:40am a box truck plowed into the group along Highway 95 north of Searchlight, where the speed limit is...

Florida Vacation Takes Horrific Turn for Kentucky Family

2 children killed while playing mini-golf in Panama City Beach on Friday

(Newser) - A Friday family outing to a miniature golf course in Panama City Beach, Florida, ended in unexpected tragedy. NBC News reports a 4-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl died after a truck drove onto the course. The AP reports Scott Donaldson allegedly veered off the road and onto the Coconut...

F1 Car Bursts Into Flames
Race Car Bursts Into Flames

Race Car Bursts Into Flames

Driver Romain Grosjean is stuck inside for nearly 10 seconds

(Newser) - Formula One driver Romain Grosjean appeared to escape with minor burns after his car crashed and burst into flames moments after the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday the AP reports. The 34-year-old French driver slid off the track on the first lap and his Haas car burst...

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