ACCIDENT

  • F1 driver Jules Bianchi out of artificial coma, taken to France 3 days ago

    Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is showing signs of recovery following a life-threatening crash, and is breathing unaided after being taken out of an artificial coma and repatriated from Japan to a French hospital. Bianchi, who crashed during last month's Japanese Grand Prix, remains in a critical condition with severe head...
  • Attorney says actor Tracy Morgan struggling after crash: Report 4 days ago

    (Reuters) - An attorney for comedian Tracy Morgan said on Tuesday he was struggling to return "to the way he was" after suffering a serious brain injury in a New Jersey highway crash, a newspaper reported. Morgan's limousine was struck by a Wal-Mart truck in June and the actor and former...
  • Husband dumps his Corvette 30 feet deep into a river during divorce flap, triggers search for a possible victim inside November 11, 2014

    Philadelphia: A man going through a divorce sent the red Corvette his wife drives plunging into a river, triggering a search for a possible victim inside, police said. Officers were called on Monday afternoon about a car in the Delaware River. A witness told them that a man had driven to...
  • From failed bike stunts to beaming faces when a beer truck overturned: 10 absolutely weird road accidents that can only happen in India November 10, 2014

    India doesn't have the best reputation when it comes to road safety. The motorbike enthusiasts are forever keen on learning new tricks. From wheelies to stoppies, most motorcyclists in India take it upon themselves to pass on the heritage of bike stunts down to their friends and relatives.These Indians trying...
  • NASA test flight still on track despite accidents November 7, 2014

    Cape Canaveral: NASA's biggest test flight in years remains on track for next month, despite last week's space-related accidents. Officials on Friday said everything looks good for the December 4 launch of NASA's new Orion capsule. This one will not carry a crew. Future Orions are meant to carry astronauts on...
  • One dead, four missing after Navy auxiliary vessel sinks off Visakhapatnam harbour November 6, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A Torpedo Recovery Vessel of Indian Navy on Thursday evening sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast during a naval exercise leaving one sailor dead and four others missing. Twenty-three people have been rescued, and a search and rescue operation launched for the missing. At the time of the incident which occurred...
  • Salman Khan did not reek of liqour: Witness in 2002 accident November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving bollywood actor Salman Khan informed a court here Wednesday that the actor was not reeking of liquor when he met him at his home a few hours after the accident. The witness - Chiky Pandey, brother of actor Chunky Pandey - said...
  • Mother turns into traffic volunteer after daughter's death in accident November 5, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Though she is not a traffic police officer, but the way she manages the intersection at the Delhi-Ghaziabad border in Uttar Pradesh will put many officers to shame. For the last 5 years, 57-year-old Dorris Francis has been voluntarily channelising traffic flow during morning rush hour. However, her decision behind...
  • Delhi: Man hit by DTC bus to get over Rs 1.6 lakh compensation November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, who suffered injuries after being hit by a rashly-driven DTC bus, has been awarded over Rs 1.6 lakh compensation by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). The tribunal directed United India Insurance Company Ltd, with which the bus was insured, to pay Rs 1,60,900 as compensation...
  • Maharashtra: Police turns Good Samaritan, rushes mishap victim to hospital November 1, 2014

    Palghar: Swift action by a police official in Maharashtra's Palghar district saved the life of a woman who was knocked down by a motorcyclist. Palghar Deputy Superintendent of Police Suvez Haque was travelling in the Pan Batti area on Thursday night when a 40-year-old woman, identified as Gulab Shankar Wagath of...
  • SC paves way to protect good samaritans, who help road accident victims, from legal hassles, harassment October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a landmark order, the Supreme Court has paved the way for a strong guideline that will protect those who help road accident victims. There will be no more harassment by policemen and no pressure to disclose your personal information. No one came forward to help a little...
  • Two killed as BMW hits tree, breaks into three pieces October 26, 2014

    Ludhiana: Two persons were killed while another was critically injured when their BMW car veered off the road and hit a road side tree at wee hours in Ludhiana on Sunday. The impact of the collision was such that the car broke into three pieces on Sarabha Nagar road, police said....
  • Assam: 9 dead, 26 injured as a bus falls into a ditch October 26, 2014

    Guwahati: Nine people were killed and 26 others were injured when a speeding bus overturned and fell into a roadside ditch. The incident occurred when the bus driver travelling from Lakhimpur lost his control over the vehicle. The tragedy occurred at 4 AM in the morning and total 37 people were...
  • All road accidents not example of rash driving: Court October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has acquitted a tractor driver in a road mishap case in which a scooter rider had died, saying "all accidents are not example of rash or negligent driving" and an adverse presumption cannot be raised against the driver of bigger vehicle. The court also held...
  • Indian Air Force grounds entire Sukhoi-30 fleet, safety checks on October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune. The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air only when they are cleared by the technical review. "The fleet has been grounded and...
  • Noida: 1 dead, 2 injured in hit and run incident; locals allege drunk women driving the car are culprits October 13, 2014

    Noida: One person died and two were critically injured in a hit and run incident in Noida on Sunday. An unregistered car hit three people who were on a motorcycle on Sunday evening. Locals allege that there were two young women in the car, who escaped soon after the accident....
  • Jules Bianchi's crash was 'bad luck', says Suzuka official October 7, 2014

    The crash that left French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi in a critical condition with severe head injures was down to bad luck rather than poor judgement by Japanese Grand Prix race officials, a track spokesman said on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Marussia driver suffered the life-threatening injury on Sunday when he...
  • Road accident deaths in India: Timely help to victims can be a saviour October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Road safety is one issue that needs special attention as there's one death reported every 4 minutes on the streets of India. India holds the highest number of deaths due to road accidents. Nearly 5 lakh road accidents were reported in 2013 in which more than 1 lakh...
  • Caught on camera: Horrific car collision in Ahmedabad, 1 dead September 25, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A horrific car collision in Ahmedabad has been captured on camera. Eyewitnesses say two cars were racing each other early on Thursday morning when the accident happened. The CCTV footage shows the two cars brushing against each other at an intersection. One of the drivers died on the spot...
  • 22 killed, 14 injured in Himachal Pradesh bus accident September 24, 2014

    Shimla: At least 22 people were killed and 14 injured when an overloaded private bus fell into the Gobind Sagar reservoir in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district on Wednesday, officials said. As many as "22 people were killed and 14 were injured", Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said over phone. The exact...
  • Caught on camera: Tempo carrying Ganesha idol, devotees overturns in Hyderabad September 8, 2014

    Festivities took a turn for the worse in Hyderabad on Monday when a tempo carrying a Ganesha idol and devotees turned turtle. The tempo was reportedly travelling at a high speed and was over loaded. The tempo had people on board and some of the children on it suffered minor...
  • J&K: 35 feared dead as bus falls into a stream in Rajouri district September 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Thirty people were feared dead as a bus fell into a stream in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Six people have been rescued so far. Home Ministry dispatched NDRF teams and instructed agencies to launch rescue operation. According to sources, they were all coming from a marriage party. More...
  • Centre to initiate steps to increase road safety, curb accidents September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Over the past decade, the number of deaths by road accidents have increased from 92,618 to over 1,37,572. Of the 1,37,572 fatal accidents, 6,463 deaths were due to drunken driving. According to reports, 20 lakh serious injuries take place annually due to road accidents. These are sobering statistics for...
  • Watch: 6yearold boy survives after a SUV ran over him August 24, 2014

    A sixyearold miraculously survived after being run over by a SUV in China. The boy was playing on the driveway outside his house when the incident occurred. The boy only has a few scratches on his face and legs, and no major injury. ...
  • Two persons killed as truck rams into a car, 2 others injured August 21, 2014

    Two persons were killed and a similar number injured when a car rammed into a stationary truck in Sidhauli area, police said in Sitapur on Thursday. Deepak Khanna and Mohammad Tariq were killed when the car in which they were travelling rammed into the truck on the national highway near Mankapur...
  • 3 railway officials suspended for negligence after accident kills 21 at Samera crossing August 19, 2014

    Three railway officials were suspended on Tuesday for negligence of duty a day after 21 people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar, officials said. Eight children and six women were among those killed in the accident. Two...
  • 20 killed, two injured as train rams into autorickshaw August 18, 2014

    Twenty people, including eight children, were killed on Monday when a speeding train rammed into a packed autorickshaw at a railway crossing between Semra and Sugauli stations in Bihar's East Champaran district, the police said. The mishap took place at a manned railway crossing at Chinauta village when Dehradunbound Rapti Ganga...
  • Bike borne duo brothers killed after being hit by a police jeep August 17, 2014

    Two brothers were killed when the bike they were riding on was hit by a police jeep in Maharajganj area in Azamgarh, police said. Dilsher (18) and Sarvar (25) died last night after their bike was hit by Station officer Kaptangaj's jeep in Asratpur Basaratpatti village, Superintendent of Police, Dinesh Chandra...
  • Three killed in a road accident August 17, 2014

    Three persons were killed when a motorcycle they were riding on collided with a bus in Hardoi, police said. The incident took place on Saturday when the motorcycle collided with the roadways bus near Baghauli area, Circle Officer BB Singh said. The deceased have been identified as Suresh (40), his mother Anana...
  • Three killed after being hit by a speeding roadways bus August 16, 2014

    Three persons, including two girls were on Friday killed when a bike they were riding on washit by a speeding roadways bus in Ujhani area here, police said. The incident took place when Ravi (22) was going somewhere along with his cousin sisters Lali (12) and Deeksha (15) following which the...