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#Accident

# accident - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Limerick teenager in critical condition after falling 39 feet in Spanish resort
# Santa Ponsa
# Santa Ponsa

Limerick teenager in critical condition after falling 39 feet in Spanish resort

Jun 12th 2018, 5:10 PM 59,047 Views 16 Comments

The seriously injured youth has been named locally as 19-year old Jack Walsh, from Askeaton.

# accident - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'My symptoms were all invisible, so how could anybody understand what I was going through?'
# Brain Injury
# Brain Injury

'My symptoms were all invisible, so how could anybody understand what I was going through?'

Jun 10th 2018, 3:00 PM 72,548 Views 8 Comments

A first hand account of living with a brain injury, by Linda Collins.

After controversial claims, France backtrack and accept Grosso fracture was result of an accident
# Clarification
From The42
# Clarification

After controversial claims, France backtrack and accept Grosso fracture was result of an accident

Jun 10th 2018, 1:00 PM 10,082 Views 13 Comments

The try-scoring wing was smashed in a tackle by All Blacks Sam Cane and Ofa Tu’ungafasi.

# accident - Monday 14 May, 2018

Heavy morning traffic in Dublin after car overturns in Goatstown
# Accident
# Accident

Heavy morning traffic in Dublin after car overturns in Goatstown

May 14th 2018, 9:24 AM 27,941 Views 13 Comments

The accident has resulted in Goatstown Road being reduced down to one lane.

# accident - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Woman dies after being struck by agricultural vehicle on farm
# Galway
# Galway

Woman dies after being struck by agricultural vehicle on farm

Apr 28th 2018, 12:20 PM 27,801 Views 7 Comments

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

# accident - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016
# Southwest Airlines
# Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

Apr 19th 2018, 3:47 PM 19,842 Views 34 Comments

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

# accident - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

At least 21 dead as truck crashes on way to wedding in India
# Madhya Pradesh
# Madhya Pradesh

At least 21 dead as truck crashes on way to wedding in India

Apr 18th 2018, 10:14 AM 7,514 Views 4 Comments

At least 14 people are being treated for injuries.

# accident - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'It's tough on the community': Tourists who died at Kerry's Gap of Dunloe named locally
# Pony And Trap
# Pony And Trap

'It's tough on the community': Tourists who died at Kerry's Gap of Dunloe named locally

Apr 10th 2018, 5:43 PM 30,552 Views 11 Comments

The couple died after the pony and trap carriage they were travelling in left the road.

# accident - Monday 9 April, 2018

Two tourists (60s) have died after a pony and trap incident at Kerry's Gap of Dunloe
# Kerry
# Kerry

Two tourists (60s) have died after a pony and trap incident at Kerry's Gap of Dunloe

Apr 9th 2018, 4:41 PM 72,340 Views 72 Comments

The narrow mountain pass is one of Kerry’s top tourist attractions.

# accident - Monday 26 March, 2018

'We're absolutely blown away': Almost €100k raised for teen left paralysed after Storm Emma accident
# Jack O'Driscoll
# Jack O'Driscoll

'We're absolutely blown away': Almost €100k raised for teen left paralysed after Storm Emma accident

Mar 26th 2018, 11:53 AM 44,049 Views 21 Comments

Jack O’Driscoll fractured a vertebra in his neck after he fell during Storm Emma.

# accident - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Irishman dies following accident in Dubai
# Donegal
# Donegal

Irishman dies following accident in Dubai

Mar 17th 2018, 4:19 PM 56,640 Views 3 Comments

He had travelled abroad to teach.

# accident - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'A terrible tragedy': Farmer (90s) dies in accident on Kilkenny farm
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

'A terrible tragedy': Farmer (90s) dies in accident on Kilkenny farm

Mar 15th 2018, 3:10 PM 27,375 Views 4 Comments

HSA inspectors arrived on the scene this afternoon to carry out an investigation.

# accident - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport
# Crash
# Crash

Man dies following 'serious accident' at Heathrow airport

Feb 14th 2018, 11:51 AM 42,031 Views 9 Comments

Two members of staff operating airport vehicles were involved in the incident.

# accident - Friday 2 February, 2018

'I didn't mean to': Police say LA school shooting was an accident
# Shooting
# Shooting

'I didn't mean to': Police say LA school shooting was an accident

Feb 2nd 2018, 8:22 AM 30,005 Views 30 Comments

Two students were shot and one left critically injured after a 12-year-old fired the gun.

# accident - Monday 15 January, 2018

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building
# Unique Stunt Jump
# Unique Stunt Jump

Car flies into first floor of Californian office building

Jan 15th 2018, 3:37 PM 30,308 Views 34 Comments

Two people sustained only minor injuries.

# accident - Friday 12 January, 2018

Man (50s) dies after slipping and falling into the water at Dublin Port
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Man (50s) dies after slipping and falling into the water at Dublin Port

Jan 12th 2018, 4:33 PM 33,618 Views 14 Comments

The man had been attempting to access the pier from a boat at the port when he fell.

# accident - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Woman has lost over €100,000 since car accident affected by Setanta collapse
# Chronic Pain
# Chronic Pain

Woman has lost over €100,000 since car accident affected by Setanta collapse

Dec 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 27,544 Views 23 Comments

Lost income, medical expenses and legal fees have taken a huge toll on her life.

# accident - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Venus Williams cleared in fatal Florida crash, reports

Dec 21st 2017, 8:18 AM 3,120 Views 0 Comments

Police concluded neither driver was at fault and no charges would be filed.

# accident - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Appeal for witnesses to crash in which 34-year-old woman was killed
# Longford
# Longford

Appeal for witnesses to crash in which 34-year-old woman was killed

Dec 20th 2017, 2:46 PM 15,180 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said three people “may be in a position to offer information to the investigation team”.

# accident - Friday 1 December, 2017

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas

Dec 1st 2017, 2:16 PM 25,858 Views 35 Comments

The inquest heard that a number of people got off the Luas at the Abbey Street stop in a bid to help David O’Reilly.

# accident - Friday 17 November, 2017

Cyclist and motorist killed in separate road collisions in Dublin and Roscommon
# Fatality
# Fatality

Cyclist and motorist killed in separate road collisions in Dublin and Roscommon

Nov 17th 2017, 4:13 PM 27,585 Views 37 Comments

A male cyclist died in Dublin and a woman in her 90s died in Roscommon.

# accident - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Four-year-old girl dies after tragic accident at house
# Shinrone
# Shinrone

Four-year-old girl dies after tragic accident at house

Oct 24th 2017, 7:43 AM 36,992 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened on Saturday.

# accident - Friday 13 October, 2017

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia
# Mission Beach
# Mission Beach

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia

Oct 13th 2017, 4:31 PM 26,531 Views 11 Comments

Two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s were found dead after the incident.

# accident - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'

Oct 10th 2017, 2:02 PM 15,790 Views 7 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died tragically in a scouting accident at Hook Head.

# accident - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm
# Martin Kehoe Jr
# Martin Kehoe Jr

Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm

Sep 20th 2017, 2:50 PM 21,069 Views 2 Comments

Martin Kehoe Jr was overcome by fumes at his farm in Foulksmills yesterday.

# accident - Friday 11 August, 2017

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked

Aug 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 35,758 Views 43 Comments

The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

# accident - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven
# Ohio
# Ohio

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven

Jul 27th 2017, 7:14 AM 32,490 Views 17 Comments

The Fire Ball ride is an attraction at the Ohio State Fair, which opened yesterday.

# accident - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall
# Paul Nicholls
# Paul Nicholls

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall

Jul 19th 2017, 1:05 PM 33,631 Views 18 Comments

The actor, who played the Joe Wicks character on BBC’s Eastenders, was rescued after three days at the foot of the Khun Si waterfall.

# accident - Monday 10 July, 2017

Watch: The horror crash that has ruled Richie Porte out of the Tour de France
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Watch: The horror crash that has ruled Richie Porte out of the Tour de France

Jul 10th 2017, 9:28 AM 10,446 Views 12 Comments

Organisers said the Australian was conscious and speaking but was being taken to hospital.

# accident - Monday 3 July, 2017

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:48 AM 10,347 Views 0 Comments

Five people were injured following the eruption.

# accident - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Swansea star breaks arm in freak off-season accident
# Woe
From The42
# Woe

Swansea star breaks arm in freak off-season accident

Jun 29th 2017, 7:01 PM 9,084 Views 5 Comments

Fernando Llorente is expected to be fit for the start of the club’s Premier League campaign despite suffering an unfortunate injury.

# accident - Monday 26 June, 2017

All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50

Jun 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 36,933 Views 26 Comments

A five-car collision occurred on the northbound side of the motorway at Firhouse before 7am.

# accident - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship
# Japan
# Japan

Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship

Jun 17th 2017, 10:36 AM 40,175 Views 67 Comments

The circumstances that led to the collision are currently unknown.

# accident - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident
# Serious Injuries
# Serious Injuries

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident

May 31st 2017, 4:55 PM 59,395 Views 21 Comments

It is understood the men fell near the base of the cliff at around 1pm.

# accident - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Mother's death after collision between car and Luas 'a warning to all motorists' after case settled for €550,000
# Yao Webster
# Yao Webster

Mother's death after collision between car and Luas 'a warning to all motorists' after case settled for €550,000

May 24th 2017, 3:37 PM 29,825 Views 44 Comments

Yao Webster was struck by a car that had collided with a Luas on the morning of 7 April 2014.

# accident - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK
# Drayton Manor
# Drayton Manor

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK

May 9th 2017, 8:38 PM 22,343 Views 34 Comments

The incident happened on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor.

# accident - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Man (50s) dies after accident at home
# Wexford
# Wexford

Man (50s) dies after accident at home

Apr 8th 2017, 8:07 PM 41,951 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí said that an investigation is taking place but his death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

# accident - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Two men die in separate farm accidents
# RIP
# RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

Mar 15th 2017, 12:48 PM 27,833 Views 7 Comments

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

# accident - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare
# Mullagh
# Mullagh

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare

Feb 27th 2017, 7:40 PM 22,568 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

# accident - Monday 13 February, 2017

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show

Feb 13th 2017, 6:04 PM 15,111 Views 11 Comments

A spokesman for producers Channel 4 confirmed that the former Team Sky cyclist was pulling out.