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#Accident

# accident - Friday 5 June, 2015

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries
# Alton Towers
# Alton Towers

Alton Towers apologises for 'devastating' crash that left four people with 'significant' injuries

Jun 5th 2015, 1:40 PM 22,044 Views 7 Comments

A number of rollercoasters have been closed as a result.

'The flame of rugby flickers on' - Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins
# RIPJC
From The42
# RIPJC

'The flame of rugby flickers on' - Tributes pour in for legend Jerry Collins

Jun 5th 2015, 10:43 AM 7,469 Views 10 Comments

The 34-year-old former All Black lost his life this morning in the south of France.

# accident - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster
# The Smiler
# The Smiler

One man, three teenagers seriously injured after collision on Alton Towers rollercoaster

Jun 2nd 2015, 10:45 PM 60,289 Views 34 Comments

A moving carriage hit a stationary one.

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes
# Search
# Search

At least five dead after cruise ship with 458 on board capsizes

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:54 AM 21,510 Views 7 Comments

Footage showed rescue workers tapping on the ship’s hull, part of which remained above water, with some holding welding gear.

# accident - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip
# Amazing
# Amazing

Paralysed three years ago, Jack Kavanagh is about to embark on the original American road trip

May 28th 2015, 4:09 PM 21,028 Views 9 Comments

“When you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything – that’s what all this is about.”

The US military accidentally shipped live anthrax around the country
# Accident
# Accident

The US military accidentally shipped live anthrax around the country

May 28th 2015, 7:57 AM 9,544 Views 17 Comments

The Pentagon and health officials said the incident posed no threat to public health.

# accident - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie
# Russia
# Russia

Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while taking a selfie

May 23rd 2015, 8:15 AM 38,175 Views 50 Comments

The 21-year-old Russian woman was posing with a 9mm handgun left behind by a security guard at her Moscow office.

# accident - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Two dead and 20 injured in train collision in Germany
# Serious Incident
# Serious Incident

Two dead and 20 injured in train collision in Germany

May 16th 2015, 7:20 PM 12,775 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened earlier today near Ibbenburen in northwest Germany.

# accident - Friday 15 May, 2015

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

May 15th 2015, 8:27 AM 21,361 Views 10 Comments

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

# accident - Friday 8 May, 2015

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed in helicopter crash

May 8th 2015, 9:59 AM 12,995 Views 2 Comments

The aircraft carrying them has crashed into a school in northern Pakistan.

# accident - Friday 1 May, 2015

Six-year-old boy seriously injured after being hit by bus
# Accident
# Accident

Six-year-old boy seriously injured after being hit by bus

May 1st 2015, 11:05 PM 47,335 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for information.

# accident - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Crossing gates held open with a mobile phone charger led to a train hitting an An Post van
# Crash
# Crash

Crossing gates held open with a mobile phone charger led to a train hitting an An Post van

Apr 30th 2015, 7:06 PM 47,875 Views 64 Comments

The An Post worker was seriously injured.

# accident - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Seven-year-old airlifted to hospital after rally accident
# Tralee
# Tralee

Seven-year-old airlifted to hospital after rally accident

Apr 19th 2015, 3:26 PM 21,255 Views 32 Comments

A two year old was also taken to hospital.

# accident - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train
# London
# London

Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train

Apr 10th 2015, 12:46 PM 17,419 Views 15 Comments

Warning: This post contains graphic details some readers may find distressing.

# accident - Monday 6 April, 2015

Toddler in serious condition after hit and run in Phoenix Park
# North Road
# North Road

Toddler in serious condition after hit and run in Phoenix Park

Apr 6th 2015, 8:05 PM 42,785 Views 3 Comments

A 24-year-old man has been arrested.

# accident - Monday 30 March, 2015

The moment a kid realises he has shot his computer monitor will fill you with nerves From The Daily Edge

The moment a kid realises he has shot his computer monitor will fill you with nerves

Mar 30th 2015, 9:58 PM 6,147 Views 4 Comments

That wasn’t supposed to happen.

# accident - Monday 23 March, 2015

Man killed in car crash in Co. Meath overnight
# Meath
# Meath

Man killed in car crash in Co. Meath overnight

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:57 AM 17,905 Views 3 Comments

The 25-year-old’s car hit a tree just outside Kingscourt at 12.30am this morning.

# accident - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Car crashes into emergency department of University Hospital Waterford
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Car crashes into emergency department of University Hospital Waterford

Mar 19th 2015, 8:47 PM 18,767 Views 12 Comments

The car crashed in to the entrance yesterday evening.

# accident - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

And you thought going to the dentist was traumatic...
# Kelly The Giraffe
# Kelly The Giraffe

And you thought going to the dentist was traumatic...

Mar 18th 2015, 10:45 PM 20,767 Views 5 Comments

Kelly – a 14-yera-old female giraffe from Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling in Scotland – had to be sedated for the procedure to take place.

Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours - in Sligo and in Co Cork
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two fatal road crashes within 24 hours - in Sligo and in Co Cork

Mar 18th 2015, 12:44 PM 19,809 Views 4 Comments

A man in his 80s died in the Sligo crash. In Cork, a woman in her 30s was killed when her car collided with an SUV.

# accident - Friday 13 March, 2015

I had to live for two years without a forehead - all because of one tiny mistake
# A Warning
# A Warning

I had to live for two years without a forehead - all because of one tiny mistake

Mar 13th 2015, 2:28 PM 61,855 Views 38 Comments

Gráinne wants to help prevent other people going through the same trauma.

# accident - Friday 6 March, 2015

Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn't make it
# One Of Those Days
# One Of Those Days

Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn't make it

Mar 6th 2015, 9:25 AM 38,158 Views 71 Comments

The incident happend this morning in Portarlington, Co Laois.

# accident - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

This 90-year-old man was was ignored as he lay injured on a Cork street
# Cork
# Cork

This 90-year-old man was was ignored as he lay injured on a Cork street

Feb 25th 2015, 4:12 PM 26,294 Views 47 Comments

Con Coughlan misjudged the height of the path where a new bike lane has recently been installed.

# accident - Sunday 22 February, 2015

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Feb 22nd 2015, 12:00 PM 14,828 Views 6 Comments

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

# accident - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Shopper 'mistakenly drops' cocaine while in the supermarket
# Helpful Chaps
# Helpful Chaps

Shopper 'mistakenly drops' cocaine while in the supermarket

Feb 18th 2015, 5:30 PM 21,318 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred at Super Dollar in the State of Virginia.

# accident - Monday 16 February, 2015

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with parked car in Dublin
# Blackrock
# Blackrock

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with parked car in Dublin

Feb 16th 2015, 10:20 PM 26,478 Views 17 Comments

The man was brought to St Vincent’s Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time after.

# accident - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Man (24) dies after car collides with wall
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Man (24) dies after car collides with wall

Feb 15th 2015, 10:23 AM 16,745 Views 5 Comments

The incident occurred last night.

# accident - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Bruce Jenner involved in car accident that leaves one woman dead
# Bruce Jenner
From The Daily Edge
# Bruce Jenner

Bruce Jenner involved in car accident that leaves one woman dead

Feb 8th 2015, 8:49 AM 3,837 Views 2 Comments

Jenner was unharmed in the accident.

# accident - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:55 AM 11,714 Views 28 Comments

A group representing farmers said that farm deaths cannot be compared to other sectors.

# accident - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Man critical after being shot at fast food restaurant
# Gunshot
# Gunshot

Man critical after being shot at fast food restaurant

Jan 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 32,305 Views 28 Comments

A separate shooting incident in the city saw a man shot in both kneecaps.

# accident - Friday 30 January, 2015

Motorcyclist gets hit by a car, miraculously lands on his feet
# Ninja Skills
From The Daily Edge
# Ninja Skills

Motorcyclist gets hit by a car, miraculously lands on his feet

Jan 30th 2015, 9:08 PM 3,470 Views 2 Comments

Wow.

# accident - Friday 9 January, 2015

Man (66) in critical condition following Donegal workplace accident
# Portnoo
# Portnoo

Man (66) in critical condition following Donegal workplace accident

Jan 9th 2015, 10:14 AM 10,510 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened yesterday at Portnoo.

# accident - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

"A desperate tragedy": Shock in Co Kildare as four young women killed in road crash
# Athy
# Athy

"A desperate tragedy": Shock in Co Kildare as four young women killed in road crash

Jan 7th 2015, 2:50 PM 153,438 Views 105 Comments

The women were aged between 19 and 20 years old, and were from Carlow and Athy. Three others were injured.

# accident - Friday 5 December, 2014

There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning
# Northbound
# Northbound

There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning

Dec 5th 2014, 7:11 AM 15,660 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred northbound near J5 Finglas.

# accident - Monday 1 December, 2014

Munster paid tribute to Nevin Spence before their game with Ulster last Friday
# Classy
From The42
# Classy

Munster paid tribute to Nevin Spence before their game with Ulster last Friday

Dec 1st 2014, 9:39 AM 8,041 Views 3 Comments

Ulster’s Rory Best tweeted a photo of a plaque that the hosts had dedicated to the late player.

# accident - Monday 24 November, 2014

Woman preparing for Ferguson unrest 'shot self in head'
# Missouri
# Missouri

Woman preparing for Ferguson unrest 'shot self in head'

Nov 24th 2014, 9:50 PM 29,543 Views 49 Comments

The woman is believed to have been waving the gun in a car when she accidentally shot herself, according to US reports.

# accident - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Anthony Tohill after chainsaw accident - 'There's so many people worse off than me'
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

Anthony Tohill after chainsaw accident - 'There's so many people worse off than me'

Nov 20th 2014, 10:05 AM 24,395 Views 7 Comments

The iconic Derry footballer has spoken out about the accident he was involved in last year.

# accident - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Man dies after falling from escalator in busy Debenhams store
# Oxford Street
# Oxford Street

Man dies after falling from escalator in busy Debenhams store

Nov 6th 2014, 2:27 PM 28,821 Views 19 Comments

It appears that the man took his own life.

# accident - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Man dies in accident at Louth factory
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man dies in accident at Louth factory

Oct 30th 2014, 8:00 PM 20,181 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating.

# accident - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Motorcyclist killed in Donegal crash
# Roads
# Roads

Motorcyclist killed in Donegal crash

Oct 29th 2014, 6:44 PM 10,419 Views 23 Comments

The accident happened at 4pm this afternoon.