A driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI Wednesday morning after swerving into a crowd outside the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood. The crash occurred about midnight at the night club located near the intersection of North Clark Street and Sunset Boulevard. Surveillance video showed a vehicle failing to negotiate a left turn and ending up on a sidewalk full of people.
A spectator blinded in one eye at the Ryder Cup says she could have died after being hit by a wayward golf ball. Corine Remande, 49, was injured when American Brooks Koepka's drive on the par-four sixth hole veered off course at Le Golf National and struck her. The Frenchwoman has told BBC Sport she would have been even more seriously injured if the ball had missed her right eye and hit the side of her head.
Three drivers from Poland were illegally racing on Mercedes, Ferrari and Porsche in Dolny Kubin region (Slovakia). All three cars were overtaking ignoring the solid line. Mercedes managed to finish the maneuver. But Ferrari started to break, Porsche first crashed into the Ferrari and then into the Skoda Fabia coming from the opposite direction. As a result, the driver of Fabia died. Porsche driver was taken into custody.
A trucker who was busy checking his phone seconds before his lorry slammed into the back of a line of traffic killing a great-grandmother has been jailed for five years.
Former soldier David Shields crashed into Yvonne Blackman's car as she sat stationary on the A75 in Dumfries in February 2017.
The 66-year-old missionary worker never recovered and died weeks later in hospital.
Yesterday outside the High Court in Glasgow, Yvonne's husband of 38 years, Ralph Blackman, 78, urged drivers never to use their mobile phones while driving.
Mr Blackman, from Lockerbie, an HGV driver for 40 years, said: “I hope this sentence deters any drivers from doing the same. They should realise the suffering and hurt it causes to the victim's family.
A massive gas explosion struck the southern Russian republic of Chechnya on Wednesday, knocking one filmer off his feet.
As the initial fire burned in the village of Gekhi, locals started to flee the scene. Shortly afterwards, a huge fireball erupted from the gas station, sending a mushroom cloud into the air and emitting an enormous boom, setting car alarms off in the vicinity.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fire spread to an area of nearly 900 metres. Both the ministry and the filmer said that fortunately there were no casualties as a result of the blast.