Latest Accidents News

Michigan woman accused of fatal hit-and-run off to Thailand

Feb. 08, 2023 13:06 PM EST

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities believe a Michigan woman fled to Thailand to avoid the consequences of a hit-and-run crash that killed a suburban Detroit college student on New Year's Day. Tubtim “Sue” Howson, 57, was charged Monday with a federal crime related to...

Rwandan driver fined after guilty plea for reporter's death

Feb. 08, 2023 09:32 AM EST

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A driver whose car hit and killed a Rwandan investigative journalist has pled guilty and has been fined by a court. Moise Emmanuel Bagirishya was fined $920 for involuntary manslaughter, three weeks after the crash which killed John William Ntwali. ...

Timeline: The progression of NBA all-time leading scorers

Feb. 08, 2023 01:03 AM EST

Timeline of the National Basketball Association’s scoring record progression, focusing on LeBron James and his pursuit of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the No. 1 spot on the list: Nov. 1, 1946 — Ed Sadowski of the Toronto Huskies scores 18 points on the first night of NBA play,...

22 people killed in bus, car collision in Pakistan

Feb. 07, 2023 14:44 PM EST

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A speeding bus collided with a car and plunged into a ravine in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 22 passengers and injuring 12 others, police said, the second such deadly accident in less than a week. The bus was traveling to the garrison...

Congress takes up legislation on federal aviation oversight

Feb. 07, 2023 13:23 PM EST

Congress began considering critical aviation legislation on Tuesday in the aftermath of recent close calls involving airline and cargo jets at airports in New York and Texas. Lawmakers celebrated the small number of deaths on airline flights in the United States since a 2009 crash...

Fed Ex driver dies in wreck with Amtrak train in Missouri

Feb. 07, 2023 12:59 PM EST

PLEASANT HILL, Mo. (AP) — A FedEx driver was killed early Tuesday when a truck collided with an Amtrak train, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. The collision occurred about 9:30 a.m. north of Pleasant Hill, about 37 miles (59.55 kilometers) southeast of Kansas City. ...

2 pilots walk away from Boeing 737 tanker crash in Australia

Feb. 07, 2023 04:43 AM EST

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Two pilots walked away with minor injuries after a Boeing 737 jet converted for firefighting crashed in Australia, officials said Tuesday. The twin-engine tanker owned by Canadian-based Coulson Aviation crashed in Fitzgerald River National Park in southern...

Texas attorney shot by Cheney during 2006 hunting trip dies

Feb. 06, 2023 20:37 PM EST

Harry Whittington, the man who former Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot while they were hunting quail on a Texas ranch 17 years ago, has died. He was 95. Whittington died at his home Saturday in Austin, family friend Karl Rove said Monday. Before...

2 soldiers injured in military helicopter crash in Alaska

Feb. 06, 2023 18:54 PM EST

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) — Two soldiers were injured when a military helicopter was involved in a rollover accident in Talkeetna, officials said Monday. The soldiers were taken to area hospitals, where they were treated and released, the U.S. Army said in a...

No prison for Maine corrections worker who caused crash

Feb. 06, 2023 13:14 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine corrections officer who worked consecutive 16-hour shifts before causing a crash that killed a 9-year-old girl won't being going to prison under a sentence imposed by a judge on Monday. Kenneth Morang, who was convicted in October of manslaughter,...