A skateboarder was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a car in Saanich Thursday night. "The vehicle was travelling onto the onramp when a skateboarder skated in front of the vehicle and collided with the vehicle," said Sgt. Alan Gurzinski. Paramedics rushed the skateboarder, a man in his 20s, to hospital with serious head injuries.
KINDERHOOK, N.Y. -- Authorities say one person is dead and five others have been taken to a hospital following a two-car head-on collision in the Hudson Valley. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office 911 dispatchers say the crash occurred shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday at an intersection of Route 9 in the town of Kinderhook, 20 miles south of Albany.
In three separate horrendous road accidents, three people, including a mother and a son returning home on motor-bike, were rammed to death by a speeding truck in Agra, while seven other children going for picnic were injured when a canter coming from wrong side had a head-on-collision with school bus.
One person is dead following a three-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon in West End, the Aberdeen Times reported. Responding to the accident were units with West End Fire & Rescue, Seven Lakes Fire Department, Eagle Springs Fire Department, Moore County EMS, Moore County Sheriff's Department, Foxfire Police Department, and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
A 52-year-old driver killed in Wednesday's head-on collision in Hauula has been identified as Stanley Santos of Kaaawa. Police said Santos was traveling north on Kamehameha Highway near Trout Farm Road in Kahana Valley and collided head-on with a pickup truck traveling south. The pickup truck driver and passenger, both in their 50s, were taken to Queen's Medical Center in serious condition.
Four people were brought to hospital after a head-on collision on the Botwood Highway on Thursday. The Jaws of Life were required to free a man and a woman from two separate vehicles after the crash at about 5:45 p.m. on Thursday night. The two adults were conscious, but were brought to hospital for treatment, according Morray Callahan, deputy chief at the Botwood Fire Department.
MARSHALL, Tex. -- Two years ago, as fears over head injuries and the long-term consequences of collisions on the field intensified, this small town in the heart of football country took the unlikely step of trying to roll back tackle football . Yet last month, the crack and thud of helmets and shoulder pads punctuated the warm evening air as about 100 boys ran into one another, a sign that tackle football is not done here after all.
In a grim reminder of deadly I ndore-Patna Express derailment in which over 150 people were dead, on Tuesday morning Patna-Kota Express suffered a head-on-collision with handcar on which four railway employees were inspecting the rail track. "When they saw the train heading towards them, they stopped their handcar and tried to move it from the track but failed and left the car on track. The speeding train collided with the handcar and smashed it into pieces before heading for Mathura."
No one was injured in a head-on traffic collision involving four cars on Pacheco Pass on Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Monday, heading east in the left lane of Highway 152 on the Rock Bridge on Pacheco Pass when he lost control after applying the brakes, CHP Los Banos Officer Lance Velez said.
Four of the seven people taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital after a head-on collision on Waimarama Rd on Saturday remain in a stable condition. A van, believed to be carrying German visitors travelling towards Hastings, collided with a car near the corner of Waimarama and Ocean Beach Rds at 7.10pm after the van veered to the wrong side of the road.
The pedestrian, in his thirties, was trying to lead a horse out of its horsebox at about 2pm on Bury and Rochdale Old Road in Heywood, when he was struck by the vehicle. The man in his thirties was taken to Salford Royal hospital with substantial head injuries, as well as leg injuries." A police spokeswoman said: "We were called shortly before 2.20pm to a collision involving a car and a pedestrian.
"The Mercedes C220 has been travelling north from the direction of Hurworth towards the roundabout at Blands Corner, whilst the Citroen has been travelling south on this road. "The two vehicles have collided head on, the cause of the collision are presently being investigated. "The front seat passenger in the Citroen Berlingo van, a female from the Darlington area was taken from the scene by Ambulance to Darlington Memorial Hospital but sadly died as a result of her injuries."