M4 Berkshire crash – two passengers killed and six people injured after crash between lorry and a minibus

The motorway was closed in both directions between junction 14 at Hungerford and Junction 13 at Chieveley causing travel chaos. South Central Ambulance Service sent three helicopters and six ambulances to help people trapped in their vehicles. Two passengers who were in the minibus died at the scene while three other people including the driver have been rushed to hospital with […]

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Crash between two lorries and a minibus leaves people trapped in vehicles

The motorway has now been closed in both directions between junction 14 at Hungerford and Junction 13 at Chieveley causing travel chaos. South Central Ambulance Service hasn't confirmed how many people are currently trapped. It is understood three air ambulances have been scrambled. A spokesperson said: "We currently have three ambulances, a silver officer, a paramedic team leader, the Thames Valley […]

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New York limo crash victim texted sister to say car was in a ‘terrible condition’ just minutes before horror smash killed 20

All 18 people in the stretch Ford Excursion SUV limo died on Saturday when the rented vehicle lost control on a steep hill and ploughed through a shop's car park where two bystanders were hit. Four sisters and their husbands, who had hired the car for a 30th birthday party, lost their lives in the crash at 2pm local time in […]

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Rochdale crash – Girl, 11, dies after being hit by a Range Rover as woman, 33, arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving

The youngster was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision in Taylor Street, Rochdale, near Manchester, on Monday. A 33-year-old woman was held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody for questioning, police said. Inquiries continue into the incident which took place shortly after 3.30pm. Sergeant Lee Westhead, of Greater Manchester Police's serious collision […]

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Dramatic reconstruction of the day Lehman Brothers collapsed

Crash! A dramatic hour by hour reconstruction of the fateful day US bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, triggering a global financial meltdown, ten years ago Today marks the tenth anniversary of the day Lehman Brothers went bankrupt Finance chiefs on both sides of the Atlantic fought to stave off disaster  The global financial crisis is known to be the worst since […]

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M1 crash kills woman, 62, after Mercedes collides into her broken down car

The 62-year-old woman died when she was hit by the luxury vehicle on the northbound carriageway, with two additional cars involved in the carnage. A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after the crash in Sheffield at about 9.40pm. Police said the woman's grey Nissan Qashqai had broken down about one mile north of Woodall Services. […]

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Wrong-way, head-on crash on Indiana highway kills 4, police say

This photo provided by the Indiana State Police shows the scene of a crash on Interstate 90, early Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 in Gary, Ind.  (AP) Four people, including a teenager, were killed on Interstate 90 in Indiana when a driver, going the wrong way, crashed into another vehicle, police say. Indiana State Police said motorist Tiara Davis, 25, was […]

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New Mexico bus crash leaves seven dead and dozens injured after truck's tyre blows and smashes head-on into Greyhound passenger coach

Police say the truck blew a tyre, causing the driver to lose control and cross the central reservation into the passenger bus which was travelling in the other direction. It wasn't immediately clear exactly how many people were injured, however police confirmed at least seven people had died – and they expect that number to rise. Footage from the scene […]

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Family pay tribute to 'kind and loving' mum, 21, killed in crash in Wiltshire leaving two-year-old son left behind

Karly Heweson, 21, from Devizes in Wiltshire, was killed in a collision on the bridge over the Kennet and Avon Canal in Devizes, at about 11pm on Monday. Her family have today paid tribute to her, describing the 21-year-old as a "free spirit and wonderful young lady with so much to live for". They said: "Karly was the most beautiful, […]

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