Transportation accidents

June 19, 2018 - 5:48 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An engine burst into flames during the landing of a Russian plane carrying the Saudi Arabian soccer team to a World Cup host city, but nobody was hurt, officials said Tuesday. Russia's federal agency for air traffic said in a statement that the Airbus airplane flying from St...
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FILE - In this file photo from June 9, 2018, Egypt fans hold poster of striker Mohammed Salah during the team's final training session in Cairo before the World Cup. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
June 18, 2018 - 3:42 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. But could the outcome of a crucial World Cup clash between the two nations damage their relations? Probably not, but as is frequently the case with soccer, Tuesday's game...
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In this image provided by Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service, ambulance and police work at the site of an incident after a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Police in Moscow say at least seven people have been injured when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square. (Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government says it's relieved that nobody died in a weekend taxi crash in Moscow that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians. A taxi veered onto the sidewalk near Red Square on Saturday, striking the pedestrians. Police say the taxi driver told...
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In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured in the crash. Video circulated on Russian social media and some news websites showed the taxi approaching a stopped line of cars, then veering onto the sidewalk and striking pedestrians. It then hit a traffic sign and bystanders tried to wrestle the driver out of the taxi, but he broke their grip and ran away; it was not clear how he was finally detained. (Viktoria Geranovich via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 12:58 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel, Moscow city police said Sunday. The police released a video of an interrogation session with a man...
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FILE - In the June 16, 2018 file photo a police officer patrols outside the stadium ahead of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file)
June 17, 2018 - 11:51 am
MOSCOW (AP) — When a taxi driver suddenly rammed into pedestrians near Red Square, despite intense security measures around Russian cities for the World Cup, fans and other visitors asked themselves: Are we safe? Moscow authorities insist Saturday's taxi crash was an accident, after the driver...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between a semi-trailer and a bus carrying the junior hockey team at a rural Saskatchewan intersection in April. The 19-year-old is expected to return home to Airdrie, just north of Calgary, in a matter of weeks. His father, Tom Straschnitzki, says he's already gone through six training programs on how to care for his son once he's no longer under the constant watchful eye of medical personnel. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
June 16, 2018 - 7:46 pm
AIRDRIE, Alberta (AP) — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between...
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In this image provided by Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service, ambulance and police work at the site of an incident after a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Police in Moscow say at least seven people have been injured when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square. (Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service via AP)
June 16, 2018 - 5:07 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow. Russian police said the driver in the crash has been detained. Moscow's traffic monitoring agency said the driver claimed the crash wasn't...
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June 07, 2018 - 7:36 am
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — State police say a truck driver was watching a football game instead of the road when he struck and killed a motorcyclist on a Pennsylvania highway. Police charged the 34-year-old driver Monday with felony homicide by vehicle and other offenses in connection with the death of...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, Bud Cauley watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club, in Charlotte, N.C. Cauley says he's thankful to be alive after a car accident over the weekend on what he describes as the "scariest night of my life." Cauley, 28, was riding with three other people in a car involved in an accident late Friday, June 1, 2018, following the second round of the Memorial. Cauley posted a message on Instagram saying he had surgery on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
June 05, 2018 - 10:55 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police have released more details about the crash that injured PGA Tour player Bud Cauley and three others in Ohio. A report released Tuesday by Dublin police shows 37-year-old David Crawford was driving at the time of the crash near Muirfield Village Golf Club Friday night that...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, Bud Cauley watches his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club, in Charlotte, N.C. Cauley says he's thankful to be alive after a car accident over the weekend on what he describes as the "scariest night of my life." Cauley, 28, was riding with three other people in a car involved in an accident late Friday, June 1, 2018, following the second round of the Memorial. Cauley posted a message on Instagram saying he had surgery on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
June 04, 2018 - 12:59 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — PGA Tour player Bud Cauley says he's thankful to be alive after a car accident over the weekend on what he describes as the "scariest night of my life." Cauley, 28, was riding with three other people in a car involved in an accident late Friday following the second round of the...
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