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Car Accident

Auto Racing Stars Send Thoughts And Prayers To Justin Wilson's Family After His Death

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.25.2015 | Sports

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday night after being seriously injured when a piece of debris broke off another car and struck him in t...

Hawaii Cop Charged For Reckless Response That Killed Teen

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.17.2015 | Crime

A Hawaii police officer is facing up to five years in prison for allegedly striking a teenage pedestrian with his patrol car while responding to ...

How to Deal With Traumatic Experiences in a Positive Way

Emma Goddard | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Emma Goddard

A positive attitude really can have an effect on our entire body making the recovery process easier. Whenever we have things to look forward to, family and friends encouraging us, and a good life we want to get back to, it makes it easier to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Accidents, Airports, an Angel

Melissa Gould | Posted 08.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Gould

I believe without question that Joel, my husband who died of West Nile Virus less than two years ago, is the one who told the girls to buckle up.

Ice Cream or Bust. Okay, Maybe Both.

Alisa Schindler | Posted 08.03.2015 | Comedy
Alisa Schindler

In my defense, we had 25 minutes to meet my husband and oldest son at his baseball game, which was only seven minutes away, when I passed my favorite yogurt store and made an impromptu decision - fantasized about for the entire day - to stop and get myself a cup.

11-Year-Old Driver Hits Woman With Car In Maui

AP | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.19.2015 | Crime

 WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Police say a pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car driven by an 11-year-old boy in Kahu...

Still Gun Shy After Firearms Research Ban Lifted: What Cars Can Teach Us About Guns

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Paul Spector, M.D.

The reduction in deaths due to motor vehicle accidents provides an instructive example of how a major public health problem related to a technological advance can be managed.

Life As We Know It Can Change In An Instant

Candace Johnson | Posted 07.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Candace Johnson

As we continued to talk last night, I reminded my daughter that we never really know which day is our last, and so it's important to live in the moment, to cherish the people we love, to appreciate what's happening right now.

5 Tips After Surviving Minor Car Accidents

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel
Jonha Revesencio

It brings us to the assumption that a person who's driving since he was a teenager can have as much as 4 minor accidents in his lifetime. Before the mishap occurs - hopefully not - make sure you know all the appropriate course of actions following a minor car accident.

The Art of Forgiveness: How My Mother Confronted Her Almost-Killer

Rebecca Strong | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Rebecca Strong

It's amazing what can happen when we are finally faced with something we've long been anticipating. Sometimes we realize why we yearned for it in the first place, and sometimes it becomes clear it's not actually what we wanted at all.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Woman Hit By Sliding Car In Rhode Island

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.06.2015 | Crime

Surveillance video captured the terrifying moment when a car driving down a snowy street in Cranston, Rhode Island, crashed into a parked vehicle, the...

At Least 14 Hurt In Snowy 40 Vehicle Pile-Up

AP | Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

ETNA, Maine (AP) — At least 14 people have been hurt in a crash involving more than 40 vehicles on a snowy stretch of Interstate 95 in Maine. Sta...

Kardashians Involved In Minor Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment

As first reported by TMZ, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, North West and Kylie Jenner were involved in a minor car accident on Saturday in Montana. ...

Lessons From A President's Day Accident

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 04.19.2015 | Good News
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Now a year older than Mom was when she and Dad crashed, I am more viscerally aware of life's fragility and finitude, and of the importance of savoring daily gifts.

Bob Simon: Champion for the Lost Boys, Interpreter for Humanity

Sasha Chanoff | Posted 04.15.2015 | Media
Sasha Chanoff

I remember the day in April 2001 when Bob Simon flew into northern Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp to cover the Lost Boys, a story that has become among the most watched in 60 Minutes' history, and that Bob followed for the next twelve years.

Bob Simon, My Hero

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Daoud Kuttab

What made Bob Simon different for me was that he didn't shy away from traveling to the "hot spots." At the time that his colleagues were enjoying the Tel Aviv sun and beach, Bob was ploughing the streets of Gaza and the villages of the West Bank looking for that unique voice.

The Role of Biomechanics in Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 03.29.2015 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

Biomechanists use all pertinent information to determine injury mechanisms, such as in the event of a car accident. Utilizing previous clinical research, the expected recovery time -- and thus, medical expense estimates -- can be determined.

John Crawford's Girlfriend Killed In Car Crash

Reuters | Kim Palmer | Posted 01.05.2015 | Black Voices

Jan 2 (Reuters) - The girlfriend of a man shot dead by police while he was holding a BB gun at an Ohio Walmart has died in a car accident, a lawyer fo...

The Christmas I Will Never Forget

Deanna Smith | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
Deanna Smith

I often think back to this Christmas that I will never forget and wonder what I'm supposed to learn from this experience that I still can't talk about. I can barely write about it. I know that it has been hard for me to trust after this.

How "the Accident" Made Me Forever Grateful for My Mother

Rana Campbell | Posted 01.25.2015 | Good News
Rana Campbell

As an adult, I am now able to understand and process a lot of which wasn't explained to me as a child. My mother makes me smile. She's the strongest woman I know.

Good Samaritan Rescues 3 From Burning Car Moments Before Explosion

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.14.2014 | Good News

This man's quick instincts and courage helped him save three lives -- just in the nick of time. Rui Gouveia, 41, a corrections officer from Fairha...

Young Mother Killed By Reckless, Drunk Driver, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.24.2014 | Crime

Police in Texas say a young mother is dead after a drunk driver crashed into her car. Priscilla Alanis, 19, was parked on the shoulder of Interstat...

The Power Behind a Gesture

Todd Felderstein | Posted 09.28.2014 | Education
Todd Felderstein

Alberto was a remarkable human being who will be missed by all who embraced his commitment to change the world.

This Buff Amputee Who Does Crossfit And 5Ks Inspires Us To Get Off Our Butts

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News

Some of us go great lengths, inventing a host of excuses, to avoid exercise at all costs. Not Krystal Cantu. Despite losing an arm in a car ac...

Deer Falls From Sky, Smashes Mom's Car

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 05.27.2014 | Weird News

Oh my goodness! The deers are falling! A deer seemingly fell from the sky onto a Chicago highway, nearly crushing a mother and her four children, p...