BUCKINGHAM PALACE POLICE ACCIDENT: Police car overturns during speedy chase in London

London – VIJAY SHAH via JOE ROBERTS and Metro While the police in London are largely renowned for their exemplary vehicle handling during high-speed car (and moped) chases, one unfortunate squad car and its occupants came a cropper while chasing a moped near the world-famous Buckingham Palace, part-time residence of the UK’s royal family.   According to a report in tabloid newspaper Metro, the police vehicle was called out to a report of a stolen moped being driven by a seventeen-year-old boy and carrying one passenger at 4:30 am at Hyde Park Corner yesterday. The police gave chase and that … Continue reading BUCKINGHAM PALACE POLICE ACCIDENT: Police car overturns during speedy chase in London

CAR CRASH IN CHULA VISTA: Illegal U-turn injures four

Chula Vista – VIJAY SHAH via KAREN KUCHER and San Diego Union-Tribune   Four people are now recovering in hospital after a three-car pile-up in the U.S. city of Chula Vista began when a driver executed an illegal U-turn on a highway there, The San Diego Union-Tribune newspaper reported yesterday. The accident occurred on Friday morning when the driver of a white Honda vehicle was going westbound on Telegraph Canyon Road in the Californian city. The male driver then made a prohibited turn at the junction with Apache Drive, causing a fellow road user in a Camaro to crash into him, according … Continue reading CAR CRASH IN CHULA VISTA: Illegal U-turn injures four

CHILE PILE-UP: One person killed in San Bernardo accident

San Bernardo, CHILE VIJAY SHAH via cooperativa.cl One person has been killed and around six injured in a motorway pile-up in the Chilean region of San Bernardo, just outside the capital Santiago, a local online magazine Cooperativa.cl reported yesterday. The traffic incident occurred on the busy southern stretch of the Route 5 motorway, which stretches 3,364 km (2,090 miles) from the Peruvian-Chilean border to the city of Puerto Montt in the Antarctic south. The accident occurred near to the site of the Carozzi food retail company. Accidente múltiple en la Ruta 5 Sur dejó una persona fallecida https://t.co/6bXlsri1LW pic.twitter.com/k6UoPS2z1n — … Continue reading CHILE PILE-UP: One person killed in San Bernardo accident

DUDLEY CAR ACCIDENT: Person killed in collision with car

Dudley/Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via Ace Breaking News/BBC A man has been killed after being struck by a car in the northern English town of Dudley, near Birmingham, the BBC’s Birmingham and Black Country news team has reported today. The pedestrian, who has not been formally identified as of current reports, was found lying injured in the road at the junction of Marriot Road and Cradley Road in the town’s Netherton district. Nearby passers-by attempted to administer first aid to the victim. Local ambulance personnel arrived at the scene, but the paramedic team were unable to save the man’s life, according to … Continue reading DUDLEY CAR ACCIDENT: Person killed in collision with car