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Caught on Camera: Car Crushed under Semi-Truck in China

Terrifying video of an accident in China shows a car being completely crushed by an oncoming semi-truck. The car drives across the truck’s path and then is hit, going under the wheels and up against a barrier. Rescue crews were able to pull both people from the crushed vehicle, miraculously, neither suffered life-threatening injuries. Recommended: Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital after Mission Car Crash Victim in Fatal Rio Hondo Crash Identified Woman Rescued from Car with Jaws of Life, Transported to...

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Victim in Fatal Rio Hondo Crash Identified

Rio Hondo(KFXV) — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal accident that happened Friday night. 17-year-old Talisa Cruz was thrown from her vehicle. She was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. It happened on the corner of Centerline and FM 106. Authorities say the driver of the white Chrysler van did not respect the traffic sign and drove into the opposite lane and collided with a vehicle that was headed north. Cruz’s car ran into an electric post and hit a parked trailer. The case remains under investigation. Recommended: Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital...

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Two Hospitalized following McAllen Crash

Two people are transported to hospital after an accident this morning in McAllen. It happened on Ware Road and Expressway 83 around 11 a.m. Police and fire departments responded and the two people involved were hospitalized. The reason for the accident at this hour is unknown. We’ll keep you informed as information becomes available. Recommended: Motorcyclist Dies following Crash in Elsa Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital after Mission Car Crash Suspect Armed with Rifle Robs Stripes Convenience...

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A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April 26, 1986: —More than 2 billion euros ($2.25 billion): The amount of money being spent by an internationally funded project to build a long-term shelter over the building containing Chernobyl’s exploded reactor. Once the structure is in place, work will begin to remove...

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PowerTalk 21 Initiative Educating Youth on Dangers of Underage Drinking

Excessive drinking is responsible for more than 4,300 deaths among underage youth each year, reports the Centers for Disease Control. Today, April 21st, is known as Powertalk 21, a day dedicated to reducing that number. Pharr PD and Mothers against Drunk Driving are teaming up for the fourth year in a row to bring awareness to the Powertalk 21 initiative. It’s a national movement aiming to educate youth and parents about underage drinking. “We’re trying to prevent any accident where death will be the final result.” Through school visits and YouTube videos, Pharr PD is targeting students, educating them...

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Fire department calls Hawaii lab explosion an accident

HONOLULU (AP) — A visiting researcher who lost an arm last month in a laboratory explosion at the University of Hawaii told fire investigators the blast occurred after she turned off a digital pressure gauge she was using to check the pressure in a gas cylinder. A report released by the Honolulu Fire Department on Monday said the researcher told investigators she didn’t hear gas leaking before the explosion. Photos in the report showed torn pieces of a metal gas cylinder sitting on a floor strewn with debris. Compressed hydrogen, carbon dioxide and oxygen detonated inside an air tank...

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Proposition One Aims at Lighting Rio Grande Valley Highways

More than 12,000 accidents have been reported by TxDOT on the highways. The Hidalgo County Metropolitan Planning Organization is making sure lighting is not one of them. Part of the Expressway has lighting and some doesn’t, but all this is about to change for drivers as a new project looks to fix and upgrade the lights. Darkness along the Expressways 77, 83 and 281 will soon be illuminated thanks to proposition one, a state wide funding. Armando Sendejo has been a truck driver for more than 20 years and says no lighting makes it accident prone. “I drive in...

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Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital after Mission Car Crash

An accident in Mission leaves one man dead and his pregnant wife in the hospital. The incident happened early this morning on five mile and Trosper Road. According to reports, it appears the driver lost control of the vehicle. The man died at the scene of the accident and his pregnant wife remains hospitalized at this time. The victims’ identities have not been released. Alton police department continues the investigation in this tragic car crash. Recommended: Motorcyclist Dies following Crash in Elsa Two Men Charged with Murder after Weslaco Man Shoots Wife Los Fresnos Man Confirmed Dead After...

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One Dead after Fleeing accident scene from Police

One person is dead after fleeing from Pharr police today, around 1 in the afternoon. Police witnessed a two car collision at the intersection of Cage Boulevard and Ridge Road. A black Jeep Cherokee fled the scene of the accident onto a canal access road. He lost control of his jeep, crashing into the canal. The person was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His identity has not been released at this time. Recommended: ICE Donates $480,000 to Pharr Police Department Motorcyclist Dies following Crash in Elsa Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital after Mission...

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Motorcyclist Dies following Crash in Elsa

A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a pickup truck in the city of Elsa. The accident happened on mile 16 and FM 88 around 2:45 PM. The victim, identified as a man in his 40’s, died instantly. Police say the man inside the pickup truck was hospitalized with minor injuries. The case is still under investigation. Recommended: Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital after Mission Car Crash Pharr Man Found Dead in Home Gym Man Shot in front of McAllen Bar, Fighting for...

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