Ground Accidents / Collisions

Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100: police

Bangladesh train derailment over canal kills five, injures 100: police

Published 24/06/2019

DHAKA (Reuters) - A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be [more…]

U.S. regulators want public’s view on cars with no steering wheel,…

U.S. regulators want public’s view on cars with no steering wheel,…

Published 16/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators will ask the public if robotic cars should be allowed on streets without steering wheels or brake pedals as they [more…]

U.S. agency probing two fatal Tesla crashes in Florida since last…

U.S. agency probing two fatal Tesla crashes in Florida since last…

Published 03/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities are investigating a fatal Tesla Inc Model S crash in Florida last Sunday that killed the driver and caused a [more…]

Tesla sued for passenger death due to defective battery

Tesla sued for passenger death due to defective battery

Published 08/01/2019

(Reuters) - Chicago law firm Corboy & Demetrio said on Tuesday it filed a lawsuit against electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) alleging that its 2014 [more…]

Few turn out for French ‘yellow vest’ protests, driver dies at road…

Few turn out for French ‘yellow vest’ protests, driver dies at road…

Published 22/12/2018

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France (Reuters) - A man died in southern France on Friday when his car hit a truck at a road block erected by “Yellow [more…]

Tesla to bring most collision repairs in-house: Musk

Tesla to bring most collision repairs in-house: Musk

Published 17/09/2018

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc is bringing most collision repairs in-house, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in a tweet on Sunday, saying owners of the [more…]

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Published 06/08/2018

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday will consider capital punishment for traffic accident deaths, a law ministry official said, as thousands of students held [more…]

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy: Ansa

Actor George Clooney injured in scooter accident in Italy: Ansa

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - The American actor and director George Clooney was injured in a scooter accident on the Italian island of Sardinia where he is [more…]

Thais fear ‘no chance’ of more survivors from tourist boat, nearly…

Thais fear ‘no chance’ of more survivors from tourist boat, nearly…

Published 06/07/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai rescuers deployed helicopters on Friday in a search for 29 people missing after the sinking of a boat carrying Chinese tourists, [more…]

400 flown from James Bond mountain after Swiss cable car breaks down

400 flown from James Bond mountain after Swiss cable car breaks down

Published 21/06/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Helicopters airlifted about 400 people off the Swiss mountain featured in the 1969 James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” on [more…]