Accidents

China exonerates doctor reprimanded for warning of virus

Mar 20, 2020

China has taken the highly unusual move of exonerating a doctor who was reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease

Car hits crowd at German carnival; several injured

Feb 24, 2020

Police in Germany say several people have been injured after a car drove into a crowd at a Carnival procession

Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside San Diego

Feb 22, 2020

A charter bus has rolled down an embankment off a Southern California highway, killing three people and injuring 18 others

Plane skids off runway in Istanbul, breaks into pieces

Feb 5, 2020

A plane has skidded off the runway at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport, crashing into a road

Air Canada flight due to make emergency landing in Madrid

Feb 3, 2020

Spain's port operator AENA says an Air Canada Boeing 767 aircraft is to make an emergency landing at the airport in Madrid after reporting technical problems. The Toronto-bound flight AC837 departed from the Adolfo Suárez-Barajas international airport earlier Monday

No contest plea in crash that killed workers after hurricane

Jan 24, 2020

A man prosecutors say was high on drugs when his pickup truck fatally struck three utility workers fixing power lines in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael faces the possibility of life in prison

US to probe fatal Indiana crash involving Tesla Model 3

Jan 9, 2020

The U.S. government's road safety agency is sending a special crash team to Indiana to investigate a fatal crash involving a Tesla electric vehicle

63 Canadians dead in Iran plane crash

Jan 8, 2020

Canada's foreign minister says he's been in touch with the government of Ukraine upon learning that 63 Canadians died in a Ukrainian passenger jet, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport

Autopsy: Man fatally shot by Texas troopers struck 16 times

Jan 4, 2020

The autopsy of a man fatally shot by two state troopers following a Dallas traffic stop shows he had 16 gunshot wounds, including shots to the head, front and back torso and both legs

Sudanese military plane crashes in west Darfour, 16 killed

Jan 3, 2020

Sudan's military says one of its aircraft has crashed in the western Darfour region on Thursday evening, killing all 16 people on board

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