You are driving along minding your own business when KABOOM, you are showered with Russian plane debris. I hate that. Lucky you caught it all on tape because you know how damn cynical insurance companies are these days.
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Check out how tough this Turkish man is when he gets flung from his car after a crash. That’s gonna leave one nasty skid mark me thinks.
Has anyone heard of the Phobos-Grunt probe? And No, it has nothing to do with aliens…ah never mind. It’s a Russian spaceship, which was intended to be heading to Mars, but got stuck in the wrong orbit after blast off and is now out of control and expected to crash land somewhere on earth. Oh that’s just friggin dandy, has anyone seen my hard hat?. And yes, we are getting the usual spiel about “don’t panic” the likelihood of it landing on someone’s noggin is near to none.
Egads, an horrific pile up in England on the M5 has left about 35 people injured and several people dead. It is believed 27 vehicles were involved in the crash, incuding at least two lorries. Several vehicles caught fire following the impact, as members of the public tried frantically to pry open the car doors of people trapped. Police are currently informing familes of those killed. It is believed bad weather, including rain and fog, was the likely cause of the “the worst road traffic collision anyone can remember”. Thoughts and prayers to those involved.
Not a good week for motorsport. Sad to announce the death of MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli who was killed during a race in Malaysia. Just four minutes into the race Simoncelli lost control of his Honda and was hit by two other riders, losing his helmet in the process. Simoncelli never regained consciousness and died in hospital from head, chest and neck injuries. He was only 24.
In what was described as a looking like a scene out of the Terminator movie, racing car driver Dan Wheldon has died in a horrific crash in the Las Vegas IndyCar finale. Dan Wheldon (33) was this years Indianapolis 500 winner and leaves behind a wife and two young children. RIP.
Breaking News – There are unconfirmed reports that 12 people are dead and up to 75 injured after a plane crashed in front of a grandstand at the Reno National Championship Air Races. Video footage already posted on Youtube shows the plane plunging vertically into the ground sending debris over a wide area. The the P51 Mustang was being flown by 74 year old pilot Jimmy Leeward.
UPDATE : 3 confirmed dead, including the pilot and 12 in critical condition in hospital.