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#Accident

# accident - Friday 1 December, 2017

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas

Dec 1st 2017, 2:16 PM 25,747 Views 35 Comments

The inquest heard that a number of people got off the Luas at the Abbey Street stop in a bid to help David O’Reilly.

# accident - Friday 17 November, 2017

Cyclist and motorist killed in separate road collisions in Dublin and Roscommon
# Fatality
# Fatality

Cyclist and motorist killed in separate road collisions in Dublin and Roscommon

Nov 17th 2017, 4:13 PM 27,522 Views 37 Comments

A male cyclist died in Dublin and a woman in her 90s died in Roscommon.

# accident - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Four-year-old girl dies after tragic accident at house
# Shinrone
# Shinrone

Four-year-old girl dies after tragic accident at house

Oct 24th 2017, 7:43 AM 36,973 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened on Saturday.

# accident - Friday 13 October, 2017

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia
# Mission Beach
# Mission Beach

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia

Oct 13th 2017, 4:31 PM 26,517 Views 11 Comments

Two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s were found dead after the incident.

# accident - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Hook Head tragedy: 'Aoife's death left such a huge void in our lives'

Oct 10th 2017, 2:02 PM 15,626 Views 7 Comments

Aoife Winterlich died tragically in a scouting accident at Hook Head.

# accident - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm
# Martin Kehoe Jr
# Martin Kehoe Jr

Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm

Sep 20th 2017, 2:50 PM 21,036 Views 2 Comments

Martin Kehoe Jr was overcome by fumes at his farm in Foulksmills yesterday.

# accident - Friday 11 August, 2017

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked

Aug 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 35,597 Views 44 Comments

The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

# accident - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven
# Ohio
# Ohio

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven

Jul 27th 2017, 7:14 AM 32,454 Views 17 Comments

The Fire Ball ride is an attraction at the Ohio State Fair, which opened yesterday.

# accident - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall
# Paul Nicholls
# Paul Nicholls

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall

Jul 19th 2017, 1:05 PM 33,597 Views 18 Comments

The actor, who played the Joe Wicks character on BBC’s Eastenders, was rescued after three days at the foot of the Khun Si waterfall.

# accident - Monday 10 July, 2017

Watch: The horror crash that has ruled Richie Porte out of the Tour de France
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Watch: The horror crash that has ruled Richie Porte out of the Tour de France

Jul 10th 2017, 9:28 AM 10,355 Views 12 Comments

Organisers said the Australian was conscious and speaking but was being taken to hospital.

# accident - Monday 3 July, 2017

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:48 AM 10,329 Views 0 Comments

Five people were injured following the eruption.

# accident - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Swansea star breaks arm in freak off-season accident
# Woe
From The42
# Woe

Swansea star breaks arm in freak off-season accident

Jun 29th 2017, 7:01 PM 9,062 Views 5 Comments

Fernando Llorente is expected to be fit for the start of the club’s Premier League campaign despite suffering an unfortunate injury.

# accident - Monday 26 June, 2017

All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50

Jun 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 36,922 Views 26 Comments

A five-car collision occurred on the northbound side of the motorway at Firhouse before 7am.

# accident - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship
# Japan
# Japan

Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship

Jun 17th 2017, 10:36 AM 40,152 Views 67 Comments

The circumstances that led to the collision are currently unknown.

# accident - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident
# Serious Injuries
# Serious Injuries

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident

May 31st 2017, 4:55 PM 59,307 Views 18 Comments

It is understood the men fell near the base of the cliff at around 1pm.

# accident - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Mother's death after collision between car and Luas 'a warning to all motorists' after case settled for €550,000
# Yao Webster
# Yao Webster

Mother's death after collision between car and Luas 'a warning to all motorists' after case settled for €550,000

May 24th 2017, 3:37 PM 29,774 Views 44 Comments

Yao Webster was struck by a car that had collided with a Luas on the morning of 7 April 2014.

# accident - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK
# Drayton Manor
# Drayton Manor

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK

May 9th 2017, 8:38 PM 22,319 Views 34 Comments

The incident happened on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor.

# accident - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Man (50s) dies after accident at home
# Wexford
# Wexford

Man (50s) dies after accident at home

Apr 8th 2017, 8:07 PM 41,929 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí said that an investigation is taking place but his death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

# accident - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Two men die in separate farm accidents
# RIP
# RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

Mar 15th 2017, 12:48 PM 27,805 Views 7 Comments

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

# accident - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare
# Mullagh
# Mullagh

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare

Feb 27th 2017, 7:40 PM 22,518 Views 6 Comments

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

# accident - Monday 13 February, 2017

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show

Feb 13th 2017, 6:04 PM 15,043 Views 11 Comments

A spokesman for producers Channel 4 confirmed that the former Team Sky cyclist was pulling out.

# accident - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Polish Prime Minister in 'stable condition' in hospital following serious car accident
# Beata Szydlo
# Beata Szydlo

Polish Prime Minister in 'stable condition' in hospital following serious car accident

Feb 11th 2017, 12:15 PM 22,669 Views 19 Comments

53-year-old Beata Szydlo met with Enda Kenny to discuss Ireland’s post-Brexit future on Thursday.

# accident - Monday 16 January, 2017

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry

Jan 16th 2017, 5:09 PM 28,347 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí and the HSA have begun investigations.

# accident - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Denis Naughten to be discharged from hospital today
# Galway
# Galway

Denis Naughten to be discharged from hospital today

Jan 4th 2017, 10:41 AM 11,018 Views 40 Comments

The Communications Minister was hospitalised following a cycling collision with a vehicle on Monday.

# accident - Monday 12 December, 2016

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford

Dec 12th 2016, 7:56 PM 25,746 Views 6 Comments

The incident occurred around 3.50pm this afternoon.

# accident - Sunday 27 November, 2016

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver
# Tragic
# Tragic

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver

Nov 27th 2016, 2:36 PM 50,778 Views 51 Comments

Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.

# accident - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

Nov 20th 2016, 4:44 PM 20,045 Views 2 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

# accident - Monday 31 October, 2016

"10 years in prison will not ease our pain" - man jailed for killing four with truck while changing music on his phone
# Driving While Distracted
# Driving While Distracted

"10 years in prison will not ease our pain" - man jailed for killing four with truck while changing music on his phone

Oct 31st 2016, 4:16 PM 40,975 Views 35 Comments

Tomasz Kroker had been distracted for almost a full minute before the impact, dashcam footage from his lorry showed.

# accident - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm
# Derry
# Derry

Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm

Oct 20th 2016, 12:26 PM 21,112 Views 10 Comments

The woman in her was killed while working on her farm.

# accident - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Finn Harps player retires after losing finger in freak accident
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Finn Harps player retires after losing finger in freak accident

Oct 12th 2016, 12:38 PM 11,097 Views 13 Comments

Kevin McHugh was originally planning to hang up his boots at the end of the season.

# accident - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow
# Wexford
# Wexford

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow

Oct 5th 2016, 5:13 PM 30,277 Views 20 Comments

It is believed the man was stood on by the cow while working in a field on the farm.

# accident - Friday 23 September, 2016

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building
# Offaly
# Offaly

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:27 PM 23,782 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened this morning at about 11.30am.

# accident - Monday 15 August, 2016

Seven injured in Rio after overhead camera falls at Olympic Park
# Nasty
From The42
# Nasty

Seven injured in Rio after overhead camera falls at Olympic Park

Aug 15th 2016, 11:42 PM 5,295 Views 4 Comments

Ropes supporting the equipment broke this afternoon, sending it crashing to the ground.

# accident - Monday 8 August, 2016

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed
# London
# London

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed

Aug 8th 2016, 7:51 AM 34,461 Views 55 Comments

British Transport Police said paramedics rushed to the scene but nothing could be done to save him.

# accident - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK
# Breaking Free
# Breaking Free

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:13 PM 16,520 Views 30 Comments

None of the children’s injuries have been described as serious.

# accident - Monday 1 August, 2016

Man dies in road accident in Cavan
# Cootehill
# Cootehill

Man dies in road accident in Cavan

Aug 1st 2016, 7:41 AM 20,768 Views 2 Comments

The accident happened yesterday evening at Station Road, Cootehill.

# accident - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run

Jul 31st 2016, 10:45 AM 25,937 Views 10 Comments

Jones Justino had to undergo numerous painful surgeries after he was run down earlier this month.

# accident - Sunday 24 July, 2016

'Tragic accident': Man shot dead at clay pigeon event in Downpatrick
# Shooting
# Shooting

'Tragic accident': Man shot dead at clay pigeon event in Downpatrick

Jul 24th 2016, 6:18 PM 25,997 Views 19 Comments

He was aged in his 60s.

# accident - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Woman dies after being struck by scrambler bike while walking her dog
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman dies after being struck by scrambler bike while walking her dog

Jul 21st 2016, 7:46 AM 19,853 Views 14 Comments

Police said she died peacefully, surrounded by her family.

# accident - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Tesla says its self-driving feature wasn't to blame for fatal crash
# Rebuttal
# Rebuttal

Tesla says its self-driving feature wasn't to blame for fatal crash

Jul 7th 2016, 10:50 AM 15,074 Views 25 Comments

It claimed that Autopilot’s safety record had crossed the “better-than-human” threshold.