Gardai issue warning as car flips over on wet Dublin road in frightening crash
Gardai issue warning as car flips over on wet Dublin road in frightening crashOfficers shared the image from the single car collision on Twitter and urged motorists to take care while driving in wet conditions.
Georgia Driver Rescued After His Car Is Impaled by Logs from Truck.
A Georgia driver is lucky to be alive after he rear-ended a truck that was carrying dozens of logs , causing the large chunks of wood to smash through his car from the front windshield to the back window. The aftermath of the terrifying accident was captured in photos on the Whitfield County Fire
A driver has miraculously survived after he drove into the back of a truck and his car was impaled by logs.
Photos from the scene of the accident in Georgia, US, show the logs had smashed through the SUV's windscreen and reached its back window.
Some have described the incident as like a scene from film franchise Final Destination.
Whitfield County Fire Chief Edward O'Brien told CNN the driver was leaning down to pick up something he dropped.
He managed to survive because he was not sat upright in his seat, meaning his head was in a gap underneath the logs.
Truck driver facing charges of 'dangerous driving' before court over death of elderly pedestrian
The professional truck driver, was driving through a green traffic light in heavy traffic around lunch time on the day in question. He came to a stop in traffic with the rear of the 16.9 metre truck across the pedestrian crossing.Mr Carrick (80) had just left a nearby pub and was trying to cross the road in front of the truck, when Mr Hrudovyy moved the truck forward, crushing Mr Carrick. Mr Carrick died of multiple fractures and blood loss, the jury heard.
Driver escapes being impaled by dozens of logs smashing through windscreen as he bends down to pick something up. The crash caused dozens of logs to go flying through his windscreen and propel all the way through his car . Dramatic photos taken by rescuers showed the logs jammed through the
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"It was as if it was almost created just for his head," Mr O'Brien said.
In a post on its Facebook page, Whitfield County Fire department said the man had escaped with "minor" injuries.
However several commenters claimed the man had suffered more serious injuries.
Dawn Fernandez, who said she had driven past the accident shortly after it happened, wrote on Facebook that the scene "haunted" her.
"I came upon this after it happened," she wrote. "Emergency vehicles were not On the scene yet. It shook me to my core.
"I had to pull over just a little bit passed the accident to cry and pray for the occupants of the vehicle (sic).
"In my earthly mind I knew there were no survivors. It haunted me all day today. I am just seeing this and seeing that the person in the vehicle survived."
Firefighters had to use chainsaws to cut through 30 to 40 logs so they could reach the man.
It then took them 10 to 15 minutes to get him out of the car.
Croydon tram crash: No charges for driver or operator after seven killed .
No charges will be brought against the driver or operator of a tram which crashed in Croydon in 2016, killing seven people. The driver of the tram will not be charged with gross negligence manslaughter and no charge for corporate manslaughter will be brought against operator Tram Operations Limited, British Transport Police (BTP) said.Detective Superintendent Gary Richardson, who led the BTP investigation, said: "For the past three years, my team have been working to uncover exactly what happened on the morning of 9 November 2016.