Accidents

Flames seen from the crash scene after Haas driver Romain Grosjean of France crashed out at the start of the race during the Formula One race in Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. (Brynn Lennon, Pool via AP)
November 29, 2020 - 4:09 pm
It was like a scene from an action movie, except totally unscripted and genuinely life-threatening, involving a stunning escape that Harry Houdini would have struggled to match. Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was trapped in a burning car after it sliced in half and exploded into a fireball,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Nov. 18, 1994 , the front section of the passenger ferry Estonia is lifted from the sea at Uto near the town Turku in south-western Finland, that killed 852 people. Swedish authorities said Friday Nov. 27, 2020, they need more information to reassess whether to reopen the case after a television documentary showed a huge hole in the hull, fuelling speculation of a possible explosion on board. ( Jaako Avikainen/Lehtikuva, FILE via AP)
November 27, 2020 - 9:19 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities said Friday they need more information before deciding whether to reopen the case of a 1994 ferry sinking in the Baltic that killed 852 people, in one of Europe's deadliest peacetime disasters at sea. A TV documentary aired Sept. 28 on the M/S Estonia includes...
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November 27, 2020 - 4:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman was killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash after a speeding minivan plowed into the McKinley Monument in downtown Buffalo, police said. The unidentified male driver was in critical condition after the crash, which happened before 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The female passenger,...
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Migrants sit in Arguineguin port after their rescue in Gran Canaria island, Spain on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Spanish rescue services said Wednesday at least seven people died after a migrant boat carrying more than 30 people hit rocks close to a small port on the Canary Island of Lanzarote. Many of the rescued were taken to the Arguineguín dock on the southwestern coast of Gran Canaria island, where several thousand people of different origin are being kept, some in tents. (AP Photo/Javier Fergo)
November 25, 2020 - 9:03 am
MADRID (AP) — At least eight people died after a migrant boat carrying more than 30 people hit rocks close to a small port on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Spanish rescue services said Wednesday. The boat was one of 17 intercepted in the islands' waters in the past 24 hours. About 450 people...
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A car stand in front of the chancellery after it crashed into the front gate of the building housing German Chancellors Angela Merkel’s offices in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The slogan on the car reads: 'Stop the globalisation policy". (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
November 25, 2020 - 6:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — A car crashed into the front gate of the building housing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's offices on Wednesday morning, but the incident appeared to have caused little damage, Berlin police said. Officers were on the scene investigating the crash at the German chancellery. Police...
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Charlotte Charles sits with Tim Dunn, parents 19-year-old Harry Dunn, at their home in Charlton, England, Tuesday Nov. 24, 2020. The parents of the British teen Harry Dunn who was killed in a car crash lost a court battle with the U.K. government Tuesday over whether their son’s alleged killer, an American woman, had diplomatic immunity. (Jacob King/PA via AP)
November 24, 2020 - 9:11 am
LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British teen who was killed in a crash lost a court battle with the U.K. government Tuesday over whether an American woman involved in the collision had diplomatic immunity. The family has been seeking justice for 19-year-old Harry Dunn, who died after his motorbike...
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November 24, 2020 - 9:08 am
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Eight cars of a New York City-bound commuter train derailed early Tuesday, leading to delays during the morning rush hour. No injuries were reported. The NJ Transit derailment happened in Perth Amboy around 12:20 a.m. as North Jersey Coast Line Train 3292 headed to New York...
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Wearing protective suits to prevent infection, mortuary workers prepare the body of an elderly person who died of COVID-19 before removing it from a nursing home in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. After successfully bringing the daily death count down from over 900 in March to single digits by July, Spain has seen a steady uptick that brought deaths back to over 200 a day this month. With that relapse, the body collectors have returned to making the rounds of hospitals, homes and care facilities. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 24, 2020 - 7:10 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Marina Gómez and her fellow mortuary worker enter a room at a nursing home to remove the body of a COVID-19 victim, they work methodically and in silence. They disinfect the mouth, nose and eyes to reduce the risk of contamination. They wrap the body in the bed sheets...
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November 23, 2020 - 9:20 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts early Monday. The 82-foot Emmy Rose went down about 20 miles northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts, the Coast Guard said in an emailed statement. The Coast Guard got the...
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Firefighters retrieve the body of a migrant from the beach after a shipwreck on the island of Rhodes, southeastern Greece, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Greece's coast guard says a speedboat that appeared to have been smuggling migrants to the island of Rhodes from nearby Turkey partially sank before reaching land Monday, leaving one person dead. (Argyris Mantikos/Eurokinissi via AP)
November 23, 2020 - 6:49 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A speedboat that appeared to have been smuggling migrants to the Greek island of Rhodes from nearby Turkey partially sank before reaching land, leaving one person dead, Greece's coast guard said on Monday. The coast guard said it received information about the speedboat near...
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