Preventable Tragedies

66-year-old man hit by motorcycle while standing beside stopped car after hit & run along PIE

April 18, 2021

A 66-year-old man in Singapore had the misfortune of suffering two back-to-back accidents early on Friday (Apr. 16) morning.As he was driving along the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) toward Changi Airport near the Toa Payoh exit, his car collided with another car, which sped away. He then stopped his car in the middle of the expressway and got out, and was hit by a motorcyclist.Facebook page Roads.sg posted a video submitted by the driver of another car, who caught both accidents on camera.

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59-Year-Old Killed in a Freak Accident After MTA Bus Crashes Into Pole, Which Fell Down Onto Him

April 17, 2021

A 59-year-old pedestrian lost his life after an MTA bus caused an unexpected mishap that knocked him out and caused serious injury. Lance Margolin’s family was thrown into an emotional state after an MTA bus knocked off a street pole that ended on top of him. Margolin was said to be returning from his wife’s party. In Brooklyn, New York, the incident occurred when the MTA bus was trying to navigate a faulty vehicle on the road.

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CHP: 2 good Samaritans struck, 1 killed while helping another pedestrian in Sac County

April 17, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A good Samaritan died Friday night after she was struck by a car while trying to help another pedestrian in a separate crash in Sacramento County, according to the California Highway Patrol. A second woman who had also stopped to help was also hit by the car and suffered injuries. CHP said officers received a call about a crash involving a vehicle and pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of Folsom Boulevard and Bradshaw Road around 8:15 p.

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Man involved in deadly crash on Highway 18 in Raymond

April 17, 2021

RAYMOND, Miss. (WJTV) – A man has died after he was struck by a pickup truck while outside of his vehicle Saturday morning. The crash happened around 6:00 a.m. along Highway 18 near Raymond High School. According to Mississippi Highway Patrol, the driver, 30-year-old Andre Higgins of Utica, was traveling eastbound on Highway 18 when his vehicle became disabled. While outside of his vehicle, an oncoming Ram pickup collided with Higgins and his vehicle.

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After getting a flat on I-190 in Sterling, motorist struck and killed by passing vehicles

April 16, 2021

STERLING — A motorist was struck by two passing vehicles and killed on Interstate 190 after getting out of his car to inspect a flat tire. The fatality occurred about 9 p.m. Thursday on the northbound side. The victim, a 29-year-old Orange man, had been driving a 2019 Subaru WRX on the southbound side of Interstate 190, according to state police. It is believed that the vehicle went out of control and crossed the median to the northbound lanes.

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Good Samaritan Killed Helping a Truck Driver Whose Tractor Trailer Got Stuck in Downed Utility Lines

April 16, 2021

According to the Highway Patrol, Vince Campbell had been trying to clear the tangled lines when another vehicle traveling southbound clipped the hanging wire that struck and killed him. An Ohio man who stopped to help a truck driver whose tractor-trailer was tangled in some downed telephone lines was killed when he was struck by the wires, officials said. Vance Owen Campbell, 54, was driving in Crane Township on Wednesday when he saw the truck become entangled in some low-hanging telephone lines that had been damaged from an earlier traffic crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Peoplereported.

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Woman killed in I-20 crash involving truck-tractor, semi-trailer, Arlington police say

April 16, 2021

A woman was killed on I-20 in Arlington early Friday when her car hit a semi-trailer that was in the road due to an earlier crash involving a suspected intoxicated driver, police said. The woman who died was identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office as Samantha Maxine Skaggs, 21, of Alberta, Canada. She died at the scene. Michael Bailey, 38, of Arlington, was arrested on a charge of intoxication manslaughter, police said.

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Deadly Crash Just After Midnight On Century (105) Freeway: Horrific Carpool Lane Collision With Disabled Toyota Death Car

April 15, 2021

A motorist was killed Thursday when his Toyota crashed and stopped in a carpool lane on the Century (105) Freeway in the Willowbrook area and was hit by another vehicle. The collision was reported about 12:55 a.m. on the westbound 105 Freeway west of Alameda Street, according to the California Highway Patrol. Gerson Jimenez, 38, of Whittier died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.Jimenez was driving a 2005 Toyota that crashed and stopped in the carpool lane.

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Louisiana man killed in Pearl River County crash

April 15, 2021

PEARL RIVER COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - A Louisiana man is dead after a crash on Interstate 59 in Pearl River County. Mark Harris, 41 of Monroe, LA., was stopped Wednesday on the shoulder in the southbound lane of the interstate at 10:50 a.m. when a vehicle struck his 2006 Infiniti G35, reported Mississippi Highway Patrol. Harris received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, said Cal Robertson with MHP.

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Valrico man killed in three-vehicle crash, deputies say

April 15, 2021

LAKELAND, Fla. - Polk County deputies said a 63-year-old man from Valrico was killed following a crash in Lakeland. The three-vehicle accident occurred Tuesday before 1 p.m. at the intersection of County Line Road and Ewell Road. Investigators said James Reynolds was head was heading west on Ewell Road in a black 2019 Dodge Ram pickup truck. Meanwhile, a 65-year-old man from Lakeland was heading north on County Line Road in a white 2018 Mack Tractor hauling a 2007, 53-foot trailer.

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