Around 6 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, a Hyundai Sonata ran off Ridge Road, in Springfield Township, Ohio, at a speed later estimated to be 92-97mph, and then struck a tree, tearing the car in half.
Around 3:40pm, on Thursday, January 9, 2020, a school bus and a car collided on Memorial Drive, near Karlyn Drive, near New Castle, Delaware.
The car contained four high-school girls and tragically the 16-year-old driver was declared dead at the scene. She has since been named as Jordan Tate, a junior at William Penn High School. (Photograph below, from Instagram.)
Continue reading “Another Car Full of Teens – 1 Dead, 1 Serious (DE)”
Three teenagers, including twin brothers, were killed in a Christmas night crash in Hyundai that was heading south on the rural Foothill Road, near Pleasanton, on the East Bay. All three of the deceased were students at Dublin High School.
A crash at 2:30am on New Year’s Day, 2020, left three early-20s people dead and a fourth in hospital. The incident happened in Elmore County, about five miles east of Wetumpka, on Rifle Range Road near Peace Church Road.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency [ALEA], a 1997 Lexus ES300 that was being driven by Ladarious Antonio Griffin, 25, of Montgomery, left the road, struck a tree, and overturned.
Continue reading “Three Young People Killed in Alabama’s Second Triple Fatality Crash of the Holidays”
6pm, 25 December, 2019 — Christmas day. Geneva, Alabama.
Three high school cheerleaders were killed and another girl was hospitalized with critical injuries following a Christmas night wreck in Geneva, south Alabama. A fifth girl in the vehicle escaped without serious injury.
Of concern to Road Safety USA were some apparently inappropriate comments by law enforcement officers.
Continue reading “Three teenage girls killed in a Christmas Day crash in Alabama”
11:12pm, June 17, 2019. 180th and Platteview Road, Papillion, Nebraska.
According to a Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office press release of July 16, 2019, a Ford Fusion, being driven by Abigail Barth (16), was heading east along Platteview Road at an estimated speed in excess of 90mph when it left the roadway and “ultimately came to rest in a creek and caught on fire. Tragically, four of the five occupants of the vehicle were killed in the crash.”
Continue reading “Four Teenage Girls Killed in a June 2019 NE Crash — but Alcohol is NOT the Only Issue”
Memphis Police Officer In Critical Condition After Crash
But here is the potentially very worrying aspect:
“Social media posts indicated that witnesses and bystanders rushed en masse to help flip the police vehicle back over onto its wheels after the tremendous wreck as first responders began arriving on the scene.”