Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham estate

The Duke of Edinburgh has escaped unhurt after the car he was driving was involved in a crash close to the Sandringham estate in Norfolk. Police were called to the scene of a collision involving 97-year-old Prince Philip on Thursday. Witnesses told the BBC the Land Rover being driven by Philip had overturned after pulling out from [...]

By |2019-01-18T10:51:31+00:00January 18th, 2019|Accident, celebrity, Driving, Personal Injuries, personal injury claim|

Boy knocked down at level crossing settles case for €100,000

A schoolboy who was knocked down as he walked across a level crossing at a retail park with his father has settled his High Court case for €100,000. Dylan Duffy's counsel, Vincent Foley SC, told the High Court the car drove "straight through" the zebra crossing at Carrickmines Retail Park, Co Dublin. The boy, who [...]

Duffy says he regrets being involved in road collisions

Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy has said he regrets being involved in a number of car collisions, particularly one in 1993 when he was 33. By that stage in his life, he said, he was married and should have matured. Mr Duffy was previously involved in a collision in 1978, where a woman was seriously injured. [...]

Suge Knight admits manslaughter over fatal confrontation

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter after he ran over two men, killing one, nearly four years ago. The Death Row Records co-founder entered the plea on Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court and has agreed to serve 28 years in prison. Knight was charged with murder, attempted [...]

Nine people injured in crash between school bus and car in Limerick

Nine people injured – six children, two adults and a teenager – have been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision between a school bus and a car in Co Limerick. The collision, which occurred at Ardvarna, Lisnagry, was reported to emergency services at 8.15am. The 28-seater bus, contracted by Bus Éireann from a [...]

By |2018-09-07T13:00:26+01:00September 7th, 2018|Accident, Driving, Gardai, Law, News, Personal Injuries, Personal Safety, Road Safety|

Woman in court over fatal Dundalk crash

A 21-year-old woman has appeared in court charged in relation to a road traffic collision last year in which a man died in Dundalk, Co Louth. Eimear White, with an address Castlecarra, Riverstown, Co Louth, was remanded on bail at Dundalk District Court. She is accused of dangerous driving causing the death of 29-year-old Robert McLoughlin on 21 October [...]

By |2018-09-06T14:30:53+01:00September 6th, 2018|Accident, Courts, Driving, News|

Second Tesla involved in fatal crash was in autopilot mode

US electric car maker Tesla has said that one of its vehicles was under the control of its Autopilot software when it crashed on a California highway two weeks ago, killing the driver. The disclosure on Friday marks the second confirmation in less than two weeks of a fatal accident involving a car that was [...]

Ant McPartlin court hearing adjourned

The court hearing for drink-drive accused Ant McPartlin has been postponed. The TV presenter was due to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday charged with the offence. But a spokeswoman for the court said the hearing had been adjourned with a new date yet to be set. McPartlin was charged by postal requisition on [...]

By |2018-04-04T11:15:53+01:00April 4th, 2018|Courts, Driving, Drugs, Legal, Road Safety|

Family sues car seat maker after child injured in crash

The family believes that the company markets a booster seat that didn’t properly protect their daughter in a 2014 crash that left her with lifelong injuries. An attorney told Action News Jax that the company should help pay medical bills as well as for the care that the girl will need for years because of [...]

By |2016-09-21T10:15:48+01:00September 21st, 2016|Accident, Driving, personal injury claim, Personal Safety|

Sauber: “Nasr accident not his fault”

Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn says she believes her driver Felipe Nasr was not to blame for the incident that ended his race, as well as Renault’s Jolyon Palmer. The Renault & Sauber were racing together on Lap 2 of the race when they exited the first chicane in close proximity. With the Sauber slightly in front, [...]

By |2016-09-07T08:38:32+01:00September 7th, 2016|Accident, Driving, News|
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