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Accidents

  1. Video Feed
    A Massive Food Truck Explosion Injured 12 People in PhiladelphiaThe four-foot propane tank responsible for the explosion was found 150 feet away from the scene.
  2. Drunk, Potentially Amorous Boaters Inadvertently Cause Airport Security ScareThey may have been having a threesome when they crashed into a pier at La Guardia. 
  3. At Least 6 People Hurt When Truck Crashes Into Bed-Stuy DeliThe building seems to have gotten the worst of it.
  4. Ex-Cop Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of 13-Year-Old GirlMichael Elardo turned himself in on Monday.
  5. Rockefeller Scion Dead in Westchester Plane Crash64-year-old Richard Rockefeller was piloting the aircraft. 
  6. Mercedes-Benz Plows Into CNN Headquarters The driver has been arrested. 
  7. Did Someone Set Up a Bicyclist Booby Trap in Prospect Park? For some reason, the NYPD doesn’t want to know.
  8. Man Fatally Struck by Amtrak Train in Washington HeightsHe was reportedly walking his bike near the tracks.
  9. Ferry Captain, Crew Members Charged With MurderIf convicted, they could face the death penalty.
  10. SUNY Student Dies After Tubing Down Upstate Waterfall21-year-old Brooklyn native Elliott Mullings disappeared on Sunday.
  11. Monday’s Dead Whale May Have Caused Sunday’s Cruise-Ship DelayThis is what it’s like when news trends collide.
  12. Nine Acrobats Seriously Injured During Rhode Island Circus PerformanceThey fell from at least 25 feet.
  13. Queens Subway Derailment Happened in Area Known for Track Problems But the MTA still doesn’t seem to know what caused the accident.
  14. NYPD Detective Who Shot His Partner Had Been Drinking a LotAs had the other guy.
  15. Drunk NYPD Officer Accidentally Shot His Partner Whoops.
  16. Camilla Parker Bowles’s Brother Dead After Fall in New YorkMark Shand was 63.
  17. Pedestrian Seriously Injured by NYPD Cruiser on Upper West SideThe car struck the man near Broadway and 78th Street.
  18. Two NYPD Officers Critically Injured While Responding to a Fire They got stuck in a smoky elevator.
  19. Four People Killed in Queens Car WreckA Honda Accord carrying five friends celebrating a birthday plunged into Astoria’s Steinway Creek.
  20. 8th Body Found in Rubble From East Harlem ExplosionFive people are still unaccounted for.
  21. East Harlem Explosion Death Toll Rises to 7 As Search and Cleanup ContinueEight other people remain unaccounted for.
  22. Metro-North Worker Killed by Train in East HarlemThe railroad’s bad year keeps getting worse.
  23. Pedestrian Killed by MTA Bus in WilliamsburgAnother traffic fatality.
  24. Uncollected Trash Saves Woman’s LifeWhen she fell onto it.
  25. The Derailed Train Was Going 82 MPH Prior to WreckThat’s 50 over the speed limit.
  26. Massachusetts Had Its Own Transportation Nightmare This WeekendA 65-car pileup.
  27. Victims Identified As MTA Begins Cleanup After Metro-North CrashMayor Bloomberg visits the injured in the hospital.
  28. Traffic Cop Killed by Truck While Making Phone CallThought he had stepped out of the line of danger.
  29. 4 Killed in Metro-North Train Derailment [Updated]And dozens are reported injured.
  30. Champagne Truck Overturns in Disappointingly Un-Festive CrashSadly, no free bottles of bubbly.
  31. Dr. Oz Appeared at the Scene of a Serious Midtown Taxi AccidentA tourist lost a leg.
  32. Falling Tree Kills Pregnant Woman in Queens ParkAfter many tree-related injuries in recent weeks.
  33. Bride-to-Be and Best Man Missing After Hudson River Boat Crash [Updated]And her fiancé and three other friends were “seriously injured.”
  34. Citi Bike Had a Little Accident With Users’ DataIt waited a while to reveal the mistake.
  35. Central
    Car Plows Into Chef Michel Richard’s D.C. Restaurant CentralAll four of the car’s occupants are said to be recovering.
  36. Video Feed
    Dozens Injured After Deck Collapses at Miami-Area Seafood and Sports Bar“Everybody’s watching the game. It sounded like a freight train, then everyone was gone.”
  37. Citi Bike’s First Injury Crash Landed a Guy in the HospitalThe Post is already gloating.
  38. Colliding Trains Caused Very Scary-Looking Missouri Bridge CollapseSeven were injured.
  39. Airplane’s Newark Bellyflop Didn’t Hurt AnyoneBut it sounds pretty scary.
  40. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s Bad Luck Returns He fell off his bike again.
  41. get well soon
    Diane Von Furstenberg Recovering From Ski Accident, Broken BonesAs always, it “could have been worse.”
  42. Ahmadinejad Was a Good Sport When the Secret Service Almost Killed HimAccidentally, with a shotgun.
  43. Rescued Subway Worker Sounds Pretty Good, Considering Hellish OrdealIt was scary and cold.
  44. FDNY Rescued Second Ave. Subway Worker Trapped Deep Underground [Updated]He’s up to his chest in “muck” after an accident.
  45. Another Terrible Thing Happened on a Subway TrackA man’s legs got sliced off.
  46. Fans Injured in Fiery, Multi-Car NASCAR Crash On the day before the Daytona 500.
  47. Two People Hit by Cars on the Upper East Side Within Two Hours The FDR is not a good place to walk.
  48. first person
    I Lost My Hand in the HamptonsLearning how to live, work, and date after a shocking jet-ski accident.
  49. Health Concerns
    Early Morning Highway Crash Demonstrates the Dangers of SodaThe resulting deluge of soda shut down a stretch of Route 422.
  50. Accidental Shooting at Gun Show Marks Gun Appreciation DayUncanny timing on this one.
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