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#Accident

From TheJournal.ie Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked Labour Court

Delivery giant DHL must pay over €70,000 to an accident-prone driver it sacked

The court said his dismissal was “disproportionate and unwarranted”.

From TheJournal.ie Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven Ohio

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven

The Fire Ball ride is an attraction at the Ohio State Fair, which opened yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall Paul Nicholls

Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls rescued after falling off Thai waterfall

The actor, who played the Joe Wicks character on BBC’s Eastenders, was rescued after three days at the foot of the Khun Si waterfall.

From The42 Watch: The horror crash that has ruled Richie Porte out of the Tour de France Accident This post contains videos

Watch: The horror crash that has ruled Richie Porte out of the Tour de France

Organisers said the Australian was conscious and speaking but was being taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission Indonesia

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission

Five people were injured following the eruption.

From The42 Swansea star breaks arm in freak off-season accident Woe

Swansea star breaks arm in freak off-season accident

Fernando Llorente is expected to be fit for the start of the club’s Premier League campaign despite suffering an unfortunate injury.

From TheJournal.ie All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50 Firhouse

All lanes reopen following five-car morning collision on M50

A five-car collision occurred on the northbound side of the motorway at Firhouse before 7am.

From TheJournal.ie Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship Japan

Seven US sailors missing after destroyer rammed by cargo ship

The circumstances that led to the collision are currently unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident Serious Injuries

Two men in serious condition after Cliffs of Moher accident

It is understood the men fell near the base of the cliff at around 1pm.

From TheJournal.ie Mother's death after collision between car and Luas 'a warning to all motorists' after case settled for €550,000 Yao Webster

Mother's death after collision between car and Luas 'a warning to all motorists' after case settled for €550,000

Yao Webster was struck by a car that had collided with a Luas on the morning of 7 April 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK Drayton Manor

11-year-old dies after falling from theme park water ride in the UK

The incident happened on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor.

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) dies after accident at home Wexford

Man (50s) dies after accident at home

Gardaí said that an investigation is taking place but his death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

From TheJournal.ie Two men die in separate farm accidents RIP

Two men die in separate farm accidents

One man was struck by a tractor and the other was killed when his quad overturned.

From TheJournal.ie Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare Mullagh

Man (70s) dies after being crushed by digger at his home in Co Clare

The accident happened at just after 12pm this afternoon.

From The42 Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show Accident

Bradley Wiggins breaks leg on TV show

A spokesman for producers Channel 4 confirmed that the former Team Sky cyclist was pulling out.

From TheJournal.ie Polish Prime Minister in 'stable condition' in hospital following serious car accident Beata Szydlo

Polish Prime Minister in 'stable condition' in hospital following serious car accident

53-year-old Beata Szydlo met with Enda Kenny to discuss Ireland’s post-Brexit future on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry Workplace Accident

Man in his 30s dies after falling from roof in Kerry

Gardaí and the HSA have begun investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Denis Naughten to be discharged from hospital today Galway

Denis Naughten to be discharged from hospital today

The Communications Minister was hospitalised following a cycling collision with a vehicle on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford Workplace Accident

Man in his 20s dies after wall collapses in Waterford

The incident occurred around 3.50pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie "He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver Tragic

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver

Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident Farm Safety

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

From TheJournal.ie "10 years in prison will not ease our pain" - man jailed for killing four with truck while changing music on his phone Driving While Distracted This post contains videos

"10 years in prison will not ease our pain" - man jailed for killing four with truck while changing music on his phone

Tomasz Kroker had been distracted for almost a full minute before the impact, dashcam footage from his lorry showed.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm Derry

Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm

The woman in her was killed while working on her farm.

From The42 Finn Harps player retires after losing finger in freak accident Accident

Finn Harps player retires after losing finger in freak accident

Kevin McHugh was originally planning to hang up his boots at the end of the season.

From TheJournal.ie Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow Wexford

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow

It is believed the man was stood on by the cow while working in a field on the farm.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building Offaly

Three-year-old boy in critical condition after fall from apartment building

The incident happened this morning at about 11.30am.

From The42 Seven injured in Rio after overhead camera falls at Olympic Park Nasty

Seven injured in Rio after overhead camera falls at Olympic Park

Ropes supporting the equipment broke this afternoon, sending it crashing to the ground.

From TheJournal.ie UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed London

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed

British Transport Police said paramedics rushed to the scene but nothing could be done to save him.

From TheJournal.ie Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK Breaking Free

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK

None of the children’s injuries have been described as serious.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in road accident in Cavan Cootehill

Man dies in road accident in Cavan

The accident happened yesterday evening at Station Road, Cootehill.

From TheJournal.ie Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run Baldoyle

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run

Jones Justino had to undergo numerous painful surgeries after he was run down earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie 'Tragic accident': Man shot dead at clay pigeon event in Downpatrick Shooting
From TheJournal.ie Woman dies after being struck by scrambler bike while walking her dog Belfast

Woman dies after being struck by scrambler bike while walking her dog

Police said she died peacefully, surrounded by her family.

From TheJournal.ie Tesla says its self-driving feature wasn't to blame for fatal crash Rebuttal

Tesla says its self-driving feature wasn't to blame for fatal crash

It claimed that Autopilot’s safety record had crossed the “better-than-human” threshold.

From TheJournal.ie US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together Texas

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together

The family of Rowdy Radford said he may also lose his vision after the accident.

From TheJournal.ie A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China Taiwan

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

From TheJournal.ie Man in his 20s dies after farm vehicle overturns Fethard

Man in his 20s dies after farm vehicle overturns

It is believed he is not from Ireland and was working on the farm.

From TheJournal.ie Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run Fintan Treanor

Search to find driver continues five years after man killed in hit-and-run

On the fifth anniversary of his death, gardaí are hoping for more information on what happened to Fintan Treanor.

From TheJournal.ie A young Cork woman has died in Spain Spain

A young Cork woman has died in Spain

The 21-year-old woman reportedly fell from a balcony.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested following fatal Meath car crash released without charge Waterside Great

Man arrested following fatal Meath car crash released without charge

20-year-old Jillian Thornton died in the two-car collision early on Saturday morning.