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2 Filipino OFWs in Singapore car crash now in stable condition

Jan 13, 2020 - 9:39 PM

Arceli Nucos and Egnal Limbauan 'are now stable and have been moved to the normal wards,' says Yeo Guat Kwang, Center for Domestic Employees chairman

RECUPERATING. A photo of the Tan Tock Seng Hospital from August 2006. Photo by user Sengkang on Wikimedia commons.

6 Germans killed as car plows into pedestrians in Italy

Jan 05, 2020 - 6:48 PM

Eleven other people are injured, including two from the South Tyrol region where the incident happened

ROAD INCIDENT. This handout photo taken and released on January 5, 2020 by the Italian Department of firefighters, the Vigili del Fuoco, shows rescuers intervening after a road accident at the ski resort of Lutago. Photo handout by Vigili del Fuoco/AFP

Body of OFW killed in Singapore car crash arrives in La Union

Jan 02, 2020 - 6:04 PM

Her family in San Carlos, Caba, La Union, will hold a wake for Arlyn Nucos for two weeks

Photo from Arlyn Nucos' Facebook

Lucky Plaza Singapore car crash survivor: 'Even if we wanted to run, we could not'

Dec 31, 2019 - 4:42 PM

'It came down, curved, seemed to have lost brakes and was coming to us,' Laila Laudencia recounts of the fatal car crash she was lucky to have survived

SURVIVOR. Laila Laudencia is among the two who were discharged from the hospital after the fatal car crash in Lucky Plaza Singapore on December 29, 2019. Photo from her Facebook account

2 Filipino workers discharged from hospital after Singapore car crash

Dec 30, 2019 - 9:36 PM

(UPDATED) 'Our deepest sympathies go out to all the families of the 6 affected helpers, and to Ms Abigail Leste and Ms Arlyn Nucos who died from the impact of the accident,' says Low Yen Ling, Mayor of the South West District

TREATMENT. Mayor Low Yen Ling and members of her staff visit one of the recovering victims of the Lucky Plaza car crash incident. Image from Low Yen Ling's Facebook page.

PH to bring home Filipino victims in Singapore car crash

Dec 30, 2019 - 10:09 AM

The Department of Foreign Affairs and the Philippine Embassy in Singapore are now working on the repatriation of the remains of the Filipino casualties

CAR CRASH. Two Filipinos die after a car crashes outside the Lucky Plaza mall in Singapore on December 29, 2019. Photo from Twitter/@Glaizaechevarr2

Budget officer of Apayao town killed in car crash

Sep 05, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Aside from Reynaldo Bugnay Sr, budget officer of the municipality of Conner, two more persons are reported killed in motorcycle crashes in the Cordilleras the past few days

3 children, adult killed in France train-car crash – mayor

Jul 15, 2019 - 8:30 PM

The train linking the city of Reims with Epernay crashed into the car, which appears to have driven into the level crossing when the barrier was closed

CRASH. French gendarmes and firefighters stand at a level crossing on July 15, 2019, after a car and a TER regional express train crashed at the exit of the train station in Avenay-Val-d'Or, near Reims, northeastern France. Photo by Francois Nascimbeni/AFP

Japan unveils moves to stop car crashes caused by elderly

Jun 18, 2019 - 1:06 PM

'We should not waste any time in ensuring that children's journeys to school are safe,' Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tells cabinet ministers after the plans are approved

SHINZO ABE. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gives a joint press conference with the Iranian President at the Saadabad Palace in the capital Tehran on June 12, 2019. Photo by AFP

Family of Grab passenger in car crash to proceed with case vs drivers

Dec 29, 2018 - 10:44 PM

Grab Philippines says it will continue to cooperate with authorities 'to seek justice' for Marko de Guzman, who died from injuries in a car crash in Manila

Grab passenger dies from injuries in car crash

Nov 28, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Marko de Guzman, a 20-year-old University of Santo Tomas engineering student, dies over a month after the car crash

11-year-old Filipina gymnast killed in UK car crash

Oct 06, 2018 - 3:32 PM

Tributes flow for Marianne Haboc, who was fatally hit by a car while she was on her way home from school

Marianne Haboc was a member of the Rochdale Olympic Gymnastics Club and had represented the club in various competitions. Photo courtesy of Rochdale Olympic Gymnastics Club (via the Philippine Embassy in London)

Police probe 'terrorist' car attack outside UK parliament

Aug 14, 2018 - 5:06 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Prime Minister Theresa May says the suspected attack is 'shocking' and an 'appalling incident' as she condemns the 'twisted aim of the extremists'

STANDING GUARD. Police officers stand on duty at a cordon near to the Houses of Parliament following an incident where a car crashed into barriers in central London on August 14, 2018. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Fil-Am family figures in U.S. car crash; only mom survives

Jul 08, 2018 - 12:47 PM

Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad, 53, is the sole survivor in her family after a car crash killed her husband and 4 daughters in Delaware

KILLED IN CRASH. Only the family's mother, Mary Rose Ballocanag Trinidad, survives a Delaware car crash. Photo from GoFundMe

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Jun 07, 2018 - 12:42 PM

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CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 06: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drives up the court defended by George Hill #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the third quarter during Game Three of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 6, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Jamie Sabau/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-NBA player Rasual Butler dies in car crash

Feb 01, 2018 - 11:53 AM

The LA Clippers, Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat mourn for the loss of a great role model to young players

ROLE MODEL. Young basketball players continue to look up to 38-year-old Rasual Butler as a role model. Photo by Christian Petersen/BIG3/Getty Images/AFP

31 hurt in Cebu vehicular crash

Nov 01, 2017 - 7:48 PM

Among those injured are 18 minors, who are returning from a youth camp

Fans mourn South Korean actor Kim Joo-Hyuk after fatal car crash

Nov 01, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The actor died on October 30

KIM JOO-HYUK. The late actor is remembered for his role as a North Korean crime lord in ‘Confidential Assignment,’ for which he recently won a Seoul Award. Screengrab from

5 dead as trailer truck crushes van in Nasugbu

Sep 20, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The retrieval operation takes 15 hours as rescuers had to use machines to lift the truck, which landed onto the van as they plunged into a ravine

CRASH. A trailer truck rams a van in Nasugbu, Batangas on September 19, 2017. All photos from Richard Gordon (@DickGordonDG) Twitter page

Seats that save kids’ lives: Why are they rarely used in the Philippines?

Aug 16, 2017 - 9:46 AM

A new study offers interesting insights It also debunks fallacies

CAR SEAT. Mark Escueta spent â?±17,000 for a brand-new car seat for his son Pele. He considers the money well-spent. The car seat kept the boy safe during the violent crash on July 10 that left Peleâ??s mom, actress and TV host Jolina Magdangal, with slight injuries. Photo supplied by Mark Escueta

After car crash, Jolina Magdangal urges drivers to be careful

Jul 13, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Kung inaantok po kayo hinto na po kayo Jolina says

Jolina Magdangal, Mark Escueta now safe after car crash

Jul 10, 2017 - 1:08 PM

A van hits the SUV of Jolina and Mark in Quezon City early Monday morning July 10

Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash – police

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:19 AM

An initial police report on the June 9 crash in Palm Beach Gardens describes Williams as being at fault in a deadly car crash that sparked a lawsuit against the tennis star

DRIVING 'LAWFULLY'. US player Venus Williams, seen here during their women's singles third round match of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, was driving 'lawfully' during a fatal car crash that sparked a lawsuit against her. Photo by Oli Scarff / AFP

Tennis star Venus Williams 'at fault' in fatal car crash – police

Jun 30, 2017 - 1:22 PM

Police confirm Venus Williams was not using her phone and had not taken drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash

Car plows into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

Jun 19, 2017 - 10:36 PM

UPDATED The attack was carried out by a man who had been on France s security watchlist since 2015 over ties to the radical Islamist movement sources say

CHAMPS-ELYSEES. Police seal off the Champs-Elysees avenue on June 19, 2017 in Paris after a car crashed into a police van before bursting into flames, with the driver being armed, probe sources said. A source close to the investigation said the driver was "seriously injured". Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP

U.S. veteran charged over deadly Times Square crash

May 19, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Richard Rojas 26 is arrested at the scene and later charged with murder in the second degree 20 counts of attempted murder and 5 counts of aggravated vehicular homicide police say

CHARGED OVER CAR CRASH. Firefighters walk past a wrecked car in the intersection of 45th and Broadway in Times Square, May 18, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

One dead as car hits crowd in Times Square, police say accident

May 19, 2017 - 1:34 AM

It is believed to be an isolated incident it remains under investigation New York police say on Twitter

ACCIDENT. According to reports there were multiple injuries and one fatality after the car plowed into a crowd of people. Photo by Drew Angerer/AFP

5-time NBA champion Rodman convicted over crash

Feb 07, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Dennis Rodman is given community service for a hit and run accident he caused by driving the wrong way on a freeway ramp

CONVICTED. Dennis Rodman, seen here on December 9, 2014 in New York City, is sentenced to 3 years of informal probation and 30 hours of community service for a hit-and-run accident he caused by driving the wrong way on a freeway ramp in southern California. Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images/AFP

Cop dies, Mikey Arroyo injured after Pampanga car crash

Jan 23, 2017 - 11:00 PM

Police Officer 2 Alexander Villamin dies after his Honda Civic crashes into a Toyota Hilux carrying former Pampanga congressman Mikey Arroyo and two others

MIKEY ARROYO. Ang Galing Pinoy Rep. Mikey Arroyo. File photo

Caitlyn Jenner settles car crash lawsuit

Jan 29, 2016 - 11:11 AM

Jenner settles a lawsuit over a car crash that happened when she was still known as Bruce

CAITLYN JENNER. Caitlyn settles a car crash lawsuit, which was filed when she was still known as Bruce. File photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

South African football star Cele dies as car plunges into river

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:35 PM

The tragedy occurred a few hours after the 27 year old scored for Maritzburg United in a 3 3 Premiership thriller against famed Soweto club Orlando Pirates

PLUNGED INTO RIVER. Football star Mondli Cele passes away after a car he was a passenger in plunged into a river. Photo from Maritzburg United website

Palestinian rams car into Israeli soldiers, shot dead – army

Nov 27, 2015 - 9:58 PM

UPDATED The incident is the latest of a recent wave of stabbings shootings and car rammings by Palestinians against Israelis

CAR CRASH. Israeli security forces stand at the site where a Palestinian man rammed his car into Israelis soldiers standing by a bus station on a highway next the Jewish settlement of Kfar Adumim in the occupied West Bank on November 27. Photo by Ahmad Gharabli/AFP

Marikina's responders train to extricate victims from car crashes

Oct 03, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Barangay responders from Marikina City get training in vehicle extrication a month after a 10 wheeler truck rammed through a busy street killing two and injuring 16 others

QUICK RESCUE. Rescue officials undergo training on extricating victims inside crashed vehicles. Photo from the Marikina City PIO

Caitlyn Jenner escapes charges over deadly car crash

Oct 01, 2015 - 10:10 AM

Jane Robinson a spokeswoman at the Los Angeles District Attorney s office says no charge will be filed against Caitlyn in connection with the car crash

Caitlyn Jenner sued again after deadly car crash

Jun 09, 2015 - 10:27 AM

Talent agent Jessica Marie Steindorff files a suit in Los Angeles Superior Court seeking unspecified damages related to the four car crash on the Pacific Coast Highway in the Los Angeles metro area

Former All Black Jerry Collins dies in French car crash

Jun 05, 2015 - 2:19 PM

Collins was near the town of Beziers when his car came to an unexplained stop on the A9 highway before being hit by the bus

New Zealand's Jerry Collins holds the Bledisloe Cup aloft after the All Blacks defeated Australia in Brisbane, Australia, 29 July 2006. File Photo by DAVE HUNT/EPA

Bruce Jenner faces lawsuit over deadly LA car crash

May 02, 2015 - 11:30 AM

[Jenner was] careless negligent and or otherwise responsible in causing the death of decedent says the lawsuit

BRUCE SUED. Bruce Jenner is sued for wrongful death damages following a car crash which killed a 69-year old woman

SF Fil-Ams mourn loss of fellow Pinoy killed in car crash

Feb 27, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Police find no obvious cause for the crash but are continuing their investigation to determine what happened

Former NBA star Mookie Blaylock headed to prison over fatal crash

Oct 28, 2014 - 2:18 PM

The 47 year old was found guilty of vehicular homicide and other charges and could serve as few as 3 years in jail

Cardinals' rising star Taveras killed in car crash

Oct 27, 2014 - 11:47 AM

Dominican police said Taveras was driving in a car with a female when he lost control of the vehicle killing himself and the passenger

Car with elderly driver falls 3 storeys from mall carpark

Aug 15, 2014 - 7:15 PM

The 74 year old male driver claims that he blacked out during the incident

US actor Tracy Morgan released from rehab, sues Walmart

Jul 13, 2014 - 12:28 AM

Morgan is suffering from severe physical injuries His friend and fellow comic James McNair was also killed in the crash

RECOVERY. It's a long road to recovery ahead for the '30 Rock' actor. File photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Re-elected Apayao mayor killed in car crash

Jun 22, 2013 - 4:32 PM

Mayor Betty Verzola and another passenger were killed while vice mayor elect Josephine Bangsil and two others were hurt

8 dead in Maguindanao car crash

Jun 05, 2013 - 12:34 PM

At least 8 people were killed while 5 others wounded in a car crash on Tuesday afternoon June 4 in Maguindanao

3 Filipinos killed in Australia car crash

Jun 04, 2013 - 6:32 PM

The Filipinos car smashes into a road train in Queensland Australia

Tour de France champ in hospital after getting hit by a car

Nov 08, 2012 - 11:44 AM

Tour de France champion and Olympic gold medalist Bradley Wiggins was in the hospital on Wednesday November 7 after being hit by a car while riding his bike

ROAD ACCIDENT. British cycling champ Bradley Wiggins was rushed to the hospital after a collision with a car. Screengrab from YouTube.

US commerce secretary resigns after car crashes

Jun 22, 2012 - 10:00 AM

US Commerce Secretary John Bryson quits weeks after he was involved in a sequence of car crashes that were blamed on seizure