Sports Xchange | February 1, 2013
Greg LeMond, the first American to win the Tour de France, was injured in a car accident earlier this week near his home in a Minneapolis suburb. LeMond was on his way to the dentist when the crash occurred. LeMond’s wife, Kathy, said the 51-year-old had no recollection of what happened. “We don’t really know what happened, but there were about 400 accidents here this weekend,” Kathy LeMond said. “The roads have been terrible due to the icy conditions. ” Kathy LeMond told the.
Maane Khatchatourian and Variety | July 12, 2014
Tracy Morgan is suing Walmart over the car accident that left him with a broken leg, ribs and nose, and another dead. The lawsuit — filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey — alleges negligence on Walmart’s part for allowing employee Kevin Roper to drive after being “awake for more than 24 consecutive hours,” which allegedly caused him to nod off at the wheel and crash into Morgan’s limousine on June 7. According to the.
Reuters | March 3, 2013
The Sports Xchange Ichiro escapes injury in car accident Ichiro Suzuki walked away from a car accident Saturday without any injuries despite saying his SUV was “totaled. ” The accident happened near the New York Yankees’ spring training facility in Tampa. Ichiro was driving his Land Rover less than three miles away from Steinbrenner Field after Saturday’s game when police said a woman attempted to cut him off while making a left turn. Ichiro’s car collided with the woman’s vehicle.
Elsa Keslassy and Variety | July 9, 2014
PARIS- Paco Torres ‘ “Blue Guitar,” one of the standout projects pitched at Paris’ Small is Biutiful co-production/distribution meet (pictured above), is coming together. “Guitar” turns on Elias, a 30-year-old Palestinian music teacher whose wife and child were killed in a car accident. Crippled with grief, Elias is barely holding on when he meets Leon, an Israeli teenager whose parents died in a terrorist attack and who lives in exile. Without knowing Leon is responsible for the.
Kayon Raynor and Reuters | June 10, 2012
KINGSTON (Reuters) – Jamaica’s 100 metres world record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt was involved in a car accident near his home on Sunday but escaped without injury, his publicist said. Reports said the 25-year-old triple Olympic gold medallist, who will be the focus of world attention when the London Games start next month, had been returning home from a party in the early hours. “Usain was in a minor accident in the Half Way Tree Area on Sunday morning after 5.00 and.
Justin Kroll and Variety | July 8, 2014
John Goodman is in talks to star in the Paramount Insurge and Bad Robot thriller ” Valencia .” Dan Trachtenberg will direct, with J.J. Abrams producing for Bad Robot. Paramount had no comment. The majority of the movie takes place in an underground cellar, home to a teenage girl and a caretaker. The girl wakes up in the cellar after a car accident, at which point her eerie companion tells her a nuclear attack has devastated society. Goodman will.
Staff report | June 10, 2012
Three people were hospitalized after a three-vehicle accident this morning in far west suburban Oswego, officials said. According to Battalion Chief Joshua Flanders of the Oswego Fire Protection District, ambulances were called to U.S. Hwy. 30/Lincoln Highway between Douglas Road and Fifth Street about 9:31 a.m. for the accident. According to Oswego police, two vehicles were trying to merge at the intersection when they collided, one of the vehicles then striking a third. The.
Tribune wire report | July 2, 2014
An exploding propane tank on a lunch truck sent a ball of fire across a Philadelphia street on Tuesday, critically injuring two people and spreading debris far and wide, police said. “The fireball engulfed the entire truck and crossed the street,” said Philadelphia Chief Inspector Scott Small. At least 11 people were sent to area hospitals with injuries from the blast in the tightly-packed Feltonville neighborhood of Philadelphia, but five of them were treated and released, Small.
Sports Xchange | December 15, 2013
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was involved in a minor car accident Saturday, a day before the Browns’ game against the Chicago Bears. Gordon played and had one catch for 13 receiving yards as of midway through the third quarter. Gordon was a passenger in his SUV on his way to the Browns’ facility when the vehicle swerved in the snow to avoid hitting another vehicle. The team said Gordon was not injured. He was checked by medical personnel. He was able to attend.
TheWrap.com | June 25, 2014
Justin Bieber was reportedly involved in a car accident Tuesday afternoon in Beverly Hills, according to reports. “A collision occurred around two p.m.,” Sergeant Smollen of the Beverly Hills Police Department told TheWrap. “Justin Bieber may have been a passenger. [There were] no injuries. ” According to TMZ. Bieber was a passenger in a Cadillac Escalade, which was driving to avoid paparazzi in another vehicle. The accident reportedly occurred when a third vehicle, a.
Reuters | December 24, 2013
The Sports Xchange Akron assistant Arrington killed in car accident Akron assistant head football coach Alan Arrington was killed Monday in a car accident in Mississippi. Arrington was in his second season at Akron. Nicknamed “Tank” he was assistant head coach under Terry Bowden and also worked with the offensive line. He was 44, and is survived by his wife, Gail. “I can’t put into words how tragic this is,” Bowden said in a statement. “We have lost someone who.
Reuters | June 7, 2014
By Peter Nickeas and Tribune reporter | December 13, 2012
A man died and another person was ejected from a car that crashed on the ramp from westbound U.S. Route 30 to Northbound Interstate 57 in South Suburban Matteson, Illinois State Police said. Accident reconstruction officers are at the scene and the ramp is closed, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as Jevon Denton, of the 10300 block of South Union Avenue in the Fernwood neighborhood. The man who died was not ejected from the.
By Pat Christensen, Special to the Tribune | May 21, 2014
The following items were taken from Wauconda police reports. A 56-year-old Barrington man was arrested on May 4 for leaving the scene of an accident in the 100 block of South Main Street. He was charged with DUI, aggravated DUI (no insurance), not having proof of insurance, not having a valid driver’s license and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 57-year-old Wonder Lake man was arrested on May 6 in the 50 block of Boren Avenue. He was charged.
Reuters | October 11, 2012
The Sports Xchange Lions’ Suh involved in minor car accident Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh was involved in a minor car accident, but police are not investigating it, NFL.com reported Thursday. No injuries, no alcohol and no drugs were involved in the incident. However, Stephen Vines accused Suh of sidewiping his car, then leaving the scene, according to the Detroit Free Press. “What it comes down to is it was an arrogance thing in my eyes,” Vines told.
By Deborah Ziff, Special to the Tribune | May 10, 2014
The following items were taken from Northbrook police reports: A 27-year-old Des Plaines man was arrested on May 2 on a warrant for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia after a car accident on Shermer and Lorenz roads. A 39-year-old Machesney Park woman was charged with driving with a revoked license, having no insurance and expired registration at Willow and Greenwood roads on May 2. A 21-year-old Chicago man was charged with drunken driving, having no valid.