Posts Tagged Accidents

Big wreck in final IndyCar practice at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was taken away from the track in an ambulance and airlifted to a hospital Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.

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Stewart says Ward’s death will affect him forever

NASCAR auto racing driver Tony Stewart reads a statement during a news conference at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint race in New York three weeks ago.

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Stewart to return to competition Sunday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Glen Lake-Frankfort varsity football game canceled

MAPLE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Glen Lake and Frankfort officials have decided to cancel an upcoming football game following a car accident that killed a 31-year-old man and injured three players.

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USC’s Shaw jumps from second floor to save nephew

In this Aug. 29, 2013, file photo, Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw (26) runs back an interception for a touchdown against Hawaii during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Honolulu. Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew, Carter, from drowning in a pool. Shaw was named a team captain on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, and later that night was attending a family function at a cousin's apartment in his hometown of Palmdale when he saw his nephew, who can't swim, struggling in the pool. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool.

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