Posts Tagged Accidents and disasters

Wrestler who lost his leg after car crash hopes to recover

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska high school wrestling champion who lost his left leg after a car accident this spring is looking forward to his recovery and attending the University of Wyoming in the fall.

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Ed Carpenter crashes during the Indianapolis 500 practice

Ed Carpenter hits the wall in the second turn during practice before qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Carpenter walked away from the crash and has been released from he track hospital after being checked. (AP Photo/Jamie Gallagher)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar officials chose safety over speed Sunday.

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NASCAR mandates fire safety gear after pit road blazes

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will soon require pit crew members to wear additional fire safety gear after a recent explosive accident at Richmond.

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