Posts Tagged Accidents and disasters

Reds-Rockies game delayed by water main break

DENVER (AP) — The start of the game between the Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds is being delayed by 30 minutes because of a water main break outside of Coors Field.

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Truex shaken up in practice crash

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Ryan Truex was taken to a hospital Saturday after he crashed his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.

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Jets’ Saunders in car accident, taken to hospital

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets rookie wide receiver Jalen Saunders was involved in a single-car accident early Friday and hospitalized.

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Correction: Film Crew-Train Crash story

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — In some versions of a story Aug. 14 about a movie production company being cited for workplace safety violations related to a fatal train crash in Georgia, The Associated Press erroneously reported the first name of the singer who is the subject of the film. His name is Gregg Allman, not Greg.

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Funeral set for driver hit by Tony Stewart’s car

The casket of race car driver Kevin Ward Jr., is taken from a hearse before being carried into South Lewis Central School before a funeral on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Turin, N.Y. Ward died after being struck by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart's car during a race last weekend at a dirt track in western New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

TURIN, N.Y. (AP) — They came to grieve and share stories about Kevin Ward Jr., who was born into a racing family and buried with racing flags in his casket.

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