Two-car Crash Under Investigation

Two men were seriously hurt. Three young girls escaped serious injury. It happend around 11:30 a.m. Keagan Mathos saw the crash in her rear view mirror and was quick to turn around to check on everyone. The kids were all out of car seats by the time we got up here, Mathos said. All of them were already out. The three men were already on the ground in a lot of pain. I don’t think the kids are hurt, the men in the truck are very hurt.” Witness Tami Kpoiasz said, “We kind of watched over them two guys to make sure they were OK because they looked like they were hurt the most.” Two men from the SUV were severely injured and loaded into rescue squads.
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World’s longest car jump attempt ends in fierce crash

Chicherit was aiming to surpass Tanner Foust’s 332-foot record with a 360-foot jump in a modified MINI Countryman rally car. The jump, which took place this past Sunday, March 16, started well enough, with plenty of distance to clear the enormous gap. But the landing didn’t go so smoothly. MUST WATCH: Drag Racer Makes Awesome Save When 250-MPH Car’s Chutes Fail: Video Toward the end of Chicherit’s flight, the MINI nosed down sharply, landing almost perpendicular to the ramp and cartwheeling down to a stop, resting on its side. The wreck looks scary–and almost certainly was from Chicherit’s perspective–but fortunately he emerged from the MINI under his own power and has since been cleared by a precautionary MRI. He’s fine , apart from a few minor injuries. Though the jump record attempt failed, Chicherit has already logged the world’s first “unassisted” car backflip –in another modified MINI rally car.
Please see the full article at: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/03/19/world-longest-car-jump-attempt-ends-in-fierce-crash/

Slater woman hurt in 1-car accident

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo addresses the media during a press conference about the tragic accident on March 13. 2014-03-17 20:08:18 UTC Sandy Thuy Le, 26, became the third person to die from injuries sustained during a car crash outside of several nightclubs in Austin, Texas, during SXSW when she passed away Monday. She was hit outside The Mohawk music club early in wee hours of March 13. Le, who is from Pass Christian, Miss., sustained head injuries,according to the Associated Press , and had been in critical condition at theUniversity Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin since the accident . See also: SXSW Crash Victim Treated to Private Concert in Her Hospital Room Local police sayan intoxicated Rashad Owens, 21, was driving away from police that fateful night when his silver Toyota Sedan smashed through a barricade and sped into a crowd of people at 11th Street and Red River Street, killing two at the scene and injuring 21 others. Fifteen patients were quickly treated and released, but seven are still hospitalized; five reside at the university’s medical center, including one in critical condition. After speeding through the crowd, Owens’ car crashed into a taxi and a parked van, at which point he tried to escape on foot. The entire episode lasted about a minute. [Sandy] lived in this whimsy that almost made you jealous,” Le’s brother-in-law, Stuart Gates, told The Clarion Ledger . “She was a very carefree and nonchalant person with a definitely giving spirit, and she was very selfless.” Owens is charged with murder and aggravated assault with a motor vehicle and is accused of driving while intoxicated.
Please see the full article at: http://mashable.com/2014/03/17/sandy-thuy-le-sxsw-crash/

A Third Person Dies of Injuries Sustained by SXSW Crash

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Blumhorst, 75, of Slater, suffered minor injuries in a one-car accident Tuesday, March 18, as she drove north on Route O one mile north of Lime Avenue. Blumhorst lost control of the 1997 Ford, which ran off the left side of the roadway and slid into a ditch according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. She was wearing a safety device, but refused treatment at the scene. Editor’s note: This information comes from the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online traffic crash reports. Contact Bretta Gerlt at bgerlt@marshallnews.com Copyright 2014 Marshall Democrat-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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Crash causes injuries, blocks road

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