Traffic Accident Victim with Compound Fracture of Lower Leg

You can tell by the lack of footwear that the victim was wearing flip flops. This type of lower leg trauma is typical of motorcycle accidents, however whereas I did not receive any background information about the video, I’m only guessing the victim rode a motorcycle and clipped another vehicle. It is amazing to see … Continue reading “Traffic Accident Victim with Compound Fracture of Lower Leg”

Young Person Shredded in Half by Truck in Indonesia

In the village of Bringkang, located in the Gresik district, East Java, Indonesia, a young person was shredded in half by a truck. I used the word “shredded” because that’s about all I could think of when I looked at the crushed, separated, but still trapped under the either side of the wheel halves of … Continue reading “Young Person Shredded in Half by Truck in Indonesia”

Woman with Head Pancaked Being Loaded in Coffin

In Ipatinga, a town the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, a woman walking down a street somehow lost her footing and fell on the road in front of a passing bus. The bus ran over her head, and turned it into a strawberry and cream pancake. The video shows the aftermath of the accident, with … Continue reading “Woman with Head Pancaked Being Loaded in Coffin”

Motorcyclist Crashes After Taking Eyes Off the Road for a Second

Comes to show why it’s important to be constantly aware of what’s in front of you when operating a motor vehicle. Video from Brazil depicts a motorcyclist taking his eyes off the road for just a second, but that was enough to crash by rear-ending a stopped vehicle. The helmet cam video doesn’t do justice … Continue reading “Motorcyclist Crashes After Taking Eyes Off the Road for a Second”

Aftermath of Fatal Road Accident in Africa

The video depicts a traffic accident somewhere in Africa. There are several wounded and lifeless people on the road, and a bunch dead inside the involved vehicles. Our African sister @african-angel explains: It’s a fatal road traffic accident in Africa. It involves a tax minibus and a light truck. I don’t have any background information … Continue reading “Aftermath of Fatal Road Accident in Africa”

Traffic Accident Victim with Multiple Leg Fractures

Video from Brazil shows a young woman with multiple fractures of the leg. She was obviously involved in a traffic accident, but I didn’t get any specifics as to what exactly happened. That leg looks seriously messed up. The victim turned the accident into an opportunity to test her high pitch shriek.

Motorcyclist Loses Leg in Accident in Costa Rica

In the Heredia province of Costa Rica, a motorcyclist crashed and lost his leg. The video shows passers-by comforting the victim, and even applying a tourniquet on the stump to prevent fatal blood loss. I wonder if thanks to the prompt administration of first aid and arrival of medics, the leg could be re-attached despite … Continue reading “Motorcyclist Loses Leg in Accident in Costa Rica”

Truck Driver Films Long Smear Connecting Mangled Body Parts of Crushed Motorcyclist

A truck driver passing by a fatal traffic accident filmed the long smear that was left on the road between the victim’s mangled upper and lower bodies. The victim appears to be a motorcyclist who apparently fell under the wheels of another truck. It took a distance for the truck to come to a stop … Continue reading “Truck Driver Films Long Smear Connecting Mangled Body Parts of Crushed Motorcyclist”

Pedestrian Violently Hit by Speeding Car

I don’t have any background information about this video, but it could be from Indonesia – they drive on the left, hand stray dogs on the streets and auto rickshaws driving around. The CCTV video shows a pedestrian crossing the road. He almost gets to the other side, when he notices a speeding car quickly … Continue reading “Pedestrian Violently Hit by Speeding Car”

Medics Keep Trying to Save Life of Man Ripped in Half

The video shows the medics fighting a fairly losing battle trying to keep a traffic accident victim alive. The victim was ripped in half by a trailer. Although it often happens that people ripped in half survive to savor the agony, this guy seems quite out of it, displaying no signs of wanting to cling … Continue reading “Medics Keep Trying to Save Life of Man Ripped in Half”