Driver and Passenger Die in Headon Collision with Truck in Guatemala City

On January 13, 2020, a pickup truck collided head-on with a larger truck on a road somewhere in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Both driver and passenger in the pickup died. Neither reportedly wore a seatbelt. Judging by the damage to their vehicle, the force of the impact was severe. I doubt their survival rate would be … Continue reading “Driver and Passenger Die in Headon Collision with Truck in Guatemala City”

Mangled Motorcyclist Loaded into Body Bag – Indonesia

On the national road of Gajah Hamlet, Rejosari Village, Deket Lamongan District, East Java, Indonesia, a motorcyclist wrecks and is crushed by a trailer truck. This happens Saturday morning Dec. 2nd, 2017. Hey that’s my birthday 😉 The guy is being loaded into a body bag in the video and it is really mushy. I’m … Continue reading “Mangled Motorcyclist Loaded into Body Bag – Indonesia”

Another Normal Day in India

The bystanders in this video are only distracted for a few moments as a car rear-ends some guy hauling dirt. The dirt is poured all over the road but no one seems to be phased very much, including the guy who was steering the trailer. I’m surprised he wasn’t thrown off into the road. The … Continue reading “Another Normal Day in India”

Five Dead in School Bus Crash with Tractor Trailer in Bahia, Brazil

On November 25, 2018 in Bahia, Brazil a collision happened on BR-116 between school bus and truck trailer. The accident occurred due to an overturn made by the driver of the trailer. A school bus left the municipality of Euclides da Cunha, about 186 miles from Salvador, transporting students aged between 14 and 25 years, … Continue reading “Five Dead in School Bus Crash with Tractor Trailer in Bahia, Brazil”

Five People Die As Van Driver Veers Into Oncoming Lane and Collides with Semi

In Samara region of Russia, a van driver veered into the oncoming lane, where he collided with an oncoming semi. It may have been a case of dozing off, even though at first sight it may seem like an attempt to pass. According to the local reports, five people died in the crash. I presume … Continue reading “Five People Die As Van Driver Veers Into Oncoming Lane and Collides with Semi”

Driver Tries to Outmaneuver Oncoming Semi and Fails

Apparently this happened in Russia. It’s a dashcam footage of a car that tries to unsafely pass the cammer, but in the tight squeeze, clips the cammer and the oncoming car. In the ensuing attempt to outmaneuver an oncoming semi, the driver fails and runs head on into the larger vehicle. That was quite an … Continue reading “Driver Tries to Outmaneuver Oncoming Semi and Fails”

City Mayor Dies in Collision with Fuel Tanker in Emboscada, Paraguay

Spanish speakers, can you please confirm for me if the word “intendente” indeed means “mayor“? On Tuesday September 26, 2017, at kilometer 34 of National Route No. 3, also known as the General Elizardo Aquino highway, in the city of Emboscada, Cordillera department, Paraguay, a Nissan Terrano SUV collided with a fuel tanker with the … Continue reading “City Mayor Dies in Collision with Fuel Tanker in Emboscada, Paraguay”

Four People Die in Fatal Crash Involving 13 Vehicles in Parana, Brazil

On June 6, 2017, an accident involving 13 vehicles occurred on the BR-277 highway in São Luiz do Purunã, Paraná, Brazil. The accident left at least four people dead and five, including a pregnant woman, injured. According to the Federal Highway Police (PRF), the collision involved nine trucks and four cars. One of the trucks … Continue reading “Four People Die in Fatal Crash Involving 13 Vehicles in Parana, Brazil”

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”

Truck with Failed Brakes Narrowly Misses Dashcam Car

Cool dashcam video from Russia shows the driver moving calmly about his way, when his path is crossed by a seemingly out of control semi truck. Had he been just a few meters ahead of himself, he’s have been brutally t-boned by that large chunk of metal. Apparently, the truck’s brakes failed. Given the circumstances, … Continue reading “Truck with Failed Brakes Narrowly Misses Dashcam Car”