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Fatal Car Crashes Are “Significantly Higher,” Extra Enforcement Continues in Minnesota

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the state is in the middle of the 100 deadliest days of summer. Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Troy Christianson says going into the Fourth of July holiday weekend there were “206 fatal crashes in … Continue reading

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Dramatic Close Call on I-15 Highlights the Hidden Dangers of Road Debris

On June 21, what started as a routine drive on Interstate 15 in Utah quickly took a terrifying turn for Hope McCurdy when debris flew threw her windshield and struck her in the chest. Read more here.

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‘Pretty Much a Miracle’: Topeka Mom, Son Survive Deer Flying Through Windshield

A Topeka, Kansas, mother says things could have ended much worse after she hit a deer on I-70 with her infant son in the backseat. Read more here.

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Calgary Driver Terrified When Parts Fly off Truck, Pierce His Windshield

A Calgary, Canada, driver says he was terrified when parts flew off a truck and pierced his windshield. The man says it happened June 14, and he’s thankful no one was killed. Read more here.

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‘Large Rock’ Found After Crash Leaves Driver in Critical Condition

Police in Vancouver, Canada, say a “large rock” has been recovered from the scene of an incident along Highway 1 that sent a driver to the hospital in critical condition. Royal Canadian Mounted Police had said earlier that an “unknown … Continue reading

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Attempted Murder Investigation Launched After Driver Was Followed, Windshield Shattered

On the island of Oahu in Hawaii, a 22-year-old man reportedly noticed a vehicle following him before someone inside it smashed his back windshield. Read more here.

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Mystery Object Fell From the Sky and Damaged Parked Car Downtown

Lucy San Miguel was sitting in her SUV in St. Louis, Missouri, when she heard a loud crash. “Something just fell from the sky, a giant piece of roofing smashed my windshield,” she said. Read more here.

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Couple Lucky To Be Alive After Piece of Montreal Highway Crashes Into Their Windshield

A couple in Montreal, Canada, is having trouble driving without stress and is unhappy with the city’s maintenance after a chunk of highway crashed into their windshield while they were driving at night. Read more here.

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Multi-Vehicle Crash on Route 138 Results in 6 Treated, Ladders Through Windshield

Several people were injured in a collision the morning of May 29. Witnesses reported multiple people injured and ladders through the windshield of a car in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Read more here.

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Watch: Water Main Break Dents Car, Breaks Out Window

A car has significant damage after a water main break near Lincoln and Santa Fe in south Wichita, Kansas on Tuesday. The car happened to be parked where the water main broke. Read more here.

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Woman Taken to Hospital after Cleaning Carpets at East Providence Car Wash Shatter Windshield

A spinning brush tool at a car wash in East Providence, Rhode Island, smashed through the windshield of a woman’s car, injuring her. Read more here.

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At Least It Wasn’t a Deer

A loose horse in Pointe Coupee Parish, La., was hit by a car and landed on the vehicle’s windshield and part of its roof. Read the full story on The Advocate.

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Bus Driver Recovering after a Bike Crashes through Windshield

An unexpected accident near 4600 East-West Highway, in Bethesda left a bus driver injured Saturday afternoon. The collision left an unoccupied bicycle lodged through the front windshield of the bus. Read more on WUSA9.com

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Fitchburg PD: Foggy Windows Blamed for Vehicle Wreck

Fitchburg, Wis., police say foggy windows were to blame for a vehicle driving off the road and into an electric pole Thursday night. Officers found a vehicle that crashed into an electric pole after it was reported around 8:40 p.m. … Continue reading

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Breeze Blows Parking Lot Gate Into Car’s Windshield

A motorist was traveling east and passed the parking lot of the Vienna Voluntary Fire Department. Click here to read more.  

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Bicyclist Hit By Car Gets $3,752 Bill for Car’s Damage

Last July, Vancouver, B.C., resident Ben Bolliger was struck while riding his bicycle by a driver who, he says, ran a stop sign. “My foot was broken, they pulled about 10 pieces of his windshield out of my back, and … Continue reading

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Car that Hit Dekaney High School Student left with Heavy Windshield Damage

Spring ISD confirmed with ABC13 that one of its students was hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning while trying to cross the street. Click here to read more.  

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Drivers Left with Destroyed Vehicles After Uninsured Driver Goes Airborne, Plows into Livonia Parking Lot

A driver plowed into a parking lot full of cars and “blew out all the glass” after suffering a medical emergency last week in Livonia. The driver veered into oncoming traffic, hit a beam, and went airborne into the parking … Continue reading

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Driver Crawls Through Windshield to Exit Garbage Truck in Rollover Accident

The ambulance crew was able to remove the windshield of the vehicle and confirm that the driver was not injured. The driver was able to exit the vehicle through the open windshield with assistance from personnel on scene. Click here … Continue reading

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Thomson Flight Heading to Bristol Forced to Make Emergency Landing After Pilot’s Windscreen Cracked at 30,000ft Forcing it to Suddenly Descend

Thomson Flight Heading to Bristol Forced to Make Emergency Landing After Pilot’s Windscreen Cracked at 30,000ft Forcing it to Suddenly Descend

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Why Did the Turkey Cross the Road? Experts Weigh in on Turkey, Windshield Accidents

Why Did the Turkey Cross the Road? Experts Weigh in on Turkey, Windshield Accidents

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Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Car Hits Phoenix Police Motorcycle

Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Car Hits Phoenix Police Motorcycle

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Self-Driving Uber SUV Crashes and Flips Onto Its Side After ‘High Impact’ Accident in Arizona

Self-Driving Uber SUV Crashes and Flips Onto Its Side After ‘High Impact’ Accident in Arizona

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Safelite Settles with Illinois Couple for $8 Million

After two and a half weeks of trial in the Cook County Circuit Court, Safelite Group settled with Ronald and Margaret Furst who were in an accident allegedly caused by a Safelite technician in a work van, their attorneys say. Continue reading

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