In 2007, a mother from California lost all three of her children in a car crash (Kyle, 5, Emma, 4, and Katie, 2). Six months later, she became pregnant with triplets: two girls and one boy, just like before.
On October 6, 1909, Vancouver revealed its first Auto Ambulance and was taken on a test drive, when it ran over and almost instantly killed a wealthy man from Austin, Texas. Ironically, this man was the first person the ambulance picked up.
Last year a Florida woman drove into a house because she was praying with her eyes closed…while driving.
A man named Ben Carpenter got the ride of a lifetime when his electric wheelchair became lodged in the grille of a semitrailer and was accidentally pushed down a highway for several miles at about 50 mph.
In China, if you hit someone with your car you pay for their medical care. Killing someone, however, is a one time fine. For that reason, people have gone back to kill someone they accidentally hit.
A study of 2 million insurance claims concluded that 9 of the top 10 occupations causing car accidents are medical-field related, with the most accidents being caused by Surgeons and GPs.
The first pedestrian killed by a car happened on August 17th 1896: Mrs Bridget Driscoll was frozen in place by panic as Arthur Edsell ran her over at the blistering speed of 4 MPH.