Collision – Avto Insurance http://avtoinsurance.net/ Thu, 24 Nov 2022 14:20:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://avtoinsurance.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2-140x136.png Collision – Avto Insurance http://avtoinsurance.net/ 32 32 Delaware State Police investigate serious collision in Lincoln area – Delaware State Police https://avtoinsurance.net/delaware-state-police-investigate-serious-collision-in-lincoln-area-delaware-state-police/ Thu, 24 Nov 2022 14:20:55 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/delaware-state-police-investigate-serious-collision-in-lincoln-area-delaware-state-police/ Date posted: Thursday, November 24, 2022 On November 23, 2022, at approximately 8:10 p.m., a 2005 Honda Civic was traveling northbound on North Old State Road south of Haflinger Road at high speed. The driver lost control of the vehicle and left the east side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck a Delmarva Power […]]]>
Date posted: Thursday, November 24, 2022

On November 23, 2022, at approximately 8:10 p.m., a 2005 Honda Civic was traveling northbound on North Old State Road south of Haflinger Road at high speed. The driver lost control of the vehicle and left the east side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck a Delmarva Power utility pole.

The driver, a 21-year-old man from Houston, Delaware, was not wearing a seat belt during the collision. He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. An 18-year-old passenger from Houston, Delaware was wearing a seat belt during the crash. He was transported to an area hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The roadway was closed for approximately three hours while the collision was investigated and cleared.

The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Soldiers are asking anyone with information regarding this collision to contact Master Corporal R. Albert at 302-703-3266. Information can also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the Internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.

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Bob Iger’s return puts Disney on a collision course with Ron DeSantis https://avtoinsurance.net/bob-igers-return-puts-disney-on-a-collision-course-with-ron-desantis/ Mon, 21 Nov 2022 13:09:05 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/bob-igers-return-puts-disney-on-a-collision-course-with-ron-desantis/ Former Disney boss Bob Iger has made an unexpected return to running the company, as former chief executive Bob Chapek has stepped down after a year marked by controversy and loss for the entertainment company. But his return could exacerbate the ongoing dispute between disney and Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis. When Iger stepped down […]]]>

Former Disney boss Bob Iger has made an unexpected return to running the company, as former chief executive Bob Chapek has stepped down after a year marked by controversy and loss for the entertainment company. But his return could exacerbate the ongoing dispute between disney and Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis.

When Iger stepped down in 2020 after serving as its CEO for 15 years, Chapek took over as Disney’s new chief executive.

Former CEO and Chairman of The Walt Disney Company Robert Iger speaks onstage during Vox Media’s Code 2022 Conference – Day 2 on September 07, 2022 and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during the meeting annual meeting of Republican Jewish Coalition leaders in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 19, 2022.

For two years, the company had no reason to complain about its leadership, as Chapek successfully navigated Disney through the pandemic.

Under his command, the company’s streaming platform, Disney+, grew its audience to rival that of netflix and Huluand theme parks ramped up business after two years of COVID-19-related closures.

But last year Disney lost a lot of money and inserted itself in the middle of the so-called culture wars, which drew criticism from fans on both sides of the political spectrum.

Disney shares are down 41% this year, as of Nov. 9, even the company’s still wildly popular streaming platform Disney+ posted an operating loss of $1.47 billion. Shares in the company rose 9% on Monday after news of Iger’s return.

While some of the issues that led to Chapak’s eventual downfall were purely financial, the messy controversy the former CEO steered the company into last spring with the governor of Florida Ron DeSantis brought significant negative publicity to the company.

When DeSantis launched his controversial Parental Rights in Education bill, better known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, banning discussing topics such as sexual orientation and gender identity. gender in classrooms, Disney was initially hesitant to take a stand on the law, despite concerns from staff at its Orlando theme park. Iger himself criticized the bill saying it endangered the rights of young people in the United States

“A lot of these issues aren’t necessarily political. It’s about good and bad,” Iger said in an interview with CNN+.

The outcry from LGBTQ+ rights activists, liberal fans, and staff eventually led Disney to speak out and condemn the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, but that’s when the company has sparked rage from right-wing and conservative pundits, including FoxNews‘ host Tucker-Carlson.

DeSantiswhich has criticized Disney as a “woke” company, decided in April to strip it of the special tax status allowing the company to govern the area around the Orlando Walt Disney World theme park. The new law, which is expected to come into effect from 2023, will cost the company tens of millions of dollars each year.

Disney said Chapek, whose contract was extended earlier in 2022, has stepped down from his role. “We thank Bob Chapek for his service to Disney over his long career, including guiding the company through the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic,” said Susan Arnold, disneyChairman of the Board of Directors, in a press release.

With Iger now back to hold the reins of the company, Disney can expect to be led over the next two years by a chief executive who has more than a decade of experience with the company. But the fight between the company and DeSantis could potentially escalate, as Iger has been outspoken in his condemnation of the governor’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

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The shoplifting led to a lawsuit that included a collision with a police car in Greene County – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio https://avtoinsurance.net/the-shoplifting-led-to-a-lawsuit-that-included-a-collision-with-a-police-car-in-greene-county-whio-tv-7-and-whio-radio/ Sat, 19 Nov 2022 04:59:00 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/the-shoplifting-led-to-a-lawsuit-that-included-a-collision-with-a-police-car-in-greene-county-whio-tv-7-and-whio-radio/ SUGARCREEK TWP. – The shoplifting at Kohl’s in the 6400 block of Wilmington Pike two weeks ago led to a police chase that included a collision with a police vehicle in Geene County and ended with police in front using a Taser on one suspect, K-9 units to track down a second suspect, and a […]]]>

SUGARCREEK TWP. – The shoplifting at Kohl’s in the 6400 block of Wilmington Pike two weeks ago led to a police chase that included a collision with a police vehicle in Geene County and ended with police in front using a Taser on one suspect, K-9 units to track down a second suspect, and a drone to search for the third and final suspect.

All charges against the three – a black man, a white man and a black woman, all from Cincinnati – are misdemeanors. The trio were in Xenia City Court this week where they pleaded not guilty to five misdemeanors that include receiving stolen property and resisting arrest, according to News Center 7 police department documents obtained through a request for public records.

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The lawsuit involving the Township of Sugarcreek. Police began shortly after 8 p.m. on Nov. 11 when two of the three suspects exited Kohls and loaded “two baskets full of items” into a car driven by the 28-year-old black suspect.

In the carts were sweatshirts, joggers, hoodies and more that were worth hundreds of dollars.

Officers at either end of the store’s parking lot descended on the suspect brown Toyota Avalon, which sped towards Wilmington Pike. The car continued south on Wilmington, going through red lights and stop signs and through a yard in the 3900 block of Wilmington Dayton Road.

The car then headed west on Social Row Road, turned around in a second yard, this one in the 4200 block of Social Row Road, and hit a Sugarcreek township. police vehicle as it traveled east on Social Row toward Ferry Road.

>> Lawyer: Whether the shooting in the catalytic converter incident was self-defense will depend on the facts.

As the car approached Ferry Road and Lytle Road in Waynesville Township, it turned onto Lytle Trails Road where it stopped. The trio got out and ran, but police tackled the black man after a foot chase.

Officers, in their written account of what happened, said they used a Taser on him as he kept moving.

A K-9 located the 25-year-old suspect shortly after, a few blocks from where the car stopped. She later told police the trio stole bedding from HomeGoods before visiting Kohls.

A massive search followed for the third suspect, a 29-year-old white man, as authorities believed he may be armed. A drone, K-9 units and an Ohio State Highway Patrol helicopter were used, to no avail. The police arrested him the next day.

Township of Sugarcreek. police contacted Cincinnati police about the maroon Avalon, which was allegedly stolen.

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Twitter’s ‘collision path’ with the EU https://avtoinsurance.net/twitters-collision-path-with-the-eu/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 05:14:03 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/twitters-collision-path-with-the-eu/ This is an audio transcription of the FT press briefing podcast episode: ‘Twitter’s ‘collision path’ with the EU‘ Sonja HutsonHello from the Financial Times. Today is Wednesday, November 16, and it’s your FT News Briefing. [MUSIC PLAYING] The Japanese yen rebounds. New European tech regulations could cause problems for Twitter. And we get the latest […]]]>

This is an audio transcription of the FT press briefing podcast episode: ‘Twitter’s ‘collision path’ with the EU

Sonja Hutson
Hello from the Financial Times. Today is Wednesday, November 16, and it’s your FT News Briefing.

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The Japanese yen rebounds. New European tech regulations could cause problems for Twitter. And we get the latest from Ukraine after Russia launched its biggest airstrikes since the invasion began. I’m Sonja Hutson, for Marc Filippino, and here’s the news you need to start your day.

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Japan’s currency is making a comeback on hopes that the US Federal Reserve will slow the pace of its interest rate hikes. Over the past three weeks, the yen has risen from a 32-year low. Its sharp drop this year has raised concern as Japan’s economy has actually contracted due to rising bills for imported food and raw materials. The government announced a spending plan to mitigate the impact on households and it also intervened in the foreign exchange markets to support the yen. But currency analysts and economists say the fate of the yen is dictated by the Fed and the dollar.

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Europe’s landmark technology regulation law comes into force today. The Digital Services Act gives Brussels new power to regulate Big Tech companies, which could spell trouble for Twitter. The social media site has just rolled out an identity verification system. It’s part of a redesign by its new owner, Elon Musk. But the verification system has struggled with copycats. Our European correspondent Javier Espinoza says this could make Twitter a target for newly empowered European regulators.

Javier Espinoza
This is a potential violation of posting illegal content or harmful content online. Of course, there will be ways in which, you know, you report something to the platform and then they can check whether it’s legal or not. But the idea, just to get back to the basics of what’s changing today, is that Brussels is getting new powers to go on Twitter and ask them, how do you work? How transparent are you in how you let users online?

Sonja Hutson
So, Javier, what do you think Brussels could do if Elon Musk doesn’t change course with Twitter?

JAvier Espinoza
If Elon Musk continues on this path, he is really headed for a collision with Brussels. What does it mean? So, from today, Brussels has the power to ask Twitter to change its behavior, and if it doesn’t, it can impose periodic fines, which means that every week it could impose on the platform a fine of several million dollars, up to 6% of its worldwide turnover. . And if Elon Musk continues and persists and the platform does not change course, Brussels even has the power to completely ban the platform from Europe.

Sonja Hutson
Javier Espinoza is the FT’s European correspondent.

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Ukraine’s president yesterday outlined a peace settlement and Russia responded with a storm of missile strikes. Moscow’s attack was the biggest since it launched its invasion of Ukraine nearly eight months ago. The targets included power plants, power lines and other infrastructure. The FT’s Felicia Schwartz is in Kyiv and joins me now to talk more about what’s going on. Hello, Felicia.

Felicia Schwartz
Hi how are you?

Sonja Hutson
So, Felicia, these strikes are also taking place after Ukrainian forces have made great strides in the war. They took over the city of Kherson. It is the only provincial capital that Russian forces have been able to capture. How important is it?

Felicia Schwartz
It’s definitely a strategic and symbolic move. Ukraine recapturing Kherson means it can target Russian supply lines on the way to Crimea. They are denying Russia what was a sort of strategic point of view on the Dnipro. But that being said, there is very, very tough fighting elsewhere in the east and near Donetsk, which President Zelensky described as hell. So, while this is a pretty significant moment, it’s by no means the end of the war.

Sonja Hutson
Thus, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that at least 85 missiles were fired at Ukraine. Some of them hit Kyiv, where you are. How was it on the pitch during the strikes?

Felicia Schwartz
I was about to meet a contact when the air raid sirens went off and I kind of had to decide whether to continue or not. And I went ahead and met the person, but changed the location of the meeting to a cafe in a basement so that we were a little more protected. And the unprotected coffee and the more protected coffee both worked. There were a lot of people inside both. Life kind of went on, but definitely on a muted tone. People seemed nervous. We could hear a nearby table watching videos on Telegram of early reports of the upcoming strikes. So today and in general, businesses have been quite resilient and are finding ways to keep going.

Sonja Hutson
Yeah. And you reported on how Ukrainian companies are coping, especially with these attacks on power supplies. What else have you seen Ukrainian companies do to survive?

Felicia Schwartz
Thus, restaurants or stores will continue to operate with the lights off. They will light candles. One cafe I visited for the story, they spun an extension cord from their front door to a neighbour’s, a nearby building that still had electricity so they could, you know, run their machine coffee. There are factories that have priority for electricity in the evening rather than during the day. So they changed their production lines to work at night. So people get creative. But we also know that these blackouts are having a significant impact on Ukrainian businesses and threatening further reductions in projected GDP, which is already impacted enough by the war.

Sonja Hutson
Does Ukraine have a means of defending itself against an attack of this magnitude?

Felicia Schwartz
Air defense has been a pretty critical part of the Western effort to provide lethal assistance, but there probably won’t be enough air defense to protect everything. Ukrainians therefore have to make some tough choices and I think this is a real push by the United States and its other allies to try to move as much as they can in Ukraine in the weeks and months ahead.

Sonja Hutson
Felicia Schwartz is the FT’s foreign affairs and defense correspondent in the United States. Thanks, Felicia.

Felicia Schwartz
Thank you for.

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Sonja Hutson
Before we go, we have a word for our crossword fans. The FT has a new number crossword app. It lets you solve clues online every day on your phone or tablet. On Saturdays, you can tackle a plethora of crossword puzzles, cryptic general knowledge, and a weekend. And if that’s not enough, you’ll also find a 30-day archive of puzzles to keep you busy.

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You can read more about all these stories on FT.com. This has been your daily press briefing on FT. Be sure to check back tomorrow for the latest trade news.

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Texas Air Show: 2 vintage military planes collide mid-air in Dallas. Here are the latest developments https://avtoinsurance.net/texas-air-show-2-vintage-military-planes-collide-mid-air-in-dallas-here-are-the-latest-developments/ Sun, 13 Nov 2022 17:47:00 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/texas-air-show-2-vintage-military-planes-collide-mid-air-in-dallas-here-are-the-latest-developments/ CNN — Two World War II military aircraft collided in flight and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an air show on Saturday afternoon, killing everyone on board. More than 40 fire units responded to the scene after the two vintage planes – a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra – crashed […]]]>



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Two World War II military aircraft collided in flight and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an air show on Saturday afternoon, killing everyone on board.

More than 40 fire units responded to the scene after the two vintage planes – a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra – crashed during the Wings Over Dallas air show.

In video footage of the crash described by the mayor of Dallas as “heartbreaking”, the planes are seen shattering in mid-air after the collision, then hitting the ground within seconds, before bursting into flames.

Here are the latest developments as National Transportation Safety Board investigators are due to arrive at the scene on Sunday.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the crash happened around 1:20 p.m. Saturday. The death toll has not yet been confirmed, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said on Saturday.

The Allied Pilots Association – the union representing American Airlines pilots – identified two retired pilots and former union members among those killed in the collision.

Former members Terry Barker and Len Root were part of the B-17 Flying Fortress crew during the airshow, the APA said on social media.

“Our hearts go out to their families, friends and colleagues past and present,” the union said. The APA is offering professional counseling services at its headquarters in Fort Worth following the incident.

The death of Barker, a former member of the Keller, Texas city council, was also announced by Keller Mayor Armin Mizani on Sunday morning in a Facebook post.

“Keller is in mourning as we learned that her husband, father, Army veteran and former Keller Councilman Terry Barker was one of the victims of the tragic Dallas Airshow crash,” wrote Mizani.

“Terry Barker was loved by many. He was a friend and someone whose advice I often sought. Even after retiring from City Council and flying for American Airlines, his love for the community was unmistakable.

At a press conference Saturday, Hank Coates, president and CEO of Commemorative Air Force, an organization that preserves and maintains vintage military aircraft, told reporters that the B-17 “normally has a crew of four to five. That was what was on the plane”, while the P-63 is a “single-pilot fighter type aircraft”.

“I can tell you he was normally equipped,” Coates said. “I cannot release the number of people in the manifesto or the names on the manifesto until I have been cleared to do so by the NTSB.”

Wreckage of two planes that crashed during the airshow.  The B-17 was one of approximately 45 surviving complete examples of the design, which was produced by Boeing and other aircraft manufacturers during World War II.

The Commemorative Air Force identified both planes as being based in Houston.

“Currently, we have no information on the status of the flight crews as emergency responders are working on the accident,” a statement from the group said, adding that it is working with local authorities and the FAA.

No bystanders or anyone on the ground were injured, although the crash’s debris field includes the grounds of Dallas Executive Airport, Highway 67 and a nearby shopping mall.

The B-17 was part of the Commemorative Air Force collection, nicknamed “texas raidersand had been held in a hangar in Conroe, Texas, near Houston.

It was one of approximately 45 surviving complete examples of the design, of which only nine were airworthy.

The P-63 was even rarer. Some 14 examples are known to have survived, of which four in the United States were airworthy, including one belonging to the Memorial Air Force.

More than 12,000 B-17s were produced by BoeingDouglas Aircraft and Lockheed between 1936 and 1945, with nearly 5,000 lost during the war, and most of the remainder scrapped by the early 1960s. About 3,300 P-63s were produced by Bell Aircraft between 1943 and 1945 and were mainly used by the Soviet Air Force during World War II.

A still from a video taken during the airshow shows smoke rising after the crash.

The FAA was leading the investigation into the air show crash on Saturday, but it was to be turned over to the NTSB once its team arrived on scene, Coates said.

On Saturday evening, the NTSB announced that it was sending a team to investigate the collision. The team, made up of technical experts regularly dispatched to plane crash sites, is expected to arrive on Sunday, the agency said.

According to Coates, the people who fly the plane at CAF air shows are volunteers and go through a strict training process. Many of them are airline pilots, retired airline pilots or retired military pilots.

“The maneuvers they (the aircraft) were performing were not dynamic at all,” Coates noted. “It was what we call ‘Bombers on Parade’.”

“It’s not about the plane. It just isn’t,” Coates said. “I can tell you the planes are great planes, they’re safe. They’re very well maintained. The drivers are very well trained, so it’s hard for me to talk about it, because I know all these people, they’re family, and they’re good friends.

Mayor Johnson said in a tweet after the crash“As many of you have seen, we had a terrible tragedy in our city today during an airshow. Many details remain unknown or unconfirmed at this time.

“The videos are heartbreaking. Please say a prayer for the souls who soared to entertain and educate our families today,” Johnson said in a separate tweet.

The Wings Over Dallas event, which was scheduled to run through Sunday, has been canceled, according to the organizer’s website.

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Suncor’s fleet-wide collision avoidance and fatigue management program progresses https://avtoinsurance.net/suncors-fleet-wide-collision-avoidance-and-fatigue-management-program-progresses/ Fri, 11 Nov 2022 05:54:49 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/suncors-fleet-wide-collision-avoidance-and-fatigue-management-program-progresses/ Posted by Paul Moore on November 11, 2022 During its Q£ 2022 earnings conference call, Kris Smith, interim chairman and chief executive of oil sands giant Suncor Energy Inc, said that work continues across the company to improve safety and operational excellence, with a particular focus on our mining and tailings operations. “My […]]]>

Posted by Paul Moore on November 11, 2022

During its Q£ 2022 earnings conference call, Kris Smith, interim chairman and chief executive of oil sands giant Suncor Energy Inc, said that work continues across the company to improve safety and operational excellence, with a particular focus on our mining and tailings operations. “My priority has been to remove distractions from the organization and focus our people on safe and reliable operations and our greatest opportunities.”

A big part of that is the safety of the mining equipment fleet, following a fatality in mining operations at its base plant on January 6, 2022 when a heavy haul truck overturned a second mining truck. heavy haul as they both walked up a mine haul ramp. This resulted in faster collision mitigation and fatigue management across all of its mobile mining equipment.

Smith said that advanced collision detection technologies are deployed on more than 1,000 pieces of mobile mining equipment across its operating assets to mitigate a key risk in our mining operations. He added, “I am pleased to report that this initiative is progressing well and that two-thirds of Syncrude’s Aurora mining equipment will be equipped by the end of the year, and installations on the remaining equipment at Aurora should be completed by January 2023, nearly two months ahead of schedule. »

Deployment schedules for the remaining mines are on plan, with Syncrude’s Mildred Lake and Fort Hills mine coming online in mid-2023 and Suncor’s Base mine being completed by the end of next year. “In addition, the installation of our Fatigue Management System, as noted in previous calls, will be complete at all mines by early 2023 and is already fully installed and functional at Mildred Lake and Aurora mines in Syncrude. This technology has so far demonstrated the potential to reduce fatigue-related events by up to 80%. »

The company is also moving forward with the deployment of its Autonomous Haulage System (AHS), working closely with SMS Equipment, the Komatsu dealer in the region, and using Komatsu’s FrontRunner technology. The attached investor presentation detailed the deployment schedule which shows North steep banks mine’s AHS as being fully deployed on 30 trucks [930E]; fort hills [980E] mine deployment having started in the fourth quarter of 2020 and having reached 50 trucks [plus Millennium deployment set to proceed between 2023 and 2025 on about 100 trucks [930E and 980E].

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Collision on the Sea Point promenade: a photo, a runner and a mid-race clash cross the finish line in court https://avtoinsurance.net/collision-on-the-sea-point-promenade-a-photo-a-runner-and-a-mid-race-clash-cross-the-finish-line-in-court/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 07:21:57 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/collision-on-the-sea-point-promenade-a-photo-a-runner-and-a-mid-race-clash-cross-the-finish-line-in-court/ The Sea Point promenade in Cape Town is a popular place to walk, run and take photos. PHOTO: Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo Images A liability judgment cautioned about environmental awareness in popular public spaces. It involved a collision between athlete Christine Kalmer, competing in a road race at Sea Point, and a woman taking a happy photo […]]]>

The Sea Point promenade in Cape Town is a popular place to walk, run and take photos.

PHOTO: Nardus Engelbrecht/Gallo Images

  • A liability judgment cautioned about environmental awareness in popular public spaces.
  • It involved a collision between athlete Christine Kalmer, competing in a road race at Sea Point, and a woman taking a happy photo for someone.
  • The Western Cape High Court ruled that both were liable, but the athlete was less so when it came to quantifying the damages.

A judgment involving a woman knocked down by an athlete while doing a favor and taking a happy photo for someone on the Sea Point boardwalk tells a cautionary tale about accountability in public spaces at events.

This was after an elite athlete was held partly responsible for knocking down a woman and injuring her during one of the famous Spar women’s races along Cape Town’s waterfront on 6 April 2014.

The judges found that Kristine Kalmer and the late Jasmin Salie were responsible for the collision while Kalmer was in midair, but Kalmer less so.

On the day in question, Salie was at Sea Point Boardwalk for a walk when four women, who were about to leave for the playful walk also planned for the day, asked her to take their picture.

Salie backed up and took the shot, leaning against the railing after a group of elite runners followed by cameras passed, but turning the camera around, she and Kalmer collided. Salie fell and injured her hip, eventually having to undergo hip replacement surgery.

Salie died of causes unrelated to the crash, but her estate is pursuing its lawsuit against race organizers Western Province Athletics (WPA) and Kalmer.

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The case went to trial in 2020, and in March 2021, Salie’s claim was dismissed with costs. She was then denied an application for leave to appeal. The case was again brought before the Western Cape High Court by an order of the Supreme Court of Appeal issued on July 7, 2021.

The judgment features the Sea Point boardwalk, the lighthouse, the mini-putt-putt course along the course, and how its walkways and grassy spaces are used for strollers, dog walkers and picnics . They also noted that the race involving elite athletes comes with a cash prize.

However, a cautionary tale lay in the judgment when the court found that the late Salie and Kalmer were both responsible for the mid-race collision.

Salie did not testify, but one of the women whose photo she took said they at least once warned her that Kalmer was coming.

They claimed Kalmer told her to “Get out of my way” and shoved her aside, continuing the race without checking on Salie, but Kalmer denied shouting that.

She said she only focused on her running when she ran and looked at the ground as she pounded the pavement. After the collision, she continued to run.

The judges concluded that although both women were at fault for the collision, on a scale of damages, Salie was more liable than Kalmer as there would have been streamers and other activity indicating a race was underway.

The court also heard that the information packet given to race participants explained that, although there is a gathering along the route, it is also always open to pedestrians on race day.

“I am therefore of the opinion that Ms. Salie’s negligence was considerably greater than Ms. Kalmer’s negligence and I find that her contributory negligence should be assessed at 70%. Accordingly, her estate is entitled to recover no more than 30% of its proven damages from Ms. Kalmer,” Judge Pat Gamble wrote, with Justices Elizabeth Baartman and Nobahle Mangcu-Lockwood agreeing.

Western Province Athletics has been released from any liability.


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A large freighter involved in a collision at sea is repaired in Charleston | https://avtoinsurance.net/a-large-freighter-involved-in-a-collision-at-sea-is-repaired-in-charleston/ Sat, 05 Nov 2022 10:00:00 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/a-large-freighter-involved-in-a-collision-at-sea-is-repaired-in-charleston/ A container ship that arrived in North Charleston after colliding at sea with a smaller vessel last week has been moved to the peninsula, where it is undergoing structural repairs. Mediterranean Shipping Co.’s MSC Rita was moved Nov. 3 from the State Ports Authority’s Leatherman Terminal to the former Navy base downriver from the shipping […]]]>

A container ship that arrived in North Charleston after colliding at sea with a smaller vessel last week has been moved to the peninsula, where it is undergoing structural repairs.

Mediterranean Shipping Co.’s MSC Rita was moved Nov. 3 from the State Ports Authority’s Leatherman Terminal to the former Navy base downriver from the shipping agency’s Columbus Street Terminal.

The repair work includes replacing some of the thick steel plating that makes up the hull. A barge fitted with a crane was parked near the bow on the starboard side of the 1,063ft long boxship.

“MSC has secured a repair team for the vessel and the necessary repairs will take place over the next week,” the company said in a Nov. 4 statement. “Once completed, the vessel will resume its schedule without delay and unload the cargo at the next port of call.”

The MSC Rita was sailing from New York to the Wando Welch Terminal in the Port of Charleston when it and the 115ft commercial fishing trawler Tremont collided around 1am on October 28.

Both vessels were about 60 miles off Norfolk, Virginia.

No one aboard the freighter or the Tremont was injured, but the smaller boat later sank.

The captain of the fishing trawler and 12 passengers, including a child, were rescued during a late night effort involving the US Coast Guard and two civilian vessels that were in the area.


A ship bound for SC docked at Charleston Harbor after colliding with a trawler off Va.

The cause of the collision is under investigation. The Virginia Coast Guard said the investigation was not complete Friday.

A key question will be why the MSC Rita continued to Charleston. The vessel’s operator said it would cooperate fully with investigators.

“Our first priority is to understand the circumstances that led to this unfortunate incident, and we remain closely informed of developments as they unfold,” the company said.

MSC Rita was due to work at the Wando Welch in Mount Pleasant and depart on October 29, according to the SPA ship schedule.


The port welcomes its largest ever carrier

It is unclear whether it was moved from North Charleston to free up dock space for another container ship. The Columbus Street terminal is now primarily used for the export of upstate-made BMW automobiles and other vehicles.

The Port Authority did not respond to requests for comment this week.

The Panamanian-flagged MSC Rita, which can carry the equivalent of 8,100 20-foot-long containers, is a frequent visitor to the South Carolina waterfront. It briefly held the title of largest freighter to ever call at Charleston on its maiden voyage in 2010.

Mediterranean Shipping is one of the largest shipping carriers in the port.

Earlier this year, the company’s US division announced plans to add to its existing Mount Pleasant operation and move an office to the Lowcountry. The expansion is expected to increase the size of the local workforce from around 135 to 500.

Contact John McDermott at 843-937-5572 or follow him on Twitter at @byjohnmcdermott

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Head-on collision claims Casper Juvenile’s life https://avtoinsurance.net/head-on-collision-claims-casper-juveniles-life/ Tue, 01 Nov 2022 22:21:30 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/head-on-collision-claims-casper-juveniles-life/ CASPER –A male Casper juvenile succumbed to injuries sustained in a head-on collision west of Casper on Monday afternoon, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP). On October 31, around 4 p.m., WHP soldiers responded to a fatal crash at mile post 98 on Wyoming 220, west of Casper after a collision with a motor […]]]>

CASPER –A male Casper juvenile succumbed to injuries sustained in a head-on collision west of Casper on Monday afternoon, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP).

On October 31, around 4 p.m., WHP soldiers responded to a fatal crash at mile post 98 on Wyoming 220, west of Casper after a collision with a motor vehicle.

A 1993 International Commercial-style dump truck was heading east while a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant was heading west on Wyoming 220. The Mitsubishi drifted across the center line and collided head-on with the dump truck, the press release said.

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The International’s driver has been identified as Casper, Wyoming, 47, resident Dustin H. Geiger. Geiger was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash.

The driver of the Mitsubishi has been identified as a miner from Casper, Wyoming. The juvenile driver was wearing a seat belt and died of his injuries at the scene.

Inattention on the part of the juvenile driver is being investigated as a potential contributing factor, the statement said.

It’s 111e deaths on Wyoming roads in 2022 compared to 94 in 2021, 115 in 2020 and 132 in 2019 to date.

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Kearies Simpson, 21, of Covington charged the wrong way in an I-75 collision that killed Martha Arlinghaus https://avtoinsurance.net/kearies-simpson-21-of-covington-charged-the-wrong-way-in-an-i-75-collision-that-killed-martha-arlinghaus/ Sat, 29 Oct 2022 04:40:20 +0000 https://avtoinsurance.net/kearies-simpson-21-of-covington-charged-the-wrong-way-in-an-i-75-collision-that-killed-martha-arlinghaus/ Covington Police say Kearies Simpson, 23, of Covington, has been charged with murder, seven counts of 1st degree wanton endangerment and 1st degree criminal mischief in connection with a fatal crash on 1-75 this week. Martha Arlinghaus, 83, of Villa Hills, was killed in the crash when she was hit head-on by a vehicle traveling […]]]>

Covington Police say Kearies Simpson, 23, of Covington, has been charged with murder, seven counts of 1st degree wanton endangerment and 1st degree criminal mischief in connection with a fatal crash on 1-75 this week.

Martha Arlinghaus, 83, of Villa Hills, was killed in the crash when she was hit head-on by a vehicle traveling the wrong way on the freeway. There were two occupants of the vehicle traveling the wrong way and both were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said Simpson was the driver of the oncoming vehicle. She was housed in the Hamilton County Detention Center pending extradition to Kentucky.

The other passenger in the oncoming vehicle was released from the hospital.

Northbound Interstate 75 was closed from the Kyles Lane exit for a period of time as investigators worked on the scene and traffic had to find an alternate route to downtown Covington/Cincinnati.

Martha Arlinghaus

Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the actual collision to please contact Detective Gregg Andrews at 859-292-2271.

Martha Arlinghaus has dedicated her life to Catholic education as a teacher, first at St. Paul’s School in Florence, at St. Benedict’s School in Covington, then at Villa Madonna Academy Elementary School in Villa Hills. She had a lifelong connection to the Benediction community. She retired from teaching in 2002.

She is survived by her brothers Robert (Martha) and Kenneth (Sally) Arlinghaus as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Middendorf Funeral Home in Fort Wright and Mass for Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Walburg’s Monastery in Villa Hills. Interment will be in Sainte-Marie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial donations to St. Walburg Monastery or Villa Madonna Academy.

See Martha Arlinghaus’ full obituary here.

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