terrible accident

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At all events, he must have met with some terrible accident, and you ought to see him: he'll take it very unkind if you don't.
In the desert he and Jim had suffered great hardships, but finally they reached this oasis, where a terrible accident befell George Curtis.
It was just as that time that he met with his terrible accident, and the matter was dropped.
He had had a letter from her and feared a terrible accident.
So Ojo related the story of his visit to the house of the Crooked Magician, and how he met there the Glass Cat, and how the Patchwork Girl was brought to life and of the terrible accident to Unc Nunkie and Margolotte.
His Highness wished in his cable speedy recovery for the injured in this terrible accident and solace for the families of those who lost their loved ones in it.
Reportedly the terrible accident took place as a result of one of drivers who slept while driving the semi-trailer truck.
President Juan Manuel Santos tweeted: "We are sorry for this terrible accident.
We are also conscious that many Irish students were not physically injured, but were left deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of friends and classmates in this terrible accident," he said.
Muscat, May 21 (ONA) An official source at Royal Oman Police (ROP) denied what was circulated through some social media that the terrible accident, which occurred in the Wilayat of Izki on Wednesday morning, killing five people and wounding three others, caused by a police car chasing another violating vehicle.
Muscat: An official source at Royal Oman Police (ROP) denied what was circulated through some social media that the terrible accident, which occurred in the Wilayat of Izki on Wednesday morning, killing five people and wounding three others, caused by a police car chasing another violating vehicle.
26-year-old doctor Alexandra McKay seems to have everything: a successful career as a plant scientist, a happy home with a pet, a romance with a god man: her life is finally coming together and, it's about to be torn asunder when she becomes the only witness to a terrible accident at a secret biological weapons lab.