& Freak Accidents and Injuries
Weird Freak Accidents and Injuries
Since this is a personal injury website, we thought it only appropriate
that we list some weird and freak accidents and injuries that
have occurred to people. Its amazing how many ways and by what
means people can be injured. This list of weird and freak accidents
and injuries is by no means comprehensive. If you have any weird
or freak accidents or strange injuries you'd like to share, please
send them in.
Freak Accidents and Injuries - In the News
1. A Pennsylvania man was killed when a drive shaft from a dump
truck traveling in the opposite direction dislodged, crossed the
jersey barrier, then flew through Zeglin's windshield and struck
him in the head.
2. In Donegal Town, Ireland, a woman was injured when a car fell
on her from the second story of a parking garage.
3. A Country and Western singer from Newcastle, shot by a canon,
during her performance last year incurring an arm injury due to
4. A woman's boyfriend, tossing sticks to his dog decided to toss
a knife instead which caught on his finger, looped back and stuck
his girlfriend in the throat.
5. A 19-year-old Michigan man planned to stab himself lightly
in the chest, then blame the attack on a neighbor with which he
had been feuding. Unfortunately, the man bled to death in the
6. A 42-year-old Texas man died of a brain hemorrhage when he
was trying to steal a statue of the Virgin Mary from a local nursery
7. Owner said her car started and drove off, unattended and crashed
into her neighbor's home. Police concluded that the culprit was
the owner's remote starter, which had been installed by the previous
8. A one-legged man picked up his gun and started to hop around
to check out a suspicious noise and accidentally shot himself.
He had declined to put on his prosthesis, which would have stabilized
9. Traders turned on Greenpeace protesters at the International
Petroleum Exchange, punching and kicking them until they ran for
10. In Houston, 16-year-old boy was charged with shooting his
father because he mistakenly believed Dad was beating up Mom when
it was actually a case of robust marital intercourse that was
Since baseball seems to have an inordinate number of weird and
freak accidents and injuries compared to other lines of work,
we thought we would list some hightlights here.
Weird Accidents and Injuries - Baseball
1. Former pitcher Phil Niekro injured his hand while shaking
2. Wade Boggs hurt his back putting on cowboy boots.
3. George Brett broke his toe running from the kitchen to see
Bill Buckner hit on television.
4. Rick Honeycutt injured his wrist in the dugout while flicking
5. Former Texas pitcher Nolan Ryan was bitten by a coyote.
6. Mark Smith injured his hand by placing it inside an air conditioner
to check why it wasn't working.
7. Steve Sparks tried to tear a phone book in half and dislocated
8. Terry Harper, who was in the on-deck circle, waved a runner
home and dislocated his shoulder.
9. Tom Glavine broke a rib while throwing up airline food.
10. Ryan Klesko pulled up a muscle picking up his lunch tray and
had to miss a couple of games.
There are many more weird accidents and freak injuries in the
news to report, so as time permits, we'll be adding many more
"episodes" to this page.