Woman, 21, fighing for life after being knocked down by suspected drink driver in Cheam

A young woman is fighting for life in hospital after being knocked down by a suspected drink driver in south London. Police and paramedics were called to London Road, near the junction with Garth Road, in Cheam at about 22.15pm on Friday to reports of a collision. The woman, 21, was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition. The driver did not stop at the scene but was arrested...

Elderly woman killed in Point Grey after being struck by vehicle

Article contentAn elderly woman was killed in West Point Grey on Monday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle.According to Const. Tania Visintin of the Vancouver Police Department, the 74-year-old woman was walking in the intersection of West 10th Avenue and Sasamat Street just before 5 p.m. when she was hit by a vehicle making a turn.The north-south crossings are controlled, while the...

Woman texting while walking saved by stranger from going into path of car

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A woman engrossed in her phone was saved from being hit by a car by a stranger who grabbed her in the nick of time. The near miss was captured on a dashboard camera in Walnut Hills, Cincinnati on January 26. The camera belonged to Jacob Clouse, whose neighbor Criss was walking along the...

Vancouver woman ordered to pay $200k for defaming ex-boyfriend online

A Vancouver woman has been ordered to pay $200,000 to an ex-boyfriend she defamed using Instagram and other websites. Thomas White / REUTERS A Vancouver woman has been ordered to pay $200,000 to an ex-boyfriend she defamed using Instagram and other websites.According to a Supreme Court of B.C. ruling, between Aug. 2016 and Aug. 2017 Noelle Halcrow made a series of online posts that claimed...

Outrage after Colombia riot police force young woman into unmarked car | World news

Outrage has erupted in Colombia after a young woman participating in anti-government protests was grabbed by riot police in body armour, forced into an unmarked vehicle and driven away. Video of the incident showed the woman sobbing and screaming “Help! The police have kidnapped me!” through the window of the black Chevrolet sedan as it drove away from the demonstration near the National...

Tigers injure woman at her Moorpark animal sanctuary

A woman was injured by tigers at her Moorpark animal sanctuary Saturday during an event put on to thank donors and supporters to her conservation group.During the Saturday event, sanctuary founder Patty Perry fell after a Bengal tiger wrapped its paws around her legs, then was jumped on by another tiger, her friend Michael Bradbury said, recounting how Perry had described to him what had...

23-Year-Old Woman Set On Fire By Five Men While Traveling To Court

Hindustan Times / Getty Images Students in Mumbai hold a candlelit march on Dec. 3 to protest against the growing incidents of crime against women. NEW DELHI — A 23-year-old woman in India was set on fire by five men, including her alleged rapists, while she was on her way to a court hearing for her rape case.The woman had filed a case of rape against two men from her village in March and also...

Elderly woman in critical condition after being hit by SUV in Ahuntsic

A Montreal police car with crime-scene tape. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette files An elderly woman is in critical condition in a Montreal hospital after being hit by a sports-utility vehicle in Ahuntsic-Cartierville on Saturday afternoon.The 72-year-old suffered facial injuries as well as possible internal injuries, Montreal police said. She was hit at a crosswalk at the intersection of...

Woman arrested for not using métro escalator handrail awarded $20,000

Bela Kosoian holds up a sign during a news conference in Montreal on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Graham Hughes / THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — A Quebec police officer stepped over the line when he detained a woman for refusing to hold onto an escalator handrail, the Supreme Court of Canada said in a scathing ruling on Friday that also slammed Quebec’s lower courts.In a unanimous ruling, the court...