collision collision  /kə ˈlɪ ʒən/


  1. (n) (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together
  2. (n) an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object
  3. (n) a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals


  1. Head-on collision closes I-4 interchange to Florida Turnpike Saturday morning in Orlando

    Orlando police responded to a report of a head-on collision between a semitrailer and a utility pickup at the Florida Turnpike and Interstate 4 just before midnight Friday. The accident had the onramps from I-4 to the Florida Turnpike shut down for almost six hours overnight while authorities conducted their investigation. They have since reopened. Officers said the preliminary investigation ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  2. One airlifted to hospital after 2-car collision at PCH and Carbon Canyon

    A two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon in east Malibu delayed eastbound traffic for nearly two hours and resulted in one of the drivers being airlifted to a local hospital.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Malibu Times

  3. Collision spurs commute backup Friday

    A 33-year-old motorist suffered minor injuries and triggered a 1.5-mile commute backup on southbound Highway 101 early Friday following a collision north of Atherton Avenue in Novato.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marin Independent Journal


  1. "When you see the way Timmy handled himself after the collision, you'd certainly expect he will be on the field again," US Coach Bob Bradley said of the likelihood that Howard would be available for the next match.
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Bob Bradley Source: Washington Post

  2. "He set out to hurt me and I feel lucky that I have not suffered a greater injury," said Van Persie, who labelled it a "mindless and malicious stamp". "The contact was only centimetres from my eye. I knew he was aiming for a collision...
    on Sep 13, 2009 By: Robin van Persie Source: Belfast Telegraph

  3. "I've got a lot to do," said Shatner, whose current work includes the TV show "Boston Legal," narration for the Christmas spoof "Stalking Santa" due on DVD on Nov. 6, and the prequel "Star Trek: Academy - Collision Course," a novel...
    on Oct 26, 2007 By: William Shatner Source: Forbes

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