In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(collision/crash) frontal(crash/collision) de frentethey tried to avoid a head-on clash with the union — intentaron evitar un choque frontal con el sindicato
- A man from Southend and another from Shoebury suffered serious injuries when their cars were involved in a head-on collision.
- A lorry involved in a head-on collision which killed a Tadcaster company boss skidded on to the offside of the road, an inquest heard.
- She stopped in the middle of the fast lane facing opposite traffic, and a tanker carrying diesel fuel smashed head-on into the front of her car.
- Often they escape a head-on collision with moments to spare.
- Within seconds both vehicles were in a head-on collision then a further two cars crashed into the first two.
- Two cars were involved in the head-on collision near the Cayley Arms pub, blocking the Pickering to Scarborough road.
- A woman has died following a head-on collision at one of Scotland's worst accident black spots.
- Janet was injured in a head-on collision while driving along the same stretch of road last year, and still requires back treatment as a result.
- The Irish champion walker was travelling in a car which was involved in a head-on collision with a lorry.
- A motorist was cut free from her car after she was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle.
- A taxi driver escaped serious injury in a head-on collision at Potterne Woods on the A360.
- A traumatised mum whose car was involved in a head-on collision with a drunk driver today spoke of the terrible effect the crash has had on her life.
- One of the vehicles veered onto the wrong side of the road and crashed head-on into the cash-in-transit vehicle.
- It is virtually impossible to have a head-on collision on a motorway where all the traffic is going in the same direction.
- A husband and wife attacked a man whose car collided head-on with a vehicle carrying their relatives.
- A 50 year old man was admitted to hospital after a head-on motor vehicle accident in which he was a passenger in a wheelchair.
- The head-on collision left Ms Buckle trapped with multiple injuries.
- Police confirmed the two vehicles collided head-on near the caravan park at Thorpe Hall country estate.
- It was pointed out that those who knew avoided the pothole by running the danger of head-on collision with the on coming traffic.
- In Coventry two police officers were injured in a head-on collision after a car is believed to have swerved across the road in front of them.
1(collide/crash) frontalmente(collide/crash) de frentethe union and the management clashed head-on — el sindicato y la dirección tuvieron un choque frontal
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