Driver’s accidental crash into hospital
A driver who mistakenly stepped on his accelerator, instead of the brakes, plowed his car into a hospital building in Nanling this month, seriously damaging both the vehicle and a hospital wall. No injures were reported, as the driver was saved by the car’s airbags. His mother, who was sitting in the back seat, also escaped injury. After an investigation, police ordered the driver to take full responsibility for the accident. He not only has to cover repairs to his car, but was also told to pay compensation for the A dog that jumps into a river to retrieve discarded plastic bottles is being hailed as an environmental champion in Suzhou. The brown dog grabs the bottles in his mouth, between 20 and 30 a day, and swims with them to the river bank. His feats often attract scores of appreciative onlookers. The canine is estimated to have retrieved more than 2,000 abandoned bottles from the river in the past decade.