AWTH

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AWTHAccident Waiting to Happen
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Clr Donna Bellamy went further, saying: "That junction is an accident waiting to happen."
It was an accident waiting to happen," said prosecutor Tim Evans.
After critics, including the city MP, branded part of the layout around Durham Market Place as "an accident waiting to happen" the county council announced yesterday it is to carry out further improvements.
UK Athletics head coach Charles van Commenee admitted the failure of Britain's female sprint relay team to qualify for the London Olympics was an accident waiting to happen.
Summary: Motoring legend Nigel Mansell says the crash that killed British racing driver Dan Wheldon was an accident waiting to happen.
"[Gary] was an accident waiting to happen. The last time I saw him he literally looked gray," TMZ.com quoted a rep for the Santaquin Police as saying.
Diego Maradona has got his golden trident of strikers but defensively they are an accident waiting to happen and the one thing we know about South Korea is that they will attack with pace and that might be Argentina's undoing.
Is this a photograph of complete normality or of an accident waiting to happen?
Inspector Andy Thomas, from West Mercia Police, said the event, which happened every Wednesday during the summer months, had become unmanageable and was 'an accident waiting to happen'.
Last night he branded Birmingham one of the three worst major airports in the world - only just ahead of Cairo - and warned that it was 'an accident waiting to happen'.
(This last configuration may be why GM research shows a significant number of sports car owners are interested in the Avalanche.) Realizing that a removable piece of glass is an accident waiting to happen, the Avalanche engineering team designed a form fitting pocket in the midgate where the glass can be securely stowed.