accident block

accident block

[′ak·sə‚dent ‚bläk]
(geology)
A solid chip of rock broken off from the subvolcanic basement and ejected from a volcano.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All 157 passengers and eight crewmen were safe, but the accident blocked further use of the NAIA's lone major runway.
The gridlock was caused after the vehicles which were involved in the accident blocked the road at a bridge along the route.
Leaving Cap-Haitien for Port-au-Prince--normally a six-hour trip on road--I and colleagues and a driver from Catholic Relief Services discovered a set of challenges: A truck accident blocked the most accessible road back to the capital, and other motorists told us it could take a full day to respond to the accident and remove the truck from the mountainous roadway So, we had to turn around, retrace our steps back to Cap-Haitien and then take another route.
According to the locals, the accident blocked the road for about 40 minutes.
Dubai: Motorists on Thursday afternoon faced heavy traffic jams after a multi-vehicle accident blocked Shaikh Zayed road on Thursday afternoon.
The accident blocked off Brunswick Road, which was cleared by 5pm yesterday.
The accident blocked the road between Bangor and Caernarfon, with a diversion through Y Felinheli in place until 1pm.
The accident blocked the main road from the local airport to central Belo Horizonte.
THOUSANDS of survivors of the world's worst industrial accident blocked trains through the central Indian city of Bhopal yesterday to demand more compensation for the 1984 disaster.
The accident blocked one of Wales' most important roads, which stretches from Holyhead to London all day.
Summary: BEIRUT: A car accident blocked the road near the Cite Sportive Stadium in Beirut on Tuesday but no casualties were counted.
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