crash barrier

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a strong protective barrier that is erected around a racetrack or in the middle of a dual-lane highway in order to reduce the likelihood of severe accidents

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The impact with the crash barrier was so great the engine was thrown from the car.
"Had they in fact gone through the crash barrier they could have died or at the very least sustained very serious injury indeed, life-threatening injury," he said.
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"It must have been going about 60mph when it went into the crash barrier and the front of the car broke off, but luckily I wasn't hurt.
A car driven by 33-year-old man from Tooting, south London, had also struck the central crash barrier.
The driver of a blue Vectra collided with a crash barrier and some trees on the Nottingham-bound carriageway of the A52 at Borrowash on Friday night.
Earlier, 22-year-old Adam Wharton, from Rhyl, died in hospital after a Ford Ka hit a crash barrier and collided with another car at Rhuallt Hill.
The Yamaha 600cc span into a crash barrier then flew through the air, giving him no chance.
A man is recovering in hospital after the van he was driving hit a crash barrier and overturned on a busy city road today.
Bert Mowat, 57, vaulted a crash barrier to help Darren Hendry who was trapped in the cab of his lorry after it plunged 20ft into the river.
EX-SOCCER star Bernie Slaven was lucky to be alive yesterday after his car was hit by a flying crash barrier.
A crash barrier has been installed and all cars will be monitored by closed circuit television cameras.