fatal accident

This page is about the collocation fatal accident

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


an accident in which someone dies

For example

  • Brad's cousin died in a fatal car accident last night.

  • The accident was very serious, but luckily it wasn't fatal.

Related collocations include "fatal injury" and "fatal illness"

Quick Quiz

If his accident had been fatal, we would have

a. helped him recover

b. never seen him again

c. told him to be more careful

Contributor: Matt Errey