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a fatal accident on the expressway between Plainview and Westbury
He was killed in a car accident.
The accident was caused by ice on the road.
To be honest, my second pregnancy was an accident.
Quite by accident, she came up with a brilliantly simple solution.
Occasionally we would meet by accident in the hall.
It is no accident that every letter we send is delayed.
This is the American English definition of accident. View British English definition of accident.