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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork closes MD 198 in Laurel

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork closes MD 198 in Laurel
    All eastbound traffic on MD 198 in Laurel at Old Portland Road is closed due to emergency roadwork at 8:28 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle incident on Interstate 95 South in White Marsh at the MD 43...
  • $400K bail for motorist in fatal NW Side crash

    $400K bail for motorist in fatal NW Side crash
    A judge Thursday set bail at $400,000 for a man charged with aggravated DUI after a 62-year-old woman who'd just gotten off a bus was struck and killed Tuesday on the city’s Northwest Side in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood. Judge Laura...
  • Delays reported on Metra West Line after train hits semi

    Delays reported on Metra West Line after train hits semi
    A Union Pacific West Line Metra train struck a semitruck Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, causing temporary delays, officials said. While no injuries were reported, Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene...
  • FHP: Driver had a seizure, crashed into Lynx bus

    FHP: Driver had a seizure, crashed into Lynx bus
    An SUV driver whose license was medically revoked suffered a seizure and collided with a Lynx bus carrying about 30 people in Pine Hills Friday morning, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Everett Amaral, 52, of Punta Gorda, had his license...
  • West Palm boy struck by police cruiser recovering, his father says

    West Palm boy struck by police cruiser recovering, his father says
    Raymundo Perez told police he had yelled at his son numerous times for darting off the bus and sprinting across the street, police said. But the parent's warnings weren't enough as 11-year-old Freddy Perez, of West Palm Beach, ran off a Palm Tran bus...
  • Amtrak train hits soybean truck in Sussex County

    An Amtrak train hit a farm truck loaded with soybean in Sussex County around 2 p.m. Saturday, according to the Virginia State Police. The driver of the truck received only minor injuries, said Sgt. Michelle Anaya, spokeswoman for the state police, and...
  • Car plows into bus stop near USC, seriously injuring woman, 2 children

    Car plows into bus stop near USC, seriously injuring woman, 2 children
    A 32-year-old woman and two young children she was with were seriously hurt Monday after a car plowed into a bus stop near USC in University Village, police said. The driver, who has not been identified, plowed into the woman and two children -- ages...
  • CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'

    CSX sues producers of 'Midnight Rider'
    Legal troubles mounted for the producers of "Midnight Rider" this week as railroad company CSX Transportation sued the filmmakers, claiming that they illegally filmed on its tracks where a train collided with the crew earlier this year. CSX said in a...
  • Kerry makes case against Russia in Malaysia plane's downing

    Kerry makes case against Russia in Malaysia plane's downing
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains. Kerry demanded that...
  • Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment

    Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment
    Authorities are letting residents return home Monday morning after a train derailment and fuel spill in Slinger, Wis., prompted an evacuation Sunday night, authorities said. Three locomotives and several railcars belonging to a Canadian National Railway...
  • Blotter: Underage drinking in Barrington

    Blotter: Underage drinking in Barrington
    The following items were taken from Barrington police reports: A 37-year-old from Zion was arrested for not having a valid driver's license and speeding in a school zone near Route 59 and Carriage Trail on Sept. 22. A red boy's Magna Sports bike was...