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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Fatal Car Crash On Route 9 In Deep River

    A 28-year-old man is dead after a one-car crash Thursday night in Deep River and the driver has been charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence. A 2003 Toyota Tacoma was traveling southbound on Route 9 near exit 5 when the driver, Mark...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions. ¬†Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • Police and paramedics responding to crash on Lake Shore Drive

    Police and paramedics responding to crash on Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago police and paramedics were on the scene of an apparent traffic accident that happened Friday afternoon on Lake Shore Drive. The accident happened about 3 p.m. near Balbo Avenue and the lake, said Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala, citing...
  • Victim in Kingsville crash identified

    Victim in Kingsville crash identified
    A Pennsylvania woman who was injured while driving in Kingsville last week later died, Baltimore County police said Friday. Police on Friday identified the driver as 26-year-old Mischelle Ann Thompson, of Windsor. Police said she died after an early...
  • Man fatally struck mother-in-law backing out of driveway

    Man fatally struck mother-in-law backing out of driveway
    A man driving a pick-up truck fatally struck his mother-in-law in her driveway Thursday afternoon in Volusia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The incident appears to be an accident. Randi Wheeler, 65, was hit by her son-in-law's 2001 Ford...
  • Huntington boy, 6, dies after car crash

    A boy was killed and several others were injured in a Thursday evening car crash in Huntington Beach, police said. The boy was identified as Austin Medina, 6, of Huntington Beach, according to the Orange Country coroner's office. The boy was riding in...
  • Cubs' Pedro Strop 'doing fine' after car crash

    Cubs' Pedro Strop 'doing fine' after car crash
    Cubs reliever Pedro Strop was at home after receiving stitches in his left arm from a car crash in the Dominican Republic, the team announced Friday. "A Cubs' staffer in the Dominican Republic visited with Pedro and he is doing fine," a team spokesman...
  • Former Orioles reliever Pedro Strop involved in car accident in Dominican Republic

    Former Orioles reliever Pedro Strop involved in car accident in Dominican Republic
    Former Orioles reliever and current Chicago Cubs right-hander Pedro Strop said Friday he was doing fine the day after he was involved in an automobile accident in his native Dominican Republic. News circulated late Thursday night that Strop was involved...
  • Kings linked to some of region's notorious crimes

    Kings linked to some of region's notorious crimes
    The Latin Kings gang has ties to some of Central Florida's most notorious crimes, from to baseball-bat killings to drug offenses to a hit-and-run crash that killed a girl at a day-care. Here are a few: Troy Victorino The crime: Victorino was...