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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Coroner: Names of four killed in crash won't be released until Monday

    The identities of four teens killed in a fiery crash Friday night in Carbon County will not be released until Monday, according to the coroner. Autopsies will be conducted on Monday, said Carbon County Coroner Bruce Nalesnik. State police said they...
  • Police: Man killed, four injured in Lehigh Township crash

    Police: Man killed, four injured in Lehigh Township crash
    A 27-year-old man was killed and four others were injured in a crash early Sunday in Lehigh Township, police said. Zachary Wieder, who lived in Washington Township in Lehigh County, died in the crash that happened just after 2:30 a.m., said...
  • 'I was helpless,' says witness to fatal crash that claimed 4 teens

    'I was helpless,' says witness to fatal crash that claimed 4 teens
    The loud crash jolted Ronald Behler as he was making a snack in the kitchen of his Lower Towamensing Township home around 8:30 Friday night. He knew what the sound signaled before he instinctively bolted out the door and up the winding road, littered with...
  • CHP officer shoots teen who attacked him with machete

    A California Highway Patrol officer in Humboldt County  fatally shot a 17-year-old male driver who attacked him with a machete, officials said Saturday. The officer was responding to a vehicle accident involving a Nissan sedan that crashed into a...
  • Quad rugby on display at UM Medical System

    Quad rugby on display at UM Medical System
    First, there's the metal-to-metal smacking sound of wheelchairs colliding at top speed. You hear it every few moments during quad (short for quadriplegic) rugby, an international sport for players that have a disability affecting at least three limbs....
  • Man killed in multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach

    A 73-year-old man was killed and several others were injured in a multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach on Friday morning, authorities said. Four vehicles were involved in the crash that occurred about 10:50 a.m. at the intersection of Edwards...
  • Dania Beach boy, 8, dies from injuries sustained in hit-and-run crash

    Dania Beach boy, 8, dies from injuries sustained in hit-and-run crash
    Apollo Brown Jr. only lived for eight years, but he was a happy and smart and polite young man, his father said. He was a loyal friend, a budding scholar, Apollo Brown Sr. said. He never had to worry about his son getting into trouble. He never had to...