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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...
  • Norristown teen killed and four others in same car injured in PA Turnpike crash

    A Norristown teen riding in a mid-size sedan with three other passengers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Montgomery County was fatally injured when the car spun out control into the path of a tractor-trailer about 12:30 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 276...
  • Enfield Student Hit By Car Crossing Street To Bus Stop

    Enfield Student Hit By Car Crossing Street To Bus Stop
    ENFIELD – A 14-year-old Enrico Fermi High School student was hit by a car while crossing the street Thursday morning, police said. The crash occurred in the George Washington Road and Gary Road area of town, when the student was crossing the...
  • Three vehicle crash on Route 145 in Whitehall sends one driver to hospital

    Three vehicle crash on Route 145 in Whitehall sends one driver to hospital
    One person was transported to the hospital following a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Whitehall Township on Route 145, which also is known as MacArthur Road. The accident happened about 7 a.m. just before Lehigh Street and involved two cars...
  • Traffic: Crash on I-4 slowing traffic in Osceola

    Traffic: Crash on I-4 slowing traffic in Osceola
    A crash on eastbound Interstate 4 in Osceola County is slowing traffic right now. The crash is at Exit 65 (Osceola Parkway) and traffic is backed up to U.S. Highway 192. The left lane is blocked. This is a breaking news story. Check back later for...
  • John Goodman retrial: Defendant on the stand; says he was not drunk at time of crash

    John Goodman came to behind the wheel of his smashed Bentley convertible, disoriented and alone in the dark on an empty road. The Wellington polo magnate looked around and didn't see anyone. His cellphone was dead; no one else was around. So he...
  • Man dies months after motorcycle hit by vehicle on Northwest Side

    Man dies months after motorcycle hit by vehicle on Northwest Side
    A Northwest Side man has died months after he was injured when the motorcycle he was driving was struck by a vehicle making an illegal U-turn in Logan Square, authorities said. Ricardo Roman, 44, was pronounced dead at 12:22 a.m. Tuesday at Advocate...
  • Driver hits hydrant, causes string of water main breaks

    Driver hits hydrant, causes string of water main breaks
    An errant driver who apparently sheared off an Elmhurst fire hydrant early Wednesday set off a chain reaction that led to at least three water main breaks and big headaches for the city's public works crews. The hydrant at the northwest corner of...