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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Woman struck by car dies in Pines, police say

    Police said good Samaritans lifted a car that struck and pinned an 81-year-old woman underneath it in Pembroke Pines on Friday, but she died hours later. The pedestrian, Julia Arcienegas, was initially critically injured during the crash at Southwest...
  • Fatal motorcycle crash closes some southbound 405 lanes, snarls traffic

    Fatal motorcycle crash closes some southbound 405 lanes, snarls traffic
    A fatal motorcycle collision Friday closed three lanes on the southbound 405 Freeway at Mulholland Drive on Friday, snarling traffic for miles, authorities said. The motorcyle collided with a vehicle around 9 a.m., prompting the lane closures, according...
  • Man sentenced in crash that killed two construction workers

    Man sentenced in crash that killed two construction workers
    A Wilmington man was sentenced Friday to 34 years to life in prison for a DUI crash on the 405 Freeway in 2012 that killed two construction workers, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.   Yocio Jonathan Gomez, 25, was driving a Ford...
  • 2 hurt on I-78 near Easton as SUV's bump sends car crashing into barrier, police say

    An Alburtis man bumped his vehicle into a car on Interstate 78 just south of Easton on Friday morning, injuring two people as their car spun out of control into a concrete barrier, police said. Peter Haasz, 31, hit the car at 10:05 a.m. as he tried to...
  • Two Injured In Route 6 Crash In Columbia

    COLUMBIA — Two people were injured in a crash on Route 6 in the area of Rose's Bridge Road early Friday, state police said. A car driven by Debra Renouf, 49, of Mansfield, was heading eastbound about 6:30 a.m. when it traveled into the opposite...
  • Cyclist injured after collision with truck in Virginia Beach

    A juvenile riding a bicycle in Virginia Beach was injured in a collision with a truck Friday afternoon, city police said. The driver of the truck pulled out of a parking lot in the 2000 block of General Booth Boulevard about 4:10 p.m., and the bicyclist...
  • 1 killed, 1 hurt in I-80 crash

    1 killed, 1 hurt in I-80 crash
    All lanes have been reopened after a man was killed in multi-vehicle crash that left a SUV turned over on eastbound Interstate 80 in Country Club Hills, authorities said. The male driver of a Dodge car that was hit by a Toyota SUV near Crawford Avenue,...