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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Rental cars: Third-party insurance works

    Rental cars: Third-party insurance works
    "Don't buy the rental company's grossly overpriced collision damage waiver (CDW); instead, rely on the coverage you get for no extra cost through your credit card." For decades, that's been the mantra of most travel writers. It's still the best overall...
  • Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash

    Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash
    INDIO, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm...
  • Five things for Tuesday, February 3

    Five things for Tuesday, February 3
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: a new poll shows Bush and Clinton close in Florida; police release video in connection to hit-and-run accident; the secret world of Florida lakes; Warren Sapp arrested; and more. 1. A new...
  • Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side

    Man dies after car strikes pole, flips over on Far South Side
    A 34-year-old man was killed after a car lost control, slammed into a light pole and rolled over on the Far South Side early Saturday, police said. The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 111th Street in the Morgan Park...
  • Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate

    Aubrey Clark: Police release traffic video of seconds after crash with girl and classmate
    Ocoee Police released on Tuesday new traffic-camera video of the SUV driver that struck two Citrus Elementary School students and fled the scene. Lastevie V. Howard, 40, was charged with reckless driving with great bodily harm and leaving the scene of an...
  • Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar

    Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar
    TAMPA — Police say one person was injured when a car slammed into the patio area of a Tampa area cafe and bar. Twenty-nine-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina lost control of her car Tuesday night before driving into the Independent, a Tampa bar....
  • Blotter: School bus struck in La Grange, but no one injured

    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. La Grange ACCIDENT No one was...
  • Crash injures truck driver, causes power outage in Bedford Park

    Crash injures truck driver, causes power outage in Bedford Park
    A semitrailer driver was injured after his truck hit some power lines in suburban Bedford Park early Wednesday. About 3:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to the the 6600 block of South Nashville Avenue in the southwest suburb, said Bedford Park...
  • Blotter: Driver hits mailbox and tree in Burr Ridge

    The following incidents were listed among area police reports. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court can make that determination. Burr Ridge ALCOHOL Babu Kamalesh, 61, of 6988 Fieldstone Drive, Burr...
  • Three cars, tanker truck crash in Fort Lauderdale

    Three cars, tanker truck crash in Fort Lauderdale
    Three cars and a tanker truck crashed Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale, leaving one car mangled and the truck leaking fluid. The crash happened around 11:15 a.m. at State Road 84 and U.S. 1. The cause of the crash is under investigation but it appears the...
  • State: John Goodman should not get appellate bond

    A Palm Beach County jury rejected John Goodman's "outlandish version of events" before convicting the Wellington polo mogul of DUI manslaughter — and an appellate court should deny him the chance to post bond, attorneys for the state argued...