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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision

    Soap opera actress struck by car after Westside collision
    An actress onĀ "The Bold and the Beautiful" was struck Monday afternoon by a car that drove onto a Westside sidewalk after a collision, police said. Linsey Godfrey -- best known as Caroline Spencer Forrester on the CBS soap opera -- was taken to a...
  • Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard

    Lake County schools canceled, but few accidents after blizzard
    Snowfall measured between 13 and 17 inches around Lake County last weekend, but no major accidents or outages were reported as a result of the recent blizzard, officials said. Meanwhile, all public school districts in Libertyville, Lake Forest, Lake...
  • 8 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in southern Israel

    8 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in southern Israel
    A day of prayer ended in mourning for members of Israel’s Negev desert Bedouin community Tuesday when eight women returning from a trip to Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem were killed in a road accident. The accident occurred when a truck...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars, Blamed Girlfriend
    ASPEN, Colo. — Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. Police say they cited Armstrong after the Dec....
  • Pileup on I-294 began when driver struck trooper's car

    Pileup on I-294 began when driver struck trooper's car
    A chain-reaction crash involving around 45 vehicles on Interstate 294 Monday morning began when someone ran into the back of a state trooper's car that was pulled over for another accident, officials said. A total of 8 people were injured in the crash,...
  • Man killed in Route 309, Lehigh County, crash is identified

    Man killed in Route 309, Lehigh County, crash is identified
    A 54-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon when his pickup truck collided with a tractor-trailer on a slushy Route 309 in northwestern Lehigh County, authorities said. John J. Merchlinsky Jr. of Gilberton, Schuylkill County, the pickup driver, died...
  • Melting snow and frigid air icing up Lehigh Valley roads; 1 killed in crash

    Melting snow and frigid air icing up Lehigh Valley roads; 1 killed in crash
    Rain, light snow, sleet and falling temperatures left the Lehigh Valley with slippery roads plummeted Monday, leading to several accidents, including a crash that killed a man in northwest Lehigh County. The fatal crash on Route 309 in Lynn Township...
  • Ingleside teen pleads not guilty to multiple felonies in wild police chase

    Ingleside teen pleads not guilty to multiple felonies in wild police chase
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County News-Sun reports: Ingleside 18-year-old Ronald Maas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted murder and several other felony charges stemming from a dangerous police chase through multiple Lake County...
  • Man who took police on wild chase charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault

    Man who took police on wild chase charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault
    The man who led police on a wild chase through the northwest suburbs was charged Friday afternoon with attempted murder, leaving the scene of personal injury, aggravated assault and seven other charges. Ronald Q. Maas, 18, of Ingleside, stole a car,...
  • Car crashes, rolls over near the 2600 block of Grant Street

    An 81-year-old driver heading east bound on the 2600 block of Grant Street just west of McDaniel Avenue struck a tree Wednesday afternoon and flipped his car over. The accident occurred around 2:27 p.m., said Police Commander Jay Parrott, the department&...