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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Two detained after their vehicle crashes into another vehicle during police pursuit

    Two detained after their vehicle crashes into another vehicle during police pursuit
    Two men were arrested early Tuesday morning after leading police on a car chase, during which the driver crashed into another car, leaving one person injured, police said. Just after 1 a.m., a Glendale officer initiated a pursuit after the driver, later...
  • Schools should have closed

    Schools should have closed
    As a Baltimore City Public School employee, I am shocked and appalled that school was not delayed or canceled Tuesday ("Snow to accumulate through early afternoon, causes major traffic delays," Jan. 6). I would like to know why Baltimore schools...
  • Woman tossed from car in Williams collision; she's 'conscious, talking'

    A woman was thrown from her car Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision in Williams Township, but she remained conscious after the crash, according to emergency radio reports. The two vehicles collided 5:45 p.m. at 2000 Raubsville Road near...
  • Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt

    Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt
    Two people were injured after a pick-up truck crashed into a school bus in the Christmas area on Wednesday morning, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue. The crash occurred at State Road 520 and Maxim Parkway just before 8:20 a.m. A driver and one...