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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Motorcyclist killed after struck by vehicle near University Boulevard

    Motorcyclist killed after struck by vehicle near University Boulevard
    A 42-year-old Orlando man driving a motorcycle died Friday after he was struck by a vehicle on Dean Road near University Boulevard in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FHP said Nancy Carlson, 77, was making a left turn onto Dean...
  • Orange County takes continuous-access approach on carpool lanes

    Orange County takes continuous-access approach on carpool lanes
    Freeway carpool lanes are being extended and tied together across Southern California, but one county is taking a decidedly different — and some studies suggest safer — approach to how they work. Orange County is reconfiguring its 267-mile...
  • Driver on phone who killed bicyclist gets jail, can have case erased from record

    A plea agreement for a pickup truck driver who was making a cellphone banking transaction when he fatally struck a bicyclist with her daughters in southwestern Minnesota calls for the felony conviction to be erased from the defendant's record, the...
  • Two Taken To Hospital After Truck Crash On I-91 North In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — Two people were taken to the hospital after an accident involving an overturned box truck on I-91 northbound, state police. The crash happened about 7:15 a.m. between exits 6 and 8. Two lanes of the highway were briefly closed. State...
  • Wallingford Police: Teen Crashed Stolen BMW Into Hydrant

    WALLINGFORD — A 17-year-old was arrested late Sunday after police say he crashed a stolen BMW into a fire hydrant at Center and North Elm streets. The teen, whose name was not released, is facing 17 charges, including reckless driving, engaging...
  • Man killed in West Delray motorcycle crash

    Deputies say a Wellington man died after sharply veering his motorcycle to avoid a crash with a car in West Delray. The fatal accident happened at about 7:20 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Half Mile Road. Andrew Sullivan, 69,...
  • Coroner identifies two killed in Schuylkill County crash

    Two people were killed and one seriously injured when a Veterans Affairs van crashed into a tractor-trailer Monday morning in Schuylkill County, authorities say. The victims were James Metzger, 67, of Barnesville, and Elaine Bradley, 73, of Tamaqua,...
  • Woman accused of DUI, running away from crash

    Woman accused of DUI, running away from crash
    A Tamarac woman is accused of driving under the influence and running away from a car accident that sent a man to the hospital with a skull fracture. Angelic Simonenko, 23, was arrested Sunday morning following the accident on southbound Interstate 75,...
  • 1 Dead After Serious Crash In Stratford

    STRATFORD – One person is dead after a serious accident involving a car and a pickup truck on Main Street and Freeman Avenue Sunday afternoon, according to police. Police said the car struck the pickup truck on the passenger side. The truck had two...
  • Traffic: All lanes of Belair Road in Baltimore County closed for serious crash

    Traffic: All lanes of Belair Road in Baltimore County closed for serious crash
    All lanes of U.S. 1 at Sunshine Avenue in Baltimore County remain closed in both directions for a three-car crash that was first reported at around 6:30 a.m., state transportation officials said. One lane of northbound MD 295 past Interstate 695 is...
  • 2 dead in head-on crash near Apopka

    2 dead in head-on crash near Apopka
    Two people are dead after a head-on collision on Clarcona Road outside Apopka Saturday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Rufus Howard, 28, of Apopka, was traveling north on Clarcona Road in his Infiniti when he attempted to pass the car in...