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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Traffic: Officer aboard motorcycle struck

    Traffic: Officer aboard motorcycle struck
    Baltimore City Police reported that an officer aboard a motorcycle suffered minor injuries after being struck by another vehicle at West Pratt and Paca streets on Wednesday morning. Authorities reported the incident at 9:41 a.m. and said that...
  • Road closed while South Windsor police investigate single-car accident

    South Windsor police are investigating a single car motor vehicle accident on Route 74 at the Ellington town line. At about 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, a black Honda left the roadway and struck a tree. The male operator was transported to Hartford...
  • One Hospitalized In South Windsor Crash

    One Hospitalized In South Windsor Crash
    SOUTH WINDSOR — A man was taken to the hospital after a single car accident on Route 74 on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The accident happened about 1:30 p.m. near the Ellington town line, police said. The driver of the black Honda left the...
  • Pilot killed in plane crash at Van Nuys intersection was a longtime JPL scientist

    Pilot killed in plane crash at Van Nuys intersection was a longtime JPL scientist
    The pilot killed in a small plane crash at a Van Nuys intersection Friday afternoon was a longtime scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory who specialized in designing robotics for exploring the surfaces of other planets. Alberto Enrique Behar, 47,...
  • Driver charged in fatal wrong-way Eisenhower crash

    A Chicago man has been charged with aggravated DUI in a wrong-way crash this week on the Eisenhower Expressway in Forest Park that killed a man and injured several others, police said. Matthew M. Bougher, 21, was charged with aggravated driving under...
  • Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says

    Street racing suspected in fatal Tamarac crash, search warrant says
    A suspected street race of nearly 30 mph over the speed limit has taken a grim toll: A young life lost and plans for a military career put on hold. Investigators suspect a Hyundai was racing a motorcycle when the driver lost control and wrapped his...
  • Episcopal church to review how bishop now in jail was elected

    Episcopal church to review how bishop now in jail was elected
    National Episcopal officials will reassess the process by which the church elected a bishop now accused in the hit-and-run death of a prominent local bicyclist, the head of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland wrote in a letter to members Tuesday. "A...
  • Correction Officer Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash

    Correction Officer Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash
    BRIDGEPORT — A state correction officer was charged Wednesday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash last month on Boston Avenue. Patricia Daniels, 46, of Palisade Avenue in Bridgeport, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant charging...
  • Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10

    Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10
    At least 10 people were killed and five were injured Wednesday when a prison bus skidded off an icy overpass in West Texas and collided with a passing train, officials said. Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the bus careened off an Interstate...
  • Police identify woman killed in Sharp-Leadenhall crash

    Police identify woman killed in Sharp-Leadenhall crash
    Police identified the 63-year-old woman who was killed in a car crash in Sharp-Leadenhall Tuesday as Helen Davis of Harlem Park. Davis, of the 500 block of N. Fremont Ave., was a nearly 30-year veteran of The Baltimore Sun, newspaper spokeswoman Renee...
  • 2 hurt as car crashes, rolls on its side on Rt. 209 in Mahoning

    A Kunkletown driver and her passenger suffered minor injuries last Thursday night when their car crashed on Route 209 in Mahoning Township, police said. Carley Honey drove into an embankment, knocking the car on its side, about 7:15 p.m. on a curve of...