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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Traffic: Collision on MD 2 in Arnold

    Traffic: Collision on MD 2 in Arnold
    A collision on MD 2 South in Arnold prior to U.S. 50 has closed both southbound traffic lanes and the southbound right shoulder at 8:55 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City prior...
  • Texting, driving leads to violent Plantation crash, officials say

    Texting, driving leads to violent Plantation crash, officials say
    A single-car crash that blocked a busy Plantation intersection early Thursday was caused by texting and driving and sent the driver to a hospital, officials said. A woman whose Honda Civic was traveling north along North University Drive and Northwest...
  • Cincinnati RB Kennedy-Palmore dies in accident

    The Sports Xchange Cincinnati RB Kennedy-Palmore dies in accident University of Cincinnati redshirt freshman running back Chamoda Kennedy-Palmore was killed in a motorcycle accident Thursday in Cincinnati. Kennedy-Palmore, a 19-year-old walk-on, was...
  • Dutch tourist fined for crashing drone in Yellowstone hot spring

    (Reuters) - A Dutch tourist has been ordered to pay penalites of more than $3,000 for crashing a drone aircraft into a famous hot spring at Yellowstone National Park, a park spokesman said on Thursday. Theodorus Van Vliet was trying to take aerial...
  • Kissimmee official ticketed for driving 105 mph in city pickup

    Kissimmee official ticketed for driving 105 mph in city pickup
    Kissimmee city Commissioner Sara Shaw's speeding ticket for driving 105 mph in a city truck last month prompted Mayor Jim Swan to call a special meeting for noon Friday. A Florida Highway Patrol trooper reported stopping Shaw at 1:40 a.m. Aug. 14...
  • West Palm man jailed in staged auto crash ring

    West Palm man jailed in staged auto crash ring
    What deputies originally thought was a minor crash without injuries wound up costing a car-insurance company almost $20,000. Acting on information from Allstate Insurance and the FBI, investigators soon unraveled a fraud scheme: A couple had staged...
  • Police to hold DUI checkpoint

    The Laguna Beach Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint to stop and arrest alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers this weekend, according to a news release. Officers will patrol areas with high frequencies of past DUI collisions and/or...
  • Tensions boil over when woman drives pickup into couple's vehicle, deputies say

    Tensions boil over when woman drives pickup into couple's vehicle, deputies say
    Close to five months of tensions between two young women boiled over when one of them, accompanied by a hostile crowd, drove her pickup into the other's boyfriend's truck, deputies said. Stephanie Usefof, 22, of Boynton Beach, was arrested Wednesday...
  • Take The Odds, Wear The Helmet

    I find the recent conversations about whether to wear a motorcycle helmet a bit myopic [Sept. 24, letters, "Helmet Saved Life In Crash"; "Dismissing Helmet Point Is Claptrap"]. I am a survivor and not a victim of a motorcycle crash because I was wearing...
  • LAPD sergeant's daughter gets prison for concealing fatal hit-and-run

    LAPD sergeant's daughter gets prison for concealing fatal hit-and-run
    A Los Angeles police sergeant's daughter was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for trying to cover up a hit-and-run collision that killed a cyclist in Gardena. Vanessa Marie Yanez's sentencing comes more than a month after she pleaded no contest...
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash on Route 145 in North Whitehall

    Motorcyclist killed in crash on Route 145 in North Whitehall
    A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday night in a collision with a minivan on Route 145 in North Whitehall Township, police said. Jorge Lugo Jr., 45, of Teaneck, N.J., died in the 6:55 p.m. crash at Route 145 and Second Street, just south of Laurys Station....