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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Wrong-way crash on I-290 kills 1 in Forest Park

    One person died and several others were injured after a wrong-way driver rammed into other cars early Sunday on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Forest Park, police said. The three-vehicle crash happened about 4:40 a.m. in the eastbound...
  • You've just had a car accident - now what?

    You're never prepared for a car crash. Even a minor fender bender is a scary experience. Your mind races as you try to figure out what just happened and what you need to do next. As difficult as it may be, it's important to stay calm. State Farm agent...
  • Ninety-eight years later, LAPD takes time to remember one of its own

    Ninety-eight years later, LAPD takes time to remember one of its own
    Walter R. Kreps, a Los Angeles police officer, was killed in the line of duty. He was on Avenue 20, racing to respond to a call, when a police car trying to pass a slower automobile collided with his motorcycle. Kreps was 28, married with a 6-year-old...
  • Riverside woman charged with DUI after girl, 10, struck in hit-and-run

    Riverside woman charged with DUI after girl, 10, struck in hit-and-run
    A Riverside woman was charged with drunken driving after being accused of striking a 10-year-old girl with her car in a school zone Thursday afternoon in west suburban Riverside, authorities said. The girl was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk...
  • Freezing rain hits Western Pennsylvania causing numerous accidents

    Roads iced up quickly after freezing rain hit western Pennsylvania Saturday morning, sending cars into each other, walls and into barriers. Allegheny County on its Twitter feed said that it expected conditions to improve by 2 p.m. as it warms up....
  • Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash

    Coral Springs man charged with DUI manslaughter in August crash
    A Coral Springs man has been arrested on a DUI manslaughter charge in an August crash that killed his friend, who was trying to stop him from driving impaired, police said. Patricio Arias Verdial, 19, was taken into custody Friday. Along with DUI...
  • One Lane Open After Berlin Turnpike Southbound Accident

    NEWINGTON — One lane is now open on the southbound side of the Berlin Turnpike, or Route 5, due to a car accident this morning. Though police were unable to provide details of the accident, they said crews would be out between Superior Avenue...
  • Arundel police say Millersville hit-and-run left pedestrian in critical condition

    Arundel police say Millersville hit-and-run left pedestrian in critical condition
    Anne Arundel County police are investigating a suspected hit-and-run incident early Sunday in which a pedestrian was left in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle. Police said they were called at about 2:30 a.m. to area of Obrecht Road...
  • Man killed when motorcycle hits utility pole

    Man killed when motorcycle hits utility pole
    A motorcyclist was killed when he crashed into a utility pole in the 2200 block of Copans Road early Sunday morning, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. The speeding motorcycle burst into flames after hitting the pole, BSO said. The driver, who died at...
  • Bicyclist killed in DeLand hit and run

    Bicyclist killed in DeLand hit and run
    Authorities are searching for a driver who struck and killed a bicycle rider in DeLand and then fled the scene Saturday evening. Brian Balsley, 35, of DeLand, was killed Saturday when the bicycle he was riding on Woodland Boulevard was struck by a car...
  • 1 dead, dozens hurt in Northern California bus crash

    1 dead, dozens hurt in Northern California bus crash
    A tour bus on its way from Los Angeles to Washington state crashed and rolled over on Interstate 5 in Northern California on Sunday morning, killing one passenger and sending dozens to the hospital. Earlier in the morning, the same bus had crashed...