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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Bicyclist seriously injured in Royal Palm crash

    Bicyclist seriously injured in Royal Palm crash
    A car hit a bicyclist in Royal Palm Beach on Friday, seriously injuring him, authorities said. It happened at 9:30 a.m. near South State Road 7 and Pioneer Road, just south of Southern Boulevard. Firefighters responded and found a man down on the...
  • Child is fourth to die from California crash, driver charged

    A 6-year-old boy has become the fourth person to die from a crash earlier this week in which a driver plowed into pedestrians leaving a church in Southern California, and the driver was charged on Friday, officials said. Samuel Gaza, who was hospitalized...
  • New Haven Police: 14-Year-Old Crashes Car Into School Bus

    New Haven Police: 14-Year-Old Crashes Car Into School Bus
    NEW HAVEN — A 14-year-old girl driving a car hit two cars before hitting a bus at Whalley and Sherman avenues midday Tuesday, police said. Officers had been called to the area on reports of a car hitting a school bus. The driver of the car was a...
  • Police arrest man in death of Anaheim bicyclist, who was mother of 8

    Police arrest man in death of Anaheim bicyclist, who was mother of 8
    The driver who hit a bicyclist, the mother of eight, and then fled has been tracked down and arrested, police say. Daniella Palacios, 44, of Anaheim, died the day after she was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Anaheim. Junior Rigoberto Lopez,...
  • Woman Hits Farmington Police Car, Charged With DUI

    Woman Hits Farmington Police Car, Charged With DUI
    FARMINGTON — A West Hartford woman was charged with drunken driving after she struck a Farmington police car that was making a traffic stop Wednesday, police said. Jennifer Newton, 28, of Reservoir Avenue, was also charged with evading...
  • Allentown woman hurt in car-truck collision in Upper Macungie

    An Allentown woman was injured Thursday morning when her car collided with a truck at an Upper Macungie Township intersection, police said. Alyssa Worthington, 20, was southbound on Werley Road at 11:55 a.m. when she collided with a work truck driven...
  • Christmas concert crash: Driver may have been using prescriptions, police say

    Christmas concert crash: Driver may have been using prescriptions, police say
    Police believe a driver who plowed into a crowd of people leaving a Christmas concert at a Redondo Beach church, killing three, had prescription drugs in her system. Three women were killed, a child and an adult were critically injured and seven...
  • L.A. County fielded numerous complaints before deaths of two children

    Over the last eight months, Los Angeles County social workers fielded repeated reports that Alan Dean Edwards' two children were in danger. They opened investigations and let some complaints languish past the state's 30-day deadline, according to county...
  • Couple from Boca Raton killed while crossing road in Deerfield

    Couple from Boca Raton killed while crossing road in Deerfield
    A Boca Raton couple who found new love late in their lives died Wednesday after being struck by a car on State Road A1A in Deerfield Beach. Francine Freedman, 80, and Philip Kendall, 85, were a handsome pair who packed a lot of living into their 18-...
  • Man rams car into headquarters of Spain's ruling party

    A unemployed Spaniard who said he was a ruined businessman rammed a car containing gas cylinders into the headquarters of Spain's ruling People's Party in Madrid on Friday, triggering a police alert, official spokesmen said. No one was injured in the...
  • Tractor Trailer Crash Sparks Fire, Snarls Traffic

    Tractor Trailer Crash Sparks Fire, Snarls Traffic
    VERNON — Two tractor trailers crashed and burned overnight, shutting down I-84 between exits 66 and 67. No one was injured. The westbound lanes re-opened in time for the morning rush, but eastbound lanes remained closed, bringing eastbound traffic...