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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Government adds emergency braking features to its list of recommended safety devices

    The U.S. government's auto safety agency wants to add two automatic emergency braking devices to its list of recommended safety features for new-car buyers. But it's unclear when or if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require...
  • Woman hurt as jackknifing tractor-trailer hits vehicle on icy Upper Macungie road

    Woman hurt as jackknifing tractor-trailer hits vehicle on icy Upper Macungie road
    A Breinigsville woman was injured Sunday morning when an oncoming tractor-trailer jackknifed and crashed into her vehicle on an icy road in Upper Macungie, police said. Kyong Toczek, 62, was going west in the 7300 block of Tilghman Street at 10 a.m....
  • Alburtis man is hurt as car crashes and flips on icy road, police say

    An Alburtis man was injured Wednesday morning when his car fishtailed on a patch of ice, slammed into a rocky embankment and rolled over in eastern Berks County, police said. Michael A. Descant, 27, was going east on Huffs Church Road, District Township,...
  • Man killed, 2 injured as car hits utility pole in Pocono Township

    Man killed, 2 injured as car hits utility pole in Pocono Township
    A Brooklyn man was killed and two others were injured late Wednesday afternoon in Pocono Township when a car crashed into a utility pole, officials said. The car, driven by an East Stroudsburg man, was eastbound on Cherry Lane Church Road, near Route...
  • Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked

    Northbound traffic on I-895 blocked
    All northbound traffic on Interstate 895 in Baltimore City has been closed due to a two-vehicle collision at the Harbor Tunnel at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A three-vehicle collision on U.S. 50 West in...
  • Rauner uninjured in Loop car crash

    Rauner uninjured in Loop car crash
    New Gov. Bruce Rauner was involved in a Loop car crash Wednesday morning while being driven to the James R. Thompson Center, but Illinois State Police said he was not injured. The governor was traveling in a routine state police motorcade from his...
  • Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane

    Wreckage found in San Bernardino County believed to be from missing plane
    Wreckage found on the side of a mountain at the edge of the Mojave Desert is believed to be the remains of an aircraft that went missing on radar Tuesday night while en route to Nevada, search team officials said. The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza...
  • Man dies in work-related accident on SE Side

    Man dies in work-related accident on SE Side
    A 68-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning after being struck by a truck in a work-related accident, according to officials. The accident happened at 9 a.m. on the 11600 block of South Burley Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical...
  • Traffic: Crash shuts down three lanes of I-4 west in Orlando

    Traffic: Crash shuts down three lanes of I-4 west in Orlando
    Authorities blocked three westbound lanes on Interstate 4 after a crash this evening. The crash, just after Exit 82B to Anderson Avenue in Orlando, was reported around 6:30 p.m., according to the Florida Department of Transportation's 511 system....
  • Coplay woman 'critical' after North Whitehall hit-run; vehicle not found

    Coplay woman 'critical' after North Whitehall hit-run; vehicle not found
    The Coplay woman hit by a vehicle in North Whitehall Township on Tuesday night was in critical condition 24 hours later at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, a hospital spokeswoman said. State police at Bethlehem continued their search Wednesday for a...
  • Costa Mesa police officer claims harassment, retaliation by supervisor, city

    A Costa Mesa police officer has sued the city and a supervisor at the Police Department, alleging he was harassed and retaliated against after an on-the-job injury triggered a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder. Traffic Officer Jeffrey Horn...