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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup

    All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup
    GALESBURG, Mich. - All lanes of Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan reopened early Sunday, two days after a 193-vehicle pileup on the snowy highway, authorities said. State transportation officials reopened the eastbound lanes about 4:30 a.m., a...
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout

    2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout
     An 18-vehicle pileup in whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon killed two people in western Pennsylvania and left dozens injured, authorities said. Both victims died after leaving their vehicles amid the chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80. One was...
  • Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run

     Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run
    An Illinois State University student from Crystal Lake is on life support in a downstate hospital after he was struck by a car, according to family friends. Benjamin Allison, 20, a Crystal Lake South High School graduate and an ISU sophomore, has not...
  • Windermere Police Department sees almost 500% increase in DUI arrests

    It was a Saturday night, the first weekend of 2015,and the motorist was swerving in and out of her driving lane in Windermere. Moments later, a police officer would see the 28-year-old woman almost crash into oncoming traffic and then rear-end a...
  • Torrington Jogger Killed In Plow Truck Accident

    A 25-year-old man out jogging before dawn in Torrington Sunday was hit by a plow truck traveling south on South Main Street near the Bank of America, according to the Torrington Police. Michael Walsh, of Torrington, was taken to Charlotte Hungerford...
  • Whitehall woman hurt as car hits tree in Lower Saucon snow

    A Whitehall woman was injured Tuesday morning when her car slid off a snowy Lower Saucon road and crashed into a tree, police said. Dayanna Sanchez, 20, of Main Street was westbound in the 2200 block of Silver Creek Road at 7:30 a.m. when she lost...
  • 2 dead, 1 injured in Torrance collision; PCH closed in both directions

    2 dead, 1 injured in Torrance collision; PCH closed in both directions
    Two people died and another was injured in a car collision in Torrance on Tuesday that halted traffic in both directions on Pacific Coast Highway, authorities said. Around 9 p.m., between Madison Street and Zamperini Way, two cars collided, possibly...
  • Schools should have closed

    Schools should have closed
    As a Baltimore City Public School employee, I am shocked and appalled that school was not delayed or canceled Tuesday ("Snow to accumulate through early afternoon, causes major traffic delays," Jan. 6). I would like to know why Baltimore schools...
  • Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt

    Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt
    Two people were injured after a pick-up truck crashed into a school bus in the Christmas area on Wednesday morning, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue. The crash occurred at State Road 520 and Maxim Parkway just before 8:20 a.m. A driver and one...
  • Social-media tipsters help FHP find Honda in S. Lake hit-and-run crash

    Social-media tipsters help FHP find Honda in S. Lake hit-and-run crash
    Social-media tipsters helped investigators find the vehicle linked to a hit-and-run that killed a Clermont pedestrian Monday. "Possible drivers" are being questioned, a Florida Highway Patrol official said, but no arrests have been made. Johnny...
  • All lanes reopened on 60 Freeway after bus-big rig crash

    All lanes reopened on 60 Freeway after bus-big rig crash
    All the lanes of the 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights have been reopened after a crash between a big rig and charter bus shut down most of the eastbound lanes for several hours Wednesday. Los Angeles County firefighters said 34 people were injured when...