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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • D.A. rejects charges against sheriff's deputy who killed cyclist

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was typing on a patrol car computer when he hit and killed a bicyclist in Calabasas last year will not be prosecuted, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in a statement Thursday....
  • Driver hospitalized after car crashes into Freemansburg Ave. house

    Driver hospitalized after car crashes into Freemansburg Ave. house
    A man suffered a bloodied face and other injuries Thursday evening when his car crashed into the corner of a house along Freemansburg Avenue in Palmer Township. The eastbound car went at least 40 feet off the road, through a neighbor's driveway, before...
  • Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend at Atlanta

    Tony Stewart will end three weeks of seclusion and return to NASCAR racing this weekend in Atlanta, his first public appearance since his car struck and killed a fellow driver at a dirt-track race Aug. 9, Stewart’s team said Thursday. Stewart will...
  • State trooper injured, another involved in crash in police pursuit

    State trooper injured, another involved in crash in police pursuit
    A Virginia State Police trooper was injured in a pursuit, and another officer responding to the incident was involved in a crash, on I-64 in Newport News Friday morning, a spokeswoman said. Just after 6 a.m., an officer tried to stop a 2002 Honda...
  • Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend

    Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend
    Whether you're staying in Hampton Roads for the Labor Day weekend holiday or traveling away from home, prepare for heavy traffic on the roadways. A Labor Day travel forecast by AAA predicts that more people will travel during the weekend than any year...
  • More than a dozen injured in bus crash at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A shuttle bus crash on Friday at O'Hare International Airport injured at least 13 people, four of them seriously, Chicago fire officials said. The bus hit a concrete median at about 6:30 a.m. on a road leading to terminals at O'Hare,...
  • Drivers standing behind Stewart

    Tony Stewart returned to racing Friday, and most of his peers were beyond pleased to welcome him back. "I'm excited to have my friend back," Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick said Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. "I think...
  • Man who drove Bugatti Veyron into lake pleads guilty, faces 20 years in prison [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Government/Legal, Videos, Supercars, Bugatti Remember the guy who caught on video driving a Bugatti Veyron into the Gulf Bay in Texas? Well, he's now facing a few decades behind bars. You might wonder why some seriously...
  • MA drivers named nation's most accident prone

     
    Filed under: Etc., Safety If you're hoping to avoid a car accident, even a minor fender bender, it might be best to avoid Massachusetts at all costs. In the tenth annual Allstate America's Best Drivers Report, cities in the Bay State took three of the...
  • New Haven Woman Dies In I-95 Crash

    NEW HAVEN — A local woman was killed and her passenger seriously injured when their car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer and pushed into another tractor-trailer on I-95 in New Haven at about 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, state police said. Gwendolyn...
  • DUI checkpoint scheduled for Labor Day weekend

    DUI checkpoint scheduled for Labor Day weekend
    Glendale police will conduct a DUI checkpoint this weekend as well as aggressively patrolling for drunk drivers over Labor Day weekend. The sobriety checkpoint will take place from 6 p.m. on Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed intersection within...