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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Street racing likely led to fatal crash in Long Beach, police say

    Street racing likely led to fatal crash in Long Beach, police say
    A fatal crash on Long Beach’s scenic Ocean Boulevard on Monday night was probably caused by a street race, police said. The crash occurred about 10:15 p.m. when a yellow 2003 Honda S2000 convertible lost control while traveling west on Ocean...
  • Wisconsin train derailment clean up underway, evacuation lifted

    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - An evacuation order was lifted on Monday after a train derailment and collision several hours earlier caused a fuel spill in a southeastern Wisconsin town, where clean-up efforts were underway, a rail spokesman said. A Canadian...
  • Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment

    Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment
    Authorities are letting residents return home Monday morning after a train derailment and fuel spill in Slinger, Wis., prompted an evacuation Sunday night, authorities said. Three locomotives and several railcars belonging to a Canadian National Railway...
  • Two people arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run

    Two people arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run
    A 29-year-old man suspected of drunk driving and his girlfriend were arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that fatally injured a motorcyclist in North Hollywood on Saturday, authorities said. Officer Jessica Rice of the Los Angeles Police...
  • West Boca man dies in crash; woman may be charged, deputies say

    Possible charges are pending against a West Boca woman after a crash that killed a man on Monday, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office news release. The crash happened about 1 a.m. as Kelsey Cooper, 32, was driving north on State Road 7 in a...
  • Driver in crash that killed motorcyclist faces homicide charge

    A 64-year-old Bucks County man was driving drunk when he crashed head-on into a motorcyclist and killed him Saturday night on Kellers Church Road in Bedminster Township, state police at Dublin said. Dennis H. Bennett, 64, of Doylestown Township, was...
  • Driver In East Hartford Crash Recovering At Hartford Hospital

    EAST HARTFORD — The driver who crashed into a parked car last week, pushing it into a house on High Street, remained hospitalized Monday although she is no longer in the intensive care unit, police said. The driver was Stephanie Gray, 21, and her...
  • Citations issued in Dan Ryan accident that killed off-duty CPD officer

    Citations issued in Dan Ryan accident that killed off-duty CPD officer
    A Chicago man was ticketed after an off-duty Chicago police officer was killed this afternoon in a motorcycle accident involving another vehicle on the Dan Ryan Expressway, according to Illinois State Police. The accident was reported at 2:15 p.m. on...
  • At least four dead in truck-car crash south of Chicago

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - At least four people were dead and three more were airlifted to hospitals after a multi-vehicle crash on I-55, a major truck route between St. Louis and Chicago, Illinois State Police said on Monday. The crash, which involved two...
  • Traffic: Delays, crash reported on I-4

    Traffic: Delays, crash reported on I-4
    Several delays and crashes have been reported on a rainy afternoon in Central Florida. The left shoulder of Interstate 4 is blocked by a crash at Exit 58, County Road 532, with traffic backed up to World Drive. I-4 is also slow westbound from Exit 80,...
  • Orlando college student killed in hit-and-run crash called a 'free spirit'

    Nicole Brennan, 21, had stepped out of her Toyota Solara to check how much damage her car had sustained following an accident early Sunday morning on State Road 50 near Lake Pickett Road. As she stood on the white line that separates the turn lane...