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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Southbound 5 Freeway reopens near Norwalk after big rig fire

    Southbound 5 Freeway reopens near Norwalk after big rig fire
    All lanes of the southbound 5 Freeway near Norwalk have reopened after a big rig jackknifed Friday morning and caught fire near Florence Avenue. The crash occurred about 5:30 a.m. and stopped traffic for more than two hours. One lane was reopened by 8:...
  • Driver still missing in weekend crash with motorcycle, police say

    Driver still missing in weekend crash with motorcycle, police say
    Police are still looking for the driver of a car, and a motorcyclist remains in the hospital in serious condition, nearly a week after they crashed in Newport News, police said. Emergency crews were called to the scene of the crash at J. Clyde Morris...
  • 2 L.A. school police officers seriously injured in collision

    2 L.A. school police officers seriously injured in collision
    Two Los Angeles Unified School Police officers were airlifted to a local trauma center Friday after their patrol car collided with a dump truck near a campus in Sun Valley, officials said. Few details about the crash were immediately available, but it...
  • Butter, whipped cream coat Indianapolis highway after spill

    (Reuters) - Morning traffic slowed to a crawl on an Indianapolis highway on Friday after a truck carrying dairy products crashed, spilling 45,000 pounds (20,400 kg) of butter, margarine and whipped cream onto the road, police said. Crews were...
  • Driver ejected from car after crashing into SUV, pole, Boynton police say

    An investigation is underway for a serious two-vehicle-crash that left two men injured, according to a Boynton Beach Police news release. The crash happened on the 600 block of West Industrial Avenue just after 7 p.m. and involved a 1998 Nissan...
  • Ask Amy: Motorcycle mama won't wear helmet

    Dear Amy: How can I convince my motorcycle-riding mom to wear a helmet? She wears an armored leather jacket and other protective gear, but she says that a helmet is too inconvenient and takes away from the joy of riding. She said that if anything...
  • Man missing after car crash in Suffolk, police say

    Man missing after car crash in Suffolk, police say
    A 40-year-old Chesapeake man was reported missing Thursday after police said his car was found crashed into a ditch in Suffolk, though the search was discontinued in the afternoon after officials found no signs of him in the area, a city spokeswoman said....
  • Man dies after car crashes into bee-infested house

     
    Filed under: Etc. Leaving buildings vacant can present all kinds of dangers, as officials in Michigan in particular have found in recent years. But this tragic incident has to be a new one. A 54-year-old man was driving his Hyundai down Spruce Road in the...
  • Car chase ends in crash in Lauderdale Lakes

    Three juvenile suspects speeding away from deputies in a stolen car crashed into two vehicles, injuring a person in Lauderdale Lakes on Thursday, authorities said. The trio were in a blue 2009 Volkswagen Jetta that had been reported stolen out of...
  • East Hartford Fire Switching To iPads, New Online Communications Program

    East Hartford Fire Switching To iPads, New Online Communications Program
    EAST HARTFORD — Seconds before emergency operators dispatched firefighters to a serious car accident on High Street in July, Deputy Chief Christopher Tardif had all the information he needed at his fingertips. "See, we just heard [the operator]...
  • Goodman set to appeal judge's decision to keep blood evidence

    John Goodman's DUI manslaughter retrial may be delayed further than an October court date, even after another major defeat for his defense team this week. The Wellington polo executive, charged in the Feb. 12, 2010 death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson, will...