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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Four injured as car is rear-ended in crash near Hamburg

    Four injured as car is rear-ended in crash near Hamburg
    Four people were injured Friday night when one car ran into the rear of another that was preparing to turn off Pottsville Pike near Hamburg, police said. Anne M. Pearson, 44, of New Philadelphia, Schuylkill County, stopped to make a left turn into the...
  • Two teens injured as car crashes, flips in Poconos

    Two teens injured as car crashes, flips in Poconos
    Two Monroe County teens were injured Thursday afternoon when the car they were riding in crashed into an embankment and flipped on its side in Chestnut Hill Township, police said. A 16-year-old Kunkletown girl was driving the car west on Effort Neola...
  • Man airlifted to hospital following crash in Virginia Beach

    A man was airlifted to an area hospital after his truck struck a tree in Virginia Beach Friday afternoon, police said. The incident happened just after 6 p.m. in the 2800 block of Pungo Ferry Road, according to a police department news release....
  • 2 men seriously hurt in Mahoning Township head-on collision

    2 men seriously hurt in Mahoning Township head-on collision
    Two men were injured badly Friday afternoon when a station wagon and pickup truck collided head-on on Route 902 in Mahoning Township. The station wagon was southbound on Route 902 shortly after 5 p.m. when it crashed into the northbound pickup truck...
  • In plane crash that killed family, spared 7-year-old, pilot reported engine trouble

    A preliminary report shows that the pilot of a small plane flying over western Kentucky lost sight of the airport and reported the right engine had stopped shortly before the plane crashed and killed everyone aboard except a 7-year-old girl. The...
  • H.B. man, 89, dies after car crash

    An 89-year-old Huntington Beach man died Thursday after his car was hit while he was leaving a parking lot near Huntington Harbour. The man, who has not been identified pending notification of next of kin, was driving a 2005 Nissan Altima onto Bolsa...
  • Man charged in Christmas Eve hit-and-run crash that injured cyclist

    Man charged in Christmas Eve hit-and-run crash that injured cyclist
    A 44-year-old man who struck a bicyclist on Christmas Eve and drove away without helping the injured man has been arrested, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. The driver, who authorities identified as Steven Volgyi, of Pompano Beach, was jailed Thursday....
  • Man killed in motorcycle crash identified

    Authorities on Friday identified a man who was killed a day earlier in a motorcycle crash on the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa. Antonio Carranza, 35, of Costa Mesa died at the scene around 2:40 a.m. Thursday after he struck the center divider on the...
  • In bike-loving Colorado city, ambulances get racks for rides

    In bike-loving Colorado city, ambulances get racks for rides
    Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind. Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, home of Colorado State University, has equipped all 14 of its ambulances...
  • Man working on car dies after vehicle falls on him

    Man working on car dies after vehicle falls on him
    A 48-year-old man died Thursday after the vehicle he was working under fell on him in the Chicago Lawn neighborhod, officials said. The accident happend at 1:15 p.m. on the 6600 block of South Homan Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at 1:...
  • Coroner identifies man killed in fiery I-78 crash

    Coroner identifies man killed in fiery I-78 crash
    The driver killed in a Jan. 9 fiery crash on Interstate 78 in Williams Township has been identified as a Newark, N.J., man, the Northampton County coroner reported. Ulvio Rivera, 46, died when his van ran into the back of a stopped tractor-trailer....