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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Driver in double-fatal crash charged with DUI manslaughter

    Driver in double-fatal crash charged with DUI manslaughter
    A Daytona Beach man accused in a double-fatal October crash was charged this week with DUI manslaughter and other crimes. Patrick Ryan Shea, 32, was driving a rented 2013 BMW X5 westbound on Dunlawton Avenue at nearly 75 miles an hour in a 50-mph zone...
  • Woman arrested for third time in seven months

    Woman arrested for third time in seven months
    A Boynton Beach woman is in trouble with the law once again after she got pulled over on suspicion of DUI. Ramona Ramoutar, 43, was charged with DUI and driving on a suspended license Wednesday after she rear ended a car, paid the driver $200 and drove...
  • Two men in sedan vanish after crash with fire truck

    Two men ran away after their Toyota sedan crashed into a Pompano Beach fire truck Thursday afternoon, a city official said. The crash happened about 1:48 p.m. in the northbound lanes of North Powerline Road near West Copans Road, said Sandra King,...
  • Injured firefighters in restaurant crash aided civilians, chiefs say

    Injured firefighters in restaurant crash aided civilians, chiefs say
    After two fire trucks collided in Monterey Park on Wednesday, sending one of them crashing into a restaurant, the firefighters climbed out and immediately set about rescuing injured civilians, officials said Thursday. The fire chiefs for the Monterey...
  • Freemansburg Ave. collision sends truck into house; woman and baby at front door

    Freemansburg Ave. collision sends truck into house; woman and baby at front door
    A tractor-trailer collided with a car and slammed into a Bethlehem Township house Thursday afternoon just as a woman was coming to the front door with her baby. No one was reported injured in the 4:10 p.m. crash, but it was a close call. "I was coming...
  • Neighbors rushed in vain to help in California bus crash that killed 10

    ORLAND, California (Reuters) - Newly released recordings of 911 emergency calls revealed the helplessness of stunned residents in the California town of Orland who witnessed the aftermath of last week's fiery crash between a FedEx truck and a tour bus...
  • 911 calls convey panic, chaos after fatal bus crash

    911 calls convey panic, chaos after fatal bus crash
    Emergency 911 calls released Thursday by the CHP convey chaos and confusion in the moments after a FedEx truck collided head-on with a tour bus full of students, killing 10 people. In one of the calls, from a passenger who had just fled the burning bus,...
  • Day-care crashes can lead to traffic barriers

    Day-care crashes can lead to traffic barriers
    When a vehicle skidded on an icy Kentucky road in February, it slammed into a day-care center. No one was hurt, but the center is raising money to install concrete barriers in case it happens again. Barriers were quickly erected in 2010 after several 8-...
  • Several injured when fire truck crashes into Monterey Park restaurant

    Several injured when fire truck crashes into Monterey Park restaurant
    At least 14 people, including four firefighters, were injured Wednesday afternoon when two fire trucks collided in Monterey Park, sending one crashing into a restaurant, officials said. No fatalities have been reported, but authorities are still...
  • Monterey Park fire truck crash: 'It was really bad,' witness says

    Monterey Park fire truck crash: 'It was really bad,' witness says
    Investigators said it was not immediately clear what caused two fire trucks to collide Wednesday afternoon in Monterey Park, sending one careening into a Chinese restaurant and injuring at least 14 people. It also was not known how many of the injured...
  • Ailing driver on way to hospital crashes, killing himself and his wife

    Ailing driver on way to hospital crashes, killing himself and his wife
    A man on his way to the hospital after suffering medical complications lost control of his car and crashed, killing himself and his wife. Carl Sala, 63, was on the way from his southeast Orange County home to Orlando Regional Medical Center Tuesday...