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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup

    All lanes reopen on I-94 in Michigan after pileup
    GALESBURG, Mich. - All lanes of Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan reopened early Sunday, two days after a 193-vehicle pileup on the snowy highway, authorities said. State transportation officials reopened the eastbound lanes about 4:30 a.m., a...
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout

    2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout
     An 18-vehicle pileup in whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon killed two people in western Pennsylvania and left dozens injured, authorities said. Both victims died after leaving their vehicles amid the chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80. One was...
  • Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run

     Illinois State University student from Chicago area in coma after hit-and-run
    An Illinois State University student from Crystal Lake is on life support in a downstate hospital after he was struck by a car, according to family friends. Benjamin Allison, 20, a Crystal Lake South High School graduate and an ISU sophomore, has not...
  • Windermere Police Department sees almost 500% increase in DUI arrests

    It was a Saturday night, the first weekend of 2015,and the motorist was swerving in and out of her driving lane in Windermere. Moments later, a police officer would see the 28-year-old woman almost crash into oncoming traffic and then rear-end a...
  • Schools should have closed

    Schools should have closed
    As a Baltimore City Public School employee, I am shocked and appalled that school was not delayed or canceled Tuesday ("Snow to accumulate through early afternoon, causes major traffic delays," Jan. 6). I would like to know why Baltimore schools...
  • Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt

    Traffic: School bus hit by pickup, two hurt
    Two people were injured after a pick-up truck crashed into a school bus in the Christmas area on Wednesday morning, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue. The crash occurred at State Road 520 and Maxim Parkway just before 8:20 a.m. A driver and one...
  • Social-media tipsters help FHP find Honda in S. Lake hit-and-run crash

    Social-media tipsters help FHP find Honda in S. Lake hit-and-run crash
    Social-media tipsters helped investigators find the vehicle linked to a hit-and-run that killed a Clermont pedestrian Monday. "Possible drivers" are being questioned, a Florida Highway Patrol official said, but no arrests have been made. Johnny...
  • All lanes reopened on 60 Freeway after bus-big rig crash

    All lanes reopened on 60 Freeway after bus-big rig crash
    All the lanes of the 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights have been reopened after a crash between a big rig and charter bus shut down most of the eastbound lanes for several hours Wednesday. Los Angeles County firefighters said 34 people were injured when...
  • Minivan crashes, rolls over on Route 22, Bethlehem Township

    A minivan crashed and fell on its side Wednesday afternoon on Route 22 west in Bethlehem Township, backing up traffic during the rush-hour. A woman was trapped inside the van in the 4:55 p.m. accident, but she was extricated by a rescue crew within 20...
  • Op-Ed: Focusing on traffic safety will be high priority

    The city of Glendale continues to experience a high number of automobile versus pedestrian traffic collisions, and this status quo is unacceptable. The Glendale Police Department and the Glendale Public Works Department do not regard traffic crashes as...
  • Motorcyclist injured in Hollywood crash

    Motorcyclist injured in Hollywood crash
    A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Wednesday after his cycle collided with a car in Hollywood. The crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. near the intersection of Fillmore Street and Federal Highway, said Jaime Hernandez, a...