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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Bond reduced for woman in Valparaiso traffic death

    Bond reduced for woman in Valparaiso traffic death
    The LaPorte woman who allegedly hit two women, killing one, while under the influence of drugs, had her bail bond reduced Monday. Rachel A. Marvin, 23, originally had her bail bond set at $100,000 cash for the Sept. 25 accident that killed Lindy Wilson,...
  • Sunday is the Super Bowl of drunk driving, crash data show

    Sunday is the Super Bowl of drunk driving, crash data show
    Be careful driving on Super Bowl Sunday. Your chance of being involved in a crash tied to drunk driving can be as much as double that of a normal Sunday in January or February, according to California safety officials and the Auto Club of Southern...
  • Car accident could raise insurance premium by 35 percent in Illinois

    Car accident could raise insurance premium by 35 percent in Illinois
    A car accident can happen in seconds, but you can expect to endure up to five years of higher auto insurance premiums after filing your claim. According to a study by Insurancequotes.com, if a 45-year-old married woman in Illinois with a perfect driving...
  • Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says

    Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says
    Ride-hailing services like Uber, Sidecar and Lyft may be lowering instances of drunk driving, according to a report produced by Uber and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The report focused on some of the company's earliest markets including California,...
  • 2 dead after car slams through guardrail on 118 Freeway

    2 dead after car slams through guardrail on 118 Freeway
    Two people died early Sunday after their car crashed through a guardrail on the eastbound 118 Freeway in Chatsworth and landed upside down in a riverbed, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash occurred shortly after midnight near the DeSoto Avenue...
  • Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20

    Motorcycle crash on I-95 claims life of Deerfield Beach man, 20
    When John Austin Ward didn't come home from work as expected Sunday night, his girlfriend drove north on Interstate 95 to look for him. In the southbound lanes just north of Congress Avenue, Melanie Steixner saw police vehicles, Ward's smashed motorcycle...
  • Ingleside teen pleads not guilty to multiple felonies in police chase

    Ingleside teen pleads not guilty to multiple felonies in police chase
    Ingleside 18-year-old Ronald Maas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted murder and several other felony charges stemming from a dangerous police chase through multiple Lake County communities in November. Maas, who was shot in the face by a police...
  • One student taken to hospital after school-bus crash in Seminole County

    One student was taken to a local hospital when a vehicle collided into a school bus in Seminole County Monday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred roughly at 8:50 a.m. at the intersection of State Road 46 and...
  • 89-year-old killed in crash is identified

    An 89-year-old Huntington Beach man who died after a traffic accident Thursday has been identified. Joseph Avella was driving a 2005 Nissan Altima out of parking lot onto Bolsa Chica Street near Heil Avenue around 2:40 p.m. when it collided with a truck...
  • Vehicle crashes into Northampton County Courthouse, woman becomes combative

    Vehicle crashes into Northampton County Courthouse, woman becomes combative
    In Easton, a car headed up Washington Street lost control and crashed into columns outside the Northampton County Courthouse on a snowy Monday. The owner, identified by court officials as Sarvataa Mae Christie, took exception to a Morning Call...