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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Orange County sheriff's deputy crashes patrol car while responding to burglary call

    Orange County sheriff's deputy crashes patrol car while responding to burglary call
    An Orange County sheriff's deputy responding to a burglary call collided with another car at the Chickasaw Trail overpass of State Road 408 Sunday evening. Sheriff's Deputy T. Lee was heading southbound on Chickasaw Trail with his lights flashing and...
  • Quakertown-area woman killed in Route 100 head-on crash

    A 38-year-old Quakertown-area woman died after she drove head-on into another car Friday afternoon on Route 100 near Bally in Berks County, state police said. Amie J. Minnich of Trumbauersville Road, Richland Township, was driving south on Route 100 in...
  • ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: George Miller on car crashes, Tom Hardy’s animal magnetism

     
    In the 35 years since Australian director George Miller made his debut with a gritty, high-octane post-apocalyptic action film called “Mad Max,” his road has […]...
  • Driver tries to give mom's name after DUI crash, say police

    Driver tries to give mom's name after DUI crash, say police
    After causing a three-car crash with injuries in Boynton Beach, a 25-year-old woman tried to give police officers her mother's name when they asked her for ID, police said. Questioned by Boynton Beach police officers, Daniella Sinanan said she was her...
  • $250K bond for man charged with DUI in crash that killed 2

    $250K bond for man charged with DUI in crash that killed 2
    The driver of a car that landed in a water-filled quarry in west suburban Naperville Saturday morning, killing two of his friends, has been charged with DUI and has been ordered held on a $250,000 bond, officials said.  Shortly before 2 a.m., Naperville...
  • Wisconsin train derailment clean up underway, evacuation lifted

    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - An evacuation order was lifted on Monday after a train derailment and collision several hours earlier caused a fuel spill in a southeastern Wisconsin town, where clean-up efforts were underway, a rail spokesman said. A Canadian...
  • Girl, 11, among 5 dead in I-55 wrecks

    Girl, 11, among 5 dead in I-55 wrecks
    The driver of a semi-truck that hit three stopped vehicles on Interstate 55 Monday afternoon, killing four people and injuring four others, is due in bond court today, state police said this morning. The truck crashed into three vehicles which were...
  • Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment

    Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment
    Authorities are letting residents return home Monday morning after a train derailment and fuel spill in Slinger, Wis., prompted an evacuation Sunday night, authorities said. Three locomotives and several railcars belonging to a Canadian National Railway...
  • Street racing likely led to fatal crash in Long Beach, police say

    Street racing likely led to fatal crash in Long Beach, police say
    A fatal crash on Long Beach’s scenic Ocean Boulevard on Monday night was probably caused by a street race, police said. The crash occurred about 10:15 p.m. when a yellow 2003 Honda S2000 convertible lost control while traveling west on Ocean...
  • Man drove drunk, crashed into pick-up truck in West Boynton, say deputies

    Man drove drunk, crashed into pick-up truck in West Boynton, say deputies
    A 49-year-old West Boynton Beach man who had been drinking was arrested after he crashed into another vehicle and told deputies, "There is no DUI, I am in a private community," according to an arrest report. Douglas Kelly was driving in a yellow pick-...
  • Boca man dies in motorcycle crash, police say

    A motorcycle crash on Monday claimed the life of a Boca Raton man, according to a Boca Raton Police news release. Investigators said Raphael Caixeta, 23, died in the crash when his silver 2008 Yamaha motorcycle, heading south on the 21000 block of St....