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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Justices: Police not liable for 2006 Montco death after chase

    Police in high-speed chases shouldn't be held liable for injuries to passengers in cars they are pursuing, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Monday. The justices affirmed a lower court ruling that dismissed a lawsuit brought by the parents of Joshua...
  • 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...
  • Accused hit and run driver posts bond, leaves jail

    Accused hit and run driver posts bond, leaves jail
    The West Park man accused of leaving the scene of an accident that killed an 8-year-old boy and injured his 14-year-old brother in Dania Beach left a Broward jail Tuesday after posting a $151,000 bond. Zachary Benjamins, 22, was allowed to go home,...
  • Latest SunRail crash is 5th since train started in May

    Latest SunRail crash is 5th since train started in May
    By now, the story is familiar: The driver was trying to get across the tracks before the SunRail commuter train rolled by. On Monday evening, a minivan was struck by a SunRail locomotive heading north after leaving the downtown Orlando Lynx station just...
  • Car hits Route 611 pole and signs in Mount Bethel, then flees

    A car crashed into a utility pole, traffic signs and mailboxes along Route 611 in Mount Bethel on Tuesday night before it fled without stopping, police said. The car, which appeared to be a dark Nissan, was last seen dripping auto fluids as it went...
  • Sheriff: Gloucester man stabs roommates, leads police on chase in Middlesex

    GLOUCESTER – A Gloucester County man accused of stabbing and wounding two of his roommates led deputies in a vehicle pursuit early Tuesday morning across two counties before crashing a stolen car. Eric Walker, 30, of Lowneyville Lane in Gloucester,...
  • Driver trying to 'beat the train' caused SunRail crash, police say

    Driver trying to 'beat the train' caused SunRail crash, police say
    A northbound SunRail train was stopped on the tracks for more than an hour near the intersection of Virginia Drive and North Orange Avenue after a crash Monday evening, officials say. According to Orlando police, the driver of a minivan drove around...
  • Police: Truck steering fails and crashes into porch

    Police: Truck steering fails and crashes into porch
    Freemansburg police said it appears a mechanical defect caused a truck to crash into a porch on Wednesday morning. The crash happened around 8:10 a.m. in the 400 block of Main Street, according to police Chief Todd Pantuso. He said no one was injured in...
  • 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...
  • Person arrested for West Palm Beach hit-and-run involving moped

    Person arrested for West Palm Beach hit-and-run involving moped
    The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested a person in connection to a hit-and-run accident involving a moped. Deputies said the driver of the moped was hit by a truck at about 1 p.m. Tuesday at Southern Boulevard and Jog Road and the driver of the...
  • Torrington Jogger Killed In Plow Truck Accident

    A 25-year-old man out jogging before dawn in Torrington Sunday was hit by a plow truck traveling south on South Main Street near the Bank of America, according to the Torrington Police. Michael Walsh, of Torrington, was taken to Charlotte Hungerford...