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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Safety agency studying Toyota acceleration problem

    A U.S. safety agency is looking into a consumer's petition alleging that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes. The inquiry by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers about 1.69 million of...
  • Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter

    Report: Florida man refused to move car for emergency helicopter
    A Florida man has been arrested after police say he drove around emergency vehicles and made it impossible for a sheriff's office helicopter to land at the scene of a fatal crash, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Deputies were responding...
  • Traffic: Collision cleared in White Marsh

    Traffic: Collision cleared in White Marsh
    All lanes are open on Interstate 95 South in White Marsh with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision prior to the White Marsh Boulevard exit, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork on MD 150 East in Dundalk at...
  • Man Dies In One Car Accident After Speeding Away from Hartford Crime Scene

    Man Dies In One Car Accident After Speeding Away from Hartford Crime Scene
    A man who fired shots near the intersection of Barbour Street and Naugatuck Street Sunday afternoon sped away from the site, eventually wrecking his Chrysler 300 and dying in the one-vehicle accident, police said. No one was injured in the shooting....
  • Ramp to Sawgrass no longer free

    Ramp to Sawgrass no longer free
    Q: Why are they putting toll booths on the southbound on-ramp to the Sawgrass Expressway from Pat Salerno Drive? That ramp has always been free since they built it. It will change driving patterns and more traffic will go to Sunrise Boulevard to avoid the...
  • Driver charged in fatal crash

    A Schuylkill County woman has been charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence nearly six months after a fatal accident that claimed the life of a Shenandoah man. Shirl Marie Mumie, 37, of Sheppton, faces more than a dozen...
  • Crash is reminder for parents that worrying is eternal

    Crash is reminder for parents that worrying is eternal
    My foot was on the gas, hands choking the steering wheel. Yet I could not swear I was driving. The car was in motion, but my mind was racing much faster as I made my way to the crash scene. As my Honda climbed the slope on the two-lane stretch near...
  • SunRail accident-prone during first 5 months

    SunRail accident-prone during first 5 months
    Since it started carrying passengers in May, SunRail commuter trains have collided with four vehicles and run over a man lying on the tracks. That leaves SunRail three accidents short of the A-train in Denton County, Texas, for the most first-year...
  • Goodman jury costs to hit $65,000

    John Goodman's upcoming DUI manslaughter retrial may cost the public about $65,000 in jury sequestering expenses, including meals, hotel nights, laundry and entertainment, according to an estimate released last week. Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller...
  • Man dies in Elgin motorcycle-SUV crash

    Man dies in Elgin motorcycle-SUV crash
    An Elgin man has died after the motorcycle he was driving was involved in a crash with an SUV in Elgin Saturday evening, police said today. The crash happened at 7:20 p.m. at Bowes and Nolan roads and involved a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2011...
  • One Killed In Crash On I-84 In East Hartford

    One Killed In Crash On I-84 In East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — One person was killed in a single-car crash on I-84 westbound early Sunday, police said. The crash was reported at 2:18 a.m. just prior to exit 56 when a 2002 Chrysler 300M rolled over and came to a rest against the median. The...