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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Downtown L.A. crash kills motorcyclist, causes traffic delays

    Downtown L.A. crash kills motorcyclist, causes traffic delays
    A collision involving a car and a motorcycle in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon left one person dead and caused delays during rush-hour traffic. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. at the intersection of Cesar Chavez Avenue and Broadway,...
  • Police: Driver who struck, killed girl in Bucks County ignored school bus stoplights

    An 18-year-old student driving to school in Bensalem Wednesday struck and killed a 16-year-old girl crossing the street to catch her school bus, police said. Police say the motorist -— whom they did not identify or charge -— drove his 1984...
  • On-duty officer among four injured in Lauderhill crash

    On-duty officer among four injured in Lauderhill crash
    Four people were taken to area hospitals Thursday night after a traffic accident in Lauderhill involving an on-duty police officer. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of State Road 7 and Northwest 16th Street, said Lauderhill...
  • Father of unlicensed driver in fatal crash denies having let her drive his SUV

    A man whose 15-year-old daughter, an unlicensed driver, crashed his SUV in an accident in Pennsylvania that killed three people denies having given her permission to drive the vehicle, his attorney said on Thursday. The father, Michael J. Ware, was...
  • Safety experts make the case for getting teens newer, larger cars

    Safety experts make the case for getting teens newer, larger cars
    Attention Santa Claus: If there are some teenagers on your list who have been very good this year and will be getting cars for Christmas, please make sure those cars are relatively new and relatively large. A new analysis of fatal car crashes finds...
  • Drunken Pennsburg man crashes into Allentown school bus, police say

    Drunken Pennsburg man crashes into Allentown school bus, police say
    A Pennsburg man was driving drunk and with a suspended license Thursday afternoon when he crashed into a school bus in Allentown, injuring two people, police said. Daniel S. Williams, 52, had a blood-alcohol level four times the legal limit at 5:50 p.m....
  • Panthers QB Cam Newton relishes new role: Santa

    One week after sustaining two fractures in his lower back in a two-car collision, Cam Newton was playing Santa Claus and shooting basketball with two-dozen middle-school children at Charlotte's Cochrane Collegiate Academy on Tuesday afternoon. He wasn'...
  • Families of victims of fatal Texas festival crash sue organizers

    Families of the victims and survivors of a fatal March crash outside the popular South by Southwest festival in Austin sued the organizers on Thursday, according to court documents and local media. Four people died at this year's event when a 21-year-old...
  • Former Chrysler Group recalling pickups for possible loose fastener

    FCA US, the former Chrysler Group, is recalling almost 288,000 Dodge Ram pickup trucks globally that had been under review by U.S. safety regulators over complaints that a loose fastener might cause the rear axle to lock up or detach. The 287,945 Ram...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North
    Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North in Aberdeen at MD 132 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 5:33 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on Interstate 95 South...
  • Crash outside Christmas concert: Kindergartner is 4th to die

    Crash outside Christmas concert: Kindergartner is 4th to die
    A 6-year-old boy is the fourth victim to die from his injuries after a crowd of people was struck by a car following a Christmas concert outside a church in Redondo Beach, coroner’s officials said Friday. Samuel Gaza, a kindergartner who had...