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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Four injured, driver flees River West car crash

    Four injured, driver flees River West car crash
    A car jumped a barrier and landed upside down after tearing an electrical pole in half early Saturday morning in the River West neighborhood, according to police. The driver fled the scene and is not in custody but at least two of the four people rushed...
  • Thirty killed in truck crash in Central African Republic

    BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed when an truck carrying oil and laden with passengers plunged into a ravine in Central African Republic, a local official said on Saturday. The accident took place near the town of Boali, some 95 km (60...
  • Three dead in Southern California crash in off-road area

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three people were killed when their pick-up truck fell about 200 feet down a ravine in an area of Southern California popular with off-road drivers, but despite the steep drop two men survived and one phoned for help, police said...
  • New phone app monitors Hampton Roads' tunnel traffic

    New phone app monitors Hampton Roads' tunnel traffic
    Checking for traffic snarls is now as easy as making a few taps on your smartphone. A Norfolk game designer recently released Tunnel Traffic — an app that gives up-to-date information about conditions on Hampton Roads' four major tunnels....
  • Hebron Teen Who Drove Drunk, Killing RHAM Classmate, Pleads Guilty

    Hebron Teen Who Drove Drunk, Killing RHAM Classmate, Pleads Guilty
    VERNON — A teenager who crashed while driving drunk, killing a fellow RHAM High School student last year, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Friday and faces up to seven years in prison. Connor McKee, 18, pleaded guilty to a single count of second-...
  • EB I-84 In Hartford Reopens After Crash

    HARTFORD — A one-car crash on eastbound I-84 in Hartford brought traffic to a standstill about 11 a.m. Hartford firefighters and state police responded to investigate and treat the injured. The injuries were minor, state police said. The highway...
  • Road surveyor hit, killed by Orange County utility truck

    Road surveyor hit, killed by Orange County utility truck
    A road surveyor was struck and killed by an Orange County Utilities truck driver while working in an east Orange County neighborhood, officials said. The crash happened about 8:45 a.m. on Waterford Creek Boulevard and Hancock Lone Palm Road. Chad Dixon,...
  • Democrat Mark Pryor struggles to hold Senate seat in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Jay Gadberry has always voted for Sen. Mark Pryor, a Democrat, despite his own moderately conservative leanings. After all, the two attended college together. Pryor even flew back to Arkansas when Gadberry's oldest daughter was killed...
  • Car crashes into Costa Mesa home; driver flees

    Car crashes into Costa Mesa home; driver flees
    A driver fled after crashing a stolen car into a Costa Mesa home Tuesday night, according to police. Police got a call at about 11:40 p.m. about a gray 2012 Ford Fusion that slammed into the front of a house in the 2700 block of Mendoza Drive, Lt....
  • Clermont will stop using red-light cameras

    Clermont will stop using red-light cameras
    Clermont will stop using red-light cameras at the end of the city's three-year contract with its vendor. City Council, besieged by ticketed motorists, voted unanimously Tuesday night not to renew its contract with camera company, Arizona-based...
  • Skateboarder killed in McHenry crash identified

    Skateboarder killed in McHenry crash identified
    The 17-year-old killed Tuesday night after being hit by a pickup truck has been identified by the McHenry County coroner as Nicholas S. Kilpatrick. An autopsy performed today found Kilpatrick died of "multiple injuries to his head, spine, chest and...