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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Ford recalls cars, vans for door latch and seat belt trouble

    Ford recalls cars, vans for door latch and seat belt trouble
    Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from the 2010 to 2013 model years....
  • Video shows Florida man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with car

    Video shows Florida man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with car
    HOLIDAY — The Florida Highway Patrol says a man drove off the road and hit his pregnant girlfriend with his car before fleeing. The incident happened Monday afternoon as 32-year-old Crystal Noordhuizen was walking along the shoulder of a road near...
  • Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash
    It’s been a decade since an SUV left on the tracks at Chevy Chase Drive caused one of Metrolink’s deadliest crashes, one that claimed 11 lives and shook the Glendale community. Metrolink has spent hundreds of millions upgrading its cars...
  • Police: Suspected Scranton drug dealer jumps from moving Jeep with son inside

    Police: Suspected Scranton drug dealer jumps from moving Jeep with son inside
    Leaving his 7-year-old son in the front seat, a Scranton man jumped out of a moving car hoping to avoid arrest, police said. At Mulberry Street and Harrison Avenue, police attempted to stop Theotis Spindler, 38, as part of a drug investigation Tuesday...
  • Vehicle rear-ends school bus; kids are unhurt

    Vehicle rear-ends school bus; kids are unhurt
    Hollywood firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to pry open a Honda and free a passenger after the vehicle hit a school bus. The accident happened about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 5200 block of Harrison Street. The school bus was stopped when the...
  • Crash reported near I-795 in Reisterstown

    Crash reported near I-795 in Reisterstown
    A two-vehicle crash at Maryland 140 near Interstate 795 in Reisterstown is blocking east and westbound travel lanes, according to state highway officials. The crash was reported at 6:49 a.m. No other major delays reported as of 7 a.m. State officials...
  • Travel, trouble, traffic: State Department numbers on deaths abroad

    Travel, trouble, traffic: State Department numbers on deaths abroad
    In just an average week, Americans safely make more than 1 million trips abroad. But over the course of a year, hundreds of U.S. citizens do die abroad -- and traffic is the leading killer. Statistics from the U.S. State Department show 803 deaths...
  • Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says

    Ride-hailing services may reduce drunk driving, Uber-MADD report says
    Ride-hailing services like Uber, Sidecar and Lyft may be lowering instances of drunk driving, according to a report produced by Uber and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The report focused on some of the company's earliest markets including California,...
  • Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar

    Woman arrested on DUI charge after crashing into Tampa bar
    TAMPA — Police say one person was injured when a car slammed into the patio area of a Tampa area cafe and bar. Twenty-nine-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina lost control of her car Tuesday night before driving into the Independent, a Tampa bar....
  • Sunday is the Super Bowl of drunk driving, crash data show

    Sunday is the Super Bowl of drunk driving, crash data show
    Be careful driving on Super Bowl Sunday. Your chance of being involved in a crash tied to drunk driving can be as much as double that of a normal Sunday in January or February, according to California safety officials and the Auto Club of Southern...
  • Car accident could raise insurance premium by 35 percent in Illinois

    Car accident could raise insurance premium by 35 percent in Illinois
    A car accident can happen in seconds, but you can expect to endure up to five years of higher auto insurance premiums after filing your claim. According to a study by Insurancequotes.com, if a 45-year-old married woman in Illinois with a perfect driving...