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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Person Dead After Car Crashes Into River

    BARKHAMSTED — One occupant of a car that veered off West River Road and into a river Wednesday afternoon has died, according to state police. The accident happened about 1:10 p.m. in the Riverton section of town, Trooper Kelly Grant said. The car...
  • 5 hurt in crash of auto and San Bernadino County sheriff's patrol car, closing Pearblossom Hwy

    5 hurt in crash of auto and San Bernadino County sheriff's patrol car, closing Pearblossom Hwy
    A collision in the Antelope Valley on Wednesday involving a San Bernardino County sheriff’s patrol car transporting inmates left five people injured and shut down traffic on Pearblossom Highway, authorities said. Just after 3:45 p.m., the patrol...
  • On Palermo tragedy, 'Agony in the Garden' and the Next Baltimore

    On Palermo tragedy, 'Agony in the Garden' and the Next Baltimore
    There are three narratives from the death of Tom Palermo, bicyclist and builder of bikes: The outpouring of support for the man's family; the unusual efforts of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland to tell us about the involvement of its second-ranking...
  • 2 dead, many injured in 18-vehicle pileup on I-80 during whiteout

    2 dead, many injured in 18-vehicle pileup on I-80 during whiteout
    A motorist from Beaver County who was checking on his wife and children, and a trucker who got out of his rig to help others were killed in a multi-vehicle pileup Wednesday afternoon during a snow squall that caused whiteout conditions on Interstate 80 in...
  • Chicago Fire Department spokesman injured in crash

    Chicago Fire Department spokesman injured in crash
    A Chicago Fire Departent spokesman crashed a department vehicle on the way to work Wednesday morning near Lake Shore Drive and Interstate 55.  “He’s at home, he’s fine,’’ Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said of...
  • Several people injured in I-55 crash

    Several people injured in I-55 crash
    A three-car crash resulted in injuries and a lane closure on the Stevenson Expressway early Thursday, police said. The three vehicles collided around 6 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 south of Harlem Avenue, southwest of Chicago, according...
  • Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East

    Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East
    Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East at North Ridge Road in Ellicott City has closed the left lane and left shoulder to eastbound traffic at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported a single-vehicle...
  • Driver intentionally rams car outside West Delray gated community, deputies say

    Driver intentionally rams car outside West Delray gated community, deputies say
    An impaired driver intentionally rammed another car head-on at the gate of a West Delray community, saying he was there to order pizza, according to a Palm Beach sheriff's arrest report. The crash led to the arrest of Nicholas Richardson, 24, of Cutler...
  • Man found dead in Riviera Beach may have been aggressor, police say

    Man found dead in Riviera Beach may have been aggressor, police say
    A 20-year-old man found dead in his car Wednesday may have threatened another driver before he was shot, according to a Riviera Beach Police press release. Police got a call at 3:14 p.m. about a crashed red Buick Lacrosse near the corner of West 37th...
  • Manager: Fatal Rosemont shooting began with earlier domestic-related incident

    Manager: Fatal Rosemont shooting began with earlier domestic-related incident
    Just before an off-duty Rosemont police officer fatally shot his brother-in-law Wednesday, the two were riding in separate cars that collided near the brother-in-law’s home, a village spokesman said. Village spokesman Gary Mack said the incident...
  • Easton man made anti-police statements after crashing into Port Authority police car

    NEW YORK — A man who allegedly made anti-police statements after he crashed his car into two parked vehicles and a Port Authority police car in Manhattan has been arrested. It happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday near the Holland Tunnel on Varick...