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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Jessup man dies in motorcycle crash

    A Jessup man died Saturday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle going around a curve just a few miles from his home, Howard County police said. John Edward Barrass, 67, was traveling eastbound on Mission Road at about 1:30 p.m. when his...
  • Driver on Route 33 crashes into two emergency vehicles, police say

    A state police cruiser was involved in a crash when a trooper responded to a disabled vehicle call Friday night on Route 33 in Palmer Township and stopped in the right lane with his emergency lights on, police said. A Palmer Township fire department...
  • Heroes honored for live-saving work

    Heroes honored for live-saving work
    St. Luke's University Hospital celebrated the resiliency of the human body and spirit Saturday by honoring two accident victims who suffered life-threatening injuries and survived because of the diligent aid of medical personnel. Sean Mathes, a 38-year-...
  • 10 hurt after bus crash in downtown Baltimore

    10 hurt after bus crash in downtown Baltimore
    Ten people with minor injuries are being taken to hospitals after an accident involving an MTA bus, according to the Baltimore City fire officials. The accident between the bus and a truck occurred at Fayette Street and Guilford Avenue Saturday morning,...
  • Five killed in Monroe County wreck

    Five killed in Monroe County wreck
    Five people were killed in a multi-car accident in Monroe County on Saturday and three more were injured, according to the county's emergency dispatch center. The wreck happened around 2:30 p.m. in Effort, which is about 35 miles north of Allentown,...
  • Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars on California roads

    Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars on California roads
    Audi is officially the first automaker to get a permit from the state of California to test self-driving cars on public roads. At the same time, the California Department of Motor Vehicles has made official its new regulations regarding how...
  • Friends, family recall lives of teens killed in crash

    Friends, family recall lives of teens killed in crash
    Loved ones of the three Burbank teens who died in a car crash last week, still reeling from their loss, gathered this week to remember their friends who lost their lives too soon. Ian Bulbenko, April Townsend and Jake Gnasso, all 19 years old, were...
  • LifeStar Helicopter Called To Vernon Motorcycle Crash

    VERNON — LifeStar Helicopter was dispatched to Bolton Road in Vernon for a motorcycle accident Friday night, emergency dispatch said. Local police said they were on the scene of the accident. LifeStar was dispatched before 9 p.m. Information on...
  • Pedestrian struck and killed in Baltimore City

    Pedestrian struck and killed in Baltimore City
    A 78-year-old woman died at Johns Hopkins Hospital Friday evening after being struck by a car in the 200 block of E. 33rd Street, according to Baltimore City Police. The woman, whose name has not been released, was injured while she stood on the...
  • Man crashes into pickup, backs into Burger King in Fort Lauderdale

    A man was treated for minor injuries Friday night after he crashed into a pickup and then backed into a column holding up the roof of a Burger King drive-thru in Fort Lauderdale. The driver of a black Dodge Challenger was alone in the car when he slammed...
  • Harwinton Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

    Harwinton Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident
    HARWINTON — A local man was killed Friday morning when he crashed his motorcycle not far from his house on Lead Mine Brook Road, state police said. James Chasse, 55, of 241 Lead Mine Brook Road, was heading east about 6:15 a.m. on Lead Brook...