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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • I-78 truck hits parked truck in Upper Macungie, injuring 2

    Two truckers were injured slightly on Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie early Tuesday when one truck swerved into the highway shoulder and hit a parked truck, police said. Lawrence Fry, 50, of Columbus, Ohio, was eastbound on I-78 at 2:50 a.m. when his...
  • Part of Pines Boulevard closed after truck hits tree

    Part of Pines Boulevard closed after truck hits tree
    A section of Pines Boulevard was temporarily closed Tuesday after a truck crashed into a tree. The truck was heading east on Pines Boulevard at about 5 p.m. when it hit a tree near 196th Avenue, according to Pembroke Pines police. The tree then fell...
  • Walnutport woman hurt in Route 100 collision in Lowhill Twp.

    A Walnutport woman was injured last week as she turned her car onto Route 100 in Lowhill Township and collided with another car, police said. Lisa M. Moser, 41, was facing west at an Orchard Road stop sign at 10:50 p.m. Nov. 19 when she pulled out to...
  • Mundelein man gets 24 years for killing woman in deadly crash

    Mundelein man gets 24 years for killing woman in deadly crash
    Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County News-Sun reports: A Mundelein man was sentenced to 24 years in prison Tuesday for killing a Round Lake Beach mother of three in a November 2012 car crash. Mark Oelerich, 23, who was convicted in September of...
  • Lauderhill crash sends four to hospital

    Lauderhill crash sends four to hospital
    Four adults were taken to a hospital with minor injuries Tuesday evening after a three-vehicle accident in Lauderhill, Fire Rescue Lt. Jerry Gonzalez said. The accident happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Oakland Park Boulevard and Northwest...
  • Man must face court on charge he caused deadly Route 22 crash in Whitehall

    A woman moving from Brooklyn, N.Y., to Whitehall Township in late May noticed a heavy smell of cigarettes, and possibly alcohol, on one of the movers, she testified Tuesday. Dina E. Leh said she and her mother drove ahead of the moving truck and had...
  • Eustis police offer Thanksgiving tip: Buckle up

    Eustis police offer Thanksgiving tip: Buckle up
    EUSTIS — Planning to jump in the car and take a road trip to grandma's or cousin Billy's for Thanksgiving? Police chief Fred Cobb is joining law-enforcement agencies nationwide with a simple message to those who get behind the wheel during the...
  • 7 hurt after car crashes into building in East Garfield Park

    7 hurt after car crashes into building in East Garfield Park
    Seven people were injured when a car crashed into a building in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Tuesday, authorities said. The two-car crash, which involved a CTA bus and a white sedan, happened around 12:15 a.m. in the 3900...
  • CHP looks at whether driver fatigue was a factor in fatal bus crash

    Authorities are looking into how many hours a tour bus driver had been behind the wheel Sunday when he crashed twice in Northern California, with the second accident killing one man and injuring 30 other passengers. The California Highway Patrol said...
  • UPDATE: Driver charged with DUI in deadly pedestrian accident in Norfolk

    UPDATE: Driver charged with DUI in deadly pedestrian accident in Norfolk
    A 45-year-old man was killed Monday night when he was hit by a vehicle in Norfolk, and the driver was charged in the crash, according to police. The man was hit at the intersection of Norview Avenue and Hyde Circle just before 10 p.m., the release...
  • Coral Springs police ID jogger hit, killed

    Coral Springs police ID jogger hit, killed
    A jogger hit by a car early Friday died the next day, authorities said. Melissa Aiello, 60, of Coconut Creek, was in critical condition when she was taken to Broward Health North after the 6:22 a.m. crash, said Sgt. Carla Kmiotek, a spokeswoman for...