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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Woman hurt as her car crashes into parked car on Allentown street

    A woman was injured in Allentown late Tuesday when she crashed into a parked car on West Walnut Street in the city. The accident happened in a light rain at 11:20 p.m. in the 700 block of Walnut Street, where the woman, who appeared to be in her 60s, was...
  • Among the lost: Eager adventurers, renowned researchers, three young siblings

    WASHINGTON A family of four headed to a reunion in the Philippines. A graduate student on summer break with her boyfriend. Two soccer fans following a beloved team to New Zealand. The 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Thursday...
  • Obama: Pro-Russia separatist missile downed Malaysian airliner

    WASHINGTON A sophisticated surface-to-air missile fired from a part of Ukraine controlled by Russian separatists downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to available evidence, President Barack Obama said Friday. He confirmed that one American,...
  • Cop killed in crash was over legal alcohol limit: coroner

    Cop killed in crash was over legal alcohol limit: coroner
    A rookie Waukegan police officer killed in a single-car crash last weekend had a blood alcohol content 3 1/2 times higher than the legal limit to drive, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Officer Jason J. Mueller was off-duty when...
  • School goes full throttle on safety awareness

    A Palm Beach County school has won national recognition — and $2,000 — for revving up awareness around safe driving. Royal Palm Beach High was among three schools to win the Allstate Act Out Loud "Safety Rally" contest. The competition...
  • Car splits in two after crashing during street race, killing one

    Car splits in two after crashing during street race, killing one
    A street race ended in Commerce on Thursday night after one of the cars struck a tree and split in half, killing one of the people inside. The collision occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of East Washington Boulevard, according to the Los...
  • Medical condition likely caused van to hit utility pole, Newport News police say

    Medical condition likely caused van to hit utility pole, Newport News police say
    Police said a medical condition is believed to have caused a woman to crash the van she was driving into a utility pole shortly before 9 a.m. Monday. The 44-year-old Portsmouth woman was traveling northbound in the 7100 block of Warwick Boulevard when...
  • Vehicle in 2-car crash in Canoga Park hits and kills bicyclist

    Vehicle in 2-car crash in Canoga Park hits and kills bicyclist
    A bicyclist was killed Thursday afternoon in Canoga Park after being struck by a car involved in a two-vehicle collision, authorities said. The bicyclist was described as a woman in her 40s. No further information was immediately available, according to...
  • Safe ride is top rule of the road

    Safe ride is top rule of the road
    Whether hosting a blessing for bike riders in the area or gathering for meet-and-greet sessions, members of the Suffolk chapter of the Christian Motorcyclists Association get together just about weekly, and sometimes more often than that. When they do...
  • Cheshire Man Charged In Orange Crash

    ORANGE — A Cheshire man was charged after the car he was driving crashed into another vehicle which then crashed into a school bus Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Derby Avenue and Grassy Hill Road, police said. Michael Kilday, 31, of...
  • Man Charged In Connection With Farmington Crash That Killed 2 Women

    Man Charged In Connection With Farmington Crash That Killed 2 Women
    FARMINGTON — An 86-year-old man is facing charges in connection with an October 2013 crash that killed his wife as well as a 27-year-old pregnant woman in another vehicle, police said. Robert R. Carroll, of Bristol, turned himself in on Wednesday,...