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  • Investigators: Maryland train wreck, explosion caused by distracted truck driver

    WASHINGTON A trash truck driver talking on a hands-free mobile device caused a 2013 Maryland train collision that led to a 15-car derailment and explosion, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. The crash at Rosedale, Maryland, involving a CSX Corp...
  • Teen killed in rollover crash on 134 Freeway

    An 18-year-old Arcadia man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale on Tuesday night, authorities said. The man, identified by coroner’s officials as David James Echauri, was heading westbound on the...
  • Distracted truck driver blamed for Maryland train wreck, explosion

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trash truck driver talking on a hands-free mobile device caused a 2013 Maryland train collision that led to a 15-car derailment and explosion, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. The crash at Rosedale, Maryland, involving a CSX...
  • Patient who allegedly carjacked ambulance is charged

    Patient who allegedly carjacked ambulance is charged
    The man accused of stealing a Los Angles Fire Department ambulance and leading police on a chase Sunday night that ended in a traffic collision faces four carjacking-related charges. Mohamed Zahir has been charged with four counts -- two for...
  • 1 charged after stolen minivan kills woman in Park Manor crash

    1 charged after stolen minivan kills woman in Park Manor crash
    A woman in her 50s has died after a car crash Tuesday night in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side after her vehicle collided with a stolen minivan, authorities said. About 9:20 p.m., three people were inside a stolen Honda Odyssey minivan was...
  • Wrong-way driver dies in head-on crash with big rig on 15 Freeway

    Wrong-way driver dies in head-on crash with big rig on 15 Freeway
    A motorist who died in a head-on crash while driving the wrong way on the northbound 15 Freeway in Rancho Cucamonga early Wednesday may have been suicidal, officials said. The crash occurred shortly after 5:18 a.m., when the driver entered the freeway...
  • L.A. commuters stuck on 5 Freeway after truck spills molasses

    L.A. commuters stuck on 5 Freeway after truck spills molasses
    A big rig hauling molasses gummed up the morning commute around downtown early Wednesday after colliding with another vehicle on the southbound 5 Freeway near Boyle Heights. Authorities shut down the southbound transition to the westbound 10 Freeway...
  • Traffic: Collision cleared from U.S. 1 South in Pleasant Hills

    Traffic: Collision cleared from U.S. 1 South in Pleasant Hills
    All lanes are open on U.S. 1 South in Pleasant Hills on Wednesday morning with the clearing of a collision prior to MD 152, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are clear on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson with the...
  • Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge

    Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge
    Congestion continues to back up traffic around much of Hampton Roads this morning, particularly on the southside, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. At the James River Bridge on U.S. Route 17, an opening is scheduled for 11 a.m....
  • Student, driver injured in Virginia Beach school bus crash

    Student, driver injured in Virginia Beach school bus crash
    Two have been hospitalized with minor injuries after a Virginia Beach School Bus collided with a FedEx truck Wednesday morning, according to a spokeswoman. The truck and the school bus, identified as Virginia Beach School Bus No. 325, collided near...
  • Glastonbury Police Stop Car Riding On Rims, Hurling Chunks Of Tire

    Glastonbury Police Stop Car Riding On Rims, Hurling Chunks Of Tire
    GLASTONBURY — A Wethersfield man is due in court Nov. 5 after his arrest Saturday in Glastonbury on drunken driving and drug possession charges. Police said they pulled over the blue sedan Domingo Mendez was driving on Main Street about 11:50 p.m....