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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Not using seat belts is causing teen deaths

    Shortly after turning 20, Austin Danish rolled his car driving to work. The vehicle flipped several times and was totaled. Danish escaped with a partially collapsed lung and a cut on his forehead that's now a scar. "My mom had ingrained in my head to...
  • Police to conduct checkpoint this weekend

    Glendale police will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a sobriety checkpoint this weekend at an undisclosed intersection. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday through 2 a.m. Sunday and is being...
  • Hollywood man charged in fatal scooter collision

    Hollywood man charged in fatal scooter collision
    A man with a DUI conviction and driver's license suspensions has been arrested in a crash that killed a man riding a scooter in Hollywood, according to authorities and court records. When an officer questioned Oleg Moskvin about Tuesday's crash, Moskvin...
  • Man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in crash that left 1 dead

    Man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in crash that left 1 dead
    A 19-year-old Barrington Hills man pleads guilty in Cook County Circuit Court on Wednesday to charges that he was under the influence of drugs when he caused a crash that killed an Elgin man and seriously injured his fiancé last year. Karsten Eilersten,...
  • UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crash with car in Newport News, police say

    UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crash with car in Newport News, police say
    The 54-year-old driver of a motorcycle that crashed with a car in Newport News Monday has died from his injuries, a police spokeswoman said. Francis Henry Kroll, of the 7200 block of Madison Avenue in Newport News, was pronounced dead at about 6:30 p.m....
  • Traffic: 1 trapped in vehicle after crash on S.R. 417 north near Lee Vista Blvd

    Traffic: 1 trapped in vehicle after crash on S.R. 417 north near Lee Vista Blvd
    Motorists are experiencing delays on State Road 417 north, where a crash is blocking three left lanes at Lee Vista Boulevard. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the scene. At least one person is trapped inside a vehicle, according to Orange...
  • West Palm man slams SUV into stopped vehicles, deputies say

    Four people suffered critical injuries after a West Palm Beach man driving with a suspended license caused a major crash, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office crash report. Deputies said Alvaro Gomez, 20, caused the 9:30 a.m. crash on...
  • Fatal Motorcycle Crash In East Hartford

    EAST HARTFORD — A 51-year-old motorcyclist was killed Wednesday night in a crash on Route 2 West, state police said. Stephen Lafontaine, of Ellington Road in South Windsor, was heading to the I-84 East ramp when the motorcycle he was driving struck...
  • Traffic: Crash blocking traffic on I-4

    Traffic: Crash blocking traffic on I-4
    A crash on westbound Interstate 4 in Orange County is blocking two lanes, causing major traffic problems. The crash is before Mile Marker 70 near the Central Florida Parkway. Traffic is backed up to Conroy Road. This is a breaking news story....
  • FHP: Man who died in motorcycle crash ID'd

    FHP: Man who died in motorcycle crash ID'd
    A 27-year-old Orlando man was driving a stolen motorcycle when he crashed after losing control late Tuesday on a rural Lake County road, the Florida Highway Patrol said Wednesday. The driver, Tracey Comstock of Orlando, died and his passenger, Stephanie...
  • SunRail-car crashes, storks, and Armstrong: Letters

    SunRail-car crashes Another car is caught in a railroad crossing while traffic engineers continue to "educate" the public or try to change long-existing traffic patterns ("SunRail train runs into SUV — no one injured," June 28). What we are...