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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Man fatally hit by unmarked police car on unlit street

    Man fatally hit by unmarked police car on unlit street
    Chicago police are investigating a crash in which an unmarked police car struck and killed a man on a darkened South Chicago street about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday. Several area residents complained about the frequent lack of street lighting in their...
  • 2 men killed in Irvine freeway crash

    Two men were killed when the van they were in careened off an Irvine freeway Monday night, according to authorities. The 2000 Ford Econoline was traveling at least 65 mph on the ramp from the southbound 133 Freeway to the northbound 5 Freeway when the...
  • One Dead In Route 69 Two-Car Accident In Bethany

    BETHANY — One person has died in the two-car accident on Route 69 Saturday morning, state police said. The accident was reported at 10:28 a.m. and left Route 69 closed between Rainbow Road and the Woodbridge town line, according to the state...
  • Four injured as car is rear-ended in crash near Hamburg

    Four injured as car is rear-ended in crash near Hamburg
    Four people were injured Friday night when one car ran into the rear of another that was preparing to turn off Pottsville Pike near Hamburg, police said. Anne M. Pearson, 44, of New Philadelphia, Schuylkill County, stopped to make a left turn into the...
  • Taiwan plane crashes into river after takeoff, killing 23

    TAIPEI, Taiwan A Taiwanese passenger plane hurtled into a river after hitting a bridge shortly upon takeoff from a Taipei airport on Wednesday, killing at least 23 people. TransAsia Airways flight GE235 with 53 passengers and five crew members on board...
  • Manhunt underway after shooting causes car to crash into CVS sign

    Manhunt underway after shooting causes car to crash into CVS sign
    A manhunt is underway after a shoot out between two motorists caused a car to crash into a CVS sign this morning, officials said. Lt. Susan Wallis said the shooting unfolded around 10:20 a.m. when someone in a black Cadillac started shooting at a silver...
  • Image of Asia: Automobile dashboard camera shows plane clipping road before crashing in Taiwan

    In this combination of photos taken from video, a TransAsia Airways plane banks sharply, then clips a road and a vehicle before careening into a shallow river in Taipei, Taiwan, after takeoff Wednesday. The dramatic footage aired by Taiwanese television...
  • Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff

    Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff
    A Taiwanese flight with 58 people turned on its side in midair, clipped an elevated roadway and careened into a river Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the island's capital of Taipei, killing at least 15 people, local media and officials said. The...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend
    DENVER -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...
  • Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call

    Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call
    An Orange County deputy was rushed to the hospital after crashing into a tree near State Road 535 while responding to a call for backup Wednesday morning, officials said. The deputy, who was not named, is doing well, according to the sheriff's office....
  • Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him

    Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him
    DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited...