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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Truck crashes into Allentown home; woman trapped

    Truck crashes into Allentown home; woman trapped
    A woman was trapped in her home Monday morning when a pickup truck slammed into the side of her two-story brick house in south Allentown. Rose Wootsick said she was getting ready for work shortly before 6:30 a.m. when she heard a loud noise as the red...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix; now four points off F1 lead

    Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix; now four points off F1 lead
    Lewis Hamilton won a crash-filled British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's lead in the drivers' championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season. Hamilton, the 2008 champion,...
  • Man on federal parole flees three crashes, surrenders to police

    An intoxicated man on federal parole fled three crashes Saturday and then, after surrendering to police, spit on a paramedic who was evaluating him, Bethlehem police said. Oliver Sims, 28, of the 100 block of Frankford Street, Bethlehem, was charged with...
  • Newport News woman pleads guilty in deadly Kiln Creek crash

    Newport News woman pleads guilty in deadly Kiln Creek crash
    NEWPORT NEWS — A woman pleaded guilty Monday to killing a Newport News man when she crashed her car into his Kiln Creek home. Jennifer Mangum, 39, pleaded guilty to two felonies — aggravated involuntary manslaughter and DUI maiming —...
  • Man struck pedestrian, tried to hide under nearby vehicle, say police

    Man struck pedestrian, tried to hide under nearby vehicle, say police
    A 28-year-old Lake Worth man is facing charges after police in West Palm Beach said he struck a pedestrian and tried to hide under a pickup truck. David Luax was driving a car that hit a person in the 1000 block of Caroline Street in West Palm Beach at...
  • NFL roundup: Aldon Smith avoids charges for false threat

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Aldon Smith avoids charges for false threat The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office will not file a charge against San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith stemming from his April arrest for making a false bomb...
  • Put Safety First on the Fourth: Don't Drink and Drive

     
    The Fourth of July is a holiday traditionally observed by launching aerial explosives into the sky, but being struck by a stray bottle rocket isn't the greatest danger many of us face. That dishonorable designation instead goes to a high-risk......
  • Man steals, crashes, catches on fire and breaks in half Tesla Model S

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Tesla Motors Multiple injuries were reported in a dangerous high-speed crash involving a Tesla Model S this holiday weekend in Los Angeles. The EV was apparently stolen from a local Tesla store and was driven at...
  • Cops: Man found dead with gunshot wounds after I-4 crash

    Cops: Man found dead with gunshot wounds after I-4 crash
    A shooting and crash on Interstate 4 early Saturday morning left one man dead, three witnesses covered in blood and another man charged with homicide, police said. The deadly shooting occurred inside a vehicle on the interstate near State Road 436,...
  • Fourth of July is deadliest holiday weekend

    Fourth of July is deadliest holiday weekend
    The Fourth of July is the most dangerous American holiday weekend of the year, experts say. The National Safety Council estimated that there would be 385 deaths and 41,200 injuries -- including car crashes,  swimming incidents and fireworks accidents --...
  • Allentown bicyclist rode onto S. Fourth Street just before fatal crash

    An Allentown bicyclist killed Thursday night when a car hit him had just bought a bag of tobacco at the Sunoco station on South Fourth Street, witnesses said. The man, identified Friday as Scott B. Lambert, 44, bicycled out of the Sunoco lot at 9 p.m.,...