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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Pileup on I-294 began when driver struck trooper's car

    Pileup on I-294 began when driver struck trooper's car
    A chain-reaction crash involving around 45 vehicles on Interstate 294 Monday morning began when someone ran into the back of a state trooper's car that was pulled over for another accident, officials said. A total of 8 people were injured in the crash,...
  • Deputies investigate serious motorcycle accident in Pompano Beach

    Deputies investigate serious motorcycle accident in Pompano Beach
    A man was seriously hurt Monday after he crashed his motorcycle in Pompano Beach. The man was driving south in the 1500 block of North Federal Highway around 4 p.m. when he "hit a curb and went tumbling," said Batttalion Chief Randy DeVore with...
  • Man killed in Route 309, Lehigh County, crash is identified

    Man killed in Route 309, Lehigh County, crash is identified
    A 54-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon when his pickup truck collided with a tractor-trailer on a slushy Route 309 in northwestern Lehigh County, authorities said. John J. Merchlinsky Jr. of Gilberton, Schuylkill County, the pickup driver, died...
  • Melting snow and frigid air icing up Lehigh Valley roads; 1 killed in crash

    Melting snow and frigid air icing up Lehigh Valley roads; 1 killed in crash
    Rain, light snow, sleet and falling temperatures left the Lehigh Valley with slippery roads plummeted Monday, leading to several accidents, including a crash that killed a man in northwest Lehigh County. The fatal crash on Route 309 in Lynn Township...
  • Hillcrest grad Shannise Heady left words to live by

    A lot of people over the past week have painted pictures of Shannise Heady that would have made Picasso proud. She was described as talented. Warm. Ambitious. Funny. Determined. Resilient. Caring. Selfless. They were all words that are typically said...
  • Police identify victim of crash on Sunrise Boulevard

    Police on Monday identified a woman who died in a crash on West Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale early Sunday. Jeanne Mathurin, 54, was pronounced dead at Sunrise Boulevard near Northwest 16th Avenue, just east of Interstate 95. A young girl who was...
  • Police release description of fatal hit-and-run involved vehicle

    Police release description of fatal hit-and-run involved vehicle
    Morton Grove police have released a vague description of the vehicle wanted in the Jan. 12 hit-and-run crash that killed a local elderly man. Richard Mikulec, 86, was crossing the street at Shermer Road just north of Harlem Avenue at about 7 p.m. on the...
  • Concert honors late youth director

    Concert honors late youth director
    The rock and roll nostalgia band "The Bronx Wanderers" star in a fundraising concert Feb. 7 at Temple B'nai Aviv in Weston in honor of their late youth director David Lindenbaum. Lindenbaum was the temple's first youth director and died in a car crash...
  • Instructor achieves international yoga certification

     Instructor achieves international yoga certification
    Asha Watson learned about the benefits of yoga the hard way. She was involved in two car accidents one week apart. Her body sustained soft tissue damage that caused back and neck problems, and muscle spasms. For a woman accustomed to being always on the...
  • Several themes emerged from Super Bowl ads

    Super Bowl advertisers on Sunday night sought to win over viewers in a variety of ways. McDonald's called for loving, Coke demanded more positivity, and Nationwide told the story of a dead boy. Here's a look at the big game's ad highlights. ___...
  • Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus

    Say prayers before climbing aboard Broward bus
    After you read this, you may not want to climb aboard a Broward public bus again. Or at least not before you say your prayers. It appears Broward is pretty lax when it come to allowing bad bus drivers keep their jobs. Check out Sun Sentinel reporter...