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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Crashes Affect Traffic On Routes 3,2 In Glastonbury

    Crashes Affect Traffic On Routes 3,2 In Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — Incidents on two different highways in town made the morning commute challenging Wednesday. There were no reports of life-threatening injuries, and the scenes have been cleared. Route 3 north was shut down at the Glastonbury Boulevard...
  • School Buses Collide In Hartford

    HARTFORD — Two school buses collided in the North End Wednesday morning, a school spokesman said. The collision, which was described as very minor, happened shortly before 7 a.m. at the intersection of Capen and Main streets. No students were...
  • Seminole County deputy suspended after arrest on DUI charge

    Seminole County deputy suspended after arrest on DUI charge
    After causing a rear-end crash on Interstate 4, intoxicated off-duty Deputy Paul Reiss made a last-ditch attempt to get out of trouble on New Year's Eve, his arrest report said. Reiss tried to switch seats with his girlfriend to make it look like she...
  • Man's new life cut short after crash with alleged drunken driver

    Man's new life cut short after crash with alleged drunken driver
    Jonathan Steve Diaz moved to Orlando from the Bronx, N.Y., with his girlfriend and her two children six months ago to reunite with his family, who relocated about a year ago. Together, Diaz and his girlfriend started a new life. They moved into the same...
  • 5 farmworkers killed in thick fog on Central Valley highway

    5 farmworkers killed in thick fog on Central Valley highway
    Five farmworkers were killed early Tuesday morning as thick fog blanketed a thoroughfare used to reach fruit and nut farms in Stockton. Visibility was practically zero when a van carrying seven farmworkers – all adult men -- was broadsided by a...
  • Two detained after their vehicle crashes into another vehicle during police pursuit

    Two detained after their vehicle crashes into another vehicle during police pursuit
    Two men were arrested early Tuesday morning after leading police on a car chase, during which the driver crashed into another car, leaving one person injured, police said. Just after 1 a.m., a Glendale officer initiated a pursuit after the driver, later...
  • Woman tossed from car in Williams collision; she's 'conscious, talking'

    A woman was thrown from her car Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision in Williams Township, but she remained conscious after the crash, according to emergency radio reports. The two vehicles collided 5:45 p.m. at 2000 Raubsville Road near...
  • Accused hit and run driver posts bond, leaves jail

    Accused hit and run driver posts bond, leaves jail
    The West Park man accused of leaving the scene of an accident that killed an 8-year-old boy and injured his 14-year-old brother in Dania Beach left a Broward jail Tuesday after posting a $151,000 bond. Zachary Benjamins, 22, was allowed to go home,...
  • Latest SunRail crash is 5th since train started in May

    Latest SunRail crash is 5th since train started in May
    By now, the story is familiar: The driver was trying to get across the tracks before the SunRail commuter train rolled by. On Monday evening, a minivan was struck by a SunRail locomotive heading north after leaving the downtown Orlando Lynx station just...
  • Sheriff: Gloucester man stabs roommates, leads police on chase in Middlesex

    GLOUCESTER – A Gloucester County man accused of stabbing and wounding two of his roommates led deputies in a vehicle pursuit early Tuesday morning across two counties before crashing a stolen car. Eric Walker, 30, of Lowneyville Lane in Gloucester,...
  • Driver trying to 'beat the train' caused SunRail crash, police say

    Driver trying to 'beat the train' caused SunRail crash, police say
    A northbound SunRail train was stopped on the tracks for more than an hour near the intersection of Virginia Drive and North Orange Avenue after a crash Monday evening, officials say. According to Orlando police, the driver of a minivan drove around...