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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Person arrested for West Palm Beach hit-and-run involving moped

    Person arrested for West Palm Beach hit-and-run involving moped
    The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested a person in connection to a hit-and-run accident involving a moped. Deputies said the driver of the moped was hit by a truck at about 1 p.m. Tuesday at Southern Boulevard and Jog Road and the driver of the...
  • Police Identify Driver Killed In Bristol Crash

    Police Identify Driver Killed In Bristol Crash
    BRISTOL — A 56-year-old resident was killed Sunday night after a truck crashed into a tree, police said. Police identified the driver on Tuesday afternoon as Nelson A. Thibeault of Hiltbrand Road. The cause of death was smoke inhalation. The...
  • Cement mixer truck in fiery crash causes traffic near Walt Disney World exits

    The eastbound lanes of I-4 in Osceola County near the Walt Disney World exits were shut down after a cement mixer truck crashed into a guard rail Tuesday morning, according to the Orange County Fire Rescue. No one was injured in the crash, said Genevieve...
  • Man accused of stealing van, leading authorities on high-speed chase

    Man accused of stealing van, leading authorities on high-speed chase
    A man accused of being involved in a two-county, high-speed chase Saturday has been booked into the Palm Beach County Jail. West Palm Beach police said Altidor Lewis, 19, was charged with grand theft auto and fleeing and eluding for his involvement in...
  • Man fatally shot after refusing to pay $500 in car-crash dispute

    Man fatally shot after refusing to pay $500 in car-crash dispute
    Coroner’s officials say a 51-year-old Los Angeles man died of a gunshot wound to the chest after he was allegedly shot by a driver who demanded $500 for damage caused during a car crash Saturday evening. Sheriff’s officials said the man,...
  • Two hospitalized after Lemont car crash

    Two hospitalized after Lemont car crash
    A man and a woman were hospitalized following a car crash in suburban Lemont, authorities said. About 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, emergency crews were called to the 500 block of State Street in Lemont, near State and Division streets, said Lemont Fire Protection...
  • Car hit by Metra train after sliding under crossing gates

    Car hit by Metra train after sliding under crossing gates
    A woman was injured when her car skidded under crossing gates and into the path of an express train Tuesday morning on Metra's Milwaukee District West line. The car was thrown about 20 feet and came to rest against a metal shed, according to Itasca Fire...
  • Teens in fatal crash were on secret road trip to help friend, mom says

    Teens in fatal crash were on secret road trip to help friend, mom says
    After Coral Springs High School bandmates Steven Hoyos and Steven Komec decided to make a weekend road trip to Illinois to pick up a troubled friend, they knew their parents would not approve. So they made up a story. "They said they were going to the...
  • Avon Fire Department Announces Citizens Fire Academy

    Avon Fire Department Announces Citizens Fire Academy
    AVON — The Avon Volunteer Fire Department has announced that it is taking applications from residents who are interested in participating in its annual citizens fire academy. The fire academy is an eight-week course that is aimed at giving...
  • Police: Passenger killed after car strikes tree in Bucks County

    Police: Passenger killed after car strikes tree in Bucks County
    An 18-year-old man lost control of his car Monday night while crossing an ice-covered bridge in Bucks County, striking a tree and killing his passenger, state police at Dublin said. Kiana Alvarenga, 19, of Quakertown, was pronounced dead at the scene of...
  • Bicyclist suffering life-threatening injuries after crash with car in Suffolk; all lanes on US-17 back open

    Bicyclist suffering life-threatening injuries after crash with car in Suffolk; all lanes on US-17 back open
    A man is suffering what is believed to be life-threatening injuries after the bicycle he was riding crashed with a car in Suffolk Tuesday morning, a city spokeswoman said. Police and medics were called to US-17 (Bridge Road) near the I-664 southbound...