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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 'Grieving' Stewart's fate hangs on driver death probe

    CANANDAIGUA N.Y. (Reuters) - Investigators have yet to find any evidence of criminal behaviour by NASCAR veteran Tony Stewart in the death of a young dirt-track racer, after authorities concluded reconstruction of the crash at the track, an official...
  • Man arrested after multiple Westside carjackings and crashes

    Man arrested after multiple Westside carjackings and crashes
    A man was arrested Monday morning after a series of carjackings and crashes beginning in Pacific Palisades and ending in Malibu, authorities said.  The crime spree began around 7:45 a.m. when the man, an adult male in his mid-40s, went into a woman's...
  • Drivers identified in Aug. 2 Poconos crash that injured 7

    An Allentown man and a Kresgeville woman were identified Monday as the drivers in the Aug. 2 two-car accident in the Poconos that injured seven people, including three children. Unell Grier, 48, of Allentown, and Courtney L. Dobbins, 45, of Kresgeville,...
  • C.A.G.E. slo-pitch league honors memory of two who left us much too soon; brings community together

    Chris Attieh and George Elias were best of friends. They were both Whitehall High graduates close in age, trying to make their way in the world, and both left us way too soon. Attieh died at the age of 28 from complications from Acute Respiratory...
  • Fire truck rear-ended on the Bishop Ford

    Fire truck rear-ended on the Bishop Ford
    Two people were seriously hurt when the vehicle they were in rear-ended a fire truck on the scene of another crash this morning on the Bishop Ford Freeway on the Far South Side, authorities said. The first wreck happened about 5:50 a.m. on the Bishop...
  • Driver who allegedly hit woman, 5 kids in Long Beach faces DUI charge

    Driver who allegedly hit woman, 5 kids in Long Beach faces DUI charge
    The driver of a vehicle that allegedly struck a woman and five children in Long Beach on Thursday night was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Long Beach police identified the driver of the vehicle as John Untershine, 59, who...
  • Freedom grad Dwayne Johnson's mom and cousin hit by drunk driver

    Freedom grad Dwayne Johnson's mom and cousin hit by drunk driver
    Freedom grad Dwayne "the Rock' Johnson’s mother and cousin were injured when their car was hit head-on by an alleged drunk driver last week. Johnson, who currently is starring in the title roll of the film "Hercules" took to Twitter to tell fans...
  • Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving

    Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving
    After Mohamed Hariri lost his 19-year-old sister to a fiery, alcohol-related car crash in Burbank last year, he decided to join the campaign against drunk driving, something he feels is entirely preventable. In May, the 23-year-old secured an internship...
  • Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident

    Connecticut's Legal Boating Age Questioned Following Tragic Accident
    Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required. That surprised and concerned some...
  • Motorcyclist killed in light-pole crash ID'd

    A Chino man died when the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a light pole Monday in Huntington Beach, authorities said. He was identifed as David Rico, 29, according to the Orange County coroner's office. Witnesses told Huntington Beach police...
  • Ford recalls 160,000 Focus STs, Escapes

    Ford is recalling almost 160,000 2013-14 Focus ST and Escapes from 2013 and 2014 model years for a problem with wiring harnesses that could cause the vehicles to stall. The recall only affects models with the 2.0-liter engine in North America. Some...