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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 12-year-old boy struck in Osceola while walking to bus stop

    12-year-old boy struck in Osceola while walking to bus stop
    A 12-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle early this morning while crossing a road in Osceola County on his way to a school bus stop, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 6:40 a.m., near a school bus stop on Cobblestone...
  • Trooper urges stiffer charges against trucker in fatal I-88 crash

    Trooper urges stiffer charges against trucker in fatal I-88 crash
    A year to the day after he crawled from his burning squad car along Interstate 88, an Illinois state trooper urged authorities to upgrade charges against the allegedly fatigued semi driver who struck him. Douglas Balder, accompanied by his wife,...
  • Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff

    Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei river after takeoff
    A Taiwanese flight with 58 people turned on its side in midair, clipped an elevated roadway and careened into a river Wednesday shortly after takeoff from the island's capital of Taipei, killing at least 15 people, local media and officials said. The...
  • Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend

    Police: Lance Armstrong hit parked cars, blamed girlfriend
    DENVER -- Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to...
  • Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call

    Deputy crashed into tree while responding to emergency call
    An Orange County deputy was rushed to the hospital after crashing into a tree near State Road 535 while responding to a call for backup Wednesday morning, officials said. The deputy, who was not named, is doing well, according to the sheriff's office....
  • Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him

    Lance Armstrong cited for hitting parked cars after girlfriend admits lying for him
    DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited...
  • Car fled scene of fatal pedestrian accident in Elkridge

    Car fled scene of fatal pedestrian accident in Elkridge
    A pedestrian walking along U.S. 1 in Elkridge on Wednesday morning was killed after being struck by two vehicles, including one that left the scene, according to Howard County Police. Authorities said that at 4:40 a.m., a 2002 Toyota SUV was traveling...
  • UPDATE: Police identify man using walker hit by truck in Norfolk

    UPDATE: Police identify man using walker hit by truck in Norfolk
    A 62-year-old Norfolk man died Wednesday after he was hit by a truck, police said. The incident happened just after 5:20 a.m. in the 5600 block of Tidewater Drive, where the driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling northbound through a green...
  • Man arrested, accused of January hit-and-run crash

    Man arrested, accused of January hit-and-run crash
    A man was arrested Wednesday for hitting a bicyclist with his car and then driving away, police said. Frank Lore, 50, surrendered to Boynton Beach police. He is suspected of being the driver in the Jan. 10 crash that left a bicyclist seriously injured,...
  • Man arrested after alleged back-to-back hit-and-run collisions

    A 19-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested Tuesday night after back-to-back hit-and-run collisions, the second of which included him hitting a short brick wall outside a Burbank home while under the influence, police said. Police were called to Buena...
  • Crash causing backups on I-78 in the Lehigh Valley

    A crash has been reported in the left lane of Interstate 78 East in Salisbury. The accident is blocking the left lane and causing traffic jams on surrounding roads. The area immediately affected by the crash is I-78 East between Exit 55, which is for...