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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • SunRail-car crashes, storks, and Armstrong: Letters

    SunRail-car crashes Another car is caught in a railroad crossing while traffic engineers continue to "educate" the public or try to change long-existing traffic patterns ("SunRail train runs into SUV — no one injured," June 28). What we are...
  • Woman gets prison time for hit-and-run that killed Disney student worker

    Woman gets prison time for hit-and-run that killed Disney student worker
    A California woman on Wednesday was sentenced to two years in prison for a 2012 hit-and-run that killed a young woman from China in the tourist district. Jennifer Toth, 45, of San Jose, also must serve two years of probation and complete 200 community...
  • Lightning strikes three homes in Boca, firefighters say

    Lightning strikes three homes in Boca, firefighters say
    Firefighters had a hectic Wednesday after responding to three houses struck by lightning during a vicious early afternoon thunderstorm, according to Boca Raton Fire Rescue. Anthony Tricola's home in the 600 block of Northwest 10th Court fell victim to...
  • FHP: Car in deadly day-care crash did not malfunction

    FHP: Car in deadly day-care crash did not malfunction
    An engine malfunction was not behind a fatal car crash at the KinderCare Learning Center in April, according to evidence released Wednesday. Robert Corchado, 29, is accused of causing the crash on Goldenrod Road that killed one child and injured more...
  • Men wanted after stolen car crashes on interstate in Newport News

    Newport News and Virginia State Police are looking for two men who allegedly stole a car in Hampton and crashed it along the interstate, a state police spokeswoman said. The accident involving a Nissan Altima and an SUV happened just after 11:50 a.m....
  • Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
  • Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County

    Traffic: Weather-related road closures in Carroll County
    The state Department of Transportation reported weather-related road closures in Carroll County on Wednesday morning due to Tuesday night's storms. All traffic is shut down on MD 30 in Manchester due to debris on Bachmans Valley Road at 12:03 a.m. on...
  • Suspect in crash, kidnapping faces new charge

    Suspect in crash, kidnapping faces new charge
    A man is jailed without bond and facing a litany of charges in connection with the car-crashing pursuit and violent abduction of his ex-girlfriend in Fort Lauderdale. Jeffrey A. Simmons, 31, had a first-appearance court hearing Tuesday after earlier...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-895 in Baltimore City
    A four-vehicle collision on Interstate 895 North in Baltimore City at the Steel Bridge has closed the northbound left traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 7:38 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident had...
  • Dump truck, car in Catasauqua collision

    Police, fire and emergency medical services crews were dispatched to Catasauqua this morning to respond to a collision between a car and a trash truck. The crash occurred at about 7:45 at the intersection of Race and Lehigh Streets. Radio dispatches said...
  • Southbound 101 lanes reopen in Hollywood after crash kills pedestrian

    Southbound 101 lanes reopen in Hollywood after crash kills pedestrian
    A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on the 101 Freeway early Tuesday at Highland Avenue in Hollywood, prompting three southbound lanes to be closed for more than two hours and snarling the morning commute toward downtown. The victim, identified...