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  • Police: Two tractor-trailers collided with pickup in Lynn Township fatal wreck

    Police: Two tractor-trailers collided with pickup in Lynn Township fatal wreck
    A pickup truck driver was killed after he rear-ended another truck Monday afternoon in Lynn Township, causing him to drive into oncoming traffic where he collided with a tractor-trailer, state police said State police at Fogelsville provided more...
  • Motorcyclist, 24, critically injured in Lauderhill crash

    Motorcyclist, 24, critically injured in Lauderhill crash
    A 24-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured Saturday morning in a crash on eastbound Commercial Boulevard that shut down the roadway for about five hours, police said. Police responded to the scene in the 7100 block of Commercial Boulevard about...
  • Lauderhill police identify drivers in serious crash

    Lauderhill police identify drivers in serious crash
    A motorcyclist injured in a Lauderhill crash has improved to stable condition after being airlifted from the wreck on Saturday, police said. Christian Omar Cruz, 24, of Coral Springs, was traveling east at 7100 West Commercial Boulevard at 9:28 a.m....
  • Four hospitalized after plow, car crash in Waukegan

    Four people were hospitalized Monday afternoon after an accident between a car and a pickup truck owned by a private plowing company. The driver of the pickup truck, which had a snow plow attached to the front end, told police he drove into the...
  • Lake Worth man held in DUI crash that sent three to hospital

    Lake Worth man held in DUI crash that sent three to hospital
    A Lake Worth man has been arrested on charges he was intoxicated during a crash that sent him and two other people to the hospital, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. Merlin Diaz-Martinez, 23, was arrested in the 7:30 a.m. crash Sunday, in...
  • Man under house arrest charged with drunk driving in Northlake

    Man under house arrest charged with drunk driving in Northlake
    A Hillside man who wasn't supposed to leave his house led Northlake Police on a post-midnight chase Jan. 24, police said. Oscar F. Nunez, 30, of 4413 Butterfield Road, Hillside, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, aggravated fleeing...
  • Upper Macungie police looking for driver who fled 4-vehicle crash

    Upper Macungie police looking for driver who fled 4-vehicle crash
      Upper Macungie police said they are looking for the hit-and-run driver involved in a four-vehicle crash Monday on icy Tilghman Street. The driver rear-ended...
  • Evanston man dies in head-on crash with truck near Antioch

    Evanston man dies in head-on crash with truck near Antioch
    An Evanston man died in a head-on collision Tuesday morning on Route 173 just outside Antioch. Anthony Guth, 67, of the 1800 block of Sherman Avenue, Evanston, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lake County Coroner's Office. Two others remain...
  • Jury: Toyota must pay $11M to victims of fatal crash

    Jury: Toyota must pay $11M to victims of fatal crash
    A federal jury ordered Toyota Motor Corp. to pay nearly $11 million to victims of a fatal Minnesota crash on Tuesday after ruling that a design flaw in the 1996 Camry was partially to blame for the 2006 wreck. The jury said the company was 60 percent to...
  • Jury rules Camry defect partly to blame in fatal crash

    Jury rules Camry defect partly to blame in fatal crash
    Toyota Motor Corp.'s 1996 Camry had a design defect that is partly to blame for a 2006 crash that left three people dead in Minnesota, but the man driving the car also was partially at fault, a federal jury ruled Tuesday. Koua Fong Lee was driving a...
  • Overcoming fears to share a moving story

    Overcoming fears to share a moving story
    Fear is what drove Kimberly Collins into what she calls a “vicious cycle” of addiction. When she was 22, her older brother was killed in a motorcycle accident, and in her grief, Collins turned to alcohol “to ease the pain,” she...