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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Fatal bus crash: New videos could help determine cause, NTSB says

    National Transportation Safety Board officials investigating the deadly collision of a FedEx truck and a tour bus filled with high school students will examine two new pieces of video evidence. One is cellphone video shot by the driver of a Nissan...
  • Hollywood officer injured in crash

    Hollywood officer injured in crash
    A Hollywood police officer who was responding to a silent hold-up alarm at city hall was injured Monday after her patrol car crashed with a pickup truck, a city official said. "The officer was in emergency response mode, with lights and sirens on when...
  • Bus crash: No evidence FedEx truck was on fire before collision

    Bus crash: No evidence FedEx truck was on fire before collision
    ORLAND, Calif. -- Investigators found no physical evidence that a FedEx freight truck was on fire before it collided with a charter tour bus in Northern California last week, killing 10 people, authorities said Sunday.  "Our fire expert reviewed the...
  • Fatal bus crash: Fund set up to help families of victims

    A donation fund has been set up to help the families of victims of last week's deadly bus crash in Orland, Calif., that killed 10 people, including several Southern California high school students. The fund was set up to help families offset funeral...
  • No evidence found that FedEx truck was on fire before I-5 crash

    ORLAND, Calif. — Investigators found no physical evidence that a FedEx freight truck was on fire before it collided with a charter tour bus in Northern California last week, killing 10 people, authorities said Sunday. "Our fire expert reviewed the...
  • Bus crash: Impact threw some victims onto roadway, officials say

    ORLAND, Calif. -- The National Transportation Safety Board said some of the victims killed in Thursday's Northern California tour bus crash were thrown from the coach when a FedEx truck slammed into it. The search for the cause of the crash continued as...
  • Several injured in car crash in Edgewater

    Several injured in car crash in Edgewater
    A car crash involving three vehicles late Saturday in Edgewater injured several people, Anne Arundel County police said. The crash occurred about 10 p.m. Saturday at Solomon's Island Road and Virgina Avenue, police said. Police did not disclose the...
  • California bus crash: Report of fire in FedEx truck adds to mystery

    California bus crash: Report of fire in FedEx truck adds to mystery
    Investigators probing the collision of a FedEx freight truck and a charter bus that killed 10 were dealing with disparate clues, including reports that the truck was on fire before the crash as well as evidence that its driver appeared not to brake. A...
  • Police: Child injured, man, 26, killed in crash after police chase

    Police: Child injured, man, 26,  killed in crash after police chase
    An infant was injured and a 26-year-old man was killed when the car they were in fled police officers who saw someone inside firing a gun in Humboldt Park late Friday, police said. The boy, whose age was unavailable, is in stable condition. He was taken...
  • Texting-While-Driving Consequences Vary by State

     
    Generally speaking, a moving violation is when a driver breaks the law while their vehicle is in motion. Examples of patently dangerous actions include driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding and running a stop sign. But what......
  • Former firefighter rushed to help after deadly bus crash

    Former firefighter rushed to help after deadly bus crash
    ORLAND, Calif. -- Chad Arnold, 31, was painting his black dirt-track race car when he heard what sounded like an explosion. He called 911 and then headed toward the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, a couple hundred yards away. A former firefighter,...