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  • West Delray man killed when car hits pole

    West Delray man killed when car hits pole
    A man whose vehicle hit a pole, killing him, may have crashed because he suffered a medical emergency moments before. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue was called to the scene at El Clair Ranch Road and Via Delray shortly after 7 a.m. for a car that smashed...
  • Pot-smoking teen driver avoids prison in fatal Boca crash

    Pot-smoking teen driver avoids prison in fatal Boca crash
    A Boca Raton teenager who told police he smoked marijuana before a fatal crash in the city nearly two years ago will avoid jail time and a criminal record in a plea deal approved Thursday in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. Adam Daszkal, 18, had been...
  • Man seriously injured in West Garfield Park crash

    Man seriously injured in West Garfield Park crash
    A man was hospitalized after he crashed a car in West Garfield Park on the city's West Side. The crash happened about 2:25 a.m. Tuesday. The driver of a car heading eastbound at a high rate of speed crashed into a van in the 4200 block of West Madison...
  • Car runs into mule on PCH in Malibu; 'Red' is euthanized

    Car runs into mule on PCH in Malibu; 'Red' is euthanized
    "Red" the mule was hit by a car Monday morning on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. She was injured in the crash and within hours was euthanized by a local veterinarian. The car hit the mule around 6:45 a.m. in the eastbound outer lane of Pacific Coast...
  • Huntington Beach man killed in crash in Buena Park

    A motorcyclist from Huntington Beach died Tuesday after crashing into a car while traveling at high speed, officials said. Eric Grimes, 31, was riding north on Beach Boulevard in Buena Park at about 7: 45 p.m. when he broadsided a Toyota Camry that was...
  • West Palm police catch man accused of stealing truck, hit and run

    West Palm police catch man accused of stealing truck, hit and run
    West Palm Beach police said they caught a man accused of stealing a truck, crashing that truck four hours later and then causing $10,000 in damage after he tried to get away in the truck. Jack Philon, 28, was arrested Wednesday. Police said in June, a...
  • Police: Five injured in Easton school bus crash

     Police: Five injured in Easton school bus crash
    Police said five people were injured Thursday morning in an school bus crash in Easton. Police said five people were injured Thursday morning in an school bus crash in Easton. Five students were on the bus, but were not injured, police said. The...
  • Jaguar Develops Bicycle Alert System

     
    Each year more than 700 bicyclists are killed in crashes with cars, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Some automakers, like Volvo, already offer pedestrian and bicyclist detection systems, and Jaguar is following suit. The...
  • FHP: Driver killed in crash, biker jumps off ride to safety

    FHP: Driver killed in crash, biker jumps off ride to safety
    A 53-year-old man was killed Thursday morning after he lost control of his car, hit a culvert on the side of the road and overturned just before striking a tree, officials said. Another man, Edward Perdue, 50, of Port St. John, was able to jump off his...
  • Hartford Crash Briefly Closes Part Of I-91

    HARTFORD — Three lanes of I-91 north were closed because of a three-car crash. The crash happened near exit 32 shortly before 11:30 a.m., the state Department of Transportation said in an alert. Three right lanes were closed. Crews have...
  • Fire Truck Crash In Hartford

    Fire Truck Crash In Hartford
    HARTFORD — A city fire truck and a car collided in the South End Thursday morning. The accident was minor, Lt. Raul Ortiz said; no injuries were reported at the scene. The crash happened before 11:30 a.m. in the area of New Britain Avenue and...