RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Highway and Road Disasters

A collection of news and information related to Highway and Road Disasters published by this site and its partners.

Top Highway and Road Disasters Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Fatal Car Crash On Route 9 In Deep River

    A 28-year-old man is dead after a one-car crash Thursday night in Deep River and the driver has been charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence. A 2003 Toyota Tacoma was traveling southbound on Route 9 near exit 5 when the driver, Mark...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous. According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions.  Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • Lehigh coroner: motorcyclist's death was an accident

    The Lehigh County's Coroner's Office has ruled the fatal collision between a motorcycle and a tractor trailer in Slatington was an accident. Alfred M. Kotsch,78, of Allentown had died late afternoon on Sept. 9 after the motorcycle he was operating...
  • Traffic: Live wires down after crash on E. Oak Ridge Rd

    Traffic: Live wires down after crash on E. Oak Ridge Rd
    Live wires and debris is blocking East Oak Ridge Road at South Orange Avenue after a crash this morning, officials said. The wreck happened just before 3:15 a.m. Florida Highway Patrol troopers are on scene. So far, no injuries have been reported....
  • Mike Tyson called hero after aiding motorcyclist in crash

    Mike Tyson called hero after aiding motorcyclist in crash
    Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson is being hailed as a hero after he came to the aid of a motorcyclist who had been severely hurt in a crash on a freeway in Las Vegas last week.  The incident happened Tuesday evening, when Ryan Chesley, 29, was...
  • Niles man killed in motorcycle accident in DesPlaines

    Niles man killed in motorcycle accident in DesPlaines
    A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead this afternoon after the motorcycle he was driving struck a vehicle, said Des Plaines police. The accident happened at 1:30 p.m. on the 1600 block of East Golf Road, also called Oakton Community College Drive,...
  • Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say

    Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say
    Five people required hospital treatment for what officials said were mostly minor injuries following a hit and run bus crash in Fort Lauderdale. The driver of a green Chevrolet that hit the bus left his car behind and ran from the scene but not before...
  • State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage

    State Must Cut Down On Motorcycle Carnage
    On Friday morning, a Harwinton man was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. Later in the day, the Life Star helicopter was dispatched to Vernon to bring a man injured in a motorcycle accident to Hartford Hospital. On Saturday night, a Meriden...
  • 'Easy Rider's' 'Captain America' motorcycle headed to auction

    'Easy Rider's' 'Captain America' motorcycle headed to auction
    Born to be wild, and designed for the 1969 motorcycle road movie "Easy Rider," the famous "Captain America" Harley-Davidson chopper will be on the auction block next month. The auction house expects bidding for the red-white-and-blue-painted...