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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Driver Dies In Crash At Lime Rock Park Historic Festival

    Driver Dies In Crash At Lime Rock Park Historic Festival
    LIME ROCK — A 73-year-old driver died when his vintage race car crashed during a race Saturday at the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival in Salisbury, state police said. Lee Duran, of Lyme, was driving his small, blue 1934 MG PA Special. During...
  • Cops: Woman dies following Tri-State crash

    Cops: Woman dies following Tri-State crash
    A 50-year old woman died after her car hit a truck and then crashed into a light pole on Interstate 294 near Schiller Park early this morning, officials said. Zeynala Suleymanov was pronounced dead at  1:45 a.m. at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital...
  • Motorcyclist killed in collision with bus near Hollywood Bowl

    Motorcyclist killed in collision with bus near Hollywood Bowl
    A motorcyclist died Saturday evening after colliding with a tour bus near the Hollywood Bowl, authorities said. The motorcyclist, who was not identified, may have been racing with other riders when he crashed into the bus at about 6 p.m. along...
  • New details released in Porsche crash that killed two men in 2013

    An out-of-control Porsche barreled through bushes into a parking lot, striking one man and trapping another beneath a wheel. And although it was 2:14 a.m., more than 10 people watched the deadly tragedy unfold. One bystander recalled praying beside...
  • Police officer injured in Wilton Manors crash

    Police officer injured in Wilton Manors crash
    A police officer and two other vehicles crashed while she was responding to a call of a fight in Wilton Manors early Saturday, authorities said. The officer suffered a minor injury to her wrist, according to Sgt. Christopher Chadwick. She was the only...
  • Police: Man killed in West Side hit-and-run

    Police: Man killed in West Side hit-and-run
    A 50-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle as he crossed a street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early this morning, police said. The man was crossing the 3600 block of West Congress Parkway when a westbound light-colored...
  • More than a dozen injured in bus crash at Chicago's O'Hare airport

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A shuttle bus crash on Friday at O'Hare International Airport injured at least 13 people, four of them seriously, Chicago fire officials said. The bus hit a concrete median at about 6:30 a.m. on a road leading to terminals at O'Hare,...