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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...
  • Father charged in connection with Poconos crash that killed 3

    The day before a 15-year-old girl lost control of her dad's SUV and crashed it, killing three Northampton boys, her dad let her drive the 2001 Chevrolet Suburban from their suburban New York City home to their vacation home in the Pocono Mountains,...
  • 81-year-old Pines woman critical after being hit by car

    81-year-old Pines woman critical after being hit by car
    An 81-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a car Wednesday evening while crossing a street near her home in Pembroke Pines. The crash happened about 6:11 p.m. near the intersection of St. Charles Place and Hammock Lane, said...
  • One dead in wrong-way crash near Sanford, FHP says

    One dead in wrong-way crash near Sanford, FHP says
    A 69-year-old Sanford man was killed Wednesday night after he crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with another vehicle. Just after 7 p.m., the man was going west on State Road 46 near Ross Lake Lane, west of Sanford, when he went into...
  • 1 killed, about a dozen injured in southern California crash

    One person was killed and about a dozen injured when a driver plowed into a row of pedestrians before smashing into another car in a southern California beach city on Wednesday night, police said. The crash occurred around 8 p.m. local time in the city...
  • Receive $100 for reporting an impaired driver in Palm Beach County

    Receive $100 for reporting an impaired driver in Palm Beach County
    Report an impaired driver in Palm Beach County and you could get $100. During the holiday party season, the number of drunken revelers rises, so county residents are being enlisted in the DUI battle. "It gives law enforcement additional eyes on the...
  • Pedestrian Suffer Serious Injures In Naugatuck Accident

    Pedestrian Suffer Serious Injures In Naugatuck Accident
    NAUGATUCK — A woman suffered serious leg injuries after being struck by a car Wednesday afternoon in a parking lot on New Haven Road, police said. Officers responded to the Friehofers Bakery Outlet at 1041 New Haven Road about 12:15 p.m., police...
  • Teen struck and killed by SUV that passed stopped school bus in Bucks County

    Teen struck and killed by SUV that passed stopped school bus in Bucks County
    A 16-year-old Bensalem High School sophomore was killed Wednesday morning after she was struck by a car while walking to her waiting school bus, Bensalem police confirm. Minete Zeka was crossing Bensalem Boulevard from the north side of Bridgewater Road...