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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Man killed in Route 309, Lehigh County, crash is identified

    Man killed in Route 309, Lehigh County, crash is identified
    A 54-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon when his pickup truck collided with a tractor-trailer on a slushy Route 309 in northwestern Lehigh County, authorities said. John J. Merchlinsky Jr. of Gilberton, Schuylkill County, the pickup driver, died...
  • Melting snow and frigid air icing up Lehigh Valley roads; 1 killed in crash

    Melting snow and frigid air icing up Lehigh Valley roads; 1 killed in crash
    Rain, light snow, sleet and falling temperatures left the Lehigh Valley with slippery roads plummeted Monday, leading to several accidents, including a crash that killed a man in northwest Lehigh County. The fatal crash on Route 309 in Lynn Township...
  • Ingleside teen pleads not guilty to multiple felonies in wild police chase

    Ingleside teen pleads not guilty to multiple felonies in wild police chase
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County News-Sun reports: Ingleside 18-year-old Ronald Maas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attempted murder and several other felony charges stemming from a dangerous police chase through multiple Lake County...
  • In plane crash that killed family, spared 7-year-old, pilot reported engine trouble

    A preliminary report shows that the pilot of a small plane flying over western Kentucky lost sight of the airport and reported the right engine had stopped shortly before the plane crashed and killed everyone aboard except a 7-year-old girl. The...
  • 2 men seriously hurt in Mahoning Township head-on collision

    2 men seriously hurt in Mahoning Township head-on collision
    Two men were injured badly Friday afternoon when a station wagon and pickup truck collided head-on on Route 902 in Mahoning Township. The station wagon was southbound on Route 902 shortly after 5 p.m. when it crashed into the northbound pickup truck...
  • Man killed in motorcycle crash identified

    Authorities on Friday identified a man who was killed a day earlier in a motorcycle crash on the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa. Antonio Carranza, 35, of Costa Mesa died at the scene around 2:40 a.m. Thursday after he struck the center divider on the...
  • Man airlifted to hospital following crash in Virginia Beach

    A man was airlifted to an area hospital after his truck struck a tree in Virginia Beach Friday afternoon, police said. The incident happened just after 6 p.m. in the 2800 block of Pungo Ferry Road, according to a police department news release....
  • Man working on car dies after vehicle falls on him

    Man working on car dies after vehicle falls on him
    A 48-year-old man died Thursday after the vehicle he was working under fell on him in the Chicago Lawn neighborhod, officials said. The accident happend at 1:15 p.m. on the 6600 block of South Homan Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at 1:...
  • 2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash

    2 Boca residents critically hurt in fatal Alligator Alley crash
    A woman was killed and three others injured Thursday in a three-vehicle crash that shut down westbound lanes of Alligator Alley at U.S. 27 in western Broward County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 11:15 a.m. near...
  • Stretch Of Route 9 In Berlin Closed

    BERLIN — At least one crash has reportedly forced the closure of parts of Route 9. Route 9 north is closed between exits 22 and 24 because of a one-car crash, according to a state Department of Transportation alert. Other crashes also were...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop at MD 702

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop at MD 702
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Middle River at MD 702 closed lane closures in both directions at 8:26 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash closed the inner loop left traffic lane, inner loop...