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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 89-year-old killed in crash is identified

    An 89-year-old Huntington Beach man who died after a traffic accident Thursday has been identified. Joseph Avella was driving a 2005 Nissan Altima out of parking lot onto Bolsa Chica Street near Heil Avenue around 2:40 p.m. when it collided with a truck...
  • Vehicle crashes into Northampton County Courthouse, woman becomes combative

    Vehicle crashes into Northampton County Courthouse, woman becomes combative
    In Easton, a car headed up Washington Street lost control and crashed into columns outside the Northampton County Courthouse on a snowy Monday. The owner, identified by court officials as Sarvataa Mae Christie, took exception to a Morning Call...
  • Taking from Peter to pay Paul is bad economics for tragedies

    Taking from Peter to pay Paul is bad economics for tragedies
    What happens when we cut government programs whenever we have to provide disaster relief? We turn a natural disaster into an economic one. That's Economics 101. Disaster relief is a form of insurance. You pay it in good times, and it pays you in bad...
  • 2 dead after car slams through guardrail on 118 Freeway

    2 dead after car slams through guardrail on 118 Freeway
    Two people died early Sunday after their car crashed through a guardrail on the eastbound 118 Freeway in Chatsworth and landed upside down in a riverbed, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash occurred shortly after midnight near the DeSoto Avenue...
  • 2 hurt in crash on Lake Shore Drive

    2 hurt in crash on Lake Shore Drive
    Two people were hospitalized after a three-car crash on Lake Shore Drive on the Near South Side on Saturday evening, police said. The crash happened around 10:50 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Lake Shore Drive, said Chicago Police Department News...
  • 4 cops injured after 2 squad cars collide in Little Village

    4 cops injured after 2 squad cars collide in Little Village
    Four police officers were hurt when two squad cars crashed while chasing a stolen vehicle in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side early Sunday morning. The two police SUVs smashed into each other around 3:35 a.m. near the intersection of...
  • DontÚ Stallworth tells students DUI death 'will always haunt me'

     Donté Stallworth tells students DUI death 'will always haunt me'
    When NFL wide receiver DontÚ Stallworth got behind the wheel of his car the morning of March 14, 2009, despite having been out drinking most of the night before, he made a decision that changed his life — and cost another man his. Student athletes...
  • Man Arrested After Car Crashes Into Home

    WESTBROOK — Police arrested a 23-year-old man after they say he crashed into an unoccupied home on Boston Post Road early Sunday. Rodrigo P. Sousa, of Old Saybrook, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol, third-...
  • 66-year-old Portsmouth woman dies after crash in Suffolk

    66-year-old Portsmouth woman dies after crash in Suffolk
    A 66-year-old woman died Sunday following a single car accident in Suffolk. Irma J. McCoade, of Portsmouth, died Sunday morning at Bons Secours Health Center at Harbour View after the Ford Taurus she was driving ran off the road nearáthe intersection of...
  • Man injured in Schuylkill County crash

    Man injured in Schuylkill County crash
    A 47-year-old Tamaqua man was injured early Sunday morning in a one-car crash in Rush Township, Schuylkill County. Investigators say Thomas Nunemacher was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Coaldale for treatment. Police did not have any information on...
  • Two hurt in Airport Road collision in Hanover

    Two people were hurt Friday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Airport Road in Hanover Township, state police at Bethlehem said. Shirley A. Peddigree, 42, and Daniel Peterson, 68, both of Northampton and both passengers in one of the vehicles, were...