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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Blotter: Woman charged with DUI; 'one-hitter' found in vehicle in Orland Park

    Blotter: Woman charged with DUI; 'one-hitter' found in vehicle in Orland Park
    The following were taken from police reports. Orland Park A 48-year-old Lemont woman whose blood-alcohol content was significantly higher than the legal limit was charged with DUI, and with illegal transportation of alcohol, possession of cannabis,...
  • Car crash in Chicago Heights leaves one dead

    Car crash in Chicago Heights leaves one dead
    A 61-year-old woman was killed in a single-car crash in south suburban Chicago Heights near her home Thursday evening, authorities said. The accident happened just before 7 p.m. near the intersection of Western Avenue and Lincoln Highway, according to a...
  • Man killed in single-car crash at I-75, U.S. 27

    Man killed in single-car crash at I-75, U.S. 27
    A man died Christmas morning after he lost control of his SUV, sending it rolling off an interstate exit ramp and onto a highway in Broward County. According to a report by the Florida Highway Patrol, Osmany Barrio Sanabia, 37, of Miami, was on the...
  • At least seven hospitalized after rollover crash on 101 Freeway

    At least seven hospitalized after rollover crash on 101 Freeway
    All lanes on the eastbound 101 Freeway have reopened after a rollover crash that sent at least seven people to the hospital, officials said. The three-car crash, near the Winnetka Avenue exit in Woodland Hills, was reported at 5:47 p.m., the...
  • Woman struck, killed by pickup truck on 105 Freeway on Christmas night

    Woman struck, killed by pickup truck on 105 Freeway on Christmas night
    A woman standing outside her car on the eastbound 105 Freeway was struck and killed just before midnight Christmas night by a passing a pickup truck, which fled the scene, authorities said. The 61-year-old South Gate woman was pronounced dead Thursday...
  • Costa Mesa man, 30, killed in motorcycle crash

    Costa Mesa man, 30, killed in motorcycle crash
    A 30-year-old Orange County man died early Thursday morning in Costa Mesa after he ran a red light on his motorcycle and struck a sport utility vehicle, officials said. The motorcyclist, Jonathan Vantrease of Costa Mesa, died at the scene, the Orange...
  • Motorcycles can ride in HOV lanes

    Motorcycles can ride in HOV lanes
    Q: I have been told by several law enforcement officers that it is legal for motorcycles to ride with one person in the HOV lanes. Could you get us motorcycle riders some clarification? Bo Carofano, Boca Raton Motorcycles are permitted by federal law to...
  • 2nd fatality reported after Christmas Day crash in Northbrook

    2nd fatality reported after Christmas Day crash in Northbrook
    A 91-year-old woman and a 93-year-old man have died and three others were hurt during a two cars crashed in Northbrook on Christmas Day, according to authorities. At approximately 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Cook County Sheriff’s Police were notified of a...
  • Police: Drunken Driver Caused Crash That Closed I-84 For Several Hours

    WEST HARTFORD — The accident that shut down westbound Interstate 84 in West Harford Christmas morning was caused by a drunken driver, state troopers said. A man driving a car that hit a guard rail shortly after 8:30 a.m. has been charged with...
  • Two girls injured in Fountain Hill crash

    Two 12-year-old girls were hurt in a car crash on Christmas Day in Fountain Hill, police said. The two-car collision occurred around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and North Bishopthorpe Street. Several people were trapped in the...
  • DUI: Driver slams into accident investigation, injures officers, cops say

    DUI: Driver slams into accident investigation, injures officers, cops say
    Guess he though the flashing strobe lights marked the party zone. Daytona Beach cops said DUI suspect, Jamez Griffin, injured officers when he plowed through an accident investigation visible by flashing strobe lights on patrol cars before leading...