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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Whistleblower detective quitting Baltimore Police amid investigation

    A Baltimore Police officer who became a prosecution witness against other officers convicted of misconduct is leaving the department amid an investigation of his own conduct, his attorney confirmed. Det. Joseph Crystal, who said he found a rat on the...
  • 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,...
  • Drivers standing behind Stewart

    Tony Stewart returned to racing Friday, and most of his peers were beyond pleased to welcome him back. "I'm excited to have my friend back," Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick said Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. "I think...
  • D.A. rejects charges against sheriff's deputy who killed cyclist

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was typing on a patrol car computer when he hit and killed a bicyclist in Calabasas last year will not be prosecuted, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in a statement Thursday....
  • Driver hospitalized after car crashes into Freemansburg Ave. house

    Driver hospitalized after car crashes into Freemansburg Ave. house
    A man suffered a bloodied face and other injuries Thursday evening when his car crashed into the corner of a house along Freemansburg Avenue in Palmer Township. The eastbound car went at least 40 feet off the road, through a neighbor's driveway, before...
  • Man who drove Bugatti Veyron into lake pleads guilty, faces 20 years in prison [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Government/Legal, Videos, Supercars, Bugatti Remember the guy who caught on video driving a Bugatti Veyron into the Gulf Bay in Texas? Well, he's now facing a few decades behind bars. You might wonder why some seriously...
  • MA drivers named nation's most accident prone

     
    Filed under: Etc., Safety If you're hoping to avoid a car accident, even a minor fender bender, it might be best to avoid Massachusetts at all costs. In the tenth annual Allstate America's Best Drivers Report, cities in the Bay State took three of the...
  • Man injured after car plows into Highland Park building

    Man injured after car plows into Highland Park building
    A man was hospitalized Monday evening after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and crashed into a building in north suburban Highland Park, officials said. The accident happened about 5 p.m. on Route 41, Skokie Valley Road,  according to...
  • New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau...
  • Truck driver in fatal I-55 crash charged with reckless homicide

    Truck driver in fatal I-55 crash charged with reckless homicide
    A  truck driver from Indiana involved in a crash on Interstate 55 in which five people died last month has been charged with reckless homicide, according to an indictment made public this morning. The 15-count indictment against Francisco Espinal...
  • Low gas prices, economic recovery spark busiest Labor Day travel since 2008

    Low gas prices, economic recovery spark busiest Labor Day travel since 2008
    The last road-tripping holiday of the summer is expected to be a busy one. On Labor Day weekend, people will hit the roads in numbers not seen since the pre-recession year of 2008, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). “Americans...