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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Car fled scene of fatal pedestrian accident in Elkridge

    Car fled scene of fatal pedestrian accident in Elkridge
    A pedestrian walking along U.S. 1 in Elkridge on Wednesday morning was killed after being struck by two vehicles, including one that left the scene, according to Howard County Police. Authorities said that at 4:40 a.m., a 2002 Toyota SUV was traveling...
  • Taiwan plane crashes into river after takeoff, killing 31

    TAIPEI, Taiwan A Taiwanese passenger plane hurtled into a river after hitting a bridge shortly after taking off from a Taipei airport on Wednesday, killing at least 31 people. TransAsia Airways flight 235 with 53 passengers and five crew members on board...
  • UPDATE: Police identify man using walker hit by truck in Norfolk

    UPDATE: Police identify man using walker hit by truck in Norfolk
    A 62-year-old Norfolk man died Wednesday after he was hit by a truck, police said. The incident happened just after 5:20 a.m. in the 5600 block of Tidewater Drive, where the driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling northbound through a green...
  • Man arrested, accused of January hit-and-run crash

    Man arrested, accused of January hit-and-run crash
    A man was arrested Wednesday for hitting a bicyclist with his car and then driving away, police said. Frank Lore, 50, surrendered to Boynton Beach police. He is suspected of being the driver in the Jan. 10 crash that left a bicyclist seriously injured,...
  • Man arrested after alleged back-to-back hit-and-run collisions

    A 19-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested Tuesday night after back-to-back hit-and-run collisions, the second of which included him hitting a short brick wall outside a Burbank home while under the influence, police said. Police were called to Buena...
  • Crash causing backups on I-78 in the Lehigh Valley

    A crash has been reported in the left lane of Interstate 78 East in Salisbury. The accident is blocking the left lane and causing traffic jams on surrounding roads. The area immediately affected by the crash is I-78 East between Exit 55, which is for...
  • Motorcycle driver, passenger killed in North Lauderdale crash

    Motorcycle driver, passenger killed in North Lauderdale crash
    A motorcycle driver and his passenger were killed Saturday night when their motorcycle jumped a curb and hit a guardrail in North Lauderdale, ejecting both of them. The crash happened shortly before 11 p.m. along the 6100 block of West McNab Road,...
  • 4 vehicles crash on Route 22 at Easton's Cemetery Curve; 1 car flees

    At least four vehicles were damaged and at least two people hurt in a series of collisions on Route 22 at Easton's Cemetery Curve on Tuesday night, and one of the vehicles left the scene without stopping. The collisions happened about 10:50 p.m. in...
  • Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run

    Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run
    A 56-year-old taxi driver accused in a pedestrian's death early New Year's Day in Newport Beach pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony count of hit-and-run. Ronald Aviles of San Clemente, who is out of jail on $50,000 bail, entered his plea in Orange...
  • Jury: Design flaw in 1996 Camry partly to blame for fatal wreck, Toyota must pay victims $11M

    A federal jury decided on Tuesday that the design of the 1996 Toyota Camry had a dangerous defect that was partly to blame for a fatal 2006 crash, and the automaker must pay nearly $11 million to victims. Jurors said the company was 60 percent to blame...
  • Police: Two tractor-trailers collided with pickup in Lynn Township fatal wreck

    Police: Two tractor-trailers collided with pickup in Lynn Township fatal wreck
    A pickup truck driver was killed after he rear-ended another truck Monday afternoon in Lynn Township, causing him to drive into oncoming traffic where he collided with a tractor-trailer, state police said State police at Fogelsville provided more...