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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Two-vehicle crash closes all lanes of I-695 outer loop near Route 10

    Two-vehicle crash closes all lanes of I-695 outer loop near Route 10
    All lanes of the outer loop of Interstate 695 were closed north of Route 10 following a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon, according to Maryland Transportation Authority Police. The accident occurred about 3:30 p.m. when a pickup truck rear-ended...
  • Two dead, nine-year-old driver critical after Mississippi car crash

    Two child passengers died when a car driven by a 9-year-old boy in rural Mississippi crashed while being pursued by police, authorities said on Monday. The incident occurred on Friday night after the car turned to avoid a mandatory checkpoint on Highway...
  • Car crash kills Irvine man, 18

    An Irvine man was killed when his vehicle crashed into a traffic signal pole Sunday morning. Michael Kwame Kwabi, 18, was found near Orchard Hills and Wolf Trail at about 7 a.m. and pronounced dead at the scene, Irvine police said. Kwabi was the only...
  • 13 hit as they look at holiday lights; driver has DUI history, no license

    13 hit as they look at holiday lights; driver has DUI history, no license
    A Los Angeles man suspected of driving under the influence in a crash that left more than a dozen people injured in Alhambra on Sunday night has a history of driving under the influence and wasn’t licensed to drive, records show. Ismael Soto, 28,...
  • Officer, civilian sent to hospitals after police car crash

    Officer, civilian sent to hospitals after police car crash
    A police officer and an occupant of another car were taken to hospitals Saturday morning after a Chicago Police Department vehicle crashed on the South Side. The police car crashed about 9 a.m. in the 5300 block of South Union Avenue in the city’s...
  • 13 injured in Alhambra collision; driver arrested on suspicion of DUI

    13 injured in Alhambra collision; driver arrested on suspicion of DUI
    A suspected drunk driver plowed a red truck into two parked vans and a group of pedestrians gathered to look at a holiday light display in Alhambra on Sunday night, injuring 13 people, police said. Lt. Garrett Kennedy of the Alhambra Police Department...
  • Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing

    Hollywood turnpike toll booths disappearing
    Q: What kind of work is being done at the Hollywood interchange on Florida's Turnpike? Rochelle Weissman via Twitter @RoDKW A: Overhead gantries are being installed in preparation for the conversion to electronic tolling in the fall of 2015. Once...
  • I-91 Southbound In Enfield Reopened After Serious Car Accident

    ENFIELD – A portion of southbound I-91 was reopened early Monday morning after it was closed for several hours after a motor vehicle accident occurred between exits 49 and 48. State and local police were on scene and local fire departments...
  • Cheshire 19-Year-Old Dies In Berlin Crash

    Cheshire 19-Year-Old Dies In Berlin Crash
    BERLIN — A 19-year-old Cheshire woman died in a one-car crash on Route 9 early Saturday morning. Isabella Gozzo, a passenger in the car, was ejected and was taken to Hartford Hospital where she was pronounced dead, state police in Hartford said....
  • Car collides with tractor-trailer in fatal Sumter County crash

     Car collides with tractor-trailer in fatal Sumter County crash
    A car that veered into the opposite lane was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer in Sumter County Saturday night. The crash took place at about 7 p.m. south of Webster, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Jose L. Ramirez Rodriguez, 22, of...
  • Musicians face physical demands — as Philharmonic violinist knows

     Musicians face physical demands — as Philharmonic violinist knows
    When the principal violinist of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra was injured in a car accident in September, she didn't expect her music to be silenced. But lingering pain kept Rimma Bergeron-Langlois from playing. She returns to the Phil for the...