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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Signs on I-95 honor Highway Patrol trooper killed in the line of duty

    Signs on I-95 honor Highway Patrol trooper killed in the line of duty
    A stretch of Interstate 95 — from Sample Road to the border of Broward and Palm Beach counties — is now named after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was killed by a drunken driver on the same highway where she made hundreds of DUI arrests....
  • San Diego driver faces charges after collision injures bicyclists

    San Diego driver faces charges after collision injures bicyclists
    A 49-year-old San Diego woman faces charges of drunk driving and possession of a controlled substance after eight bicycle riders were injured in a collision Tuesday night. Theresa Owens is set for arraignment Friday in San Diego County Superior Court on...
  • 6 vehicles crash, several hurt in twin accidents on Route 22, Bethlehem Twp.

    6 vehicles crash, several hurt in twin accidents on Route 22, Bethlehem Twp.
    Five vehicles crashed Wednesday afternoon in the westbound lanes of Route 22 in Bethlehem Township, and 15 minutes later, a tractor-trailer crashed in the same area. As many as five people were injured, but none of the injures was reported to be major....
  • New police unit saddles up

    New police unit saddles up
    Huntington Beach police officer Gabe Ricci was a dog handler for the Police Department for years. But he's decided to trade his canine companion for another four-legged partner — one that's bigger, faster and more intimidating. Ricci and three...
  • Deputies investigating fatal bicyclist vs. garbage truck crash in West Boynton

    Deputies investigating fatal bicyclist vs. garbage truck crash in West Boynton
    Deputies have shut down Lawrence Road, just north of Boynton Beach Boulevard for a fatal bicycle crash on Wednesday. The crash between a garbage truck and a bicyclist happened around 9:50 a.m., according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Albert...
  • Pets increasingly tagging along on family vacations

    Pets increasingly tagging along on family vacations
    According to one dictionary, the definition of vacation is, "An extended period of recreation with family and/or friends, often away from home." Since the vast majority of pet owners consider pets members of the family, it's no surprise that more and more...
  • FHP: 10-week-old baby, woman killed in dump truck crash

    FHP: 10-week-old baby, woman killed in dump truck crash
    A woman and a 10-week-old infant from Astor were killed after colliding with a dump truck in Volusia County. James Searls, 62, of DeLand, was driving west on State Road 40 when he crossed over to the center lane and struck head-on a 1994 Ford Explorer...
  • Leesburg police ID suspect in hit-and-run crash that hurt teen girl

    Leesburg police ID suspect in hit-and-run crash that hurt teen girl
    An arrest warrant has been issued for a man suspected in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a teen girl in June. Leesburg police are searching for 25-year-old Kasson Kwame Ford. According to investigators, Ford was driving a white Lincoln...
  • Orlando man dead in early-morning crash on State Road 528

    Orlando man dead in early-morning crash on State Road 528
    An Orlando man died early Monday in a three-car crash on State Road 528 that critically injured his passenger, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The driver, Anthony Joseph McCree, 27, lost control of his Cadillac SUV about 3 a.m. near the...
  • Mom, cousin of 'The Rock' hurt in Lake County crash

    Mom, cousin of 'The Rock' hurt in Lake County crash
    The mother and cousin of wrestler and actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson were injured in a Clermont traffic crash recently. Johnson tweeted on Sunday that his mother, Ata Johnson, and cousin Lina Fanene were struck head-on by a drunk driver. The crash...
  • Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving

    Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving
    After Mohamed Hariri lost his 19-year-old sister to a fiery, alcohol-related car crash in Burbank last year, he decided to join the campaign against drunk driving, something he feels is entirely preventable. In May, the 23-year-old secured an internship...