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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Nearly 40 empty train cars derail in Arizona

    (Reuters) - Nearly 40 empty train cars derailed in southern Arizona late on Monday but no one was hurt, a spokesman for Union Pacific said. The three-locomotive train was hauling 107 cars to Los Angeles from Houston when the accident happened near...
  • Impaired driver hits patrol car, Sheriff's Office says

    Impaired driver hits patrol car, Sheriff's Office says
    A Lauderdale Lakes man was charged with driving under the influence and other offenses after authorities said he rear-ended a Broward sheriff's SUV in North Lauderdale. Adrian Thomas, 25, was in his Jeep Grand Cherokee, behind the deputy's marked...
  • Schaumburg crash sends six to hospital

    Schaumburg crash sends six to hospital
    Six people were hospitalized with minor injuries in a Schaumburg crash this morning. A vehicle was stopped at a red light when three other cars crashed into it on Higgins Road at the Martingale Road intersection, said Schaumburg police Sgt. John Nebl....
  • Newport News firefighter-medic injured in accident while transporting patient

    A Newport News firefighter-medic was injured after the medic unit the person was riding in was struck by another vehicle Saturday evening, police said. The incident happened just after 7:30 p.m. in the area of 39th Street and Roanoke Avenue, where the...
  • Pompano woman paralyzed by DUI driver, deputies say

    Pompano woman paralyzed by DUI driver, deputies say
    A 55-year-old woman has been paralyzed and remains in critical condition after her car was struck Sunday by an alleged drunken driver with prior DUI and drug arrests, authorities said. Kim Smith was less than two miles from her Pompano Beach home when...
  • Norway's Northug faces lifetime driving ban

    OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian cross country skier Petter Northug faces a possible lifetime ban from driving following an incident in which he crashed his car in Trondheim while under the influence of alcohol. Prosecutors said in a statement on Tuesday...
  • Man seriously hurt after being hit by car on Near North Side

    Man seriously hurt after being hit by car on Near North Side
    A man was seriously injured when he was struck by a car at a Near North intersection Tuesday morning, police said. A woman was driving a white Honda Civic south on LaSalle Street when the 23-year-old man “darted in front of the car" at Chicago...
  • Two dead in overnight wrecks

    Two dead in overnight wrecks
    Two men died in separate traffic accidents on the South Side early Friday, according to authorities. The first crash occurred in the West Englewood neighborhood about 12:35 a.m. Friday A 23-year-old man driving a silver van south on Damen Avenue ran...
  • Teens killed in Santa Clarita pickup truck crash are identified

    Teens killed in Santa Clarita pickup truck crash are identified
    The Los Angeles County coroner on Saturday released the identities of three teenagers killed when their pickup truck veered off a road and plunged down an embankment in Santa Clarita. Jake Gnasso, April Townsend and Ian Bulbenko, all 19, died and two...
  • Four injured, driver flees River West car crash

    Four injured, driver flees River West car crash
    A car jumped a barrier and landed upside down after tearing an electrical pole in half early Saturday morning in the River West neighborhood, according to police. The driver fled the scene and is not in custody but at least two of the four people rushed...
  • Thirty killed in truck crash in Central African Republic

    BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed when an truck carrying oil and laden with passengers plunged into a ravine in Central African Republic, a local official said on Saturday. The accident took place near the town of Boali, some 95 km (60...