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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Police: Driver Tries To Beat Bus, Gets Wedged Under It

    MERIDEN — A driver who police said tried to get ahead of an oncoming school bus ended up wedged under it Thursday morning. Neither the driver nor any of the 10 schoolchildren on the bus was injured, Lt. Salvatore J. Nesci said. The collision...
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout

    2 dead, dozens hurt in 18-vehicle crash during Pennsylvania whiteout
     An 18-vehicle pileup in whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon killed two people in western Pennsylvania and left dozens injured, authorities said. Both victims died after leaving their vehicles amid the chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80. One was...
  • 12-year-old boy struck in Osceola while walking to bus stop

    12-year-old boy struck in Osceola while walking to bus stop
    A 12-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle early this morning while crossing a road in Osceola County on his way to a school bus stop, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 6:40 a.m., near a school bus stop on Cobblestone...
  • Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash
    It’s been a decade since an SUV left on the tracks at Chevy Chase Drive caused one of Metrolink’s deadliest crashes, one that claimed 11 lives and shook the Glendale community. Metrolink has spent hundreds of millions upgrading its cars...
  • Deputies investigate serious motorcycle accident in Pompano Beach

    Deputies investigate serious motorcycle accident in Pompano Beach
    A man was seriously hurt Monday after he crashed his motorcycle in Pompano Beach. The man was driving south in the 1500 block of North Federal Highway around 4 p.m. when he "hit a curb and went tumbling," said Batttalion Chief Randy DeVore with...
  • Tamarac man dies following crash on U.S. 27

    Tamarac man dies following crash on U.S. 27
    A Tamarac man died Saturday after he lost control of the car he was driving while traveling south on U.S. 27 in Broward County. Gregory Lynn Gross Jr., 27, was driving a 1995 Ford Mustang south on U.S. 27 just before 1 p.m. when he lost control, said...
  • Blotter: Several arrested for DUI in Libertyville

    The following were taken from Libertyville police reports: Libertyville A 45-year-old Fox River Grove man was arrested at 6:50 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 700 block of West Park Avenue. He was charged with battery after an altercation with another driver. A...
  • Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California

    Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash in California
    A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs occurred shortly after 7 a....
  • Rental cars: Third-party insurance works

    Rental cars: Third-party insurance works
    "Don't buy the rental company's grossly overpriced collision damage waiver (CDW); instead, rely on the coverage you get for no extra cost through your credit card." For decades, that's been the mantra of most travel writers. It's still the best overall...
  • Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash

    Trucks Carrying Frozen Chicken, Bees Collide In Fiery Crash
    INDIO, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken. The California Highway Patrol says the crash on Interstate 10 near Palm...
  • Windermere Police Department sees almost 500% increase in DUI arrests

    It was a Saturday night, the first weekend of 2015,and the motorist was swerving in and out of her driving lane in Windermere. Moments later, a police officer would see the 28-year-old woman almost crash into oncoming traffic and then rear-end a...