Latest Automotive accidents News

Former Auburn, NBA player Marquis Daniels in auto accident

Nov. 17, 2019 7:16 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn and NBA player Marquis Daniels was injured in an automobile accident. An Auburn basketball spokesman says Daniels was in the accident Saturday night in Auburn and was transported to a Birmingham hospital for treatment. The spokesman didn’t disclose any further...

Police release name of 22-year-old woman killed in crash

Nov. 17, 2019 4:16 PM EST

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — Police have released the identity of a female passenger who was killed in a crash that resulted in drunken driving charges for the driver. The Newport Daily News reports that 22-year-old Kailyn Newton of Westport, Massachusetts, died after the Saturday morning crash. Police...

Insurer asks court to divide money after crash that killed 7

Nov. 17, 2019 2:30 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — An insurer for a trucking company involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists is asking a judge to divide liability payments among victims and their families. The Boston Globe reports that Pilgrim Insurance Co. filed suit in federal court Friday asking a judge to divide its $1 million...

Authorities: 19 hospitalized after bus hits tractor trailer

Nov. 17, 2019 10:18 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say more than a dozen people have been hospitalized in Virginia after a commercial bus hit an overturned tractor trailer on Interstate 64. Citing Virginia State Police, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 19 people were brought to hospitals after the Sunday morning...

Egypt says 9 killed in road accident in southern province

Nov. 17, 2019 3:57 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian police say nine people were killed when a minibus collided with a small truck on a highway in the southern province of Sohag. A police statement says the accident took place late on Saturday and that along with the nine killed, nine others were injured. Sohag is located 390...

Florida high-speed train strikes SUV, kills woman

Nov. 16, 2019 1:03 PM EST

AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say a woman died when her SUV was hit by a high-speed train at a railroad crossing. Authorities told news outlets that a woman was driving a Mercedes SUV Friday afternoon near the suburb of Aventura and was trying to cross the tracks when a Brightline train struck...

Man charged after crash leaves female passenger dead

Nov. 16, 2019 11:40 AM EST

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man faces drunken driving charges after a crash that left a female passenger dead. The Providence Journal reports that police were called to Third Beach Road in Middletown around 2:30 a.m. Saturday and found a car flipped over on the road. A 22-year-old woman in the car...

Driver who stopped to help motorist struck, killed

Nov. 15, 2019 12:04 PM EST

RAYNHAM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a man who stopped his pickup truck on a highway and got out to help another motorist has been struck and killed by a passing vehicle. A department spokesman says that at about 1 a.m. Friday an SUV heading south on Interstate 495 in Raynham apparently...

2 dead, 5 injured in fiery Florida multicar crash

Nov. 14, 2019 2:55 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say two people have died and five more have been hurt in a fiery eight-vehicle crash that shut down part of an interstate. News outlets report a tractor-trailer apparently was burning Wednesday night along Interstate 75 near Tampa as emergency crews responded....

3 students taken to hospital after school van crashes

Nov. 14, 2019 2:25 PM EST

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say three elementary school children were taken to the hospital for evaluation when the van they were in collided with a pickup truck and rolled onto its side. The collision occurred in Brockton at about 9 a.m. Thursday. The Brockton school department in a statement said...