Latest Automotive accidents News

The Latest: Trump sends support to House candidate in wreck

Jun. 23, 2018 11:26 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Politicians and friends from across the country are sending thoughts and prayers to Republican U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington after she was seriously injured in a car crash in South Carolina. President Donald Trump posted on Twitter he was thinking about Arrington. U.S. Rep....

US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreck

Jun. 23, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Friday and will require weeks of recovery and more procedures, a spokesman said. State Rep. Katie Arrington underwent surgery for her injuries and was...

Spokesman: Lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid seriously injured in car accident

Jun. 23, 2018 9:08 AM EDT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Spokesman: Lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid seriously injured in car accident.

Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted

Jun. 22, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward just before fatally striking a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix, according to a police report. The 300-page report released Thursday night by police in Tempe...

Prosecutor: Drunken man caused fatal crash during test drive

Jun. 22, 2018 12:30 PM EDT

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man was drunk and on drugs while test-driving a truck and was trying to "see what it was capable of" when he caused a deadly crash. The Enterprise reports that 22-year-old Robert Kilday faces charges including motor vehicle manslaughter and driving...

The Latest: 12 hurt when van with migrants flips in Croatia

Jun. 22, 2018 9:47 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Police say a van carrying migrants has overturned in northwestern Croatia injuring twelve people. Police said the accident happened early Friday when the Hungarian driver of the van lost control of the vehicle and hit...

Police: Man arrested after family spat causes fatal pileup

Jun. 22, 2018 9:23 AM EDT

DIAMONDHEAD, Miss. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another is in custody after a family argument caused vehicles to pile up on a Mississippi highway. Fifty-six-year-old Fred Harris Johnson is charged with manslaughter and mayhem for the Thursday wreck on Interstate 10. The Sun Herald of Biloxi...

Real name of mystery man who died in 2002 revealed

Jun. 21, 2018 5:47 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — When a man named Joseph Newton Chandler III put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger in his apartment outside of Cleveland in 2002, he left behind $82,000 in a bank account and an enduring mystery about his actual identity that's been finally solved with the help of forensics,...

Police: Trucker with stuck tree branch leaves wake of wrecks

Jun. 21, 2018 7:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says an oblivious driver with a large branch stuck to his truck wrecked multiple cars, leaving behind a five-block path of destruction. The NYPD says the 36-year-old driver was in Queens late Tuesday when he hit a tree and got a large branch stuck between the...

Humboldt Broncos recognized during NHL Awards

Jun. 20, 2018 11:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Late Humboldt Broncos coach Darcy Haugan was honored with the inaugural Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award on Wednesday night, and 10 of the surviving players were reunited for the first time since the bus crash that killed 16 people. The players donned gold Broncos sweaters at the NHL...