Latest Automotive accidents News

The Latest: High winds topple scaffolding in San Antonio

Sep. 20, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

CHINA, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 9:28 a.m. Officials say three bystanders were slightly hurt as a 100-foot (30-meter) section of scaffolding collapsed on a San Antonio street amid 50 mph (80 kph) winds from a system linked to Tropical Storm Imelda....

Tiger Woods' girlfriend dropped from wrongful death lawsuit

Sep. 20, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Golfer Tiger Woods' girlfriend has been dropped from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash. The lawsuit initially named Woods, his girlfriend Erica Herman and The Woods restaurant. His name was dropped from the litigation in...

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped

Sep. 20, 2019 9:22 AM EDT

CHINA, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews continued to pull motorists and others from high water Friday after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda soaked the Houston area, leaving at least two people dead and prompting hundreds of rescues for people trapped during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to...

Woman charged with murder in crash that killed 3 in Kentucky

Sep. 20, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A woman with four previous drunken driving convictions now faces three counts of murder for a wrong-way crash during a high-speed police chase on Interstate 75. News outlets report 42-year-old Tammy Marie Bevins Rodriguez also was charged Thursday with assault and wanton endangerment....

Family of woman killed dashing across road settles for $305K

Sep. 20, 2019 9:06 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The family of a 31-year-old woman who died after she tried to run across U.S. 26 at night has agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit in exchange for $305,000 from the two drivers who struck her. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the family of Savannah Munden was scheduled to go to...

Boy improving after Michigan buggy crash kills 3 siblings

Sep. 19, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The condition of a Michigan boy who survived a horse-drawn buggy crash that killed his three siblings improved Thursday, a day after the tragedy that shocked the local Amish community. Henry Detweiler told the Lansing State Journal that the children — ages 6, 8, 10 and 13...

2 die in motorhome, pickup collision in eastern Oregon

Sep. 19, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

HARPER, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two drivers were killed when a motorhome towing another vehicle and a pickup truck towing a travel trailer collided in eastern Oregon. KATU-TV reports 78-year-old Richard Kozol of Medford was driving a Gulfstream motorhome when for an unknown reason it crossed into the...

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner's road crew crashes, 1 dead

Sep. 19, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

SHANDON, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday. Turner and his band were not on the bus when it crashed late Wednesday in San Luis Obispo...

Florida man held without bond in deaths of wife, 4 children

Sep. 19, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

When Georgia authorities pulled over a Florida driver during the weekend, they made a gruesome discovery in the back of the truck — the body of his decomposing wife. Casei Jones and her four children had been missing from their Florida hometown for over a month, and the discovery set off a massive search...

Police: 2 stole life-sized cutout of QB Mahomes, crashed car

Sep. 19, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald's restaurant Monday, ran...