Latest Automotive accidents News

Woman, 40, shot to death after street confrontation

Aug. 9, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A woman was shot to death after a confrontation with a passenger in a car on a Cleveland street, police said. Cleveland police said the 40-year-old woman exchanged words with a passenger of a speeding vehicle that reportedly almost struck a child at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday. The...

2 men charged after trying to crash into police building

Aug. 9, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa men are facing several charges after authorities say they tried to crash a vehicle into the Muscatine police headquarters. Muscatine Police said the two Muscatine men were arrested early Sunday after their vehicle became stuck on a brick planter outside the Muscatine Public...

A sticky spill: Semi carrying honey overturns in Indiana

Aug. 9, 2020 12:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Crews were cleaning up a sticky mess Sunday after a semi truck carrying honey overturned on an Indianapolis highway ramp. The incident happened around 8 a.m. Sunday on the ramp leading from Interstate 70 eastbound to Interstate 65 northbound, according to authorities. Indiana State...

Fundraising ride set for Alabama officer injured in crash

Aug. 9, 2020 11:12 AM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama police officers plan to use a motorcycle ride to raise money for a colleague injured in a recent crash. Tuscaloosa officer Justin Taylor was off duty July 7 when his motorcycle crashed into a car that pulled into his path. Police determined the driver of the other vehicle...

Gunfire wounds 6 in one area, 11-year-old boy in another

Aug. 9, 2020 10:28 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gunfire in Philadelphia wounded six people in one neighborhood, struck an 11-year-old child in another neighborhood and also hit a police vehicle elsewhere after which another officer was assaulted trying to arrest a suspect, police said. Officers called to a west Philadelphia...

Bail set at $1M for Elgin man charged with killing bicyclist

Aug. 9, 2020 10:04 AM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — Bail has been set at $1 million for a suburban Chicago man who authorities say was fleeing the scene of an accident when his car struck two bicyclists, killing one person and injuring another. Kane County prosecutors charged 28-year-old Lance C. Neal of Elgin last month with...

Ambulances and firefighters stand next to a bus after the vehicle went off the road and overturned in a ditch at the 115-meter section of the M5 motorway leading to Budapest, in Kiskunfelegyhaza, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. One person is known to have died in the accident and others are reported injured aboard the tourist bus travelling from Poland to Hungary. (Ferenc Donka/MTI via AP)

1 killed, 3 seriously hurt in bus crash in Hungary

Aug. 9, 2020 9:13 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — One man died and three people including a young child were seriously injured when a tourist bus crashed into a ditch on the side of a highway in Hungary, police and rescue officials said Sunday. The incident happened on the M5 highway in the city of Kiskunfelegyhaza, about 115...

Report: 9 killed in car crash in Egypt’s Nile Delta

Aug. 9, 2020 7:25 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A car crash on Sunday left at least nine people dead and seven others injured north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the state-run news agency said. The MENA news agency said the crash took place when a microbus collided with a small truck on a highway in the Nile Delta town of Banha, around 60...

Man marking underground utilities dies after hit by car

Aug. 8, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Charlotte Police say a worker who was marking underground utilities has died after being hit by a car. The Charlotte Observer reports that police say it happened early Saturday when 59-year-old Thomas Reynolds Porter Jr., was hit in southwest Charlotte. Authorities say while he was...

Truck overturns on I-95 in Delaware; lanes reopened

Aug. 8, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a truck overturned and caught fire on Interstate 95. The crash caused traffic delays on the interstate on Saturday. It caused all lanes on the interstate to be closed between Naamans Road and Harvey Road, but the lanes later reopened. Northbound traffic...