Latest Automotive accidents News

Police: 1 dead in crash in Porter, Maine

Aug. 21, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

PORTER, Maine (AP) — State police say a driver was killed when his sport utility vehicle crashed into a tree in Porter, Maine. Troopers say 28-year-old Dillon St. Pierre, of Parsonsfield, died at the scene Wednesday morning. A nearby resident reported the crash to police. Troopers who are investigating the...

Woman gets short jail stay after construction worker death

Aug. 21, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

BEAR LAKE, Mich. (AP) — A woman has been ordered to serve two weeks in jail and six months of house arrest in connection with the death of a construction worker and the serious injury of another. WPBN-TV reports 67-year-old Charlene Myers was sentenced in Manistee County court Wednesday after pleading no...

Woman flees after crash, 6-year-old stepson left behind

Aug. 21, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman accused of leaving her 6-year-old stepson behind in a car crash after she fled from police said she thought there was a warrant out for her arrest. Police in Nashua said an officer saw 32-year-old Tracey Pelletier using her cellphone while driving Tuesday. The...

Teen arrested in chain-reaction crash that killed cyclist

Aug. 21, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a teenager who they say caused a chain-reaction crash in Brooklyn that killed a bicyclist has been arrested. Mirza Baig was arrested Wednesday in connection with the Aug. 11 crash that killed 52-year-old cyclist Jose Alzorriz. Police say the 18-year-old Baig was driving a Dodge...

Arrest in April hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

Aug. 21, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a man has been arrested in the death of a bicyclist who was hit by a car in April, while riding at night in dark clothes and without lights. A news release Wednesday said 38-year-old Taurus Bray of Monroe was arrested Tuesday on charges of hit-and-run driving...

Tennessee police: Naked man fleeing officers fatally crashes

Aug. 21, 2019 11:01 AM EDT

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a naked man who was causing a disturbance at a grocery store was killed in a crash fleeing officers. News outlets report Tullahoma Police responded to an incident involving a nude man at a food store early Wednesday morning. A Tennessee Highway Patrol...

Company that owned crashed dump truck had violations

Aug. 21, 2019 11:01 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — As the investigation continues into a dump truck crash that injured five people in Seattle's Pioneer Square, federal records are revealing more about the trucking company involved. The dump truck lost control Monday morning, striking a pedestrian and several cars before crashing through the...

Green Bay WR Moore cited in crash for driving too fast

Aug. 21, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

HOBART, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver J'Mon Moore has been cited for driving too fast for conditions after he lost control of his car in heavy rainfall and collided with a pickup truck. A police report says Moore was driving in the village of Hobart on Friday when his Mercedes Benz spun out...

24 cattle killed when tractor-trailer overturns near Emporia

Aug. 21, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a tractor-trailer hauling cattle overturned south of Emporia, killing two dozen of the animals. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Wallace says the driver was transporting the cattle to Arkansas City to be slaughtered when he fell asleep just after midnight Wednesday...

Maryland police: On-duty officer hit pedestrian with cruiser

Aug. 21, 2019 9:51 AM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police department has confirmed an on-duty officer struck and injured a pedestrian with a patrol car. News outlets report the Prince George's County Police officer hit the pedestrian while driving at a low speed Tuesday morning. A police spokeswoman said the accident...