Latest Automotive accidents News

The Latest: Pedestrians warned of ice from skyscraper

Dec. 10, 2018 7:47 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the effects of a wintry storm crossing the U.S. Southeast (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Police in North Carolina's largest city are warning pedestrians of ice falling from a downtown skyscraper. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police shut down one street Monday after reports of...

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

Dec. 10, 2018 5:33 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous even as the worst of a wintry storm departed. Snow, sleet and freezing rain tapered off across states from Georgia to West Virginia that were recovering from...

Crew member of Starz series 'Power' hit, killed at shoot

Dec. 10, 2018 4:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A production assistant on the Starz network drama series "Power" has been struck and killed by a vehicle while setting up traffic cones for a film production in Brooklyn. Police say 63-year-old Pedro Jimenez, of Manhattan, was pronounced dead at a hospital following the accident just before...

Driver charged in S Carolina crash that killed 4 siblings

Dec. 10, 2018 8:01 AM EST

TAYLORS, S.C. (AP) — Police have initially charged a man with driving under the influence after his van ran off a road and killed all four children inside. Authorities say the van left the road near Taylors early Friday and crashed into several trees. Greenville County Coroner B. Parks Evans Jr. says...

Runaway school bus plows onto Hong Kong sidewalk, killing 2

Dec. 10, 2018 6:07 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — A runaway school bus with no one aboard accelerated downhill and plowed into pedestrians in Hong Kong on Monday, killing two people and injuring a dozen others, authorities said. Dash-cam video from another vehicle, posted online by the Apple Daily newspaper, shows a man who appears to be...

Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

Dec. 9, 2018 6:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays, hundreds of...

Third man involved in St. Louis area police pursuit dies

Dec. 9, 2018 6:29 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A third man who was riding in a car that fled from police last week has died. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 23-year-old De'Trell Crews died Friday — two days after suffering a brain injury and gunshot wound during the chase. The incident started Wednesday in north St. Louis as...

The Latest: Police say driver killed by falling tree

Dec. 9, 2018 6:27 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe winter storm hitting parts of the U.S. Southeast (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Authorities in North Carolina say a driver was killed when a tree fell on a vehicle. Police in the Charlotte suburb of Matthews said Sunday that the vehicle was traveling down a street...

Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers

Dec. 8, 2018 3:17 PM EST

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara on Saturday, hoping to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a car accident along with teammate Jose Castillo. The corpse of Castillo was moved earlier in...

12 killed as bus plunges into rocky gorge in Indian Kashmir

Dec. 8, 2018 4:28 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 12 people were killed and 18 others injured on Saturday after a bus fell into a rocky gorge along a mountainous road in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said. Civil administrator Rahul Yadav said the bus plunged off a Himalayan mountain road as its driver negotiated a...