Latest Automotive accidents News

Driver fleeing from gunman dies in fiery St. Louis crash

Jul. 18, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a driver crashed his car in St. Louis while trying to get away from a gunman and died when the vehicle became engulfed in flames. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police say someone had fired shots late Wednesday into the victim's vehicle, which caused him to speed...

15 killed as van carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey

Jul. 18, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A van carrying migrants rolled into a roadside ditch in eastern Turkey on Thursday, killing 15 people, a Turkish official said. More than 20 other people were also injured in the accident near the town of Ozalp, in Van province, close to Turkey's border with Iran, the province's...

The Latest: 15 die after van with migrants crashes in Turkey

Jul. 18, 2019 7:28 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on migration flows to Europe (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A Turkish official says at least 15 people have died after a van carrying migrants crashed in eastern Turkey. Gov. Mehmet Emin Binmez told state-run Anadolu Agency that around 20 migrants were also injured in the...

Turkish official says 15 migrants are killed in road accident in eastern Turkey

Jul. 18, 2019 7:07 AM EDT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish official says 15 migrants are killed in road accident in eastern Turkey.

Man charged in road rage killing of girl, 3, in Milwaukee

Jul. 17, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a man suspected of killing a 3-year-old girl in what Milwaukee police say was an act of road rage. Antonio Bratcher is accused of firing a gun from his sport utility vehicle into another vehicle Saturday morning after a collision almost occurred on...

2 dead, 5 injured in Grand Teton National Park head-on crash

Jul. 17, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Two people are dead and five others were injured following a head-on collision in Grand Teton National Park. Police say the crash happened Tuesday on U.S. Highway 89 when the driver of a minivan veered into oncoming traffic and hit an SUV. The Jackson Hole Daily...

Man who rammed people by UK Parliament guilty of murder bid

Jul. 17, 2019 7:41 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been convicted of attempted murder. Three people were injured when Salih Khater hit a pedestrian and cyclists before colliding with a security barrier guarded by police. The August 2018 incident...

Police: 2 homicide suspects escape jail, crash stolen car

Jul. 16, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

TROY, Mo. (AP) — Two high-profile homicide suspects are being treated for injuries after using a makeshift saw to escape from a Missouri jail , carjacking a vehicle and leading police on a chase before crashing. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the federal inmates were being housed at the Lincoln...

Man killed, woman hurt in crash in Great Smoky National Park

Jul. 16, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park say a man died and a woman injured in a car crash. News sources report the park says in a news release that 37-year-old Timothy Patrick James McCauley of Farmington, Missouri, was killed when the car he was driving left the road...

Patrol: 2 die when vehicle fleeing police overturns

Jul. 16, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

SMITHVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two people died when the vehicle they were in crashed while they were fleeing from police. The crash was reported Monday evening on U.S. 169 in Smithville. The patrol says the chase began when the driver of a sports utility vehicle failed to...