Latest Automotive accidents News

Passenger van rams into bus amid fog in Pakistan, killing 13

Nov. 30, 2020 2:49 PM EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A speeding van carrying passengers crashed into a bus in foggy weather in eastern Pakistan on Monday, killing 13 people and injuring 17 others, a government official and rescuers said. The accident took place in the town of Narang Mandi in eastern Punjab province, said government...

Driver crashes into landmark NYC arch; officer injured

Nov. 29, 2020 11:09 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An intoxicated driver slammed into Washington Square Park's landmark marble arch on Sunday, injuring a police officer who was parked there to protect it, police said. A Nissan Altima driven by 25-year-old Jeremy Molina, of Queens, crashed into the arch at the northern entrance to the...

Bob Miller, "Whiz Kid" Phillie, Titans' coach, dies at 94

Nov. 28, 2020 6:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Bob Miller, a right-hander for the Philadelphia Phillies’ 1950 “Whiz Kids” National League pennant winner who went on to coach alma mater Detroit Mercy for 36 years, died Saturday. He was 94. Miller's family told Detroit Mercy the funeral will be limited to family, with...

This still image provided by WKBW.COM shows firefighters trying to open a minivan door after it crashed into a monument in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020.  Police on Friday were investigating what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of Buffalo City Hall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver on Thanksgiving.  (WKBW.COM via AP)

Deadly crash into Buffalo monument under investigation

Nov. 27, 2020 4:16 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y., (AP) — Police on Friday were investigating what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of Buffalo City Hall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver on Thanksgiving. Police identified the woman who died as 34-year-old Angel Marie Cobb of Buffalo. The...

Police investigating crash that killed Missouri man

Nov. 27, 2020 2:16 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating the circumstances of a motor vehicle crash that killed a Missouri man. Officers responded at 11:45 p.m. Thursday to an accident in Springfield, Missouri, police said in a news release. The driver of a Honda Accord was making a left turn when it was struck...

Police: Woman dead after van crashes into Buffalo monument

Nov. 27, 2020 4:09 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman was killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash after a speeding minivan plowed into the McKinley Monument in downtown Buffalo, police said. The unidentified male driver was in critical condition after the crash, which happened before 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The female passenger, whose...

The wreckage of a bus that was carrying employees of a textile company remains on the shoulder of a road in the municipality of Taguai, about 350 kilometers (217 miles) from the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The bus collided with a truck on a highway early Wednesday, killing 40 people, officials said. (AP Photo/Juliano Oliveira)

Bus-truck collision on Sao Paulo highway leaves 40 dead

Nov. 25, 2020 2:12 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A bus carrying employees of a textile company and a truck collided on a highway in Brazil's Sao Paulo state early Wednesday, killing 40 people, officials said. Rescuers were helping the wounded and passengers caught in the wreckage of the vehicles in the municipality of Taguaí,...

A car stand in front of the chancellery after it crashed into the front gate of the building housing German Chancellors Angela Merkel's offices in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Slogan reads 'stop the globalization policies'. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Man held for driving into gate outside Merkel offices, again

Nov. 25, 2020 9:24 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A car crashed into the front gate of the building housing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's offices on Wednesday morning, causing minor damage, authorities said. The driver, who authorities say had been involved in an almost identical incident six years ago, was detained. The Volkswagen...

Truck hits bus in southern Sudan, killing at least 9

Nov. 25, 2020 6:12 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — A head-on collision between a bus and a truck in Sudan’s West Kordofan province killed at least nine people and injured more than three dozen others, the country's state-run news agency reported Wednesday. Sudan's SUNA news agency said that the crash took place Tuesday night on a...

Couple married 50 years die together in Missouri crash

Nov. 24, 2020 1:51 PM EST

A couple married 50 years died together Monday when a tractor-trailer hit head on the SUV they were in on Interstate 55 in Jefferson County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Authorities identified them as Leonard Wayne Byrd, 72, and Rebecca Joyce Byrd, 66, both of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, the St. Louis...