Latest Automotive accidents News

Motorcyclist killed in traffic accident in Topeka

Sep. 25, 2020 10:46 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man riding a motorcycle was killed in a traffic accident Thursday evening in southeast Topeka, police said. Officers responded about 7:30 p.m. to the scene of a crash involving the motorcycle and another vehicle, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. The motorcyclist died at the scene....

Man in home struck, killed when car crashes into residence

Sep. 25, 2020 10:19 AM EDT

HOWLAND, Ohio (AP) — A man who was in the basement of his home was killed when a car crashed into the residence and struck him, authorities said. The accident in Howland occurred Wednesday night, when a car driven by Damien Fish, 24, of Warren, left the roadway and crashed into the home, according to the...

A person sits in a police vehicle after being detained, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky's largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Woman accused of hitting bicyclist in Buffalo

Sep. 25, 2020 10:08 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT) 10:05 a.m. BUFFALO, N.Y. — A woman accused of striking a bicyclist with a pickup truck during a protest against racial injustice...

2 killed in fiery truck crash in Alfred, Maine

Sep. 25, 2020 10:06 AM EDT

ALFRED, Maine (AP) — Two young men were killed when a truck crashed into a tree and burst into flames, officials said. Jacob Dupuis, 20, of Gorham, and Henry O’Neill, 19, of Standish, were trapped in the burning truck and were unable to escape on Thursday afternoon, said York County Sheriff William...

7 teenagers injured in accident in Omaha

Sep. 25, 2020 8:09 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seven teenagers are hospitalized with serious and critical injuries after two cars collided on a Nebraska roadway. The accident happened Thursday evening in the Omaha area. Douglas County deputies told KETV-TV that a teenage driver went off the road and tried to correct course but...

1 hurt, car crashed in fights at Los Angeles protest

Sep. 25, 2020 5:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One person was hurt when a vehicle ran into a small crowd of people protesting police brutality in Los Angeles Thursday night, authorities said. The driver of a blue pickup truck got into an argument with demonstrators and struck the protester who was standing in the street as the driver...

Massachusetts man gets 3 years probation in death of friend

Sep. 24, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to three years of probation after acknowledging he drove drunk in a parking lot in April the night a friend fell off the trunk of his car and suffered injuries that led to his death. According to the Northwestern district attorney’s...

Man dies after ejected during single-vehicle crash in Iowa

Sep. 24, 2020 5:53 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A man died Thursday after he was ejected from a sport utility vehicle in a single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on U.S. Interstate 380, Cedar Rapids police said. Preliminary information indicates the vehicle lost control on the interstate, struck a pole and ended up in the...

Suspected extremists abduct 3 non-Muslims in Kenya's north

Sep. 24, 2020 12:45 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Officials in Kenya say three non-Muslim bus passengers were abducted by suspected Islamic extremists in Kenya's northern Mandera county that borders Somalia. Armed gunmen, believed to be Somalia's al-Shabab rebels, stopped a bus about 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Lafey town and...

Crash sends highway sign falling onto pickup; 1 person dead

Sep. 24, 2020 11:43 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dump truck struck the base of a sign on a Cleveland highway during the morning commute Thursday, causing the sign to fall on a passing pickup truck and kill one person in the pickup, authorities said, The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 8:30 a.m. in the westbound...