Latest Automotive accidents News

Virginia State Police: Boy, woman die in crash on I-81

Nov. 26, 2020 12:38 PM EST

WOODSTOCK, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in Virginia say a woman and a boy from Tennessee are death following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 81. Virginia State Police said the crash happened shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday in Woodstock. News outlets reported the vehicle was traveling...

Police: Driver shot after hitting officer with vehicle

Nov. 26, 2020 10:19 AM EST

MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — Police in southwestern Idaho say two officers responding to a report of a drunk driver on Wednesday opened fire after the driver attempted to evade arrest and struck an officer with her vehicle. Meridian police say 43-year-old Michele Green then fled the area but was forced to a stop...

County commissioner-elect pleads not guilty in DUII case

Nov. 26, 2020 10:11 AM EST

UMATILLA, Ore. (AP) — A Umatilla County Commissioner-elect has pleaded not guilty to a drunken driving charge. The East Oregonian reports 65-year-old Dan Dorran was arrested Sept. 26 for driving while under the influence of intoxicants in Umatilla after a collision with another vehicle. Dorran pleaded...

Police: Pickup goes over guardrails in snowstorm, killing 2

Nov. 26, 2020 10:10 AM EST

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A driver and his passenger were killed on Interstate 95 during a snowstorm when their pickup truck went over the guardrails and became engulfed in fire, Maine State Police said. The driver, Gary Capehart, 71, and Susan Pope, 63, both of Sanford, were found dead when troopers...

Authorities: Child wounded when shots fired at mother's car

Nov. 26, 2020 9:58 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 3-year-old boy was shot in the hand when someone opened fire on a car his mother was driving in a Cleveland neighborhood this week, authorities said. The shooting late Tuesday night marked the fifth time that a juvenile had been shot in the city this week, according to city police. They...

Passenger dies in 3-vehicle crash in Epsom, driver charged

Nov. 26, 2020 9:36 AM EST

EPSOM, N.H. (AP) — A passenger died in a three-vehicle crash on Route 4 in Epsom, New Hampshire State Police said. Police said a westbound pickup truck rear-ended a sport utility vehicle around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. The SUV was pushed into the eastbound lane and collided with an oncoming car. Police said...

Maricopa County detention officer killed in auto collision

Nov. 25, 2020 5:48 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County sheriff's officials say one of their detention officers has died after his car was rear-ended in Buckeye. Authorities said the collision that killed Officer Justin Folsome happened on Tuesday on State Route 85. A semitruck hit Folsome's vehicle. The driver of the semi was...

Kirtland man stuck and killed by SUV near Farmington

Nov. 25, 2020 3:58 PM EST

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico state police say a man who was walking in the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 64 near Farmington was struck and killed by an SUV Tuesday night. The accident that happened at about 7 p.m. killed 48-year-old Freddie Chatto of Kirtland. Police say a Farmington resident was...

Sheriff: Deputy hurt after crash with stolen car on I-20

Nov. 25, 2020 3:21 PM EST

CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — A Kershaw County deputy parked at an exit ramp was injured Wednesday morning when a stolen car being chased by state troopers crashed into his cruiser on a South Carolina interstate, authorities said. Troopers had decided to stop chasing the stolen car on Interstate 20 moments before...

2 killed in wrong-way crash on I-95 in Connecticut

Nov. 25, 2020 2:20 PM EST

CLINTON, Conn. (AP) — Two people were killed early Wednesday when their wrong-way SUV slammed into a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 in Connecticut, state police said. Olger Armijos, 35, and Heraldo Solano, 41, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened around 2 a.m. in Clinton, police...