Latest Accidents News

Man dies in Delaware motorcycle crash

May. 25, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

BEAR, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a 53-year-old man has died in a motorcycle crash. A news release said the crash happened Sunday afternoon on State Route 1 near the Tybouts Corner area. Police say the man from Chester, Pennsylvania, was traveling through a series of curves when he traveled off...

Dominic Cummings, senior aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, makes a statement inside 10 Downing Street, London, Monday May 25, 2020, over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions. (Jonathan Brady/Pool via AP)

The Latest: WHO renews praise for China in response to virus

May. 25, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — World Health Organization officials renew praise for China...

National Guard rescues books in waterlogged Midland

May. 25, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan National Guard rescued 80,000 items from the basement of a Midland library that was flooded when rain swept through the area and dams failed. “There’s no way we could have done it without them,” said Terrie Ahlers, supervisor of adult services at...

Man arrested after crash kills 19-year-old and 16-year-old

May. 25, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Junction City man is behind bars this weekend after police say he caused a fatal car accident while intoxicated, killing two teenagers on Highway 228. KVAL-TV reports the accident happened just east of Brownsville on Saturday morning. Oregon State Police say that 21-year-old Austyn...

Fallen soldier's mom: We will rebuild memorial lost to flood

May. 25, 2020 12:08 PM EDT

SANFORD, Mich. (AP) — The mother of a soldier who was killed in Iraq is pledging to rebuild a war memorial that was destroyed by a dam failure in central Michigan. “I sat there and cried,” Kim Burgess said after visiting the scene in Sanford last week. “I just felt like I had let our...

Chase through two counties ends in crash and fire

May. 25, 2020 11:44 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck woman is in custody after police say she led three law enforcement agencies on a chase through two counties. Officers stopped the woman's car about 5 p.m. Saturday in Bismarck because it was suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run crash earlier, according to...

Car struck by truck at intersection, killing 2, police say

May. 25, 2020 11:36 AM EDT

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two people were killed when their car was struck by a truck at an intersection in central Pennsylvania over the Memorial Day weekend, authorities said. State police in Adams County say the car was heading north when it was hit by the westbound truck in Union Township just before 5:30...

Man, 18, dies in apparent drowning in nature preserve

May. 25, 2020 10:54 AM EDT

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old died in an apparent drowning in a closed nature preserve in western Ohio, authorities said. The Miami Township Fire-Rescue Department reported getting an emergency call at around 2 p.m. Sunday. A Yellow Springs police officer responded and found the victim in...

Minot police say accidental shooting victim has died

May. 25, 2020 10:53 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Police say the victim of an accidental shooting in Minot has died of injuries suffered last week. Connie Elizabeth Rod, 37, died at Trinity Hospital after she was shot in northwest Minot last Thursday evening, Minot police said Monday. The initial report indicated a male accidentally...

Man, 2 daughters rescued after boat capsizes in Maine pond

May. 25, 2020 10:33 AM EDT

PARLIN POND TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — A man and his two daughters were rescued Sunday after their boat capsized on Parlin Pond in western Maine. A person was seen and heard screaming from the shoreline on Sunday around 1:30 p.m., said the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildife. An off-duty game...