Latest Automotive accidents News

The Latest: Guard from several states in D.C. to help

Jun. 2, 2020 1:04 PM EDT

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: — Virginia governor won't send national guard to Washington — Minnesota prosecutors still working on Floyd case —...

High-speed Spanish passenger train hits car on track; 2 dead

Jun. 2, 2020 12:55 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Two people were killed when a high-speed passenger train with more than 150 people on board hit a car on the tracks in northwest Spain on Tuesday. Emergency services said the locomotive derailed but not the train's carriages, and most of the passengers climbed out uninjured. Five people were...

A sidewalk is spray painted with graffiti about New York City's curfew order, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. In New York City, nonviolent demonstrations against police brutality, sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, were punctuated by people smashing storefront windows near Rockefeller Center and breaching the doors into the storied Macy's store, littering parts of Manhattan with broken glass.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NY mayor: 8 p.m. curfew all week after post-protest mayhem

Jun. 2, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's mayor extended an 8 p.m. curfew all week in hopes of stopping destruction that continued overnight despite the city's efforts to stop protests over George Floyd's death from devolving into lawless mayhem. “We’re going to have a tough few days. We’re going to...

Teen charged with homicide in fatal Waupaca County crash

Jun. 2, 2020 12:26 PM EDT

WAUPACA, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors in Waupaca County have charged a 17-year-old boy they say intentionally caused a crash that killed a woman. Logan Stedjee is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in last Saturday's fatal crash in Bear Creek. A criminal complaint said Stedjee was going about 100...

A heavy police presence is seen near an entrance of NorthPark Mall along West Kimberly Road Monday, June 1, 2020, in Davenport, Iowa. Two people are dead and a police officer was wounded in a round of rioting and violence that occurred Sunday night into Monday morning in Davenport.  (Meg McLaughlin/Quad City Times via AP)

Davenport police say 7 suspects linked to shootings, unrest

Jun. 2, 2020 12:13 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Davenport say seven heavily armed men were linked to shootings that wounded a man outside a jewelry store and a police officer during civil unrest that rocked the city this week. Court documents and a timeline from the Scott County Attorney’s Office allege the...

6-year-old killed when ATV he's driving overturns, traps him

Jun. 2, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

RACEWAY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — A 6-year-old boy was killed when he was thrown from and trapped beneath an ATV that overturned in a field, authorities said. Sawyer D. Overman was driving down a gravel road in Recovery Township with his 8-year-old brother when the accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. Monday,...

Man accused of shooting Baltimore police officer charged

Jun. 2, 2020 10:42 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Baltimore officer while evading a traffic stop was charged with attempted murder Monday, according to authorities. Baltimore police and members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force took Antonio Oliver Janifer, 28, into custody in Prince George’s County, the...

SUV slams into police at protest, trooper breaks leg, pelvis

Jun. 2, 2020 10:27 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York State Police trooper suffered a broken leg and a shattered pelvis when an SUV barreled through a group of officers in Buffalo who had just charged a group of people protesting George Floyd's death, police said Tuesday. Another trooper and a Buffalo police officer were...

4 injured in pursuit crash, pregnant woman loses baby

Jun. 2, 2020 10:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A pregnant woman injured along with three others in a crash involving a fleeing suspect has lost her baby, Milwaukee police said. According to authorities, officers were pursuing a reckless driver wanted for a domestic violence incident when the suspect lost control and crashed into the...

Mount Holly man dies in two-vehicle crash in Shrewsbury

Jun. 2, 2020 8:18 AM EDT

SHREWSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A Mount Holly man died Monday in a crash between a car and a truck in Shrewsbury, Vermont Police said. Ryan Ahonen, 21, was driving on Route 103 when his car crossed into the oncoming lane and crashed into the truck, police said. Ahonen was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver...