Latest Automotive accidents News

Woman charged after her 2 year-old dies in car crash

May. 28, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A 21-year-old Grants Pass woman has been charged with manslaughter after her 2-year-old son died in a car crash on Tuesday. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said investigating officers determined Amanda McFarland was under the influence of alcohol when the incident...

Shooting, chase ends in fatal crash in Kansas City suburb

May. 28, 2020 9:05 AM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A domestic disturbance in suburban Kansas City led to a shooting, then a car chase that ended in a fatal crash, police in Independence said. The incident began Wednesday afternoon when police received calls of the dispute, then of shots fired in an Independence home, the Kansas...

Uncle and nephew sought after chase and crash killed teen

May. 28, 2020 8:44 AM EDT

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's office announced the search for a man and his nephew who are accused of being involved in a police chase and crash that killed a teenage girl. The Clayton County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that Rodney Harris, 44, and his nephew Montreaz Harris, 28, were riding...

Cops: 3-year-old killed when pickup truck crashes into SUV

May. 28, 2020 8:05 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A speeding pickup truck driver struck multiple vehicles in Philadelphia and then crashed into an SUV stopped at a traffic light, killing a 3-year-old girl in the SUV and injuring three of her relatives. The crashes happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday, city police said. The woman driving...

Police: Charlotte bus driver fatally struck man, fled scene

May. 28, 2020 7:07 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A public bus driver in Charlotte has been accused of hitting and killing a man standing at a bus stop and then fleeing the scene without administering any aid. The driver, identified as Luis Garcia, was charged with a felony hit-and-run following the victim’s death Tuesday...

Police: Erratic driver dies after fleeing traffic stop

May. 28, 2020 2:41 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A reckless driver is dead following a police chase in Florida, authorities said. Jacksonville police attempted to pull over a vehicle driving erratically Tuesday night, but the driver fled onto nearby Interstate 95, the Florida Times-Union reported. The vehicle almost struck a...

Authorities: Peoria woman cited after fatal freeway crash

May. 28, 2020 12:10 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Peoria woman has been cited in a car crash that killed one pedestrian and seriously injured another in Phoenix earlier this week, police said. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 27-year-old Palina Khastal is facing a charge of failure to remain at the scene of a fatal...

Authorities gather on Centennial Bridge after a shooting Wednesday, May 27, 2020, near Leavenworth, Kan. A Fort Leavenworth soldier is being credited with saving lives after he stopped a person who was randomly shooting on the bridge that connects Kansas and Missouri. (John Richmeier/Leavenworth Times via AP)

Police: Soldier saved lives by stopping shooter on bridge

May. 27, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A soldier stationed in Kansas saved “countless lives” Wednesday when he hit a man with his car as the man was shooting randomly at people on a bridge near an Army base, a police chief said. One person was injured by the shooter, according to Leavenworth police Chief...

Baltimore police identify suspect in shooting of officer

May. 27, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore on Wednesday identified a man believed to have shot an officer a day earlier after evading a traffic stop. An arrest warrant has been issued for Baltimore resident Antonio Oliver Janifer, who authorities said should be considered armed and dangerous. Police said...

Police: 3 teens injured in crash at Bonneville Salt Flats

May. 27, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three teenage boys were severely injured in a vehicle crash at the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah, authorities said. The Wendover Police Department said a car was traveling about 100 mph (160 kph) on the flats Tuesday around 10 p.m. when it collided with a raised barrier...