Latest Automotive accidents News

Ex-Kansas City Chiefs coach charged with DUI after crash

Apr. 12, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated resulting in serious physical injury after a crash that left a 5-year-old girl critically injured. The Jackson County prosecutor's office said...

2 men killed in head-on, wrong-way collision in Missoula

Apr. 12, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A car speeding in the wrong lane with its headlights off collided with another car on a bridge over the Clark Fork River in Missoula, killing the two men in the speeding car, police Sgt. Mike Hebert said. The crash happened at 11:15 p.m. Saturday,...

Injured CSU Bakersfield athlete Readus' condition improves

Apr. 12, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The condition of Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball player Ronne Readus has improved nearly two weeks after he was badly injured in a car accident, his family said in statement released by the school on Monday. “We are blessed to tell...

North Vegas police probe death of man found near bus stop

Apr. 12, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police in North Las Vegas say they believe a man found dead near a bus stop early Monday was hit by a vehicle that did not stay at the scene. Officer Alexander Cuevas said the man’s body was found a little after 1 a.m. on Las Vegas...

Driver slowed or stopped before crash killed 13 migrants

Apr. 12, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The driver of an SUV packed with migrants stopped or slowed before getting slammed by a tractor-trailer in one of the deadliest border-related crashes in U.S. history, according to testimony released Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board's...

Police ID pedestrian killed in Des Moines area crash

Apr. 12, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police have identified a pedestrian killed Sunday morning after he was hit by a car. Weston Bueford, 33, of Des Moines, was in the southbound lanes of the four-lane Hubbell Avenue when he was hit by a vehicle shortly before 5 a.m....

Police: 2 dead after train hits truck in southern Illinois

Apr. 12, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

ULLIN, Ill. (AP) — Two people were killed when a pickup truck pulled directly into the path of a train in far southern Illinois, police said. The truck’s driver had turned Tuesday morning onto a private lane in Pulaski County just before it drove onto a rail crossing...

Police: 2 dead after train hits truck in southern Illinois

Apr. 12, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

ULLIN, Ill. (AP) — Two people were killed when a pickup truck pulled directly into the path of a train in far southern Illinois, police said. The truck’s driver had turned Tuesday morning onto a private lane in Pulaski County just before it drove onto a rail crossing...

Several hurt in crashes caused by truck, stolen trailer

Apr. 12, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Several people have been injured after the driver of a truck with a stolen trailer crashed into a number of vehicles in downtown Indianapolis. Police tried to stop the truck about 9 p.m. Sunday but called off the pursuit when the driver fled east in...

Two with gunshot wounds found dead after car crash

Apr. 12, 2021 09:52 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two men who suffered gunshot wounds were found dead following a crash at a Minneapolis intersection early Monday, according to police. Metro Transit police were dispatched to the intersection about 2 a.m. and found two cars. Officers found one man...