Automotive accidents

August 07, 2019 - 3:26 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the estate of an 18-year-old who died in the crash of a car that lacked side-curtain air bags. The State reports Nissan Motor Co. and Ashlynn Overton's estate settled Tuesday. Overton's estate will receive approximately $776,...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four people are believed to have been aboard a plane that crashed in Alaska with no survivors. National Transportation Safety Board Alaska chief Clint Johnson says reports indicate four people were aboard the plane when Piper PA-22 crashed Sunday outside Girdwood. Johnson...
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In this photo provided by the Landespolizeidirektion Niederoesereich, County Police of Lower Austria, on Monday Aug. 5, 2019, shows the destroyed trailer behind an electric moped after a fatal accident leaving two children dead near the town of Hausleiten, northwest of Vienna. Austrian police say two young girls aged one and four have died after a driver slammed into the trailer being pulled in behind their mother's electric moped. (Landespolizeidirektion Niederoestereich/handout via AP)
August 05, 2019 - 7:24 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say two young girls have died after a driver slammed into the trailer they were being pulled in behind their mother's electric moped. Police said a 1-year-old died at the scene of the Sunday evening accident on a rural highway near the town of Hausleiten and her 4-year...
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August 04, 2019 - 8:34 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A multiple-car crash killed 19 people, injured 30 others and forced the evacuation of Egypt's main cancer hospital, the government said. The health ministry said in a statement that four cars crashed late Sunday, causing a blast outside the National Cancer Institute in the capital,...
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August 04, 2019 - 7:38 pm
VAUGHN, New Mexico (AP) — Five Chicago residents were killed when their vehicle rolled over on a New Mexico highway. A New Mexico State Police statement says the accident occurred on U.S. Highway 54 near Vaughn around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say the 2005 Nissan Armada crossed the center...
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In this undated photo taken by her son, Marie Corine Bastide lays in her hospital bed at the University Hospital of Liege in Liege, Belgium. Bastide, who was involved in a car accident on the night of July 23, 2019, during one of Belgium's record breaking heat waves, survived for six days in her wrecked car in a ditch before being rescued. (Hadrien Riga via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 4:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian woman who spent six days trapped in her overturned car during one of the country's hottest periods on record says thoughts of her children helped her to focus on staying alive. Corine Bastide ran off the road into woods last week near the southeast city of Liege. It was...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2019 file photo, Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, of West Springfield, the driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a highway in rural Randolph, N.H., that killed seven motorcyclists, stands with his attorney Donald Frank during a hearing in Springfield District Court in Springfield, Mass. The Boston Globe reported Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, that a federal report it obtained found that Zhukovskyy tested positive for an unspecified drug after his pickup truck crossed the center yellow line and crashed into the motorcyclists. The document also said Zhukovskyy admitted that he reached for a drink just before the crash. (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, Pool, File)
August 01, 2019 - 11:41 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The driver involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was on drugs and reached for a beverage just before crashing into with a group of bikers, according to details from a federal inspection report that were published Thursday. The Federal Motor...
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July 30, 2019 - 9:17 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a roadside bomb explosion hit a passenger bus in western Farha province, killing at least 18 people including women and children. Mohibullah Mohib, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Farah, says six people were wounded in the bombing...
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July 28, 2019 - 11:15 am
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri man who was 11 years old when he and a teenager fatally shot four students and a teacher at an Arkansas middle school more than 20 years ago has died in a two-vehicle crash in northeastern Arkansas. Television Station KAIT reports that 33-year-old...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2019, file photo, motorcyclists participate in a ride in Randolph, N.H., to remember seven bikers killed there in a collision with a pickup truck in June. State transportation officials in Massachusetts are expected to be questioned during a legislative oversight hearing on Monday, July 22, 2019, in Boston, about the Registry of Motor Vehicles' failure to suspend the commercial license of the truck driver charged in the crash that killed the seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire. (Paul Hayes/Caledonian-Record via AP, File)
July 22, 2019 - 9:23 am
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers opened and then abruptly suspended their inquiry Monday into troubles at the state motor vehicle department that were exposed by a crash that killed seven motorcyclists. The Legislature's Joint Committee on Transportation voted to recess just minutes into its...
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