Automotive accidents

Flames engulf vehicles after a fiery crash along Interstate 75, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, about a mile south of Alachua, near Gainesville, Fla. Highway officials say at least six people have died after a crash and diesel fuel spill sparked a massive fire along the Florida interstate. (WGFL-Gainesville via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 7:21 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal highway crash in Florida (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol says five children from Louisiana and two tractor-trailer truck drivers died in a fiery crash on a Florida interstate. During a news conference on Friday morning, Lt...
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This undated Clark County Detention Center booking photo shows Krystal Whipple, 21, of Las Vegas. Police said Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 that Whipple is sought as the suspect who used a stolen rental car to run over and kill nail salon owner, Ngoc Q. Nguyen, 51, of Garden Grove, Calif., who chased her for failing to pay for a $35 manicure on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Clark County Detention Center/Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
January 03, 2019 - 4:43 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old Las Vegas woman was being sought Thursday for allegedly using a stolen car to run over and kill a Las Vegas nail salon owner who chased her last weekend for failing to pay for a $35 manicure, police said. Las Vegas police released storefront security video footage of...
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Rescue workers at the site of a train accident on Great Belt Bridge in Nyborg, in Denmark, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. At least six people were killed and 16 others injured early Wednesday when a Danish passenger train apparently hit falling cargo from a passing freight train as it crossed a bridge linking central Denmark's islands. Police spokesman Lars Braemhoej said that while "we do not know precisely what caused the accident," one possible cause was that cargo from a passing freight train fell off and hit the passenger train. He added there was "considerable damage" on the passenger train. (Tim Kildeborg Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 03, 2019 - 1:10 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two more bodies have been found in the wreckage of a train crash on a Danish bridge, raising the death toll to eight in Denmark's deadliest train accident in 30 years, police said Thursday. Police say three women and five men were killed in the Wednesday morning accident...
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This Jan. 1, 2019 screen shot from WISN-TV shows authorities pulling out an SUV from the Kinnickinnic River, a day after it crashed into the river during a police chase. A toddler, her young mother and a man died when their vehicle drove into a frigid river while being chased by the Milwaukee Police. (WISN-TV via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 4:35 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A toddler, her young mother and a man died when their vehicle drove into a frigid river while being chased by Milwaukee police officers who suspected they were involved in two armed robberies. Surveillance video shows the vehicle speeding and the driver losing control Monday night...
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People walk near damaged cargo compartments on a train parked near the Storebaelt bridge, near Nyborg in Denmark, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Danish police say several people have been killed in a train accident on a bridge linking the central islands of Zealand and Funen. Police did not provide further details about those killed or the number of people injured in Wednesday's incident, which took place about 8 a.m. local time. Danish media reported that a tarpaulin on a freight train hit a passenger train going in the opposite direction, prompting it to brake suddenly. (Tim K. Jensen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 2:01 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Six passengers were killed when a Danish train sustained damage while crossing a bridge that was closed to cars because of high wind Wednesday, and authorities investigated if falling cargo from a freight train caused Denmark's deadliest railway accident in 30 years...
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Damaged compartments of a cargo train near the Storebaelt bridge, near Nyborg in Denmark, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Danish police say several people have been killed in a train accident on a bridge linking the central islands of Zealand and Funen. Police did not provide further details about those killed or the number of people injured in Wednesday's incident, which took place about 8 a.m. local time. Danish media reported that a tarpaulin on a freight train hit a passenger train going in the opposite direction, prompting it to brake suddenly. (Michael Bager/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 10:10 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on the train accident in Denmark (all times local): 7:05 p.m. A Danish passenger train apparently hit cargo that fell from a passing freight train, killing six people and injuring 16 others as the two trains crossed a bridge linking the country's islands. It...
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December 28, 2018 - 10:07 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wrong-way freeway crash in Los Angeles has killed three people and authorities say drugs or alcohol probably were involved. The Fire Department says the crash occurred at about 3:30 a.m. Friday on an Interstate 5 transition road in the Sylmar area of the San Fernando Valley...
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Security forces stand near a tourist bus after a roadside bomb in an area near the Giza Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's Interior Ministry said in a statement that two Vietnamese tourists were killed and others wounded, in the incident. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
December 28, 2018 - 7:46 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Friday near the Giza Pyramids, killing three Vietnamese and their Egyptian guide, officials said. The bus was traveling in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids when the crude roadside bomb, concealed by a wall, went off, Egypt's chief prosecutor...
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A car fell into this collapsed culvert due to heavy rains on Tommy Butler Road in the Causeyville Whynot area of Lauderdale County, Miss., Friday, Dec 28, 2018. No one was hurt in the accident. The National Weather Service posted flash flood watches and warnings for much of the South from Louisiana into southwest Virginia. (Paula Merritt/The Meridian Star via AP)
December 28, 2018 - 2:58 pm
A powerful winter storm that brought blizzard warnings Friday across the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least three fatal crashes while flash flooding from rains in the South swept away cars and forced dozens of water rescues. In northern New England, a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, mourners and police officers from around the country attend a memorial service before the funeral for fallen Florence police officer Sgt. Terrence Carraway at the Florence Center in Florence, S.C. Sgt. Carraway was killed in the line of duty Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. More police officers have died in the line of duty this year than in 2017. That's according to data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The organization said in a report Thursday that 144 federal, state and local officers have died so far in 2018. That's up from the 129 who died last year. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
December 28, 2018 - 3:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More police officers have died in the line of duty this year in the United States than in 2017, according to data released Thursday. The most common cause of death was gunfire, and vehicular accidents claimed nearly as many officers' lives. The National Law Enforcement Officers...
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