Automotive accidents

November 21, 2018 - 11:41 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on a vehicle crash outside a primary school in China (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Chinese state media report five people have died and 18 were hospitalized with injuries from a car plowing into a crowd outside a primary school in a northeastern city. State broadcaster...
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Police and fire officials investigate the scene of a fiery crash involving three vehicles on the Brooklyn Bridge, Wednesday morning, Nov. 21, 2018, in New York. Fire Department officials said six people were injured, and one person was killed. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 21, 2018 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An auto wreck on the Brooklyn Bridge killed one person Wednesday and sparked a fire that engulfed three vehicles and cut off a key New York City artery at the start of the morning commuting rush on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The fiery 7 a.m. crash on the Brooklyn-...
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FILE - This Aug. 15, 2016, file photo shows a damaged vehicle belonging to Dori and Jack Garner. The couple suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision with rancher Jack Yantis' bull on Nov. 1, 2015. Jack Yantis died in 2015 after one of his bulls was hit by a car. Two deputies responded to the crash and Yantis arrived with a rifle. Authorities say there was an altercation and everyone involved fired their weapons. A federal wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of an Idaho rancher who was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies has been dismissed. A judge tossed the lawsuit Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, amid an apparent settlement. (Katy Moeller/Idaho Statesman via AP, File)
November 21, 2018 - 2:25 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge has dismissed a federal wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of an Idaho rancher who was fatally shot by deputies in a dispute that occurred after one of his bulls was hit by a car. The judge tossed the lawsuit Tuesday after an apparent settlement was reached...
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A fire engine is parked near to a burnt out bus after a bus accident in Gwanda about 550 kilometres south of the capital Harare, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident on Thursday night. (AP Photo)
November 16, 2018 - 5:49 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Fire swept through a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, killing more than 40 people and injuring at least 20, some of whom suffered severe burns, authorities said Friday. A photograph posted on Twitter by the Zimbabwe Red Cross shows the remains of the bus that was completely...
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A couple take shelter under an umbrella from snowfall in front of a mural while another man walks past them in lower Manhattan on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
November 15, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday's evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least seven deaths as it swept across the country. From St. Louis to the South and into the Northeast, snow,...
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Alyssa Shepherd leaves the Fulton County Courthouse after her initial court appearance on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Rochester, Ind. Shepherd is accused of striking and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus. (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 10:20 am
ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana woman accused of striking and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus entered a preliminary not guilty plea Thursday. Alyssa Shepherd, 24, appeared before a Fulton County judge on three counts of reckless...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif. The test results by AAA released Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, come after several highly publicized crashes involving Tesla vehicles that were operating on the company's system named "Autopilot." The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating some of the crashes, including the March fatality that involved a Model X that struck a freeway barrier. (KTVU via AP, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. The tests brought a warning from the auto club that drivers shouldn't think that the systems make their vehicles self...
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Law enforcement officers inspect the site where a tour bus carrying passengers overturned just after midday, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in DeSoto County, Miss. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking parts of the South. (Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 5:43 pm
BYHALIA, Miss. (AP) — An Alabama tour bus bound for a Mississippi casino overturned Wednesday on an icy highway, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries, authorities said, as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South and lower Midwest. The National Weather Service says snow...
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November 14, 2018 - 1:35 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A coroner says two people have died and several others are injured, some critically, after a tour bus overturned on an icy highway ramp in northern Mississippi. DeSoto County sheriff's...
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November 08, 2018 - 12:48 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A head-on collision between two buses has killed 47 people, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving. Two long distance buses going opposite directions collided near Rusape, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of the capital Harare on Wednesday...
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