Automotive accidents

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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FILE - In this March 8, 2018 file photo, people gather at a sidewalk memorial for two children who were killed the previous week when they were struck by a car driven by a woman who likely had a seizure behind the wheel, in the Park Slope neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Authorities say the woman who lost control of her car and fatally struck the child of a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress and another toddler in a Brooklyn crosswalk has died of an apparent suicide. Dorothy Bruns was found dead in her home in Staten Island borough of New York on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 06, 2018 - 11:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a woman who lost control of her car and fatally struck the child of a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress and another toddler in a Brooklyn crosswalk has died of an apparent suicide. Forty-four-year-old Dorothy Bruns was found dead in her Staten Island home Tuesday...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office in Wisconsin shows Colten Treu, who is accused of striking and killing three Girl Scouts and a parent and critically injuring a fourth girl who were picking up trash along a rural roadway near Chippewa Falls, Wis., on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, 11 charges were filed against Colten Treu include four counts of vehicular homicide and four counts of a hit-and-run resulting in death. (Chippewa County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 1:41 pm
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — Vehicular homicide charges were filed Tuesday against a 21-year-old man accused of inhaling chemical vapors before he crashed his truck into a group of Girl Scouts picking up trash along a highway, killing three children and one adult, Wisconsin prosecutors said Tuesday...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office in Wisconsin shows Colten Treu, who is accused of striking and killing three Girl Scouts and a parent and critically injuring a fourth girl who were picking up trash along a rural roadway near Chippewa Falls, Wis., on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, 11 charges were filed against Colten Treu include four counts of vehicular homicide and four counts of a hit-and-run resulting in death. (Chippewa County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 05, 2018 - 5:33 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A mother and one of three Girl Scouts killed in a hit-and-run crash in Wisconsin shared a love of crafts and couldn't live without each other, a family member said Monday. Sara Jo Schneider, 32, and her 10-year-old daughter Haylee Hickle were among a group of adults and children...
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Sherri Jasper, a Girl Scout board member and counselor at Halmstad Elementary School, leads the program for a candlelight vigil at the school in Chippewa Falls, Wis., Sunday evening, Nov. 4, 2018. The western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were collecting trash Saturday along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. The 21-year-old driver, Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls, sped off but later surrendered. He will be charged with four counts of homicide, Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 7:16 pm
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were collecting trash along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. Authorities have not released the names of...
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Girl Scouts sing as hundreds of community members turn out in the rain Sunday evening, Nov. 4, 2018, for a candlelight vigil at Halmstad Elementary School in Chippewa Falls, Wis., in remembrance of three fourth grade Girl Scouts and a parent who died Saturday, after being struck by a pickup truck while their troop was picking up trash along a rural highway. The 21-year-old driver, Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls, sped off but later surrendered. He will be charged with four counts of homicide, Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said. (Steve Kinderman/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 6:17 pm
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the hit-and-run deaths of several Girl Scouts and an adult in Wisconsin (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Hundreds of community members gathered outside an elementary school in Wisconsin to remember three Girl Scouts and a parent who were killed in a hit-and-run...
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November 03, 2018 - 5:58 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds say pitcher Jairo Capellan was killed and two other minor leagues players injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic. Dick Williams, the Reds' president of baseball operations, confirmed Capellan's death and said pitcher Raul Hernandez...
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Emergency medical personnel gather at the scene of a hit-and-run accident Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Lake Hallie, Wis., that killed two girls and an adult. (Steve Kinderman/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 5:55 pm
LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — A pickup truck lurched off a road in western Wisconsin Saturday and hit a group of Girl Scouts picking up trash in the ditch, leaving three girls and one adult dead and critically injuring a fourth girl, police said. Sgt. Daniel Sokup of the Lake Hallie Police Department...
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In this Oct. 18, 2018, photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety is the scene where authorities say they rescued a seriously injured woman who spent six days in the desert after crashing her car near Wickenburg, Ariz. The Department of Public Safety said Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, that rescuers found the severely dehydrated 53-year-old woman on Oct. 18 after following the vehicle's tracks. A maintenance crew and a rancher spotted the car while working along a highway several miles from the historic Western town of Wickenburg. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona transportation worker Zach Moralez knew something wasn't right when he saw a damaged fence along a highway. Tracks went off the edge of the road and through the fence on the edge of the hill. Moralez, a highway operations technician, knew there had to be a car at the bottom...
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This undated family photo provided by Elgin Ingle shows Alivia Stahl, center, and her twin brothers, Xzavier and Mason Ingle. The three children were struck and killed Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, by a pickup truck as they crossed a road in rural Rochester, Ind., to board a school bus before sunrise. The driver of the pickup Alyssa Shepherd, of Rochester, was arrested and charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one misdemeanor count of passing a school bus when arm signal device is extended, causing bodily injury. (Elgin Ingle via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 3:19 pm
ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana school district said it will relocate a bus stop where a pickup truck hit four students boarding a bus this week, killing three siblings and badly injuring a fourth child. Superintendent Blaine Conley of the Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. said the bus stop...
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