10 People, Including 9 Children, Are Killed in Alabama Crash

A sheriff said the crash was the worst he’s responded to in more than 30 years in law enforcement.

#alabama, #alabama-sheriffs-youth-ranch, #deaths-fatalities, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Police Shoot Driver Who Struck Cyclists at Arizona Bike Race

Six people were seriously injured after a man driving a pickup truck plowed into cyclists at a bike race in Show Low, Ariz., the police said. The driver was then shot and wounded by the police.

#arizona, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #bike-the-bluff-race, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #show-low-ariz, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Driver Who Plowed Into Protesters in Minneapolis Is Charged With Murder

Nicholas Kraus of St. Paul, Minn., was drunk at the time of the crash, the authorities said. Deona Marie Erickson, 31, a social justice advocate, was killed in the episode.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #erickson-deona-marie, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kraus-nicholas, #minneapolis-minn, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Truck Driver Who Killed 5 Cyclists Is Sentenced to 40 Years

Jordan A. Barson, 45, was under the influence of methamphetamine when he plowed into a group of cyclists on a Nevada highway in December, prosecutors said.

#barson-jordan-alexander, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #clark-county-nev, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #las-vegas-review-journal, #methamphetamines, #tests-sobriety, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Marine Major General Disciplined Over Deadly 2020 Training Accident

Maj. Gen. Robert F. Castellvi is the latest in a string of officers relieved of their duties after the deaths of nine service members off the coast of Southern California.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #california, #castellvi-robert-f, #deaths-fatalities, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-marine-corps

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M.T.A. Bus Crashes Into Brooklyn Home, Injuring 16

An M.T.A. bus slammed into a historic rowhouse in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, injuring several people aboard the vehicle, the authorities said.

#buses, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #new-york-city, #prospect-lefferts-gardens-brooklyn-ny, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Train Crash in Pakistan Kills at Least 30

Most of the passengers on an express train were asleep when it derailed and its cars fell across the track into the path of another.

#deaths-fatalities, #pakistan, #railroad-accidents-and-safety, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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2 Arrested in California Road-Rage Shooting That Killed a 6-Year-Old

Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, are expected to be charged with murder in the May 21 killing of Aiden Leos.

#california, #costa-mesa-calif, #funerals-and-memorials, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #orange-calif, #orange-county-calif, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Minneapolis Moves to Reopen George Floyd Square

A year after Mr. Floyd was killed by the police, the city of Minneapolis removed barricades around the square. It said it will preserve the artwork and memorials there.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-minneapolis-minn, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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After Bonding Over Basketball and Biking, a Big Loss

Mark Eaton and Rudy Gobert, paint protectors past and present for the Utah Jazz, had built a relationship of mutual admiration and respect.

#anthony-carmelo, #basketball, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #eaton-mark-1957-2021, #gobert-rudy-1992, #playoff-games, #tatum-jayson-1998, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #utah-jazz

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New York City Traffic is Back,According to Reporters

In New York City, traffic has roared back to nearly prepandemic levels; perhaps no one has a better front-row seat than traffic reporters.

#bridges-and-tunnels, #commuting, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #memorial-day, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city, #news-and-news-media, #ny1, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #transit-systems, #transportation-department-nyc

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Former Astronaut Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed 2 Young Girls

James Halsell Jr., a veteran of five space shuttle missions, was sentenced to four years in prison and 10 years’ probation.

#accidents-and-safety, #alabama, #halsell-james-jr, #huntsville-ala, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #national-aeronautics-and-space-administration, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #tuscaloosa-ala

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Crash in Italy Caused by Cable and Brake Failure, Investigators Say

Charges including manslaughter and negligence are being considered following the accident in northern Italy that killed 14 people on Sunday.

#cable-cars-and-trams, #italy, #mottarone-mountain-italy, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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What Ronald Greene’s Death Reveals About Police Killings

The officers involved in Ronald Greene’s death aren’t just a few bad apples. It is the whole tree that is shading the truth.

#assaults, #associated-press, #black-people, #louisiana, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

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A Post-Pandemic Question: Should Cars Return to Golden Gate Park?

Monday: San Francisco is studying the impact of limiting traffic over the past year, one of many “slow streets” programs that have galvanized transit activists.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #golden-gate-park-san-francisco, #shutdowns-institutional, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Severe Weather Expected in South for Third Straight Day

At least two people have been killed, and forecasters said more tornadoes could come on Tuesday.

#alabama, #arkansas, #georgia, #national-weather-service, #southern-states-us, #texas, #tornadoes, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #weather, #wind

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One Dead as Car Hits Scooter and Slams Into Outdoor Dining Structure in Queens

The crash occurred on a block in Astoria known for its outdoor dining and sidewalk cafes.

#deaths-fatalities, #restaurants, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Richard Pusey, Australian Who Filmed Dead and Dying Police Officers, Gets Prison Sentence

The judge described the filming of police officers who had been hit by a truck on a freeway as “heartless, cruel and disgraceful.”

#australia, #deaths-fatalities, #decisions-and-verdicts, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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N.Y.P.D. Highway Officer Killed by Drunk Driver, Police Say

Anastasio Tsakos was directing traffic on the Long Island Expressway overnight when he was struck by a woman who the police said was intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.

#hempstead-ny, #long-island-expressway, #police-department-nyc, #roads-and-traffic, #shea-dermot-f-1969, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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University of Kentucky’s Terrence Clarke Is Killed in Crash

The 19-year-old Boston native had been hampered by injuries in his freshman year but decided in March to forgo his remaining eligibility and turn pro.

#basketball-college, #calipari-john, #clarke-terrence, #los-angeles-calif, #southeastern-conference, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #university-of-kentucky

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Terrence Clarke, N.B.A. Prospect from University of Kentucky, Is Killed in Crash

The 19-year-old Boston native had been hampered by injuries in his freshman year but decided in March to forgo his remaining eligibility and turn pro.

#basketball-college, #calipari-john, #clarke-terrence, #los-angeles-calif, #southeastern-conference, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #university-of-kentucky

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What Can You Do With Unvaccinated Kids?

There will be more than one reasonable way to approach the risks of family activities.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #influenza, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #vaccination-and-immunization

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If Your Kids Haven’t Gotten the Covid Vaccine, What’s Safe?

There will be more than one reasonable way to approach the risks of family activities.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #influenza, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #vaccination-and-immunization

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‘He Was Our Dreams’: A College Basketball Star’s Wrenching Death

Days after leading his college team to its first men’s N.C.A.A. tournament, Oscar Frayer was killed in a highway crash. Loved ones said he had finally found his footing in life.

#basketball-college, #content-type-personal-profile, #deaths-fatalities, #frayer-oscar-1998-2021, #grand-canyon-university, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Texas Police Investigate Fatal Tesla Crash Near Houston

Two people died in the crash, and officials said no one had been behind the wheel. Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, said recovered data showed “Autopilot was not enabled” in the vehicle.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #driverless-and-semiautonomous-vehicles, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #harris-county-tex, #musk-elon, #national-transportation-safety-board, #tesla-motors-inc, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say

“No one was driving the vehicle” when the car crashed and burst into flames, killing two men, a constable said.

#deaths-fatalities, #driverless-and-semiautonomous-vehicles, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #harris-county-tex, #musk-elon, #national-highway-traffic-safety-administration, #tesla-motors-inc, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woodlands-the-tex

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SUV Driver Jumps a Rising Drawbridge in Florida [Watch Video]

The Daytona Beach Police Department said the jump, which was captured on video, was the second in the past few weeks.

#bridges-and-tunnels, #daytona-beach-fla, #florida, #motorcycles-motor-bikes-and-motorscooters, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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S.U.V. Driver Jumps a Rising Drawbridge in Florida

The Daytona Beach Police Department said the jump, which was captured on video, was the second in the past few weeks.

#bridges-and-tunnels, #daytona-beach-fla, #florida, #motorcycles-motor-bikes-and-motorscooters, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Daunte Wright’s Death Is a Call to End Armed Traffic Stops

Automated technology and unarmed monitors could do most of the job more efficiently and more safely.

#black-people, #minorities, #police, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #traffic-and-parking-violations, #wright-daunte-d-2021

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Britt Reid Charged With Felony D.W.I.

Reid, a former assistant coach for the Kansas City Chiefs and the son of the team’s head coach, crashed into two cars in February, leaving a child seriously injured.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #kansas-city-mo, #kansas-city-chiefs, #national-football-league, #reid-andy, #reid-britt-1985, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Why Didn’t Tiger Woods Get a Speeding Ticket?

Woods’s crash raised questions about how law enforcement officers treated his case.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #golf, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #masters-golf-tournament, #speed-limits-and-speeding, #tests-sobriety, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

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Tiger Woods Car Crash Latest Updates: Golfer Was Speeding 40 MPH Above Limit

The stretch of road where Woods crashed in February is known for speeding and crashes.

#los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #sports-injuries, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

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Tiger Woods ‘In Decent Spirits,’ His Closest Golf Buddies Say

Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and other golfers who live near Woods in Jupiter, Fla., have visited regularly as he recovers from his serious car crash.

#augusta-ga, #golf, #jupiter-fla, #koepka-brooks, #masters-golf-tournament, #mcilroy-rory, #pga-tour-inc, #thomas-justin-1993, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

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Man Arrested in Road Rage Attack That Killed Mother of 6

The police said a “road rage encounter unknowingly developed” after a couple’s S.U.V. came close to another car during a merge from one highway lane to another.

#eberly-julie-1973-2021, #floyd-dejywan-r, #lumberton-nc, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Tiger Woods Update: Sheriff Says Crash Investigation Is Done

Alex Villanueva, the sheriff of Los Angeles County, said that the authorities would need Woods’s permission to release the results of the investigation.

#golf, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

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Man Is Charged With Smuggling in Crash That Killed 13 Migrants in California

More than two dozen people were crowded into an S.U.V. that collided with a tractor-trailer near the border. Jose Cruz Noguez was accused of coordinating the smuggling attempt.

#california, #cruz-noguez-jose, #holtville-calif, #illegal-immigration, #mexico, #smuggling, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Two Ex-Deputies Face Manslaughter Charges in Black Man’s Death in Texas

The former Williamson County deputies were indicted on charges that they repeatedly shot Javier Ambler with a Taser during a traffic stop despite his pleas that he could not breathe.

#ambler-javier-d-2019, #artsentertainment-network, #austin-tex, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #chody-robert, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #heart, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #reality-television, #stun-guns, #television, #texas, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #traffic-and-parking-violations, #travis-county-tex, #williamson-county-tex

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Mother of 6 Fatally Shot in Road Rage Episode, Police Say

Officials said a driver fired multiple times into the passenger door of a couple’s car after they came close to a vehicle while merging into a lane in North Carolina.

#anger-emotion, #eberly-julie-1973-2021, #interstate-95, #lumberton-nc, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #road-rage, #robeson-county-nc, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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A Boat Snarled Traffic. No, Not That Boat.

The 38-foot boat broke loose from its trailer on Thursday, blocking Florida highway traffic for several hours. While inconvenient, it wasn’t the week’s biggest ship-related bottleneck.

#boats-and-boating, #florida, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Trains Collide in Egypt, Killing at Least 32

The national rail authority said “unknown actors” had engaged brakes on one train, which was hit by another behind it. The country’s railways have been plagued by poor maintenance and mismanagement.

#deaths-fatalities, #egypt, #railroad-accidents-and-safety, #railroads, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Death Toll from Texas’ Winter Storm Rises to 111

Officials previously had said that the storm, which devastated the state’s power grid in February, had killed nearly 60 people.

#carbon-monoxide, #deaths-fatalities, #houston-tex, #texas, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Tesla’s Autopilot Technology Faces Fresh Scrutiny

Federal regulators are investigating 23 recent accidents in which drivers were, or may have been, using the automatic steering and braking system.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #center-for-auto-safety, #driverless-and-semiautonomous-vehicles, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #national-highway-traffic-safety-administration, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #roads-and-traffic, #tesla-motors-inc, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Carmakers Strive to Stay Ahead of Hackers

The effects of a breach of a car, or fleet, could be devastating. Auto manufacturers and suppliers have aggressive plans, and a lot of firewalls.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #computer-security, #computers-and-the-internet, #continental-ag, #jeep-division-of-fiat-chrysler, #national-highway-traffic-safety-administration, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Driver Charged in Crash That Killed 8 Immigrants in Texas

An Austin man who led a trooper on a chase that exceeded 100 m.p.h. faces a maximum term of life in prison if convicted, U.S. prosecutors said.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #border-patrol-us, #deaths-fatalities, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #sports-utility-vehicles-and-light-trucks, #tovar-sebastian, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #united-states

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Tiger Woods Has Gone Home From the Hospital

Woods was hospitalized three weeks ago in Los Angeles after a car crash that left him with severe injuries to his right leg.

#golf, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

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8 Immigrants Killed in Border City Crash

The victims were riding in a pickup truck that was being chased by the police when it collided head-on with another pickup near Del Rio, Texas, the authorities said.

#deaths-fatalities, #fugitives, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #public-safety-department-tex, #sports-utility-vehicles-and-light-trucks, #texas, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #val-verde-county-tex

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3 Are Struck and Killed by Driver in San Diego

At least six others were injured when a man drove a station wagon onto a sidewalk in an area where homeless people often seek shelter, the authorities said.

#deaths-fatalities, #east-village-san-diego-calif, #homeless-persons, #san-diego-calif, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Indonesia Bus Falls Into Ravine, Leaving Dozens Dead

The brakes on a bus carrying 66 students, teachers and relatives who had visited an Islamic missionary’s tomb appear to have malfunctioned, killing 29.

#buses, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #indonesia, #java-indonesia, #rescues, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Migrants in Deadly Crash Had Crossed Through Border Wall, Officials Say

The Border Patrol said two S.U.V.s packed with people apparently crossed through a breach in the wall. One vehicle went on to collide with a tractor-trailer rig, killing 13 migrants.

#border-barriers, #border-patrol-us, #calexico-calif, #california, #holtville-calif, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #imperial-valley-calif, #smuggling, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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What We Know About the Deadly Crash in California

The collision of an S.U.V. and a tractor-trailer on the outskirts of Holtville, Calif., left at least 13 people dead.

#california, #deaths-fatalities, #el-centro-calif, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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