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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Distracted driver crashes into back of Spokane patrol car, police say

A distracted driver rear-ended a Spokane police officer’s patrol car Thursday morning, the Spokane Police Department said.

Prince Philip, queen’s husband, uninjured after car accident

Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, was involved in a car crash Thursday while driving in rural England but was not injured.

UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018

U.S. House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreck

A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid was seriously injured in a vehicle crash on Friday and will require weeks of recovery and …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018

Preston man dies after pickup collides with farm equipment

A 72-year-old eastern Idaho man died after his pickup collided with farm machinery near Terreton.

UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018

Teens injured, 1 arrested after two-vehicle crash in Boise

Boise police say a 17-year-old driving a stolen vehicle has been arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft auto and felony burglary following a crash that injured multiple people.

Harrison Ford comes to the rescue after car accident

Harrison Ford came to the real-life rescue of a woman who was involved in a car accident north of Los Angeles.

Police identify Porsche driver who plowed into Idaho crowd

Police have identified the driver of a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show as Roy L. Drennon of Eagle, Idaho.

North Idaho man rescued 2 days after car plunges down ravine

Authorities in northern Idaho say a man spent two days trapped in his vehicle after it plunged into a ravine.

3 killed, 3 injured in Western Oregon crash

Oregon State Police say three people died in a head-on collision in Lincoln County.

3 killed, 1 injured when car slams into back of parked semi

Three people were killed and one was injured when a car slammed into the back of a parked semi-truck in Lynnwood, Washington.

Pedestrian killed in crash involving off-duty deputy

A pedestrian was killed in Fife, Washington, in a crash involving a King County sheriff’s deputy.

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana.

Woman left at scene of highway crash dies

An eastern Montana woman who was left at the scene of a two-vehicle crash northeast of Lincoln has died of her injuries at a Great Falls hospital.

Victims in fatal George collision were Othello residents

Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison has identified the three individuals who passed away in a two-vehicle collision near George last week.

30 injured, 2 critically, as Philadelphia school tour bus crashes in Maryland

A bus carrying Philadelphia schoolchildren on an eighth-grade class trip was involved in a serious accident on I-95 in Maryland on Monday.

Fiery, deadly wreck snarls Interstate 5 in Los Angeles

A fiery collision Tuesday involving two big trucks and several smaller vehicles killed one person and injured nine others while triggering a massive traffic jam on Interstate 5 just north …

NBA star Isaiah Thomas’ sister killed in car accident

NBA star Isaiah Thomas’ sister has died in a one-car accident.

Oregon teen said he cannot remember details before car crash

A teen who was charged for driving under the influence of intoxicants and assault says he cannot remember was caused him to swerve into the opposing traffic, causing a car …

Police: 19-month-old girl run over, killed in Sunnyside

Police say a 19-month-old girl is dead after being run over in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Sunnyside.

Troopers: 4 die in crash on Florida’s Turnpike

Troopers say a seven-vehicle crash on Florida’s Turnpike has left four people dead.

UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017

Girl dies after vehicle plunges into eastern Idaho pond

A 2-year-old girl trapped underwater for more than 20 minutes after a vehicle went off a road and into a pond in eastern Idaho has died.

Car plunges into California Aqueduct, 2 killed and 1 rescued

A woman and a child are dead, another child has been rescued and a third is missing after a car plunged into the California Aqueduct in the high desert city …

Police cruiser crashes into other vehicles

Several people were injured when an Everett police cruiser crashed into two other vehicles.

Taco truck serves highway lunch for stranded Seattle drivers

A taco truck that became stranded in a massive Seattle traffic jam came to the rescue of hungry drivers by opening up and serving lunch on the interstate.

Mia Farrow’s son Thaddeus killed himself, medical examiner says

The 27-year-old, paraplegic son of actress Mia Farrow fatally shot himself in the torso before being found in his vehicle along a Connecticut road, the state medical examiner’s office ruled …

Woman struck, killed by car in Spokane Valley

An elderly woman struck by a car Sunday morning in Spokane Valley died at the hospital, the Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Department said. The woman was crossing Barker Road as she …

17 killed in multi-vehicle crash on Uganda highway

A police official says at least 17 people have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway in Uganda.

Car flips on I-90 during morning commute

A car rolled over Tuesday morning on Interstate 90 in Liberty Lake, injuring the driver and blocking westbound lanes.

130 vehicles were involved in North Carolina interstate pileup

A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper says more than 130 vehicles were involved in a series of wrecks on Interstate 40 but no serious injuries were reported.

Boston Marathon survivor killed in car crash in Dubai

A Boston university says a woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing and another student have been killed in a car accident in Dubai.