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Stories tagged: crash

Whitefish school bus overturns on icy road

There were no serious injuries when a Whitefish School District bus slid off an icy road and overturned on its side in northwest Montana.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 19, 2016

Police: Truck attack that killed 12 in Berlin ‘intentional’

Police said Tuesday that the driver who rammed a truck into a crowded Christmas market in the heart of the German capital, killing at least 12 people and injuring nearly …

80-year-old semi truck driver dead after crash near Wallace

An 80-year-old semitrailer truck driver died Sunday morning after another semi crashed in front of him on Interstate 90 near Wallace, Idaho.

Medical problem causes I-90 crash

An Enumclaw, Washington, woman was hospitalized Saturday morning after she suffered a medical issue while driving on Interstate 90 and crashed her car.

School bus carrying 19 swerves to avoid deer, overturns

Elementary school students in eastern North Carolina are being treated for injuries after their school bus overturned when the driver said he swerved to avoid deer that ran in front …

Deputy helps revive unconscious driver after crash

Clackamas County authorities say a deputy helped rescue a man who suffered a medical emergency while driving and crashed his pickup truck into another vehicle.

WSU professor killed in Highway 95 crash

A Washington State University professor died in a crash on Highway 95 about four miles south of Cambridge, Idaho, on Wednesday.

Athol man involved in I-90 accident that leaves one hospitalized

One person was hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 early Thursday morning, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Washington State Patrol reports fatal crash in Whitman County

A crash involving a semi truck and two cars killed one person early Thursday in Whitman County, the Washington State Patrol reported.

2 killed in 30-vehicle pileup on slick Michigan interstate

Authorities say at least two people have died and others are hurt following a 30-vehicle pileup on a snowy, icy Michigan interstate near the state capital of Lansing.

Search underway for Marine pilot off coast of Japan

Search and rescue efforts are underway for a Marine pilot who ejected about 120 miles off the coast of Japan on Wednesday.

NTSB: Driver in fatal school bus crash was speeding, had prior wrecks

The driver of a Baltimore school bus that careened into a transit bus, killing six people including himself, was speeding, had a history of previous crashes and had a seizure …

Seattle’s duck boat company to pay up to $1 million for violations

Ride the Ducks International has agreed to pay up to $1 million in civil penalties in an agreement reached with federal transportation officials.

Police officer convicted of assaulting man after car crash

An East Helena police officer accused of punching a 70-year-old man after a car crash has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.

Truck smashes into Iowa Wal-Mart store killing 3 people

A pickup truck smashed through the front doors of an Iowa Wal-Mart store on Thursday, killing three people and scattering merchandise on the floor before it came to a stop …

Feds: Put seat belts on school buses to save kids’ lives

The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday re-emphasized the agency’s call for seat belts on school buses in the aftermath of a crash in Chattanooga that …

Woman killed in north Spokane crash identified, GoFundMe set up by family to help cover funeral costs

The woman killed in a T-bone crash last weekend in a north Spokane intersection has been identified as Heather A. Hope, 29.

Plane with Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia

A chartered aircraft with 72 people on board, including players from a Brazilian soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin’s …

Pilot dead after Canadian fighter jet crashes

A military spokesman says a pilot is dead after a Canadian CF-18 fighter jet crashed in western Canada.

Hit-run driver strikes 3 changing flat tire on I-5 shoulder

A hit-and-run driver struck three people who had pulled onto the shoulder of Interstate 5 in Tacoma to change a flat tire.

Report: Cable error caused fatal airplane crash in Spokane River

A report from the National Transportation Safety Board said both the mechanic and pilot of a propellor airplane that crashed into the Spokane River in 2015 failed to notice improperly …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 22, 2016

Man arrested in Spokane Valley after at least third car chase

A high-speed pursuit ended Saturday morning when a reckless driver crashed a sedan into a power pole, another vehicle and a traffic-light control box in Spokane Valley.

School bus driver charged in deadly Chattanooga crash

Police arrested a Chattanooga school bus driver on charges including vehicular homicide after a bus crash killed five students.

Crash victim flung into river, swims to island for rescue

Law enforcement officials say an Idaho man was flung 50 feet into the Snake River and forced to swim to a nearby island after being struck by a vehicle on …

Semitruck hauling diesel fuel crashes on Highway 211; puppy partly to blame

A semitruck hauling about 9,300 gallons of diesel fuel has crashed on Highway 211 near milepost 6 in Pend Oreille County and is currently leaking fuel.

Rathdrum school bus hit by car; five children have minor injuries

Five schoolchildren from Betty Kiefer Elementary School received minor injuries Thursday afternoon when an SUV slammed into the back of their school bus near Rathdrum. None of the kids was …

Tram was speeding before accident that killed 7, report finds

Investigators have determined that a London tram that crashed last week, killing seven people, was traveling at nearly four times the speed limit when it derailed.

Authorities: 200 pigs escape after Michigan truck crash

Authorities say that about 200 pigs got loose after a truck heading to Indiana was involved in a crash on a foggy southwestern Michigan roadway.

NTSB to determine cause of 2015 Ride the Ducks crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is meeting to determine the probable cause of the 2015 crash of a Ride the Ducks vehicle that left five people dead and dozens injured.

Driver injured after missing Sunset Highway bridge, rolling down embankment

A woman received apparently minor injuries after driving onto the wrong side of a bridge barrier and rolling down a steep embankment Monday afternoon.