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Stories tagged: crash

Taxi crashes Ore. hotel room, lands on man in bed

A taxicab plowed through the front window of a Portland motel room today, landing on top of a man who was in bed and seriously injuring him.

Getting There: In case of accident, quickly clear the road

When snow falls, accidents pile up. Authorities say that the best thing drivers can do is move their damaged vehicles out of harm’s way if there are no injuries.

Single-vehicle crash kills two UI freshmen

Two University of Idaho students died early Saturday after a one-vehicle accident near Troy, Idaho, police said. According to Idaho State Police, freshmen Wyatt T. Smith, 17, of St. Anthony, …

Death toll in Reno reaches 9

RENO, Nev. — The death toll in the crash of a World War II-era plane during a Reno air race rose to nine people Saturday as investigators combed through wreckage …

Authorities identify teens involved in fatal Soap Lake crash

Grant County sheriff’s deputies have identified the two teens involved in a Feb. 20 fatal car crash near Soap Lake, Wash.

One teen killed, one injured in Soap Lake crash

A teen girl was killed early this morning and another teen seriously injured in a one-car crash near Soap Lake, Wash.

Elderly woman struck in crosswalk

An elderly woman is in critical condition after being hit by a truck while crossing the street today about 12:28 p.m.

One injured in school bus accident

One person was injured in an accident involving a car and a school bus today about 4:16 p.m. at Perry Street and Baldwin Avenue.

Woman injured in head-on crash with semi

One person was injured in a collision at 10:38 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 90 near Wallace when a semi truck lost control and struck her vehicle head on.

Suspicious motorist crashes SUV as police close in

A man reportedly attempting to elude police crashed his SUV into two other vehicles, a light pole and a fire hydrant early Sunday morning at Sprague and Washington in Spokane.

Man injured when truck rolls over

A man was ejected from his Chevrolet pickup early Sunday on state Route 23 near Sprague in Lincoln County. The truck left the road about 5:30 a.m. and rolled twice, …

Four involved in two-car crash

Four people were hospitalized Saturday after a two-car collision near Post Falls. A 2000 Pontiac Montana minivan driven by Michael W. Lyman, 19, was southbound on Greensferry Road abut 5:30 …

Crash, gas leak closed North Idaho highway

U.S. Highway 95 south of the Spokane River bridge in Coeur d’Alene was closed for more than two hours on Wednesday evening following a one-vehicle crash.

Driver in crash near Lake Roosevelt in serious condition

A driver who crossed the centerline and struck a pickup carrying an Airway Heights family near Lake Roosevelt remained in serious condition Sunday.

Highway 395 crash kills motorcyclist

A 58-year-old Bellevue man died Thursday when his motorcycle collided with a car on U.S. Highway 395 south of Deer Park. Richard P. Wittgenstein was riding his 2007 Harley-Davidson south …

Speeding bikers taunt trooper after crash

A Washington State Patrol trooper chasing a group of speeding motorcyclists on Interstate 5 rolled his car and ended up injured in a ditch Tuesday evening as two bikers returned …

Fiery crash kills one

One person died and three were injured Sunday in a fiery accident involving two vehicles racing just north of Clarkston.

Idaho woman injured in head-on collision near Uniontown

A 21-year-old Kamiah, Idaho, woman was injured this morning in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 195 near Uniontown.

I-90 crash results in only minor injuries

A Spokane Valley man suffered only minor injuries Saturday when his pickup crossed the median of Interstate 90 just east of Liberty Lake and struck a semi-truck head-on, according to …

Five-car crash sends three to hospital

Three people have been hospitalized at Kootenai Medical Center after a five-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 95 between Hayden and Athol, Idaho.

Car hurtles into pole in South Hill crash

A driver was in critical condition and his three children were injured Thursday after he lost control of his car, which vaulted into a telephone pole before coming to rest …

Fleeing police at 90 mph, driver rolls car

A driver who crashed into a power pole, two dump trucks and a sedan on Wednesday night while fleeing from police is facing possible charges of driving under the influence …

Spokane woman charged with DUI in Addy crash

A Spokane woman was charged with driving under the influence this morning in an accident that blocked U.S. Highway 395 three miles north of Addy this morning.

Crash in foggy conditions injures Spokane Valley man

Foggy weather and driving too fast under limited visibility were blamed for a traffic accident this morning that injured a Spokane Valley man.

Medical episode cited in crashes

Post Falls police and fire crews worked to free occupants involved in one of two crashes Friday morning near Mullan Avenue and Idaho Street, both caused when one driver apparently …

Coeur d’Alene woman arrested after bus accident

A drunken driver slammed into a school bus filled with children Wednesday, but no one was injured, according to the Idaho State Patrol.

Rider injured in truck-vs.-bike crash

A 55-year-old bicyclist was injured when his bike collided with a pickup Monday night in Spokane Valley.

Ships find more bodies at crash site

RECIFE, Brazil – Search ships methodically worked through a “sea of debris” from a doomed Air France jet Sunday, recovering 15 more bodies near the spot where the Airbus A330 …

Jet probe looks at autopilot

A sophisticated flight-control system that relies on electronic instruments and computers is coming under growing scrutiny as investigators try to unravel the mysterious crash of an Air France Airbus 330 …

Air France jet likely disintegrated in flight

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil – Military planes located new debris from Air France Flight 447 on Wednesday while investigators focused on a nightmarish ordeal in which the jet broke up …