Automotive accidents

In this image tweeted by David Caltabiano of KABB/WOAI, a heavily damaged SUV is seen on Texas Highway 85 in Big Wells, Texas, after crashing while carrying more than a dozen people fleeing from Border Patrol agents, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (David Caltabiano/KABB/WOAI via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 12:31 am
BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected "smuggling event" crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said. The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control...
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In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured in the crash. Video circulated on Russian social media and some news websites showed the taxi approaching a stopped line of cars, then veering onto the sidewalk and striking pedestrians. It then hit a traffic sign and bystanders tried to wrestle the driver out of the taxi, but he broke their grip and ran away; it was not clear how he was finally detained. (Viktoria Geranovich via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 12:58 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel, Moscow city police said Sunday. The police released a video of an interrogation session with a man...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Straschnitzki was paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between a semi-trailer and a bus carrying the junior hockey team at a rural Saskatchewan intersection in April. The 19-year-old is expected to return home to Airdrie, just north of Calgary, in a matter of weeks. His father, Tom Straschnitzki, says he's already gone through six training programs on how to care for his son once he's no longer under the constant watchful eye of medical personnel. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
June 16, 2018 - 7:46 pm
AIRDRIE, Alberta (AP) — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between...
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June 16, 2018 - 1:58 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow. Russian police said the driver in the crash has been detained. Preliminary information indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle. Russia...
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Minnesota State Patrol investigates the scene where a motorist being pursued by the State Patrol veered into a Minneapolis school playground Monday, June 11, 2018. At least two young children suffered life-threatening injuries after police say a motorist being pursued by the State Patrol veered into a Minneapolis park and struck them. The State Patrol says the driver ran from the crash scene and was arrested. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 3:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An unlicensed driver being chased by state troopers plowed into a Minneapolis playground, injuring three young siblings, one of them critically, authorities said. State troopers tried to stop the 27-year-old Kabaar Powell, of Richfield, for speeding on Interstate 94 on Monday,...
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June 09, 2018 - 4:05 pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a helicopter hit power lines and crashed into a river in eastern Wisconsin. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says the helicopter crashed into the Fox River Saturday near the Wisconsin Street Bridge in Oshkosh. Gary Lemiesz, of Oshkosh, told The Oshkosh...
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June 08, 2018 - 1:42 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a minivan involved in a fatal head-on collision with a semitrailer in Ohio was a 13-year-old girl. The Springfield News-Sun reports Shelby County officials on Friday identified the teen as Sky Lhamon. Authorities say she stole a minivan that...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT SURNAME TO PROFECTO - In this April 2, 2018 photo the son of Marcelina Garica Profecto cries on his mother's casket before the start of services in Delano, Calif. Profecto and her husband Santos Hilario Garcia, died in a car crash on March 13th while trying to evade ICE agents. They leave behind 6 children. The U.S. has deported a Mexican man who was being sought in California earlier this year when immigration agents mistakenly followed a related couple who sped away in their car and crashed, killing both and leaving six orphaned children. (Felix Adamo/The Bakersfield Californian via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 7:21 pm
DELANO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. has deported a Mexican man who was sought in California earlier this year when immigration agents mistakenly followed his two relatives who sped away in their car and crashed, killing both and leaving six orphaned children. United Farm Workers Foundation Executive...
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June 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A couple rescued from an overturned SUV had an emotional reunion with members of a youth football team from Idaho who saved them. The Boise Black Knights sprang into action when Alan and Margaret Hardman's vehicle rolled over in front of the team's vans south of Jordan Valley...
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June 01, 2018 - 6:40 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda says another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to seven. Honda said in a statement Friday that the driver died when the...
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