September 19, 2021
11 11 11 AM
Rekor Systems Announces Selection of Waycare Technologies by Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for Pilot Program to Reduce State Traffic Congestion and Crashes
California homeless camp fire damages 2 bridges, disrupts public transportation
Austin finishes half of its bicycle network, expects to complete entire 400-mile system by 2025
The Top 10 Automotive Concepts that automotive enthusiasts will be itching to see on the road!
Oregon Transportation Commission, wary of I-5 Rose Quarter project’s growing price tag, grants conditional approval
Woman dies after being hit by car in North Windham Friday night
Silk-FAW Continues To Poach Italy’s Automotive Talent, As Lamborghini’s Katia Bassi Joins As Managing Director
Transportation Department cracks down on airlines withholding refunds for canceled flights
Bear gets trapped in car, destroys interior
Cycling apparel company adding full-service bike repair to visitor center
Latest Post
Rekor Systems Announces Selection of Waycare Technologies by Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for Pilot Program to Reduce State Traffic Congestion and Crashes California homeless camp fire damages 2 bridges, disrupts public transportation Austin finishes half of its bicycle network, expects to complete entire 400-mile system by 2025 The Top 10 Automotive Concepts that automotive enthusiasts will be itching to see on the road! Oregon Transportation Commission, wary of I-5 Rose Quarter project’s growing price tag, grants conditional approval Woman dies after being hit by car in North Windham Friday night Silk-FAW Continues To Poach Italy’s Automotive Talent, As Lamborghini’s Katia Bassi Joins As Managing Director Transportation Department cracks down on airlines withholding refunds for canceled flights Bear gets trapped in car, destroys interior Cycling apparel company adding full-service bike repair to visitor center
Sep
2021
3

Man dies in Upstate single-vehicle crash, coroner says

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Oconee County, coroner says

Crash happened on Martin Creek Road near JP Stevens Road



LOOK AS WE GET INTO TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. PATRICK: WE’RE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS OVERNIGHT. A CAR HIT D ANKILLED A PEDESTRIAN IN GREENVILLE COUY.NT DESTINY: THE CRASH HAPPENED JUST AFTER 10 SUNDAY NIGHT ON AUGUSTA ROAD. TROOPERS SAY A PERSON WAS CROSSING THE ROAD NEAR EMILY LANE WHEN A CAR CRASHED INTO TH.EM THE PEDESTRIAN DIED ATHE T SCENE. THE DRIVER WAS NOTUR HT. PATRICK: BREAKING NE OWSUT OF OCONEE COUNTY. A MAN DIED IN AN OVERNIGHT CRASH. THE CORONER SAYS THE CSHRA HAPPENED JUST AFTER 11:00 SUNDAY NIGHT ON MARTIN CREEK ROAD NEAR J.P. STEVENS RD.OA HE SAYS 53-YEAR-OLD RORTBE ABRAHAM OF CLEMSON WAS THROWN FROM HIS VEHICLE AND DIED. TROOPERS SAY HE WAS NOT WEARING A SEAT BT.EL STARTING TODAY, STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK ON SCHOOL BUSES. DESTINY: OUR DANIEL ROBIONNS JOINS US LIVE NOW FROM THE GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT WITH THE REASON BEHIND THE CHAN.GE GOOD MORNING. DANIEL: DESTINY, PATRICK. THE ANSAD YS TYHE MADE THEIR DECISION AFTER REVIENG DATA INCH SOOLS WITH THE RISE IN CASES. THE DISTCTRI SAYS THESE ADDED PRECAUTIONS ARE TO HELP EPKE THE TRANSMISSION RATES OF THE VIRUS LOW INTO KEEP THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS OPEN SAFELY. THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS IT WILL EQUIP ALL STATE-OWDNE SCHOOL BUSES WITH AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF FACE COVERINGS TTHA ARE IN LINE WITH CDC REQUIREMENTS. SCHOOL LEADERS SAY IF A STUDENT GETS ON A SCHOOL BUS WITHOUT A FACE COVERING, THE BUS DRIVER SHOULD OFFER THE STUDENT A MASK. HOWEVER NO STUDENT SHOULD BE NIEDDE TRANSPORTATION FOR FAILING TO ADHERE TO THE CDC OR DER. THE DISTRICT SAYS THEY WILL FOLLOW THAT ORDER AND ARE EXPANDING BE SIX FEET DISTANCE REQUIREMENT IN BETWEEN STUDENTS TO HELP WITH AVOIDING VICOD-19 CASES ACROSS THE ENTIRE DISTRICT. YOU CAN READ MORE ABOUT THE REQUIREMENT AND THE RESPONSE ON OUR WEBSITE WYFF4.COM. , LIVE IN GREENVILLE THIS MORNING, DANIEL ROBINSON, WYFF NEWS 4. DESTINY: TOMORROW, THE SOUTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR TWO CHALLENGES TO THSTE ATE’S REFUSAL TO LET SCHOOL DISTRICTS REQUIRE MASKS. THEY THREATENED TO HOLD BUDGET FROM SCHOOLS. SCHOOLS ARE — ARGNGUI THAT REQUIRING OR BANNING MASKS HAS NO PLACE IN THE BUDGET. THE DISTRICT SAYS THIS IS BECAUSE OF THE NUMBER OF VICOD-19 CASES AND QUARANTINES. MAYLAND EARLY COLLEGE LLWI CONTINUE ON A REGULAR SCHEDULE, BUT FOR THE OTHER SCHOOLS, THE DISTRICT SAYS STUDENTS WILL PICK UP DEVICES TODAY. THEY WL ILHAVE REMOTE INSTRUCTION TUESDAY THROUGH THURSD.AY THERE WILL BE A TEACHER WORKDAY ON FRIDAY. STUDENTS ARE SET TO RETURN NEXT TUESDAY. PATRK:IC STARTING TODAY AT DMV’S IN SOUTH CAROLINA COME ALL SKILLS TEST FOR REGULAR LICENSE APPLICANTS WLIL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. AND BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 7TH, THE DMV WILL BE GIVING A MODIFDIE SKILLS TEST. APPLICANTS WILL BE IN THE CAR ALONE. THE EXAMINER WILL WATCH FROM

Aug
2021
26

Crash on Route 1 southbound in Brunswick, Maine

BRUNSWICK, Maine — UPDATE: Route 1 southbound will remain closed for another few hours as the crash is reconstructed, Brunswick Police Chief Scott Stewart said just before 12:30 p.m.

A six-vehicle crash that closed Route 1 southbound in Brunswick Wednesday morning injured three people, one of them critically.

Just after 9 a.m., one driver apparently stopped quickly, perhaps due to a distraction, causing what Brunswick Police Chief Scott Stewart described as “a chain reaction” crash involving six vehicles, one of them a commercial box truck.

Shortly before 10:45 a.m., Brunswick police and fire and Maine State Police troopers, as well as the Maine State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, remained at the scene, where one vehicle was still lodged atop another. Topsham and West Bath firefighters assisted.

The crash took place between the Topsham Connector and Maine Street.

Two people were taken to Maine Medical Center by ambulance and one by LifeFlight of Maine.

Stewart said the road would remain closed for several hours.

No additional information was immediately available.

This story will be updated.

NEWS CENTER Maine will continue to update this story.

Aug
2021
13

Utah bride dies in vehicle crash on the way home from her wedding

A 26-year-old Utah woman was killed on her way back from her wedding reception after a vehicle going the wrong way on a highway struck her car, according to authorities.

The accident happened around 1:15 a.m. Saturday morning near Salt Lake City, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Authorities said Angelica Dhondup was “traveling home from her wedding” in her Toyota Corolla when a silver Toyota pickup driving on the wrong side of the highway hit Dhondup’s car head-on. Dhondup suffered fatal injuries from the accident while a 20-year-old female passenger had non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Family members told KSL-TV Dhondup was on her way home with her cousin to drop off wedding presents and was still in her wedding dress. After the crash, Dhondup’s friend Tayler Craft said Dhondup called her sister to say she was hurt and couldn’t breathe before she died.

A Toyota Corolla was hit by a truck going the wrong way.

“She can’t even go to her honeymoon. She can’t even come home to her kids,” Craft told KSL. “She just got married five hours ago.”

The driver of the pickup and a passenger were helped out of the vehicle by a passerby. Authorities said the driver stole the passerby’s truck before he was apprehended by responding officers. The passenger fled on foot but returned to the scene.

The driver of the Toyota pickup, identified as Manaure Gonzalez-Rea, 36, was arrested and taken to Salt Lake County Jail. Gonzalez-Rea is charged with a DUI, automobile homicide criminal negligence DUI, reckless driving and failure to remain at an accident involving death and theft, according to court records. Cans of beer were found at the scene of the crash.

Follow Jordan Mendoza on Twitter: @jord_mendoza.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Utah bride killed after her wedding in car crash

Aug
2021
10

Police Investigating a Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a 17-Year-Old Riding a Scooter in Waldorf | Southern Maryland News Net

On August 6, 2021,  at approximately 1:50 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Billingsley Road near Sunridge Lane in Waldorf for the report of a motor vehicle crash.

A preliminary investigation showed the victim, age 17, was operating a motorized scooter, which did not have operating lights, in the travel portion of Billingsley Road. He was accompanied by his two brothers, also age 17. The siblings were operating a motorized scooter and a bicycle on the roadway.

The victim, who was wearing dark clothing, was in the slow lane of Billingsley Road and his siblings were in a turn lane. The victim’s brothers saw an oncoming car and tried to warn their brother, but he was wearing earphones and did not hear them.

As the victim continued riding eastbound on Billingsley, he was struck by the vehicle.

The driver immediately stopped and rendered aid until emergency workers arrived.

The victim was transported to a hospital with critical injuries.

Anyone with additional information should contact PFC D. Walker at 301-609-3251. The investigation is continuing.








Aug
2021
9

Girl dies in bicycle crash in South Bay, police say

Photo of Jessica Flores

A young girl died Saturday after losing control of her bicycle and hitting a concrete wall in San Jose, police said.

Google Maps/

A young girl died Saturday after losing control of her bicycle and hitting a concrete wall in San Jose, police said.

The girl lost control while riding downhill on Valroy Drive in the La Colina neighborhood at about 3 p.m., according to the San Jose Police Department. She hit a raised curb on Curie Drive and was launched into a concrete retaining wall, causing a severe head injury.

The girl was not wearing a helmet, police said.

Authorities transported her to a local hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries. The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office was investigating to confirm the girl’s identity and notify next of kin, police said.

Police said Saturday’s incident was the city’s 36th traffic fatality this year.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Bowen of the San Jose Police Department’s Traffic Investigations Unit at 408-277-4654.

Jessica Flores is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email: jessica.flores@sfchronicle.com Twitter: @jesssmflores

Aug
2021
2

Austin Police ram vehicle that drove through active crash scene

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As police were investigating a fatal crash on Loop 360 early Friday morning, someone in an SUV broke through barricades and tried to drive through the crash scene. APD used one of its vehicles to bring the SUV to a stop just short of a tow truck facing what would be oncoming traffic, were the road open.

Mike Pohl, owner of Chote’s Wrecker Service, estimates about 75% of the time he’s out on a scene, whether that be on the side of the road helping a motorist or at a more serious crash where the road is completely shut down, someone neglects to move over, slow down or yield to responders.

He says at this point, he doesn’t turn his back to traffic.

“There’s people that have families, people are waiting at home for these drivers to come home whether it’s a police officer, tow truck driver,” he said. “They’re doing a dangerous job, so they’re having to focus on what they’re doing on that job while they’re out on the road, so they can’t completely always be paying attention for a car that might come running into them.”

KXAN crews watched APD talk to the person in the SUV and then let them drive away. APD said the driver of the SUV has not been charged at this time, but that could change at a later date.

Slow down, move over

Under Texas law, if you are driving past an emergency vehicle or tow truck on the road you must either move over a lane or slow down to 20 miles an hour below the posted speed limit or less.

If you’re in a residential area where the speed limit is less than 25 miles an hour, you need to slow down to 5 miles an hour.

Not following those rules is a misdemeanor offense in the state of Texas and can carry a $500 fine. That charge can be worse if you injure or kill someone.

“Get over a lane, slow it down,” Pohl said.

Jul
2021
15

Sebastian Woman Dies in Bicycle Crash on CR-512

Accident in Sebastian

On Friday night, between 9 and 10 p.m., a 78-year-old woman died Friday after her bicycle collided with a pickup truck on County Road 512 in Sebastian.

Initially, the Sebastian Police Department said it was a hit and run homicide because the driver of the pickup truck, a 52-year-old man, left the scene, but later returned.

The collision occurred between Delaware and Easy Street on CR-512. The investigation is still active.

The cyclist and driver have not been publicly identified.

Signup for the free Sebastian Daily newsletter for your chance to win free dinners and merchandise!

Copyright 2021 SebastianDaily.com All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

mm

Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up living on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2002, he moved back to Florida and settled in Sebastian, where Andy’s family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.

Jul
2021
14

Woman on bicycle dies in Sebastian Florida crash; IRCSO investigates

SEBASTIAN — A bicyclist was struck and killed Friday night on Sebastian Boulevard, according to the Sebastian Police Department and the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. 

The incident happened between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the boulevard between Easy Street and Delaware Avenue, authorities said. 

Deputies described the bicyclist as a 78-year-old woman. She collided with a pickup driven by a 52-year-old man, the Sheriff’s Office said. The man left the scene, but later returned, deputies said. 

Neither the names of the woman nor the driver have been released.

The Sheriff’s Office is the lead investigative agency for the case, said Sebastian Police spokesman Capt. Timothy Wood. 

More:Another bicyclist death reignites push for wider, safer bike lanes across Indian River County

Opinion:Advocates push to narrow State Road 60 through Vero Beach; council to meet again

Lamaur Stancil is the Treasure Coast regional economy reporter covering business and industries, including retail, tourism and hospitality. Contact him at 321-987-7179 or lamaur.stancil@tcpalm.com and follow him at Lamaur Stancil on Facebook and @TCPalmLStancil on Twitter.

Jul
2021
3

UPDATED: Five hospitalized after eight vehicle crash shuts down U.S. 158 at Kitty Hawk Road

Crews working to right the truck that overturned in the crash on U.S. 158 in Kitty Hawk on July 1, 2021. [NCDOT image]

Five people were hospitalized following a crash that involved eight vehicles shut down U.S. 158 in Kitty Hawk Thursday morning that led to major backups in the milepost 4 area through midday.

Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel Johnson said in a statement their investigation points to a tanker truck traveling north on Croatan Highway that moved into the right turn lane to avoid several vehicles in both main travel lanes.

The vehicle then swerved and entered the intersection at a high rate of speed after running a red light, struck a car traveling west on Kitty Hawk Road and then subsequently overturned, sliding into the southbound travel lanes.

The vehicle that started the crash then hit five additional vehicles, including another commercial vehicle that were stopped for the red light.

Four motorists were taken by Dare County EMS to the Outer Banks Hospital. One was flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital by Dare MedFlight with serious injuries.

“The investigation continues and charges will be forthcoming. Impairment does not appear to be a factor in the investigation,” Johnson said.

Kitty Hawk Police and Fire, Dare County EMS, Kill Devil Hills Fire and Police, Dare County Sheriff’s Office, Duck Police Department and N.C. Highway Patrol Motor Carrier Enforcement responded to the scene.

“We would also like to thank Seto’s and Bayside Towing for their quick response and assistance in getting the road clear,” Johnson said.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story was updated to reflect new information provided by the Kitty Hawk Police Department.

Jul
2021
3

Cincinnati grandfather riding bicycle killed in hit-and-run crash in Bond Hill

CINCINNATI — Police were searching Friday for the driver who hit and killed a Cincinnati grandfather earlier that morning before fleeing the scene. The man’s family is pleading with the driver to come forward.

Investigators said a blue Acura or Honda hit Gerard Crumpley, 61, around 4:30 a.m. on Joseph Street in Bond Hill. He was at the edge of his driveway with a bicycle, family members said. It was unclear by Friday afternoon if he was riding the bike or standing with it.

“The bike was stuck under their car,” said Crumpley’s brother, Greg Crumpley. “The front tire was here with him. They had to get out and take it from out of the car and throw it.”

Crumpley’s family was working to help gather surveillance video from homes nearby.

Tanya Green said she was walking past and saw her childhood friend on the ground outside his home. She said a neighbor had already called 911.

“He opened his eyes, and I told him just hold on they’re on the way,” Green said. “They on they way. Because she said she had called 10 minutes before I got here, but it even took 10 more minutes for them to get here. But, I was holding his hand. And then, he just drifted on again, but I was right there. He didn’t die by himself.”

He lived at the home with his brother, Greg. Family members said the two helped take care of their mother there.

“She has dementia,” said Greg. “She’s going to ask me a million times, ‘What happened? Where’s he at?’.”

Crumpley was a father of two, grandfather of seven with three great-grandchildren and three surviving siblings.

“Everybody around here knew him because he was … Mr. Fix-It,” said Greg. “Everything everybody needed, he did it.”

The family said they want the city to install speed bumps on Joseph Street to protect others.

“They put them on the next street, but they never got here,” said Greg Crumpley.

Police said if you see a blue Honda or Acura with front-end damage, that could be the car involved in this crash.

Call investigators at 513-352-2514.

appId : '1374721116083644',

xfbml : true, version : 'v2.9' ); ; (function(d, s, id) var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js"; js.async = true; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));