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May
2

Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash near Fresno, Tulare county line identified

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Authorities have identified 39-year-old Rosa Para of Cutler as the woman killed after her vehicle collided with two trucks on Friday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

It happened on Floral and Alta Avenues near the Fresno and Tulare county lines.

Officers say a Para was stopped at Floral Avenue and pulled forward in front of an oncoming semi-truck. The truck driver was unable to stop and crashed into her vehicle.

The crash caused the Para’s car to spin out and it collided with a second truck. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi-truck driver was taken to a local hospital, but their condition has not been released.

It’s unclear if the second truck driver suffered any injuries.

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Apr
24

Driver seriously injured in crash with CTA Brown Line in Albany Park while trying to evade police, authorities say

CHICAGO — A car collided with a Brown Line train during a police pursuit Saturday night in Albany Park, leading to serious injuries for the driver.

The driver of the car, a 38-year-old man, sped away from a traffic stop about 8:20 p.m. and drove through a gate crossing in the 4600 block of North Albany Avenue and into the train, Chicago police said.

The driver was seriously injured in the crash and taken by paramedics to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago fire officials said, and a passenger in the car was taken to Swedish Hospital in good condition.

Police said the train’s conductor was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center for treatment, as well, but no passengers on the train were hurt.

The driver was expected to face charges, police said.

The crash caused significant delays on the Brown Line and shuttle buses were provided to riders between the impacted stations, according to the CTA.

Normal service resumed with residual delays around 2 a.m. Sunday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire – Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2020.)

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Mar
31

Car insurance | Direct Line

Business cover will be included automatically (when your policy is purchased through our website) for you and your spouse or partner if you have had a civil partnership ceremony and live at the same address, unless either of you hold one of the following occupations:

  • Motor Trade
  • Retired
  • Housewife/Househusband
  • Student
  • Unemployed
  • Chauffeur working on a hire and reward basis
  • Courier/Driver working on a hire and reward basis and/or delivering goods that they or their employer do not own

In these cases the vehicle may only be used for Social, Domestic and Pleasure (SDP) purposes.

In addition we cannot offer insurance where the vehicle is taken Airside (near to aircraft) or is used for paid driving tuition or where the policy holder or their spouse/partner is a foreign diplomat with immunity.

For all other occupations the vehicle may be used in connection with your business or those of your spouse, partner or civil partner (not business partner).

If you require additional drivers to have business use or are uncertain about the type of use you require, please call our Customer Hotline.

If you are an existing customer, your policy documents will confirm which cover applies to the policy.

If you are in doubt about any of the above please contact the Customer Hotline on 0345 246 8701.

Please note: business cover is required where your occupation requires you or your spouse/partner to travel to more than one permanent place of work. You will need business cover if you or your spouse/partner has more than one occupation.

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