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Jun
6

Woman dies after crash with truck near Wichita, KS: Sheriff

Update, 4:30 p.m. Thursday:

A woman has died after a delivery truck ran a stop sign and crashed into her SUV, officials said.

Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Tim Myers told The Eagle on Thursday that Linda Keller died after being hurt in a crash Monday afternoon in the northwest part of the county. She was 60 years old and from Cheney.

A sheriff’s office accident report states that Keller was eastbound on 21st Street as Ray Crook was northbound on 247th Street West. Crook’s vehicle “ran the stop sign” and struck the passenger side of Keller’s vehicle.

Keller was taken to Ascension Via Christi St. Francis hospital in critical condition. Crook was taken to the same hospital in serious condition.

Photos from the scene showed a Cintas box truck had caught fire during the wreck.

No citations have been issued and the crash remains under investigation, Myers said.

Original story:

At least two people were hurt and taken to a hospital after a crash Monday afternoon in northwest Sedgwick County.

Emergency crews were called at around 1:30 p.m. to an injury accident at 21st Street North and 247th Street West, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. One patient was reported to be in critical condition, and a second was in serious condition.

The intersection, which is northwest of Goddard, is blocked. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the wreck.

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Jason Tidd is a reporter at The Wichita Eagle covering breaking news, crime and courts.

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May
7

No injuries in two-vehicle crash Friday


Failure to stop at a traffic light resulted in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon around 3 p.m. in the intersection of W. Main and West St. in front of the Republican party headquarters in Hillsboro. According to the Hillsboro Police Department, Ashley Kiley of Seaman was driving a 2017 Dodge SUV and was struck in the front passenger side of the vehicle by a 2018 Ford pick-up truck driven by Caleb Bohrer of Hillsboro. Officers reported that Bohrer was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage, but no injuries were reported by the drivers.

Failure to stop at a traffic light resulted in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon around 3 p.m. in the intersection of W. Main and West St. in front of the Republican party headquarters in Hillsboro. According to the Hillsboro Police Department, Ashley Kiley of Seaman was driving a 2017 Dodge SUV and was struck in the front passenger side of the vehicle by a 2018 Ford pick-up truck driven by Caleb Bohrer of Hillsboro. Officers reported that Bohrer was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage, but no injuries were reported by the drivers.

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Failure to stop at a traffic light resulted in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon around 3 p.m. in the intersection of W. Main and West St. in front of the Republican party headquarters in Hillsboro. According to the Hillsboro Police Department, Ashley Kiley of Seaman was driving a 2017 Dodge SUV and was struck in the front passenger side of the vehicle by a 2018 Ford pick-up truck driven by Caleb Bohrer of Hillsboro. Officers reported that Bohrer was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage, but no injuries were reported by the drivers.

Failure to stop at a traffic light resulted in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon around 3 p.m. in the intersection of W. Main and West St. in front of the Republican party headquarters in Hillsboro. According to the Hillsboro Police Department, Ashley Kiley of Seaman was driving a 2017 Dodge SUV and was struck in the front passenger side of the vehicle by a 2018 Ford pick-up truck driven by Caleb Bohrer of Hillsboro. Officers reported that Bohrer was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage, but no injuries were reported by the drivers.



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May
5

Three-vehicle crash on I-94 kills one

BISMARCK, N.D. – Update: According to highway patrol, a 49-year-old Bismarck man was driving a Chevrolet Silverado the wrong way when it was hit head on by a Ford F-150 transporting a man, woman and 3 children from Mclaughlin, SD.

The Ford spun and hit the back end of a semi before it rolled and came to an upright position in the median.

The occupants of the Ford were transported to St Alexius in Bismarck. The driver of the Chevy was pronounced dead on scene.

North Dakota Highway Patrol officers say one person is dead and five are hurt after a three vehicle crash east of Bismarck.

It happened just after 6:30 Wednesday evening.

The crash shut down eastbound traffic for about two-and-a-half hours.

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May
4

CTA bus crash: 3 injured after vehicle hits bus, crashes into Loop bank

CHICAGO (WLS) — Three people including a CTA bus driver were injured Thursday morning after a vehicle slammed into the bus causing it to crash in the Loop, police said.

According to Chicago police, around 4:20 a.m. the bus was traveling eastbound on Washington Street when a black sedan traveling at a “high rate of speed” southbound on Clark, ran through a red light and crashed into the bus, causing it to strike the side of a bank building.

The bus driver was pinned under the dashboard and had to be extricated by firefighters, fire officials said. The driver was transported to Northwestern Hospital in critical but stable condition.

Two bus passengers were also transported to Northwestern for treatment, officials said. They are in fair condition.

The driver of the sedan was identified as a 29-year-old man, police said. He was not injured in the crash.

Citations are pending.

No further information has been released at this time.

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May
2

2 killed in 2-vehicle crash in Northern Kentucky

Police: 2 killed in 2-vehicle crash in Northern Kentucky


Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Northern Kentucky on Wednesday.Police responded to the crash at KY-18 near the intersection of Ewing Boulevard in Florence, Kentucky, around 6:18 p.m.According to the Florence Police Department, after investigating, police learned Brian Smith, 43, of Union, Kentucky, was driving his Lexus SUV westbound on KY-18. For unknown reasons, the SUV crossed into eastbound traffic hitting a Chevrolet Equinox SUV, which was occupied by a driver and a passenger.All three people involved in the crash were taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. According to police, Smith died at the hospital. The passenger of the Chevrolet Equinox, Mary Ann Smith, 70, of Burlington, Kentucky, also died at the hospital from her injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet Equinox remains at the hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.Police are still investigating.

Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in Northern Kentucky on Wednesday.

Police responded to the crash at KY-18 near the intersection of Ewing Boulevard in Florence, Kentucky, around 6:18 p.m.

According to the Florence Police Department, after investigating, police learned Brian Smith, 43, of Union, Kentucky, was driving his Lexus SUV westbound on KY-18. For unknown reasons, the SUV crossed into eastbound traffic hitting a Chevrolet Equinox SUV, which was occupied by a driver and a passenger.

All three people involved in the crash were taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment. According to police, Smith died at the hospital. The passenger of the Chevrolet Equinox, Mary Ann Smith, 70, of Burlington, Kentucky, also died at the hospital from her injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet Equinox remains at the hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating.

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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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May
1

Byron man injured in crash, Rochester man arrested in stolen vehicle

A 37-year-old Byron man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after his vehicle went airborne during a single vehicle crash on Olmsted County Road 3 Northwest in Kalmar Township. The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash just before 8 a.m. Wednesday in the 5500 block of County Road 3 Northwest. Capt. Scott Behrns said the pickup was northbound when it drifted into the southbound lanes, went into the west ditch, struck a field drive and went airborne before coming to a rest on its wheels. The driver, Samuel Carlson, was the only person in the vehicle. Deputies noticed signs of impairment when he was taken out of the truck. Carlson was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys for suspected minor injuries. Deputies reportedly found 4.28 grams of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle. The incident is still under investigation.

A 24-year-old Rochester man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a Jeep in Preston. Drew Douglas Wiskow Davis was charged Thursday in Olmsted County District Court with felony theft of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor attempted theft. Rochester police were called about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to the 900 block of Eighth Avenue Southeast after a resident of that area called to report someone had tried to steal his vehicle’s license plates. The man confronted the suspect, who then returned the vehicle’s plates and left. The suspect, later identified as Davis, was found at Casey’s General Store, 1600 Eastwood Road SE and arrested.

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Apr
26

Officials identify 18-year-old passenger killed in crash involving Louisville EMS vehicle

Officials have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash involving a Louisville EMS unit in south Louisville.On Friday, a deputy coroner identified the victim as Dylan Norwell, 18. According to officials, the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. They say a white SUV was traveling southbound on Taylor Boulevard when it drove over into the northbound lane and struck a Louisville EMS unit at the intersection of Bicknell Avenue.Norwell, who was a passenger in the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was transported in critical condition. The LMPD Traffic Unit is handling the investigation.

Officials have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash involving a Louisville EMS unit in south Louisville.

On Friday, a deputy coroner identified the victim as Dylan Norwell, 18.

According to officials, the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. They say a white SUV was traveling southbound on Taylor Boulevard when it drove over into the northbound lane and struck a Louisville EMS unit at the intersection of Bicknell Avenue.

Norwell, who was a passenger in the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was transported in critical condition.

The LMPD Traffic Unit is handling the investigation.

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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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Apr
24

Fatal vehicle crash reported in Spartanburg – News – GoUpstate

A Moore woman was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 221 about one mile north of Spartanburg.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the deceased as 18-year-old Kurshay Jackson of Daffodil Circle.

Trooper Joe Hovis said the crash occurred at 11:24 a.m. on Highway 221.

The driver of a 2013 BMW was traveling northbound on Highway 22. Jackson was driving a 2007 Toyota vehicle southbound on Highway 221 when she crossed left of the center line and was struck by the BMW.

Hovis said there were three passengers in the Toyota including a 1-year-old, 8-year-old and 9-year-old. They were restrained during the crash and suffered injuries and were taken to Spartanburg Medical Center for treatment.

Clevenger said Jackson died at the scene at 11:44 a.m. Clevenger said it was reported to his office that Jackson was a senior at Spartanburg High School.

The driver of the BMW was also injured and taken to SMC for treatment. Hovis said the crash remains under investigation.

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