Philippine bus careens into ravine, killing 19, injuring 21 – ABC News

March 21, 2018 wpanews 0

  A passenger bus careened off a winding dirt road and hurtled down a ravine south of the Philippine capital, killing 19 people, police said Wednesday. The crash Tuesday night in a mountainous area of Sablayan town in Occidental Mindoro province injured 21 other passengers, including an infant, police investigator Alexis Go said. He said the bus apparently went out of control and swerved wildly on a downhill stretch of […] READ MORE

Uber halts self-driving operations — including in Pittsburgh — following fatal accident in Arizona | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 21, 2018 wpanews 0

  While in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel, the vehicle struck a woman, identified as Elaine Herzberg, 49, while she was walking outside of a crosswalk, according to the Tempe Police Department. She later died at a hospital. Pittsburgh has seen fewer than five fender benders or other accidents involving self-driving cars, none of which have been at the fault of the autonomous vehicle, Mayor Bill Peduto […] READ MORE

Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona pedestrian, police say | Fox News

March 19, 2018 wpanews 0

Officials said an Arizona woman was killed after being struck by a self-driving Uber vehicle early Monday — an incident believed to be the first of its kind. The accident in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe caused the company to suspend all testing of self-driving vehicles in cities across the country. Tempe Police Sgt. Ronald Elcock told FOX10 Phoenix the woman was walking outside of a crosswalk when she was struck by […] READ MORE

Man killed after losing control of vehicle, striking three trees in Fayette Co. | WPXI

March 18, 2018 wpanews 0

  One person was killed following a car accident in Fayette County Friday night. According to a release from state police, Michael Felker, 30, was killed in a car crash in Bullskin Township after losing control of his vehicle around 10:30 p.m. Police said Felker was killed due to the force of the impact from the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported. Source: […] READ MORE

Train crashes into vehicle in Springdale | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

March 16, 2018 wpanews 0

  The county sent a tweet saying that the crash has occurred in the 150 block of Colfax Street. It said responders are at the scene. The tweet was sent at 12:23 p.m. Developing story Allegheny County@Allegheny_Co Springdale Borough: Vehicle and train crash – 150 block of Colfax St.; responders are at the scene. 12:23 PM – Mar 14, 2018 1 See Allegheny County’s other Tweets Source: Train crashes into […] READ MORE

Man Found Dead In Auto Repair Shop Parking Lot, Police Investigating « CBS Pittsburgh

March 14, 2018 wpanews 0

Police are investigating after a man was found dead at an auto repair shop in Overbrook. It’s unclear exactly what he was trying to get from under the car, but video shows Tedesco underneath the vehicle for 10 minutes before the jack fails, the car shifts and then falls on top of him. It appears that the victim was crushed under the vehicle late Monday night, and then remained there […] READ MORE

1 Killed After Boom Truck Crashes Onto Pickup Truck On Route 910 « CBS Pittsburgh

March 13, 2018 wpanews 0

PINE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — One person was killed after a boom truck crashed into a pickup truck near Richland and Pine townships Monday afternoon.  It happened just before 2:45 p.m. on Route 910 at Karrington Drive. According to Allegheny County officials, a large truck carrying a boom crashed, and the boom landed on top of a pickup truck. Officials confirmed that one person died at the scene. The Allegheny County […] READ MORE

1 dead when charter bus carrying high school students plunges into Alabama ravine | Fox News

March 13, 2018 wpanews 1

At least one person was killed and several others were seriously injured Tuesday when a charter bus filled with high school students plunged into an Alabama ravine — trapping students until rescuers could rappel down to free them. Channelview Independent School District spokesman Mark Kramer confirmed to Fox News the bus was carrying band students from Channelview High School. They were reportedly coming back from Disney World in Florida. The […] READ MORE

3 Injured, 1 Killed In Scott Twp. Pickup Truck Crash « CBS Pittsburgh

March 11, 2018 wpanews 0

An 18-year-old was killed and three others were injured when a pickup truck crashed in Scott Township on Saturday. The driver lost control of the truck and went over a hillside, throwing all three of the juveniles in the truck bed from the vehicle. One of the people riding in the truck bed — 18-year-old Cameron Skyler Arlotta, of Pittsburgh — was killed. Source: 3 Injured, 1 Killed In Scott Twp. Pickup […] READ MORE

Truck wraps around pole after colliding with PAT bus | WPXI

March 9, 2018 wpanews 0

PITTSBURGH – A crash early Thursday morning involving a Port Authority of Allegheny bus sent one person to a hospital and left a pickup truck wrapped around a pole. PHOTOS: Truck crashed into PAT bus, wraps around pole The crash was reported shortly after midnight at the intersection of East General Robinson and Sandusky streets in Pittsburgh’s North Shore. Officials said the truck went through a red light and struck the bus […] READ MORE

Range Rover Unveils a $295,000 Supercharged Coupe

March 8, 2018 wpanews 0

This is the fastest Range Rover ever, and only 999 will be made. It’s also the fastest Range Rover you can buy, meant to tap into the lucrative market for high-end, limited-edition sports cars. Until now, Land Rover hasn’t had one. The company is betting that specialized vehicles such as this one, which have higher margins than standard-issue SUVs, will help boost excitement for the 48-year-old Range Rover brand. The […] READ MORE

Train Collides With Truck Hauling Hydrochloric Acid, 3 Injured « CBS Pittsburgh

March 8, 2018 wpanews 0

Thousands of gallons of hydrochloric acid spilled Tuesday morning when a train crashed into the truck that was hauling it in Washington County. Officials say the CSX train was traveling southbound when it collided with the tanker truck, which was carrying more than 4,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid. “Bang! We heard a big bang and the train stopped, so we knew something big was hit,” said neighbor and evacuee Mattie […] READ MORE

Northbound traffic on Route 28 reopened for both lanes | TribLIVE

March 6, 2018 wpanews 0

  Route 28 traffic beyond the Highland Park Bridge exit was flowing normally. Contractors were performing work along the side of the road in the area of the lane restriction. A spokesman for PennDOT did not immediately return a request for comment. Source: Northbound traffic on Route 28 reopened for both lanes | TribLIVE

Car crashes into nursing facility in Harmony | WPXI

March 5, 2018 wpanews 69

  A car crashed into a building in Harmony Sunday afternoon. According to the Harmony Fire District Facebook page, emergency responders responded to the crash that happened at The Grove at Harmony. Photos shared in the Facebook post show that a dark-colored vehicle crashed into the side of the brick building, damaging the structure and breaking the window that was there. TRENDING NOW: Tiger, sloth bear engage in life-and-death struggle […] READ MORE

TURNPIKE CRASH: Car carrier rollover blocks two lanes of Turnpike | WPXI

March 1, 2018 wpanews 0

  This is the scene earlier on the PA Turnpike. A car carrier rollover blocked two lanes of the Turnpike in Monroeville. Mike Holden ✔@WPXIMikeHolden TRAFFIC ALERT: Car carrier rollover on turnpike in Monroeville. Part of barrier is broken. 2 lanes blocked. Watch @WPXI right now. 5:01 PM – Feb 28, 2018 See Mike Holden’s other Tweets Twitter Ads info and privacy   Source: TURNPIKE CRASH: Car carrier rollover blocks […] READ MORE