Connecticut State Police say a 3-year-old was killed in a crash in Waterbury late Tuesday afternoon.
Source: State Police: 3-year-old killed in Waterbury crash following pursuit, others injured
Witnesses say he was walking in the left lane when a car hit and killed him on State Street (Tri-Boro Expressway) in Wilmerding, according to Allegheny County police
Source: Car hits, kills man walking on Tri-Boro Expressway in Wilmerding
An Allegheny County 911 supervisor said the incident happened shortly after 10:15 p.m. in the 900 block of Penn Avenue in the Cultural District.
Source: Pedestrian struck on Penn Avenue Downtown
Volvo will provide Uber with its flagship XC90 SUVs equipped with autonomous technology as part of a non-exclusive deal from 2019 to 2021.
Source: Volvo Cars Will Supply Uber With Up to 24,000 Self-Driving Cars
The men are accused of operating a chop shop from June 2016 through January 2017.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating. Warrants have been issued for both men.
Source: Two Indiana County men accused of operating chop shop facing over 200 felony charges
A Texas woman died Friday afternoon after being hit by a non-impaired driver who was taking a breathalyzer test while operating his vehicle.
Source: Texas woman killed after non-impaired driver taking breathalyzer test hits her
The actor and the drivers of other vehicles were stopped after a car went down an embankment in Santa Paula, California on Sunday.
Harrison Ford came to the aid of a driver whose car veered off of State Route 126 or the Santa Paula Freeway in Santa Paula, California, a rep for the Santa Paula fire department confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
Source: Harrison Ford Helps Driver Whose Car Veered Off Road
Two Johnstown-area men will appear in Cambria County Court after they were charged in connection with a string of car break-ins that netted them about $600 worth of items.
Source: 2 accused of Richland Township car break-ins, theft
Two children were killed when they were accidentally struck by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s vehicle Thursday evening, authorities said.
Source: 2 children dead after sheriff’s vehicle strikes pedestrians in Los Angeles
Channel 11 has learned nine people have been injured and two taken to Pittsburgh hospitals in serious condition.
Investigators said nine cars are involved in the crash in addition to the tractor-trailer.
Investigators tell WPXI’s Damany Lewis the driver told them the truck’s brakes did not work.
Source: WILLIAM PENN HIGHWAY: Tractor trailer plows into several vehicles in Churchill
The crash was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. between Boyce and McMichael roads, according to Allegheny County emergency officials.
Source: Medical examiner called to Campbells Run Road crash in Robinson
One person is dead and another person is in the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Fayette County.
Source: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Menallen Twp. 2-Vehicle Crash
A man was taken to the hospital after being struck by a Port Authority bus around rush hour in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Source: Man Struck By Port Authority Bus Downtown, Hospitalized « CBS Pittsburgh
A damaged minivan was seen next to the overturned big rig, and another vehicle with heavy damage was nearby on a tow truck flatbed.
Source: Multi-vehicle crash with overturned tractor-trailer shuts down Route 22 in Indiana County
Multiple lanes were closed as a result. Drivers who use the inbound lanes of the Fort Pitt tunnel should expect delays during the evening commute.
Source: Car fire on Fort Pitt Bridge causes major traffic backups during Tuesday evening rush hour
A few days after announcing its massive electric vehicle charging infrastructure expansion, European electric utility E.ON elaborated on its actual plan to rollout charging stations across Europe &…
Source: A new ‘electric highway’ is going to connect Europe from Norway to Italy
Chevrolet has outdone itself with the new 2019 Corvette ZR1, the best-performing example of America’s sports car in history.
Source: First Look: 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – NY Daily News
It only took a few hours for the first self-driving taxi shuttling people around Las Vegas to collide with a vehicle being driven by a human doing something it didn’t expect.
The driverless passenger van was on its first day Wednesday of offering free rides to people along a half-mile loop in Las Vegas, part of a pilot program to study the technology. It was dinged by a tractor-trailer as the truck attempted to back into an alley to make a delivery.
Source: A Truck Backed Up and This New Self-Driving Shuttle Froze
Two people were injured in a head-on crash involving a Port Authority bus on the North Side.
“The driver of the [minivan] came down the wrong way, leaving the exit gates, smashed through the gate and went head-on into the bus,” Port Authority Police Sgt. Brian O’Malley said.
Source: 2 Injured In North Side Head-On Crash « CBS Pittsburgh
There is no suggestion of terrorism and the driver had previous drugs offences, police say.
Source: Three Chinese students injured in car attack in Toulouse – BBC News
Dodge’s 840-horsepower Challenger SRT Demon started shipping to dealers Friday
Source: Demon dragster headed to dealers
Commodore volunteer firefighters worked to rescue a driver trapped after this car crashed on Valley Road in Green Township early today.
Source: Troopers probe wreck
Police cite delivery truck driver for illegal backing after Wednesday accident involving the electric shuttle on the 100 block of S. 6th Street, just hours after the shuttle began operations. There…
Source: Human at fault in accident with Las Vegas driverless shuttle
The inbound closure will begin at 8 p.m. Thursday through 5 a.m. Friday, the release said.
Drivers can check conditions on major roadways at www.511PA.com .
Source: Liberty Bridge to close Thursday night, in addition to tunnel closure | TribLIVE
Light-rail traffic on Port Authority’s Red Line was temporarily halted Monday by a crash between a train and a pickup truck in Dormont, authorities said.
Source: Crash between truck, trolley slows Red Line traffic in Dormont | TribLIVE
JOHNSTOWN – The city of Johnstown is cracking down on those who are late on paying parking tickets in the city.According to a release from Johnstown police, motorists who fail to pay a parking ticket within 10 days will now receive a summons.
Source: City of Johnstown cracking down on delinquent parking tickets | WJAC
Multiple incidents in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill Tunnel brought outbound traffic on the Parkway East to a standstill Tuesday afternoon, PennDOT reported.
A crash was reported at 2:42 p.m., according to PennDOT spokesman Steve Cowan.
Source: Traffic halted by crash, broken-down vehicle in Squirrel Hill Tunnel | TribLIVE
Two people were hurt in a two-car accident in Springdale Township.
Source: At least 2 hurt when car t-bones another on Freeport Road | WPXI
A Pleasantville man is accused of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of a crash where his truck was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.
Source: Man Charged With DUI After Leaving Scene Of Truck Crash, Fire « CBS Pittsburgh
A medical helicopter was called to a car crash in Derry Township on Saturday night.
Source: Medical Helicopter Called To Derry Twp. Car Crash « CBS Pittsburgh
At least four students were taken to the hospital following a crash involving their school bus.
Source: At least 4 students hurt in crash involving their school bus | WPXI
Amber Schmunk reportedly admitted her son was on top of the van, “but only for a short time, maybe 20-30 seconds”
Source: Cops: Mom tied boy, 9, to minivan’s roof to hold down plastic pool
There were four vehicles involved in the crash, which occurred shortly after 6 a.m., Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV reported.
Source: Multi-vehicle crash causes long delays on Route 28 southbound | TribLIVE
A 30-year-old woman was pronounced dead at UPMC Presbyterian Saturday.
The victim, now identified as Angelica Fields of Uniontown, Fayette County.
Source: Uniontown woman killed in Point Breeze crash
Two cars went over a hillside right next to the Monongahela Valley Hospital on Friday afternoon.
Source: Two cars go over hillside near Monongahela Valley Hospital | WPXI
A loophole in Pennsylvania’s texting while driving law makes it nearly unenforceable for police officers.
Source: Pennsylvania Texting While Driving Law Nearly Unenforceable « CBS Pittsburgh
A Port Authority bus collided with a car on Thursday night, sending the bus into a utility pole in Wilkinsburg.
Source: Bus, car crash in Wilkinsburg; bus then collides with utility pole | WPXI
Ford builds top selling vehicle in America. Average sale price of F-Series up $2,300 over a year ago. Profits up. Earnings beat expectations.
Source: Ford earnings rise on strength of F-150 Pickups; Cash reserves grow
After many social media posts circulating on Facebook pages of local lawmakers and media outlets, PennDOT has clarified what to do about old registration stickers.
According to dmv.pa.gov, “Law enforcement agencies have electronic access to PennDOT’s database from their patrol vehicles, which allows them to verify if a vehicle registration is valid. In addition, many use license plate reader technology to efficiently validate registrations.”
Anyone cited for an expired sticker can contact PennDOT
Source: PennDOT: Drivers don’t have to remove registration stickers
A young woman was hospitalied after she was struck by a Port Authority bus Monday afternoon near Homewood.
Source: Woman Struck By Bus Along East Busway, Hospitalized « CBS Pittsburgh
David Yáñez Pacheco was trying to make a living as an athlete in Costa Rica after leaving Venezuela.
Source: Drunk driver kills athlete during Costa Rica half-marathon – BBC News
Nine teenagers were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon in Lower Burrell.
Source: 9 Teens Injured In Lower Burrell Crash « CBS Pittsburgh
Toyota and its luxury sister brand Lexus took the top two spots in the latest Consumer Reports reliability rankings, marking the fifth year in a row that one of Toyota’s makes has led the list.
Kia, Audi and BMW filled out the rest of the top five, while Cadillac, GMC, Ram, Dodge and Volvo were ranked the lowest.
Source: Toyota scores highest in Consumer Reports reliability survey | Fox News
A driver who was distracted by a taco while driving a tractor-trailer Wednesday crashed on a Washington state highway, spilling a load of woodchips across the two-lane road.
Source: Taco-eating driver crashes truck in Washington | Fox News
A Pittsburgh-area communications worker was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital Wednesday after being struck by a car while on the job in Greensburg on Old Salem Road, near the McKenna Senior Center.
Source: Communications worker struck by sedan in Greensburg, flown to Pittsburgh hospital | TribLIVE
Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall 1.34 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shields to side door latches at a cost of $267 million.
Source: Ford to recall 1.34 million trucks in North America for door latch fix