JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa. —
Part of Route 51 in Jefferson Hills will be shut down in both directions through at least late Tuesday morning, possibly into the afternoon, after a dump truck collided with a train.
The Jefferson Hills fire chief confirmed to Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 that the driver of the dump truck has died.
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police and EMS responded to a rollover crash early on Monday morning.
Just before 1:00 a.m., Pittsburgh Police and medics were called to Allegheny Avenue near Abdell Street, and once on the scene, they found an SUV rolled over onto its roof.
The SUV hit a few parked cars during the crash.
The condition of the driver is unknown at this time.
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There were approximately 141 passengers and 16 crew members on board, Amtrak said in a statement Sunday.
Crash happened late Thursday night.
MONROEVILLE, Pa. —
A man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Monroeville on Thursday night.
The incident happened in the eastbound lanes of Route 22 near Elliott Road around 9:45 p.m.
Crash happened early Tuesday morning
ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
Route 906 was shut down near Turkey Hollow Road in Rostraver Township following a rollover crash.
The crash, which involved at least one vehicle, happened early Tuesday morning.
A military aircraft crashed in a Texas neighborhood Sunday afternoon, damaging several homes, police said.
The crash happened between the 4000 blocks of Tejas and Dakota in Lake Worth Texas, about 10 miles northwest of Fort Worth.
Crash happened on Thursday night.
HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
A crash in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, sent one person to the hospital.
The crash happened around 9 p.m. Thursday on Penn-High Park Road near Highbrow Lane.
The crash happened Wednesday morning on Route 380 in Washington Township, Westmoreland County.
It was initially unclear if there were any injuries.
The road was closed while emergency responders cleaned up the scene but reopened a little before 6 a.m.
Crash happened on Monday afternoonHARMONY TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
A crash involving a car and a motorcycle sent the operator of the motorcycle to the hospital on Monday afternoon.
The crash happened on Duss Avenue in Harmony Township, Beaver County, in front of the Shop ‘n Save.The Harmony Township Volunteer Fire Department said the car was pulling out of the parking lot when the crash happened.
Duss Avenue was shut down for a short time while emergency responders were on scene.
Two people were flown by medical helicopter Thursday morning to a hospital after a one-vehicle crash in Hempfield, according to a Westmoreland 911 dispatcher.
The crash was reported just before 11 a.m. on Route 130 in the area of Slate Run Road and West Point Drive. The vehicle went over an embankment, the dispatcher said. The helicopter landed at a West Point ballfield.
The road was closed for a time.
One person had to be rescued from the vehicle. A second person involved in the crash was able to get out of the vehicle on their own.
HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
A vehicle went off the road and over an embankment during a crash in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County.
The crash happened a little before 5 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Route 136 and Harry Long Road.
One person taken to the hospital
Crash happened early Wednesday morning.
NEW STANTON, Pa. —
A rollover crash of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 70 in Westmoreland County sent one person to the hospital.
The crash happened in the eastbound lanes near the Hunker/New Stanton area a little after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP, Pa. —
One person died and another person was taken to an area hospital after a motorcycle went off the road and crashed in Conemaugh Township, Indiana County on Monday evening.
The Conemaugh Township fire chief confirmed two people were on the motorcycle that went off the road. This happened in the 3100 block of Tunnelton Road.
The fire chief said one passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the second passenger was taken to Forbes Hospital.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating. No other details have been released.
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One person was taken to the hospital following a rollover crash in Pittsburgh’s Allentown neighborhood.
The crash happened along Arlington Avenue between Hartford Street and E. Warrington Avenue.
One person was taken to the hospital.
It’s unclear what led to the crash.
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.
HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Westmoreland County Coroner, Kenneth A. Bacha, has released the following information on a motorcycle fatality that occurred in Hempfield Township.
Tanner B. Van Woundenberg was driving a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle while traveling north on Mount Pleasant Road.
According to a release, Woundenberg missed a curve in the road, hit a fence, and landed in a driveway.Deputy Coroner John A. Ackerman pronounced Woundenberg dead at the scene.
Woudenberg was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.
Toxicology results will not be available for several weeks.
Pennsylvania State Police Greensburg Barracks also investigated.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a wrong-way driver collided head-on with another car in a western Pennsylvania tunnel, critically injuring the other driver.
State police in Pittsburgh say the vehicle entered Route I-376 traveling west in the eastbound lanes shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday.
Police said the car entered the Fort Pitt tunnel under Mount Washington, still traveling in the wrong direction, and collided head-on with another car.
The 36-year-old driver of the other car was taken to a local hospital and listed in critical condition with multiple injuries.
The other 21-year-old driver was uninjured.
PITTSBURGH — A man is in critical condition after an off-road vehicle crash in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood.
The incident occurred in an alley behind the 1200 block of Faust Street around 8:15 p.m. Friday.
Police said a man was found on the ground several yards from his overturned quad. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He was not wearing a helmet, police said.
The investigation is ongoing.
A Hempfield man is accused by police of being intoxicated during a 2019 wrong-way crash on Route 30 that seriously injured another motorist, according to court papers.
Larry Thomas Miller Sr., 74, is charged with aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence and several other related misdemeanors and summary offenses.
State police said they were called at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 2019 to a head-on crash on Route 30 eastbound near the Cedar Street exit in Hempfield. Miller was driving west in the eastbound lanes and collided with another vehicle around a bend, according to court papers.
The female driver of the eastbound vehicle saw headlights coming toward her but didn’t have time to react, police said. She was hospitalized with a fractured neck vertebrae.
Police said Miller appeared to be intoxicated at the scene and told authorities that he had a few beers at a local bar before heading home. He was taken by medical helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital for treatment of what authorities described as extensive injuries.
Troopers said Miller’s blood-alcohol content was 0.156%. The legal limit to drive in Pennsylvania is 0.08%. Miller also had opiates and prescription medication used to treat anxiety in his system, according to court papers. Police said they found about 3 grams of suspected cocaine in Miller’s pocket.
It appeared one of the vehicles caught fire after the crash.
The conditions of the three people hurt have not been released.
There’s no word on what caused the crash.
A truck went off the road and caught fire on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Wednesday.
⚠️ EB @PA_Turnpike is now CLOSED at Allegheny Valley Exit 48. Detour: Freeport Rd to PA 910 west to PA 28 south to I-579 south to I-376 east to re-enter the #paturnpike at the Pittsburgh Interchange.⚠️ https://t.co/KcoJ0Yx9fI
— PA Turnpike Alerts (@PATurnpikeAlert) August 25, 2021
The accident happened eastbound between Exit 48 (Allegheny Valley) and Exit 57 (Pittsburgh).The truck has the name “N2 Solutions” written on it. N2 Solutions is a nitrogen services company.
Turnpike officials say the accident is affecting the right lane and drivers should expect delays.
No additional details have been released.
PITTSBURGH — A woman was hit by a motorcycle that went off the road and onto a sidewalk in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood Monday evening.
Police said the driver of the motorcycle was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic on Fifth Avenue near South Aiken Avenue before the crash, which happened just after 6 p.m.
Officers had activated their lights and sirens to pull the motorcyclist over, but before they could even pursue or follow the bike, it jumped up onto the sidewalk and hit the woman as she was walking.The woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition, police said. Two people who were in the area and have medical training helped her until paramedics arrived.
The man who was driving the motorcycle was taken to a hospital with jaw injuries, police said.
PITTSBURGH — Route 65 southbound was closed after a tractor-trailer hauling I-beams overturned early Monday morning in Pittsburgh.
The crash happened just after 2 a.m. in the city’s Chateau neighborhood, approaching the North Shore.
A hazmat team was called because diesel fuel leaked from the truck, which rolled onto its passenger side, officials said.The driver was able to get out of the truck’s cab and was not hurt, according to police.
Crews removed the truck from Route 65 before clearing the beams from the roadway.
Route 65 southbound reopened about 8 a.m.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian prototype military transport plane crashed while performing a test flight outside Moscow on Tuesday, killing all three crew members on board, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation said.
The new light military transport plane, Il-112V, crashed in a forested area as it was coming in for a landing at the Kubinka airfield 45 kilometers (28 miles) west of Moscow, the corporation told the Tass news agency.
Two test pilots and a flight engineer were aboard the plane, and none survived, the corporation said.
A bus full of tourists heading to Niagara Falls rolled over on the New York State Thruway Saturday, sending all 57 people on board to hospitals, officials said.
The bus from Dutchess County veered off I-90 some 25 miles west of Syracuse at 12:40 p.m. and landed on its side in the grass, State Police said.
Injuries ranged from minor to serious, according to cops. The passengers included children.
It wasn’t immediately clear what company operated the bus or what caused the crash.
Police photos of the scene showed papers and other items strewn around the white bus lying on its side off the shoulder of the highway.
Traffic was backed up for miles as one westbound lane of the Thruway was closed for hours following the accident.
ASPINWALL, Pa. —
A rollover crash on Route 28 was causing long backups for Wednesday morning rush-hour traffic.
The crash happened in the southbound lanes near Aspinwall.A photo shared to u local showed the crash scene. It’s unclear if there were any injuries.
Traffic headed inbound toward Pittsburgh was being restricted to one lane in the area.
Both lanes have since reopened.
Source: Rollover crash on Route 28
Emergency responders were called to the scene of an early morning crash on West Carson Street in Pittsburgh.
The crash happened near the Duquesne Incline shortly before 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.There were restrictions on West Carson Street while crews responded to the scene.
Crews cleared the scene shortly before 7 a.m.
No word yet on if there are injuries
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. —
Two people were sent to the hospital after a crash in Westmoreland County Thursday night.
The crash occurred at Tarentum Bridge Road and Leechburg Road in New Kensington, Westmoreland County around 9:30 p.m.
A Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 crew at the scene was told a vehicle ran a red light and rolled over after the collision. Victims had to be freed from both vehicle.
This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates.
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A van full of undocumented immigrants crashed in South Texas, killing as many as 10 people and injuring 13, authorities said Wednesday.
Colusa County sheriff’s deputies and Sacramento River Fire Division personnel discovered the bodies after they responded to a report around 1:15 p.m. that a helicopter had gone down near a highway in the small town of Colusa, about 70 miles northwest of Sacramento, the sheriff’s said in a statement.
The National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the crash with the Federal Aviation Administration, said the helicopter was a Robinson R66. Robinson Helicopter Co. described the R66 as a five-seat turbine helicopter powered by a Rolls-Royce turboshaft engine.
No further details were immediately available.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – One person was killed and a large fire broke out following a fuel tanker crash on Sunday afternoon.
According to authorities, the driver of a large fuel tanker lost control of the vehicle, causing it to fall off of the ramp from I-595 westbound to the Turnpike southbound.
There has been no word from officials on whether any other vehicles were involved.
Authorities have also not provided any information on the identity of the person who died.
All eastbound lanes of I-595 in the area of Davie Blvd. were closed, as was the southbound entrance ramp from the Florida Turnpike to I-595, according to Florida Highway Patrol.