Shocking footage shows mail truck crushing pedestrians

Harrowing surveillance footage shows the moment three people were injured when they were hit by a mail truck in Manhattan on Tuesday morning. see also The disturbing video shows the three pedestrians in the crosswalk near the intersection of First Avenue and East 37th Street in Murray Hill around 10

Mail truck strikes three pedestrians

Three people were injured when they were hit by a mail truck in Manhattan on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The three pedestrians were hit when the US Postal Service truck backed onto them near the intersection of First Avenue and East 37th Street in Murray Hill around 10 a.m.,

Child dies, sister critically injured after being hit by stolen truck: cops

ANTIOCH, Calif. — Police in Northern California say a 4-year-old girl was killed and her 2-year-old sister critically injured when a stolen pickup truck crashed into their vehicle. KGO-TV of San Jose reports that the girls’ mother was also seriously injured in Wednesday’s crash in Antioch. The Contra Costa Sheriff’s

Woman driving wrong way on highway crashes into cop car

DARIEN, Conn. — Connecticut State Police say a woman driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 crashed into a police cruiser driven by a trooper who was dispatched to stop her. Police say they began getting calls shortly after midnight Monday about a 2016 Audi driving the wrong way

Dad with a hunch hires helicopter, finds injured son trapped in car

SYDNEY — The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods said Tuesday he had followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son. Samuel Lethbridge, 17, remained in a hospital in serious condition with multiple fractures

Truck spills 45K pounds of raw fish on I-95

STONINGTON, Conn. — A tractor trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of raw fish has overturned along the Connecticut and Rhode Island border, catching drivers in heavy traffic during their morning commute. Police say the driver lost control of the truck around 5 a.m. Friday, spilling its cargo along Interstate 95

Missing stop sign blamed for crash that hurt three people

A stop sign has been missing from a Queens intersection for months, despite numerous complaints — and on Thursday, that led to a crash that injured three people, including an infant. An Uber car carrying the 4-week-old was T-boned by another vehicle when the livery car went through an

Parolee freezes to death after fleeing scene of car crash

A parolee who caused a four-car pile-up in Milwaukee ran from the crash scene to hide in the bushes – and wound up freezing to death, according to a report. Mark Henderson, 34, who was on parole for pleading guilty to a 2012 fatal hit-and-run, had blown through a

Huge pileup leaves one dead, several injured

One person was killed and about a dozen injured when about 75 vehicles crashed during snow squalls on the New York State Thruway east of Buffalo, officials said. The massive pileup on Tuesday afternoon led troopers to block all lanes between Exit 50 and Exit 48A for hours during

Teen found shot in the head after crashing car into house

CASSELBERRY, Fla. — Police in Florida say a teenager was found dead of a gunshot wound to his head after the car he was driving crashed into a house. The crash happened Monday night in Casselberry, which is near Orlando. Casselberry police Chief Larry Krantz tells news outlets the 17-year-old

Dozens killed as bus plunges off ‘Devil’s Curve’ in Peru

A bus in Peru plunged more than 250 feet off a cliff Tuesday and crashed upside down on a rocky beach below — killing at least 30 people, according to officials. The accident unfolded on a tiny stretch of highway known as the “Devil’s Curve” — located just north

Car crash in Staten Island leaves two teens injured

Two teens are in the hospital – one with critical injuries – after a car they were in exited the Staten Island Expressway around midnight Sunday at high speed, spun out of control and smashed into two parked vehicles, police said. Their vehicle, a blue 2002 Ford Focus, was in

Venus Williams won’t be charged in deadly car crash

Tennis superstar Venus Williams will not be charged in a crash that killed a passenger in another car — and neither will the other driver, Florida authorities said. No one is to blame for the fatal June 9 accident that resulted in the death of 78-year-old Jerome Barson, Palm