Automotive accidents

A sign appeals for witnesses at the scene of a crash on Thursday night involving two cars during a gathering of car enthusiasts in Stevenage, England, Friday July 19, 2019. Police have said at least 17 people were injured, some seriously, as two cars collided and went into the crowd of onlookers Thursday evening. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
July 19, 2019 - 4:15 am
LONDON (AP) — British police say 17 people have been injured in a crash at a "car cruise" event. Police said Friday that it appears there were no fatalities in the accident Thursday night. It happened at a gathering of car enthusiasts in Stevenage 32 miles (52 kilometers) north of London. Organizer...
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FILE - In this April 9, 1997, file photo, WBC welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker adjusts his head phones during a news conference in Las Vegas. Former boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach on Monday say Whitaker was a pedestrian when struck by the car Sunday night, July 14, 2019. The driver remained on the scene, where Whitaker was pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)
July 15, 2019 - 2:34 pm
Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach said the former fighter was hit by a car Sunday night. The driver of the car...
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July 14, 2019 - 1:30 pm
DURANT, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a driver who had been drinking deliberately forced another vehicle into oncoming traffic on an Oklahoma highway, causing a head-on collision that killed two people and injured four others. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the suspected road rage attack happened...
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July 08, 2019 - 5:50 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko...
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July 06, 2019 - 8:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Seven people were killed Saturday in a chain-reaction crash on an interstate in Georgia when an SUV crossed over the median into traffic headed the other way, authorities said. Three other people were injured in the multi-vehicle accident. The Georgia State Patrol issued a statement...
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A motorcyclist passes an American flag on the route for the Ride for the Fallen 7 in near Randolph, N.H., on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Thousands of motorcyclists traveled through parts of New Hampshire as a tribute to the seven bikers killed in a collision with a pickup truck last month. (Paul Hayes/Caledonian-Record via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 8:39 pm
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Thousands of motorcyclists, waved on by bystanders with American flags, rode through New Hampshire on Saturday to the site where seven bikers were killed in a collision with a truck last month. More than 3,000 bikers, some from as far away as California and Florida,...
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 1, 2019 file photo, flowers and flag of South Korea are laid on the Margit Bridge where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary. Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship. Police said Saturday, July 6 that the body was found some 58 kilometers (36 miles) downstream from the scene of the accident at Budapest's Margit Bridge. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh, file)
July 06, 2019 - 4:31 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship. Police said Saturday that the body was found at the village of Makad, 58 kilometers (36 miles)...
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In this image made from video provided by WABC-TV, first responders work the scene after a garbage truck careened off an overpass onto the westbound lanes of Route 495, Thursday, July 3, 2019, in Union City, N.J. (WABC-TV via AP)
July 03, 2019 - 4:16 pm
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — An overturned garbage truck has blocked a major route out of New York City during the evening commute before the Fourth of July weekend. The orange truck lay upside down Wednesday on an embankment on the New Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel. New Jersey-bound vehicles are...
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July 03, 2019 - 2:00 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian woman who doctors say should receive psychiatric treatment has been named a suspect in a blasphemy case after taking a dog into a mosque, sparking calls for the frequently abused law to be repealed. A video circulating online in Muslim-majority Indonesia...
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July 01, 2019 - 2:39 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An overcrowded minibus crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, killing at least 35 people and injuring another 17, officials said. The bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road as its driver negotiated a curve and rolled down into a 150-meter (500-foot...
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