Tag: truck

Alleged Truck Driver Posed as Victim After Texas Illegal Immigrant Deaths

SAN ANTONIO/MEXICO CITY—The alleged driver of a truck carrying dozens of migrants who died in the suffocating heat in Texas this week initially tried to pass himself off as a victim to escape authorities before he was arrested, U.S. and Mexican officials said on Wednesday. The death toll in the incident rose to 53 as…


3 Dead in Bulgaria as Passenger Train Hits Truck at Crossing

SOFIA, Bulgaria—Three people were killed when a passenger train crashed into a truck at an unguarded railway crossing in northwestern Bulgaria Tuesday, authorities said. The accident occurred near Gara Oreshets, at 1:35 p.m. local time (1135 GMT), police said. According to initial data, the three victims were the truck driver and the two train drivers….


5 Killed, 5 Hurt When Van Collides With Truck in Arkansas

DERMOTT, Ark.—Five people were killed and five others injured after a large truck collided with a van belonging to school serving disabled adults in southeast Arkansas, authorities said. The crash happened Monday afternoon on U.S. 65 when the 15-passenger van failed to yield when crossing U.S. 65 in rural Chicot County and collided with a…


Craving an RV Getaway? Get Inspired by Stories of People Already Living the Dream

Picture this: You’re on Interstate 15, a four-lane highway that snakes through the Virgin River Gorge, situated between St. George, Utah, and Beaver Dam, Arizona. Your foot’s on the gas. The speedometer’s needle hovers around 55 miles per hour. The late afternoon sun peaks through the towering cliffs to the west, casting a heavenly light…


Truck Hits Tourist Bus in Egypt, Kills 10 Including 4 French

CAIRO—A tourist bus collided with a truck on a highway in southern Egypt and burst into flames on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, including four French citizens and a Belgian national. Five Egyptians were also killed in the crash, authorities said. The crash happened on a highway about 43 kilometers (27 miles) south of…


Vehicle Collides With Food Truck in Austin, Texas; 11 Hurt

AUSTIN, Texas—Eleven people were injured in a “major collision” Friday night in Austin, Texas, involving pedestrians and two vehicles, one of which hit a food truck, authorities said. Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said on Twitter that two of the victims sustained potential life-threatening injuries. Seven others sustained non-life-threatening injuries requiring medical evaluation. The other…


Ex-‘American Idol’ Star Charged in Fatal Crash Still in Jail

SPARTANBURG, S.C.—The former “American Idol” contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck, killing him, will remain in a South Carolina jail while toxicology results from state investigators are still pending, a judge said Thursday. Circuit Judge Daniel Hall ended the hearing without setting bond for 17-year-old Caleb Kennedy, according to news…


Truck Carrying Mail Plunges Into Massachusetts River

State police said a tractor-trailer veered off the road and plunged into a river in Massachusetts on Saturday. The truck went down a long embankment near an exit from Interstate 95 to the Massachusetts Turnpike at around noon and ended up in the Charles River. The driver, who police said can’t swim, was standing atop…


Stolen Firearms and Trailer Recovered in Peel Region: Peterborough Police

A trailer carrying a “large quantity” of firearms has been found after it was reported stolen in Peterborough, Ont., over the weekend, police say. In a news release on Feb. 16, Peterborough police said the trailer containing more than 2,000 firearms has been recovered in Peel Region, though the exact location was not stated. “The trailer…


RCMP Begins Removing Protesters, Vehicles, as Truck Blockade at Canada-US Border Enters Fourth Day

A truck blockade in southern Alberta at the Canada-U.S. border has entered its fourth day with the RCMP announcing that it will take action to remove the vehicles blocking traffic. Alberta RCMP says the protesters, who have been blocking Highway 4, south of Lethbridge, Alta., have refused to budge despite the police’s efforts to find…