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Ford Recalling 153,000 Vehicles in U.S., Canada That Could Have Faulty Inflators

Ford Motor Co is recalling 153,000 older trucks that may have had obsolete Takata air bag modules installed in collision and theft repairs after the Takata recall was completed, the automaker said on Thursday. The second-largest U.S. automaker identified 144,340 …

GEICO Loses Appeal that Sought Coverage From Another Insurer for Lamborghini Crash

In a dispute between two insurers, a federal appellate court ruled that GEICO is solely liable for the cost of replacing a Lamborghini worth more than $100,000 that was totaled in a collision with another vehicle. A panel of the …

Big Rig Driver Facing Charges in Fatal Arizona Crash

PHOENIX — A man was allegedly driving a commercial semi-truck on a suspended license at the time of a crash near Buckeye that killed a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office detention officer last month, authorities said. They said 62-year-old Jorge Yanez …

Insurer May Not ‘Contract Around’ Georgia Law on Sovereign Immunity Waivers

An insurer is liable for the full $5 million policy limit in a lawsuit filed against a city government whose police department was involved in a high-speed chase that ended in a collision that killed a grandmother and two of …

3 Countries to Assess New Info About 1994 Ferry Sinking

STOCKHOLM — The governments of Sweden, Finland and Estonia said Monday they will jointly assess what that they called “new significant information” in connection with one of Europe’s deadliest peacetime maritime disasters, the sinking of a ferry in the Baltic …

Vehicles Hit Illinois Covered Bridge Twice After Reopening

LONG GROVE, Ill. — A covered bridge in northern Illinois has been damaged twice by vehicles within days of its reopening after a $1 million rebuild repaired severe damage a delivery truck inflicted in 2018. Less than 24 hours after …

Report of Drone Strike on News Chopper Reveals Other Incidents

A small drone was almost certainly the object that damaged a news helicopter flying over Los Angeles last year, and the remote-controlled devices are suspected in two other mid-air impacts with aircraft, according to U.S. investigators. A KABC-TV chopper was …

Tugboat’s Collision With I-310 Bridge May Have Been 2nd Crash This Year

LULING, La. — A tugboat leading a train of barges of grain crashed into a Louisiana bridge, causing two of the barges to sink in the Mississippi River. The tugboat, identified as Cooperative Spirit, collided with the Luling Bridge early …

Mexico City Subway Trains Collide, Killing 1, Injuring 41

MEXICO CITY — A two-train subway collision in Mexico City killed a male passenger, injured 41 people and disrupted service Wednesday on the bustling metro system serving this megalopolis of over 20 million people. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said via Twitter …

5 Dead, Dozens Hospitalized in Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash

GREENSBURG, Pa. — A deadly crash involving a passenger bus and multiple other vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike left at least five dead and dozens injured early Sunday, shutting down a large portion of the highway. Officials said at least …