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When Electric Scooters Crash, Who Pays the Bills?

NEW YORK — We’ve all seen reports about head injuries, traffic accidents and even deaths that electric scooter riders have suffered as the popular new mobility option has pushed onto the streets in more than 100 cities worldwide. Despite the …

Crash Sends Dish Soap Spilling on Pennsylvania Turnpike

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. — A crash involving a tractor-trailer has sent jugs of dish soap spilling out onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike, shutting down a portion of the highway. The accident occurred shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes between …

Milwaukee Deputy Sued After Running Stop Sign, Injuring Woman

A Wisconsin woman who broke her neck when a Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy ran a stop sign and slammed into her vehicle has filed a federal lawsuit against the deputy and several colleagues. Tanya Weyker filed suit Tuesday against Deputy …

Hghway Collision Kills 9, Injures 5 in Dominican Republic

Nine people have died in a collision between a bus and a truck in the Dominican Republic. Police say five people have been injured in the accident near the town of Tabara Abajo, in the southwest of the Caribbean country. …

Rapid City Officials Change Bus Stop After Crash

A crash last month that seriously injured two Rapid City, S.D., students boarding a school bus has prompted officials to change the location of the bus stop. The children were injured when a sport utility vehicle collided with the bus …

15 Years for Drunken Driving Death of Bicyclist in California

The driver of a Hummer that struck down and killed a Southern California bicyclist has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Fifty-year-old Satnam Singh, the owner of a Santa Paula liquor store, pleaded guilty last month to …

Woman Sues New Mexico Sheriff After Crash Over DWI Claim

A woman injured in a crash is suing a northern New Mexico sheriff over claims he failed to hold a drunken driver accountable in her accident. The Las Vegas Optic reports that 28-year-old Mora County Josephine Torres in a recent …

Man Arrested After Crashing Illinois Fire Truck

A southern Illinois fire chief says it may take months to replace a fire truck that was stolen and crashed. Authorities say they’ve arrested a 22-year-old man suspected of driving off in the Williamson County Fire Protection District truck on …

Crash Sends Beer Spilling Onto North Carolina Interstate

Authorities say a car smashed into a tractor-trailer hauling tons of beer on a North Carolina interstate, spilling suds all over the highway. Police say crews spent more than five hours Friday night cleaning up the mess on Interstate 85 …

Indiana Boat Race Takes Insurance Hit From Crash

The Indiana group that organizes an Ohio River boat race and festival has seen its insurance costs more than double after three rescue divers were hurt in a crash during last summer’s race. The Madison Regatta’s insurance bill has risen …