Woman faces 10 years in prison for deadly texting case
It's believed to be the first time a 2012 New Jersey law that treats a texting driver as harshly as a drunken driver was tested in court . Forty eight states and Washington, D.C. now ban text messaging for all drivers. Fourteen percent of distracted driver crashes in 2017 were linked to cell phone usage. Mansonet is now awaiting sentencing. It's rare to have prosecutions in distracted driving cases, though this case might serve as a wake up call for drivers nationwide.
A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a hit - and - run driver about 1:30 a.m. Thursday on Milwaukee's northwest side, police said. Another driver found the injured man in the street near Grantosa Drive and Fond du Lac Avenue and called police. The Police Department’s crash
A 21-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries when she was struck by a hit - and - run motorist Sunday in the Pacific Beach community of San Diego. The sedan fled the scene, going southbound, and paramedics transported the woman to an area hospital with serious head injuries , Heims said.
A pedestrian using a walker was seriously injured in a hit-and run crash Friday morning, according to the Commerce City Police Department (CCPD).
Shortly before 6 a.m., officers were called to Parkway Drive on a reported crash between a pedestrian and a vehicle.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a gray four-door sedan traveling westbound on Parkway Drive struck a male pedestrian who was walking southbound in the roadway.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police said he was using a wheeled walker just prior to being hit.
Parkway Drive is closed in the 6100 block between the McDonalds and King Soopers while officers investigate the wreck.
Worker dies, another injured in construction incident at Haverhill bridge
A contractor working on a state project died and another was seriously injured Wednesday in an incident at a construction site in Haverhill. Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials said the employees of SPS New England fell from the bucket of a lift truck as they were working on the Interstate-495 Haverhill Bridge Replacement Project at River Street. Sign up for our Newsletters The workers fell onto a barge below and suffered serious injuries. One person was pronounced dead at the scene, and another person was taken by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital to be treated for serious injuries.
A 60-year-old pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a hit - and - run driver Thursday night in the 1700 block of Northport Drive . He was transported to a hospital with internal bleeding, a ruptured aorta and head trauma, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
ST. PETERSBURG — Police are searching for the hit - and - run driver who they said struck and seriously injured a pedestrian using a wheelchair to cross 34th The driver struck the pedestrian and then drove away, police said. The pedestrian was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for
Traffic delays through the area are likely. Commerce City was placed on accident alert Friday morning due to icy road conditions there.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Commerce City Police Department at 303-288-1535.
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Driver crashes after leading law enforcement officers on chase in OKC metro .
A driver reportedly crashed after leading law enforcement officers on a pursuit Wednesday morning in the Oklahoma City metro area. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, it started with a report of suspicious activity in the area of Southeast 54th and Sunnylane. Police officers responded to the area at about 7:45 a.m., and that's when chase began. Sign up for our Newsletters The suspect vehicle caused several crashes and small grass fires during the pursuit, authorities said.According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, one person was injured in a crash caused by the pursuit near Southwest 15th Street and South Czech Hall Road.