Fiona Kelliher Detroit Free Press Published 7:05 AM EST Nov 15, 2018 An Oakland County elementary school teacher was killed in a six-car crash on I-94 on Tuesday. Chesterfield Township police and school officials confirmed the death of Jaclyn Scott, 34, said several outlets. She taught second- and third-grade students for the Avondale School District in Auburn Hills. The district's superintendent James Schwarz sent a letter to parents of Woodland Elementary kids on Wednesday to assure them that social workers would be available to talk about the tragedy, said the Macomb Daily. "Bright and energetic, Jaclyn encouraged her young students to engage in the learning process, inspiring them to strive for a life of learning — she will be missed," the notice reportedly said. The crash occurred at about 5:30 p.m. going eastbound on I-94, just south of 23 Mile Road. A 38-year-old Caseville man driving a semi-tractor rear-ended a line of cars that were waiting to merge … [Read more...] about Woodland Elementary School teacher killed in I-94 crash
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Seven people were rushed to the hospital on Thursday morning after a driver struck a group of students and parents waiting at a school bus stop in Tampa, Florida.NBC News reports that a group of five children, all Woodson K-8 School students ranging in age from six to 12, and two adults were standing on the side of a road in a residential area around 8 a.m. when a speeding Ford Escort plowed into them.The car's driver, identified as Brian Darnell West, remained at the scene after the crash and has not been charged. Police said the accident appeared to be unintentional and that West did not seem to be impaired, according to WHAS.Tampa police spokesman Eddy Durkin said that one of the children remains in critical condition, but that none of the injuries sustained in the crash are considered to be life-threatening.Thursday's crash is one of multiple serious bus stop accidents that have left children across the country injured or worse over the past three … [Read more...] about Driver strikes 5 children and 2 adults at Florida bus stop, latest in string of school bus incidents
Allyson Chiu, The Washington Post Published 2:38 am PDT, Thursday, August 30, 2018 Tammy Fox was driving along Pine Street, a quiet tree-lined road in Scranton, Pennsylvania, when suddenly her car started picking up speed. Zipping by cars parked along the side of the street, Fox pumped the brakes of her black Hyundai Sonata as it hurtled toward an intersection. Accelerating at about 60 mph, it plowed into parked cars and hit a tree, according to Pennsylvania State Police and the Scranton Times-Tribune. A witness saw brake lights flash, but the car still didn't slow down, according to the Times-Tribune. Fox, a 38-year-old mother of five, died from "serious injuries sustained in the crash," police said. Organizers of a GoFundMe page raising money for her funeral expenses said Fox was killed "in a tragic car accident" on Aug. 22. But on Tuesday, her boyfriend, John William Jenkins, who was described as Fox's "soulmate" in her obituary, was arrested and charged with … [Read more...] about A mother of 5 died when her car hurtled into a tree. Police say her boyfriend cut the brake lines to make a crack pipe.
May 31, 5:37 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Sundeep Kavanal Radesh 05/31/18 AT 5:05 AM According to a local report in Belgium, an owner of a Tesla Model S claimed it started on its own, without a driver, and drove into five other cars in the municipality of Saint-Gilles, Brussels.The news website Sudinfo.be described the incident that occurred late Tuesday as “incroyable,” literally meaning incredible in French.The article said the strange journey, explained by the owner to the police, met its end with a Dacia Logan across the street. It is unclear if there were any injuries and as to what the extent of damages were.This comes on the back of the fact that on Tuesday morning a Tesla Model S running on Autopilot mode crashed into a parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, California, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.Laguna Police Sgt. Jim Cota explained the collision happened at 20652 … [Read more...] about Tesla Autopilot: Model S That Hit 5 Cars Started Itself, Owner Says
Updated 4:14 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Photo: Jonathan Hayward, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 A woman pays her respects at a makeshift memorial at the intersection of Friday's fatal bus crash near Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Monday, April, 9, 2018. A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team crashed with a truck, en route to Nipawin for a game Friday night, killing 15 and sending over a dozen more to a hospital. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) less A woman pays her respects at a makeshift memorial at the intersection of Friday's fatal bus crash near Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Monday, April, 9, 2018. A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team crashed with ... more Photo: Jonathan Hayward, AP Death toll in crash of hockey team bus in Canada rises to 16 1 / 1 Back to Gallery SASKATOON, … [Read more...] about Death toll in crash of hockey team bus in Canada rises to 16