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Family of teen killed by car awarded $90 million by jury

More than four years after a Prince George's County teen died after getting hit on her walk to school, her family was awarded tens of millions of dollars in a wrongful death suit, but the legal battle could be far from over.


SUV reported stolen after crash that killed 6 teens

The SUV that sped off a two-lane road in Ohio and flipped into a pond over the weekend, killing six of the eight teenagers crammed inside, has been reported stolen by its owner.


NYC hit-run fugitive: I'm really not a bad guy

Despite the fact that the man suspected of killing an expectant Brooklyn couple and their baby in a hit-and-run accident promised yesterday to turn himself in, police are still searching for Julio Acevedo.


SUV strikes teen saving parking spot

A school board member in Georgia is accused of hitting a teen with her SUV as the girl stood in an open parking spot.


5 children, 1 adult die in Mississippi car accident

Five young siblings and one adult died early Saturday when a sport utility vehicle went off an eastern Mississippi road and plunged into a rain-swollen creek, authorities said.


'The real danger on Halloween': Kids hit by cars


Safety experts have long warned that Halloween is the most dangerous night of the year for child pedestrians. But new data suggest teens face at least as much Halloween danger as little costumed superheroes and princesses do.


83-year-old held over crash that killed boy, 6

A tip from an auto body shop helped police locate and charge an 83-year-old woman with a hit-and-run crash that killed a 6-year-old boy in Illinois last weekend.


Driver claiming he's 101 hits pedestrians, mostly children, outside Los Angeles school

A driver who said he was 101 years old jumped a curb and crashed into a group of pedestrians Wednesday afternoon outside a south Los Angeles elementary school, injuring 11 people, mostly children, officials said.


Swapping info after car crash can lead to ID-theft burn

In the age of identity theft, we are bound to run into conflicting information about what data we should share with providers, government agencies and especially strangers. Recently, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners cautioned drivers about providing too much information following an auto accident.


Randy Travis arrested naked, charged with DWI

Randy Travis was charged with driving while intoxicated and threatening law officers after the country singer crashed his car and was found naked and combative at the scene, officials said.


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