Preventable Tragedies

Man killed in crash on I-70 near St. Charles County border identified

June 23, 2020

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — A man was killed in a crash on Interstate 70 near the border of St. Charles and Warren counties. The wreck happened at about 1:21 p.m. in the westbound lanes in Foristell, Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 86-year-old Raymond Moore, of Warrenton, was speeding and tried to pass a vehicle by using the right shoulder. He then hit a tractor-trailer that was parked on the shoulder, the highway patrol said.

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2 injured in vehicle/pedestrian wreck on SE 6th

June 22, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Authorities were investigating a vehicle / pedestrian accident Monday evening. First responders were called just before 8 p.m. to SE 6th near Rice Rd. Topeka Police say a van was stalled in the median, with several people trying to change a tire. TPD says a semi tractor was following a vehicle in the eastbound traffic lane. The vehicle stopped to offer assistance, causing the semi tractor to swerve and hit the van, which then hit two of the people.

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Father, 4-year-old struck and killed on North Freeway

June 21, 2020

A father and his 4-year-old son were killed Saturday night as they tried to cross North Freeway in Spring, authorities said. The father was driving southbound on Interstate 45 near FM 1960 when their black Jeep SUV spun out of control and careened into the median around 9:30 p.m., said Lt. Simon Chang of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Witnesses told investigators that the pair emerged from their vehicle and attempted to cross the lanes when they were struck by a silver Toyota sedan driving on the freeway.

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Illinois State Police investigates crash, one dead

June 21, 2020

COOK COUNTY, Ill. — The Ilinois State Police (ISP) is investigating two crashes that happened at the same location within minutes of each other. The crashes happened on I-94 southbound in Cook County around 12:30 A.M. on Sunday. According to ISP, Francisco Carreno, Jr.,34, of Chicago was driving a 2001 Infiniti QX4 when he lost control of the car, swerved left, hit the concrete median wall, and overturned into the roadway.

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3 in critical condition after car collides into group fixing broken-down vehicle

June 20, 2020

ALLEGHENY CO., Pa. — Three people were rushed to the hospital in critical condition after a major crash in Allegheny County. The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Noblestown Road, according to investigators. A woman driving a Ford Fiesta hit two men and another woman who were fixing a broken-down car on the side of the road. Channel 11 crews on scene saw multiple ambulances and first responders still on scene.

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Troopers: Driver hit, killed after car breaks down on I-77 in York County

June 20, 2020

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — A driver was hit and killed early Saturday morning after their car broken down along Interstate 77 in York County. The crash happened just after 2:30 a.m., just south of Gold Hill Road in the southbound lanes of I-77.Troopers said a car had broken down when another car drove by and hit the disabled car, which hit and killed the driver who had gotten out of the car.

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Troopers: Driver hit, killed after car breaks down on I-77 in York County

June 20, 2020

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — A driver was hit and killed early Saturday morning after their car broken down along Interstate 77 in York County. The crash happened just after 2:30 a.m., just south of Gold Hill Road in the southbound lanes of I-77.Troopers said a car had broken down when another car drove by and hit the disabled car, which hit and killed the driver who had gotten out of the car.

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Florida man killed in I-95 crash with Amazon truck in Volusia County

June 18, 2020

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 23-year-old Jacksonville man was killed Thursday morning in a crash on I-95 in Volusia County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The fatal wreck was reported on I-95 north near State Road 442.The FHP said the man was driving a 2000 Honda sedan when he stopped to ask a service man who was assisting a FedEx truck for some help because he had a hole in his tire.

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Nancy Segoviano sadly dies after being hit by car in Downey

June 18, 2020

DOWNEY, CA, (June 18, 2020) - Good Samaritan Nancy Segoviano was tragically struck and killed by car on Thursday, June 18th in Downey while trying to assist a disabled vehicle with children in it. Segoviano, 36, was traveling in a Honda Pilot driven by 47-year-old Bruno Rodriguez on the southbound Santa Ana (5) Freeway when they noticed a disabled Mitsubishi Lancer near the Lakewood Boulevard exit. Rodriguez stopped the Pilot and he and Segoviano exited the vehicle to check on the occupants of the Lancer.

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Driver who ran from deadly hit-and-run crash in Iredell County charged

June 17, 2020

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — A man has been charged after North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers say he ran from the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash early Sunday morning in Iredell County. It happened just after 3 a.m. on Chestnut Grove Road at Beechwood Farm Road in Newton. Troopers said a 2004 Buick LeSabre was stopped in the roadway after having a mechanical issue when a 2011 Ford F150 crashed into it.

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