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Wellington and Commissioners (CRAIG GLOVER, The London Free Press)

More than 80,000 vehicles travel through Wellington and Commissioners roads every day and 17 lanes feed into the busy intersection, making it London’s busiest and most crash-prone. Kelly Pedro breaks down the 24 crashes that occurred there last year and explains why rear-end collisions make up more than half of them.

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Hutt Valley teen dies after crash

VIDEO: Concrete truck rolls on Auckland motorway

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

18 Year Old Driver In Fatal Accident

Wellington

31 October 201318 Year Old Driver In Fatal Accident

Wellington District Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on State Highway 58, Lower Hutt, about 2 kilometres from the Western Hutt Road intersection at about 4.40pm this afternoon.

Senior Sergeant James McKAY of the Wellington District Police says, “A vehicle [...]

Teen dies after bad weather crash

An 18-year-old man has died after a car crash on the highway linking the Hutt Valley and Porirua.

The Lower Hutt teenager was airlifted to Wellington Hospital after the crash on State Highway 58, the Haywards Hill road, in wet and windy conditions about 4.40pm on Thursday, but later died.

A 70-year-old woman, the [...]

Father of driver, 27, injured in I-95 crash says son expected to make ‘full recovery …

A 27-year-old Fort Pierce man seriously injured early Wednesday morning in a wrong-way crash that killed two people on Interstate 95 near Stuart is expected to make a “full recovery,” according to his father.

Karsten Andersen sustained head lacerations, a broken leg and a punctured lung after the Ford Explorer he was driving slammed head [...]

Crash report questions New Zealand tourism safety after saying balloon pilot …

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Crash investigators said Thursday that New Zealand needs stricter laws to ensure tourists remain safe after finding the pilot of a hot-air balloon likely smoked pot last year before taking a fatal flight that killed all 11 on board.

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission urged lawmakers to pass stricter rules for [...]

Indie rock band bassist killed in wrong-way crash

STUART, Fla. (AP) – The bassist for a Florida Indie rock band and a wrong-way driver died in a chain-reaction crash that left the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 closed for hours near Stuart on Wednesday. The band Ghost Cat had just finished playing a gig at The Speakeasy [...]

Google Glasses

Being a West Palm Beach personal injury attorney I try to stay in the know on recent developments on our roadways. As I have written in the past about distracted driving, I want to follow up on a new story about Google Glass and the potential issues with these innovated devices.

If you are not [...]

Florida’s Ban on Texting While Driving

On October 1st, 2013 Florida joined most other states in outlawing the use of texting while driving. SB 52 now makes it a secondary driving infraction to use your text message while you are operating a vehicle. By being a secondary infraction, a person cannot be pulled over and ticketed just for that infraction. Instead [...]

Driver speeding to ‘get air’ in fatal Wash. crash

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Indie rock band bassist killed in wrong-way crash

The band Ghost Cat had just finished playing a gig at The Speakeasy Lounge in Lake Worth and was heading north on I-95 when the crash happened about 1:47 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FHP said Bryan Jackson, 26, and wrong-way driver, Troy Van Snook, 31, died in the crash.

Drummer Karsten [...]

Pot use linked to NZ balloon crash

WELLINGTON – The pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Zealand killing all 11 people on board had cannabis in his system, an official report said Thursday, blaming his poor judgment for the accident.

Investigators called for tighter drug restrictions after the crash in January 2012, when the [...]

Fla. Indie rock band bassist dies in wrong-way crash that killed 2, injured 1 on …

STUART, Florida — The bassist for a Florida Indie rock band and a wrong-way driver died in a chain-reaction crash that left the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 closed for hours near Stuart on Wednesday.

The band Ghost Cat had just finished playing a gig at The Speakeasy Lounge in Lake Worth and was [...]

Indie rock band bassist killed in wrong-way crash

STUART, Fla. — The bassist for a Florida Indie rock band and a wrong-way driver died in a chain-reaction crash that left the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 closed for hours near Stuart on Wednesday.

The band Ghost Cat had just finished playing a gig at The Speakeasy Lounge in Lake Worth and was [...]

Indie rock band bassist killed in wrong-way crash

STUART, Fla. — The bassist for a Florida Indie rock band and a wrong-way driver died in a chain-reaction crash that left the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 closed for hours near Stuart on Wednesday.

The band Ghost Cat had just finished playing a gig at The Speakeasy Lounge in Lake Worth and was [...]

Indie rock band bassist killed in wrong-way crash

STUART, Fla. — The bassist for a Florida Indie rock band and a wrong-way driver died in a chain-reaction crash that left the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 closed for hours near Stuart on Wednesday.

The band Ghost Cat had just finished playing a gig at The Speakeasy Lounge in Lake Worth and was [...]

Pilot in New Zealand balloon crash was high: commission

Investigators called for tighter drug restrictions following the crash in January 2012, when the balloon hit power lines before plunging to the ground in a flaming wreck.

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission said pilot Lance Hopping was a long-term cannabis user and a post-mortem examination found the drug in his system.

Chief commissioner John Marshall [...]

I-95 Crash Kills 2, Injures 2 in Martin County

The Florida Highway Patrol said two people are dead and two others were injured after a crash involving a wrong-way vehicle on Interstate 95.

Serious crash in Wellington

One person has been critically injured and another has moderate injuries following a two-car smash in Wellington.

Police said they were called to the accident on Haywards Hill Road, Upper Hutt at 4.40pm.

Wellington Free Ambulance spokesman Daniel Paul said one man received critical injuries to his head [...]

Serious crash in Wellington

One person has been critically injured and another has moderate injuries following a two-car smash in Wellington.

Police said they were called to the accident on Haywards Hill Road, Upper Hutt at 4.40pm.

Wellington Free Ambulance spokesman Daniel Paul said one man received critical injuries to his head [...]