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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • 818 Roundup: Gatto introduces hit-and-run bill, Camp Rosie expands outreach

    818 Roundup: Gatto introduces hit-and-run bill, Camp Rosie expands outreach
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Sunday, June 15.  Your top news stories today:    - A new piece of legislation aimed at catching hit-and-run offenders with the help of Emergency Alert System signs on freeways was introduced in the state...
  • Update: All lanes reopened following cement truck crash on 5 Freeway in Glendale

    [Update 10:55 a.m.] All lanes of the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway were reopened at about 10:35 a.m. Monday after a cement truck crashed, trapping and seriously injuring the driver, officials said. The driver, whose name was not immediately...
  • UPDATE: Lanes reopened after multi-car collision on Glendale (2) Freeway

    UPDATE: Lanes reopened after multi-car collision on Glendale (2) Freeway
    A SigAlert was issued for the northbound Glendale (2) Freeway after a multi-car collision this afternoon near Mountain Street, officials said. The crash occurred at 3:18 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Only one of six lanes...
  • Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale

    Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale
    Despite a heavy downpour that saw some parts of the Foothills receive more than two inches of rain, Glendale weathered the second storm system of the week with mostly minor incidents and inconveniences. According to the National Weather Service, the wet...
  • Semi-truck collision on Foothill (210) Freeway shuts down Lowell Ave. offramp

    The offramp on the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway at Lowell Avenue was closed Friday morning after a collision involving a jack-knifed semi-truck and three vehicles, according to Officer Tony Polizzi with the California Highway Patrol. The incident...
  • La Cañada woman crashes car, attacked by bees

    A woman was hospitalized after she was attacked by bees following a minor car crash Sunday, authorities said. The female driver was involved in a two-vehicle crash at Castle Road and Los Amigos Street around 3 p.m., KTLA reported. Following the collision,...
  • Woman, teen hospitalized with hundreds of bee stings following collision

    A woman and teenage girl involved in a car crash were hospitalized with hundreds of bee stings on Sunday after one of the vehicles hit a tree containing a hive in La Cañada Flintridge. The two victims were taken to USC Verdugo Hills Hospital for...
  • Hundreds arrive in funeral procession for LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash

    Hundreds arrive in funeral procession for LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash
    Hundreds of Los Angeles police officers drove in a procession to Glendale's Forest Lawn Thursday following an emotional farewell to Nicholas Lee, the veteran officer killed last week in a Beverly Hills crash. California Gov. Jerry Brown and Atty. Gen....
  • Stats point to Glendale's most dangerous intersections

    Stats point to Glendale's most dangerous intersections
    Two of the top 10 intersections with the highest collision rates in the city are situated in Glendale’s busiest neighborhood: downtown. Police logged 43 collisions at North Brand Boulevard and Goode Avenue, which leads drivers off and onto the...
  • New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas

    New report blames speed, old tires in deaths of Paul Walker, Roger Rodas
    An L.A. County Sheriff's investigation found the high-performance Porsche that "Fast & Furious" actor and Glendale native Paul Walker was riding in was traveling up to 93 mph when it crashed and burst into flames, killing him and the driver, Roger Rodas,...
  • Glendale, Burbank insurance rates among the state's highest

    Glendale, Burbank insurance rates among the state's highest
    A new report finds that Glendale drivers pay the most for auto insurance in California, topping a statewide list of more than 200 cities that ranks Burbank as sixth highest. Single people in Glendale pay an average of $1,823 a year for coverage, while...
  • Private service to honor crash victims

    Private service to honor crash victims
    On Tuesday, in the absence of fanfare or media attention, La Cañada’s tiny Glenola Park will play host to a quiet memorial service as friends and family gather to remember and mourn two of their own, whose lives were tragically cut short five...