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Drivers hit Atlanta roads after bridge collapse

Eleby told investigators that he regularly passes through the area on the way to his job at a nearby tire shop, according to the affidavit. McMurry said Friday in a news release that bridge inspectors have determined the southbound lanes of I-85, adjacent to the section that collapsed, also were damaged by the fire and will need to remain closed for the near future.


Teen recovering from terrifying shark attack in Gulf of Mexico

Teen recovering from terrifying shark attack in Gulf of Mexico

The teen was taken to a local hospital, where she received stitches, but sheriff officials described the injury as " fairly minor ". Caitlyn Taylor turned and punched the shark in the face, her mother said, and it released her. Witnesses said it was about 5 feet long. A shark attack over Memorial Day weekend has brought attention back to the growing number of sharks swimming near Southern California's beaches.


Driver Who Caused Central Texas Crash That Killed 13 Was Texting

Driver Who Caused Central Texas Crash That Killed 13 Was Texting

Department of Public Safety Sgt. Conrad Hein declined to comment on Friday on the cause of the crash or if texting might have played a role. Kuchler said the truck had crossed the centerline several times as he followed it. The bus had been carrying members of the First Baptist New Braunfels Church returning from a retreat at a nearby camp. Morrison said the collision occurred Wednesday when the northbound pickup truck apparently veered into the lane of the southbound bus in Real County.


Texting truck driver crashes into minibus, 13 dead, truck driver alive

Texting truck driver crashes into minibus, 13 dead, truck driver alive

Two of the church members and the driver of the pickup truck survived. The accident happened on a highway in rural Uvalde County, more than 90 miles west of San Antonio. "You're talking about grandmothers, grandfathers, there was a husband and wife on that same bus together", said witness Jody Kulcher. "Per his account: "'Son do you know what you just did?' He just kept saying, 'I'm sorry.



Three arrested in Atlanta I-85 bridge fire

Crews work on a section of an overpass that collapsed from a large fire on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, Friday, March 31, 2017. Atlanta was the fourth most-congested urban area in the United States in 2016 - and the eighth most congested in the world - INRIX, a transportation analytics company, said.


Driver in crash admitted texting while driving

Driver in crash admitted texting while driving

The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the driver as 20-year-old Jack Dillon Young. The wreck occurred along a curve in the road where the speed limit is 65 miles per hour, DPS Sgt. The NTSB's investigation is focusing on transportation safety and what could have been done to prevent future crashes and fatalities. Thirteen people on the bus were killed.