Transportation accidents

March 15, 2018 - 7:56 pm
VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an out-of-control ambulance has run off a road and crashed in Ohio, killing a patient and injuring the driver and an emergency medical service attendant. The State Highway Patrol says the crash occurred Thursday afternoon just outside Vermilion, about 45 miles...
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Emergency personnel respond after a brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at Florida International University in Miami on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The pedestrian bridge collapsed onto the highway crushing multiple vehicles and killing several people. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 7:31 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday, crushing at least eight vehicles under massive slabs of concrete and steel and killing multiple people, authorities said. Search-and-rescue crews drilled holes into the debris and used dogs to...
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March 15, 2018 - 6:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators have found nothing wrong with the engine of the helicopter that crashed into New York City's East River, killing five passengers. The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it found "no evidence of abnormalities" during a teardown of the engine. It also...
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In this March 14, 2018 photo, U.S. Navy personnel respond to a F/A-18 Super Hornet that crashed on its approach to Naval Air Station Key West in Florida. Both the pilot and weapons system officer ejected and were recovered, but U.S. Naval Air Forces reported late Wednesday night that both had died. (Rob O'Neal/The Key West Citizen via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon acknowledged Thursday that budget shortfalls have eroded military capabilities, including training and flight hours, but stopped short of blaming those cutbacks for the crash of a U.S. Navy fighter jet that killed both crew members. Dana White, Pentagon spokeswoman,...
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Emergency personnel respond to a collapsed pedestrian bridge at Florida International University on Thursday, March 15, 2018, in the Miami area. The brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway crushing several vehicles. (Roberto Koltun/Miami Herald via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 4:20 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing at least five vehicles under massive slabs and killing several people, authorities said. Several people were seen being loaded into ambulances and authorities launched search and rescue missions...
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Emergency personnel respond to a collapsed pedestrian bridge at Florida International University on Thursday, March 15, 2018, in the Miami area. The brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway crushing several vehicles. (Roberto Koltun/Miami Herald via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing at least five vehicles under massive slabs and killing several people, authorities said. Several people were seen being loaded into ambulances and authorities launched search and rescue missions...
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In this frame from video, emergency personnel work at the scene of a collapsed bridge in the Miami area, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (WPLG-TV via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 2:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A brand-new pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a highway at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing at least five vehicles. Several people were seen being loaded into ambulances and authorities said they were searching for people. There was no immediate report of injuries or any...
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In this March 14, 2018 photo, U.S. Navy personnel respond to a F/A-18 Super Hornet that crashed on its approach to Naval Air Station Key West in Florida. Both the pilot and weapons system officer ejected and were recovered, but U.S. Naval Air Forces reported late Wednesday night that both had died. (Rob O'Neal/The Key West Citizen via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 12:07 pm
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday off the coast of Key West, Florida, killing its two crew members. The F/A-18 Super Hornet was on approach to land at a naval air station around 4:30 p.m. when it crashed into shallow water about a mile (1.5 kilometers) east of the...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, a row of F18 fighter jets are shown on the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) off the disputed South China Sea. Navy officials say a fighter jet has crashed off the coast of Key West, Florida, and rescue efforts are underway. The officials say the F/A-18 Hornet’s two crew members ejected and are based out of Naval Air Station Oceana, in Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 15, 2018 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday off the coast of Key West, Florida, killing its two crew members. The F/A-18 Super Hornet was on approach to land at a naval air station around 4:30 p.m. EDT when it crashed into shallow water about a mile east of the runway. Both the...
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March 15, 2018 - 4:50 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Authorities in Senegal say at least eight people were killed when a military helicopter crashed into a field of mangroves. Army spokesman Col. Abdoul Ndiaye confirmed the death toll Thursday. There was no immediate reason given for the cause the crash in the Fatick region of...
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