Transportation accidents

Volunteers with the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team searches the waters off the coast using a telescope near Mendocino, Calif. on Thursday, March 29, 2018 for any signs of the three children who remain missing after a mysterious wreck now under investigation. Investigators have yet to determine the cause of the crash. (Kale Williams/The Oregonian via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 4:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Accident-reconstruction investigators are trying to figure out what caused an SUV carrying a family to plunge off a California cliff in a deadly wreck that happened shortly after child-welfare authorities went to their home to investigate possible abuse. Five members of the...
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March 30, 2018 - 9:59 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by one of its cruisers as an officer responded to a call. Capt. Jeff Rinaldo says the accident happened about 6:30 a.m. Friday, just before dawn. A six-year veteran officer was alone in a marked police car when he struck a...
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This March 20, 2016 photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. Authorities in Northern California say they believe all six children from a family were in a vehicle that plunged off a coastal cliff. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allmon told reporters Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that only three bodies of the children have been recovered. Their parents also died Monday. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU News via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 9:45 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Accident-reconstruction investigators are trying to figure out what caused an SUV carrying a family of eight to plunge off a 100-foot cliff in a deadly wreck that happened shortly after child-welfare authorities went to their home to investigate possible abuse. Five members of...
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This March 20, 2016 photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. Authorities in Northern California say they believe all six children from a family were in a vehicle that plunged off a coastal cliff. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allmon told reporters Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that only three bodies of the children have been recovered. Their parents also died Monday. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU News via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 7:34 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brake failure, a blown tire and factors such as the weather and road condition are among the factors that will be looked at by investigators trying to determine what caused an SUV carrying a Washington state family to plunge off a California cliff, but authorities might never...
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Members of emergency services work at the scene of a road accident near the northeastern city of Igdir, Turkey, late Thursday, March 29, 2018. A senior official says 17 people, mostly migrants, were killed in a road accident when a minivan packed with migrants hit a light pole and caught fire. (Suat Deniz/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 5:53 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior official says 17 people, mostly migrants, were killed in a road accident in the eastern Turkish province of Igdir. Another 36 were injured in the accident late Thursday. Igdir Governor Enver Unlu said Friday that a minivan packed with migrants hit a light pole and...
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March 30, 2018 - 4:04 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior official says 17 people, mostly migrants, were killed in a road accident in the eastern Turkish province of Igdir. Another 36 were injured in the accident late Thursday. Igdir Governor Enver Unlu said Friday that a minivan packed with migrants hit a light pole and...
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March 30, 2018 - 4:02 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior official says 17 people, mostly migrants, were killed in a road accident in the eastern Turkish province of Igdir. Another 36 were injured in the accident late Thursday. Igdir Governor Enver Unlu said Friday that a minivan packed with migrants hit a light pole and...
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A burnt double-decker bus is seen in Tak province, Thailand, Friday, March 30, 2018. Police say a fire on a bus carrying migrant workers to Thai factories has killed 20 people. It occurred in a western province along the border with Myanmar, and reports say the workers were from there. Police said the driver told police the fire started in the middle of the bus and spread quickly, trapping victims at the back of the bus.(Daily News via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 12:34 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A fire on a double-decker bus carrying migrant workers killed 20 people early Friday a week after another high death toll showed the continuing dangers of Thailand's roads. The fire was reported to police around 1:30 a.m. in Tak province in western Thailand along the border with...
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This March 20, 2016 photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. Authorities in Northern California say they believe all six children from a family were in a vehicle that plunged off a coastal cliff. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allmon told reporters Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that only three bodies of the children have been recovered. Their parents also died Monday. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU News via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 7:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nobody answered the door when a child-welfare worker went to the Washington state home of the big, free-spirited Hart family to investigate a neighbor's complaint that the youngsters were going hungry. Three days later, the Harts' crumpled SUV was found at the bottom of a 100-...
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This March 20, 2016 photo shows Hart family of Woodland, Wash., at a Bernie Sanders rally in Vancouver, Wash. Authorities in Northern California say they believe all six children from a family were in a vehicle that plunged off a coastal cliff. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allmon told reporters Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that only three bodies of the children have been recovered. Their parents also died Monday. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU News via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 5:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nobody answered the door when a child-welfare worker went to the Washington state home of the big, free-spirited Hart family to investigate a neighbor's complaint that the youngsters were going hungry. Three days later, the Harts' crumpled SUV was found at the bottom of a 100-...
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