CRASHES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CRASHES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Multi-vehicles crashes snarl I-215 commute http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764188-78/215-car-collisions-commute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57764188-78/215-car-collisions-commute.html.csp">Multi-vehicles crashes snarl I-215 commute</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T14:11:29.267-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 02:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two multi-vehicle crashes on Interstate 215 slowed the late-Wednesday morning commute. The first of the two-car collisions came at 9:19 a.m. on westbound I-215 in Murray; it was followed moments later by another two-car crash. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said only minor injuries were reported, but the resulting wreckage restricted two lanes of travel through the scene for more than an hour. The causes of the collisions were under investigation. Traffic through the area had been restored ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764188@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:11:29 MDT Two killed when news chopper crashes near Seattle’s Space Needle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57697580-68/helicopter-crash-komo-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57697580-68/helicopter-crash-komo-news.html.csp">Two killed when news chopper crashes near Seattle’s Space Needle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T13:28:17.533-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 01:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday near Seattle’s Space Needle, killing two people on board, badly injuring a man in a car and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning commute. The chopper was taking off from a helipad at the KOMO-TV station when it went down on Broad Street downtown and hit three vehicles, starting them on fire and spewing burning fuel down the street. Kristopher Reynolds, a contractor working nearby, saw t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576975802014-03-18T13:28:17.533-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T13:28:17.533-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697580@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:28:17 MDT Salt Lake City urging safety around big trucks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57683453-78/truck-lake-salt-trucks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57683453-78/truck-lake-salt-trucks.html.csp">Salt Lake City urging safety around big trucks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T22:09:35.468-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s one of the hardest parts of Sgt. Tom Potter’s job: knocking on someone’s door at 2 a.m. and telling them their loved one was in a fatal crash. Potter, who has investigated crashes for Salt Lake City police the past 13 years, knows in detail how much energy and force a commercial truck is carrying even as it tries to brake before it kills someone. He has the physics degree and the bad news to prove it. “It ruins their whole night; it ruins their whole life,” Potter said. So the Salt Lake C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57683453@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:09:35 MDT Late winter storm in Northeast blamed for four deaths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676888-68/snow-killed-late-crashes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57676888-68/snow-killed-late-crashes.html.csp">Late winter storm in Northeast blamed for four deaths</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILSON RING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T11:40:41.159-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montpelier, Vt. • Much of the Northeastern United States is digging out from a late season snowstorm that killed at least four and dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts of Vermont. Three people were killed and a state trooper seriously injured Wednesday in a series of crashes on the Ohio Turnpike. In New Hampshire, a truck driver was killed after his rig slid on a snow-covered highway. The heaviest snow was reported in northern Vermont. There were a series of crashes there, but no serious pro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676888@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:40:41 MDT Series of car crashes slows Interstate 15 traffic in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57644350-78/crashes-600-car-interstate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57644350-78/crashes-600-car-interstate.html.csp">Series of car crashes slows Interstate 15 traffic in Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T08:36:27.416-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 08:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A series of car crashes snarled traffic Thursday evening for commuters in Salt Lake City. The most serious crash happened about 5:30 p.m. when several northbound vehicles on Interstate 15 collided near 1000 South, according to Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Todd Royce. One man in his 40s was taken to the University Hospital with serious but non-life -threatening injuries. Royce did not know what caused the crash. By 6:40 p.m. authorities were making significant progress cleaning up the scene and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57644350@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:36:27 MDT Multi-vehicle injury accident on Bangerter Highway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57607223-78/accident-car-highway-taylor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57607223-78/accident-car-highway-taylor.html.csp">Multi-vehicle injury accident on Bangerter Highway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T12:27:18.182-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A four-vehicle crash with at least two minor injuries brought commuters to a crawl Thursday morning on Bangerter Highway. The 8 a.m. accident closed down two northbound lanes for about an hour on a West Valley City stretch of the highway, near 4000 South and 3800 West. West Valley City police Lt. Dalan Taylor said the accident began when a red pickup truck rear-ended a car, triggering more crashes involving another, red pickup which collided with the same car again, forcing it to sideswipe a sec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57607223@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:27:18 MDT