A 17-year-old McLouth teenager was killed Saturday in a two-vehicle crash in Jefferson County. The collision happened about 4:30 p.m. on K-16 highway just east of Oskaloosa. The teenager, identified as Hunter Levi Terrell, 17, was driving west when he lost control of his vehicle as he passed another car. Terrell was re-entering his lane after passing the pickup when he lost control of his Honda Civic, skidded broadside and was struck by an eastbound Chevrolet Suburban. Terrell was killed in the collision.
Two people are dead and two are in critical condition after a late night crash in Albuquerque. Two men were arrested after they ran from the scene. Joshua Dominic Leal, 21, and Miguel Hernandez, 16, were in a stolen truck when they crashed into a car carrying four passengers. Law enforcement officers saw Hernandez and Leal run from the truck and into a nearby residential neighborhood. They were arrested after police set up a perimeter and located the men with the help of K-9 units.
At about 4:18am police received report of a one-car crash off of Bear Tavern road. The crash involved the driver, Fisher, who veered off the road and struck a utility pole, and two other adult passengers, who were all injured in the crash. Fisher was charged with driving while intoxicated, and driving underage while intoxicated.
Five people died and three others were injured in a two vehicle collision around 3:30 P.M. on Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 141 and Eastland Avenue in Sloan, Woodbury County. The head-on accident killed Kibrom Gebremicael, 46, Yohanes Tesfamariam, 34, and Bahta Gebremedhen, 60, all from Sioux City. The crash also killed Myrna Malone, 70, of Des Moines and Donna Timm, 80, of Ute. Shishay Gidey, 53, of Sioux City and Larry Malone, 70, of Des Moines were driving the vehicles involved in the collision.
Washington State University student Silvia Muro-Escalante was headed west on State Route 26 just after 6 p.m. when her car left the roadway and rolled 40 yards. Her passengers, Karen Rodriguez and Magly Mendoza-Salinas, were also injured, and a third passenger was uninjured. Muro-Escalante was transported by MedStar to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston in unknown condition.
The minivan was apparently traveling northbound when it went around some other vehicles that were stopped for the train at 11th Street and KL Avenue in Oshtemo Township. The minivan was stopped at the railroad crossing, but passed several vehicles to pull in front of the train.
The crash occurred near Folsom Boulevard just east of Mather Field Road. An eastbound RT train hit a teen male whom witnesses said rode his bike to Mather Field Station, put the bike down, and then jumped in front of an oncoming Gold Line train. The victim was later identified by the Sacramento County Coroner as Craig Austin Taylor, 16, of Sacramento. Regional Transit spokeswoman Alane Masui reported that video surveillance footage from the train that hit Taylor showed him lying down in the tracks east of the Mather Field Station before impact.
The two-vehicle crash happened on the 215 Beltway at about 5 a.m., when the male driver of a Mazda sedan driving eastbound near the Fifth Street exit crossed the center median and crashed into a Cadillac Escalade headed west on the Beltway, causing the vehicle to catch fire. Both occupants of the Escalade and the driver of the Mazda were killed. No one else is believed to have been in the Mazda, and the driver of that vehicle is suspected of DUI.
A car that was driving on Angola was struck from behind, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and hit a pole. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver that caused the crash fled. Police are still investigating this accident.
James R. Britt, 30, was driving on Ohio State Route 81 when he lost control of his vehicle and went over the center line. He struck Carla M. Dysert car, fatally injuring her. She was declared dead at the scene. Britt was injured and transported to an area hospital. Zac Dysert has reportedly left the team to be with his family in Ohio.