Bridge Replacement To Cause Over Month-Long Road Closure In Mount Vernon: Here's Where Bridge Replacement To Cause Over Month-Long Road Closure In Mount Vernon: Here's Where
Bridge Replacement To Cause Over Month-Long Road Closure In Mount Vernon: Here's Where A bridge replacement project is causing a road closure at a busy intersection in Westchester that will last over a month.  The closure resulted from a project commenced by the MTA that will replace the South Fulton Avenue Bridge in Mount Vernon, according to Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard.  Because of construction work, South Fulton Avenue is now closed at the intersection with East 1st Street. The closure began on Monday, Feb. 19, and will tentatively continue until Saturday, March 30, Patterson-Howard said. The bridge that will be replaced traverses the New Haven railr…
13-Year-Old Hit While Crossing Street In Berks County: Authorities 13-Year-Old Hit While Crossing Street In Berks County: Authorities
13-Year-Old Hit While Crossing Street In Berks County: Authorities A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after he was hit while crossing the street on Tuesday, Feb. 20, according to Spring Township police.  The boy was struck by an eastbound Toyota Carolla on the 2800 block of Windmill Road, the department said. It happened near Wilson Southern Middle School, where he is a student, they added. The driver of the Toyota is a 23-year-old woman, police said.  The student was taken to Reading Hospital and the investigation is ongoing, authorities said. Spring Township Fire and Rescue and the Western Berks Ambulanc…
Crash Brings Emergency Response Vehicles To I-66 In Fairfax County Crash Brings Emergency Response Vehicles To I-66 In Fairfax County
Crash Brings Emergency Response Vehicles To I-66 In Fairfax County A Tuesday, Feb. 20 car crash brought emergency response vehicles to I-66 in Fairfax County.  The crash happened in the eastbound lanes in Merrifield, at mile marker 64. As of 8:25 a.m., two firetrucks and an ambulance were at the scene. The east exit 64A narrows. 
Closures Scheduled For Loop Parkway In Hempstead: Here's When Closures Scheduled For Loop Parkway In Hempstead: Here's When
Closures Scheduled For Loop Parkway In Hempstead: Here's When For two days, both directions of a Long Island parkway will be closed for rehabilitation, transportation officials announced. On both Monday, Feb. 19, and Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Loop Parkway in Hempstead will be subject to closure, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) said. The closures on Monday will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. During that time, lanes in both directions will be subject to intermittent closures at the drawbridge. Construction workers will be instructing drivers where to go in the event of a closure. Then, on Tuesday, both directions of the parkway will…
Pothole Repairs Slated For 7 Bucks County Highways: PennDOT Pothole Repairs Slated For 7 Bucks County Highways: PennDOT
Pothole Repairs Slated For 7 Bucks County Highways: PennDOT Workers will begin pothole repairs on dozens of Philadelphia area highways starting next week, according to state transportation officials.  As state maintenance and contractor crews begin work, drivers should expect possible traffic slowdowns and intermittent lane closures, PennDOT says.  Here's where to expect roadwork in the coming weeks:  Bucks County Route 611 (Easton Road) in Plumstead and Bedminster townships. Bristol Road in Warrington and Warminster townships. Butler Avenue in New Britain Township, Chalfont, Doylestown boroughs. Easton Road in Plumstead Towns…
Toppled Tree Temporarily Ties Up Traffic On I-495 In Annandale Toppled Tree Temporarily Ties Up Traffic On I-495 In Annandale
Toppled Tree Temporarily Ties Up Traffic On I-495 In Annandale Several lanes were closed on I-495 in Fairfax County on Thursday afternoon when a tree went down and blocked the roadway. The right two southbound lanes and shoulder of the interstate were blocked by crews at around 2:45 p.m. on Feb. 15 as first responders worked to clear the scene in Annandale.  Officials say it was reported near mile marker 52. It is unclear if any vehicles were struck. No injuries were initially reported. Want breaking news in the DMV as it happens, or want to contribute? Join the DMV All Incidents Facebook group.
Metro Station Evacuated For Smoke On Platform In Southeast DC (UPDATED) Metro Station Evacuated For Smoke On Platform In Southeast DC (UPDATED)
Metro Station Evacuated For Smoke On Platform In Southeast DC (Updated) Some Metro riders in Southeast DC got a scare on Thursday afternoon after first responders evacuated a station and temporarily suspended service due to smoky conditions caused by a fire. Shortly after 1 p.m. on Feb. 15, DC Fire and EMS personnel reported that they were called to the Eastern Market Metro station, where there was smoke on the platform, officials say. At app 12:50p, the operator Silver Line train 638 at Eastern Market reported an "explosion" on their train, and resulting heavy smoke. Further details to come. — @MetroReasons@thepit.social (@MetroReasons) February 15, 2024 …
Car Veers Off Route 42 In Gloucester Township Car Veers Off Route 42 In Gloucester Township
Car Veers Off Route 42 In Gloucester Township A vehicle veered off the roadway in Gloucester Township, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 southbound on Route 42 near Exit 7, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. One right lane was closed, 511nj.org reported.
'Slow-Moving' Pothole Repairs Jam Parkway In Paramus 'Slow-Moving' Pothole Repairs Jam Parkway In Paramus
'Slow-Moving' Pothole Repairs Jam Parkway In Paramus A "slow-moving" pothole repair operation is expected to cause delays on the Garden State Parkway in Bergen County Thursday, Feb. 15, the state's transportation department said. The operation was underway in Paramus on the northbound side of the Parkway, near Exit 160, as of 10:30 a.m. Traffic cameras showed bumper-to-bumper backups. It was unclear how long the project would last. Daily Voice has reached out to the NJ Turnpike Authority for details on the project. Last December, a new bill to repair potholes plaguing New Jersey's roadways, proposed by Senate Minority Leader Anthony M.…
I-95 Rollover Wreck In Upper Chichester Kills One: Troopers I-95 Rollover Wreck In Upper Chichester Kills One: Troopers
I-95 Rollover Wreck In Upper Chichester Kills One: Troopers A Trenton, NJ man has died after losing control of his Dodge Durango on Interstate 95 in Delaware County Sunday morning, Feb. 11, according to state police.  Troopers said the unnamed 32-year-old was southbound and passing another driver near mile marker 0.8 in Upper Chichester when he crashed into a ditch around 7 a.m. The driver was thrown some 50 feet from his Durango, which came to rest on its roof, police said.  He was taken to Crozer Hospital but died after about an hour of surgery, according to troopers. His name is being withheld pending notification of his loved ones.&nb…
Downed Power Lines Close Route 130 Downed Power Lines Close Route 130
Downed Power Lines Close Route 130 A downed utility pole and power lines caused the closure of Route 130 in Gloucester County, The incident occurred at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 southbound north of Interstate 295 in Weest Deptford Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Crash Investigation On I-95 Backs Up Traffic In Harford County Crash Investigation On I-95 Backs Up Traffic In Harford County
Crash Investigation On I-95 Backs Up Traffic In Harford County Traffic was slowed on I-95 in Harford County just in time for the Wednesday afternoon commute following a crash that blocked several lanes. First responders from several agencies responded to a stretch of the southbound lanes of the interstate near exit 77, where a crash forced crews to block the left two lanes while they investigated and evaluated at the scene. Volunteer Firefighters from @AbingdonFire @jmvfc8 and @AFDco2MD and a @HarfordCoDES EMS unit are on scene of a vehicle crash that blocks the 2 left lanes of southbound I-95 past exit 77 in #EdgewoodMD. Expect delays. pic.twitter.…
Crashes With Injuries Reported On I-295 (DEVELOPING) Crashes With Injuries Reported On I-295 (DEVELOPING)
Crashes With Injuries Reported On I-295 (Developing) Two crashes with injuries were reported on Interstate 295 in Mercer and Burlington counties, authorities said. The first crash occurred at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 on I-295 southbound south of Exit 75 (Bear Tavern Road) in Ewing Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Based on a preliminary investigation a vehicle traveling south lost directional control and ran off the roadway, according to State Police. No injuries were reported, police said. The second crash occurred at about 3:45 p.m. southbound South of Exit 43 in Mount Laurel Township. The crash…
Gettysburg Man, 72, Killed In Single-Car Crash: State Police Gettysburg Man, 72, Killed In Single-Car Crash: State Police
Gettysburg Man, 72, Killed In Single-Car Crash: State Police A Gettysburg man succumbed to his injuries after crashing in Mount Joy Township on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 13, troopers say.  Larry J. Redding was headed south on Barlow Two Taverns Road around 2:30 p.m. when he lost control of his car near Patterson Road, according to the state police report.  Troopers said Redding's GMC Enovy drifted across the road and hit a mailbox then a tree. The 72-year-old was taken to Gettysburg Hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.  Adams Regional EMS, Alpha Company (Littlestown) EMS, WellSpan Life Flight, and Littlestown Fi…
Ohio Man Charged In Deadly Schuylkill County Crash: Troopers Ohio Man Charged In Deadly Schuylkill County Crash: Troopers
Ohio Man Charged In Deadly Schuylkill County Crash: Troopers An Ohio man is charged with homicide by vehicle after a crash that killed one woman and injured two children in Cass Township on Friday night, Feb. 9, state police say.  It happened on Route 901 near Old Phoenix Road around 7:30 p.m., troopers wrote in a release.  Rodney Rivers, 46, was driving north in the southbound lane while passing multiple vehicles when he hit a southbound car head-on, authorities said.  The other driver, 65-year-old Elizabeth Ryan of Pottsville, died from her injuries, troopers said. Two children in her car aged 5 and 8 were also severely injured, acc…
Car Fire Jams Traffic On I-287 Car Fire Jams Traffic On I-287
Car Fire Jams Traffic On I-287 A car fire was delaying traffic on Interstate 287, authorities said. The fire was reported at about 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12 northbound on I-287 south of Exit 2 in Edison Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. A left lane was closed, 511nj.org reported.
Tractor-Trailer Fire Partially Blocks NJ Turnpike Tractor-Trailer Fire Partially Blocks NJ Turnpike
Tractor-Trailer Fire Partially Blocks NJ Turnpike A tractor-trailer fire partially blocked the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said. A right lane and shoulder in Eidson Township remained blocked at about 7 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, according to 511nj.org. The fire occurred at about 4:30 a.m. southbound north of Interchange 9 (Exit 18), the New Jersey Department of Transportation reported.
E-Bicyclist Dies Days After Schuylkill County Crash: Authorities E-Bicyclist Dies Days After Schuylkill County Crash: Authorities
E-Bicyclist Dies Days After Schuylkill County Crash: Authorities One man has died after an e-bicycle crash in South Manheim Township last Saturday, Feb. 3, according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office.  Todd B. Cain, 59, lost control of his e-bike near the corner of Woodland Drive and Meadow Drive around 5:20 p.m., officials said.  Cain, of South Manheim, was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest where he died from multiple traumatic injuries on Friday night, Feb. 9, the coroner said.  Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the accident, officials added. 
90-Year-Old Reading Man Dies After Lancaster Crash: Officials 90-Year-Old Reading Man Dies After Lancaster Crash: Officials
90-Year-Old Reading Man Dies After Lancaster Crash: Officials A Reading man died from his injuries following a two-car crash in Lancaster County, state troopers say.  It happened near Good's Feed Mill, 949 Dry Tavern Road in Brecknock Township, on Jan. 22, according to the police report.  Donald F. Swavely, 90, pulled out of the Good's parking lot when a southbound Jeep Compass struck his Hyundai Sonata, authorities said. Swavely's car hit a guide rail on the north side of the road and came to a rest, police wrote.  The 28-year-old woman and her 11-month-old daughter in the Jeep were not harmed, but Swavely was taken to Reading Hospita…
Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Barnegat Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Barnegat
Car Crashes Into Toll Booth On Garden State Parkway In Barnegat A car crashed into a toll booth on the Garden State Parkway in Ocean County, causing an afternoon traffic slowdown. The New Jersey Department of Transportation said a vehicle overturned at the southbound toll plaza in Barnegat. The crash happened just after noon on Friday, Feb. 9. Traffic cameras showed a car on its roof up against a booth in the far left lane of the plaza.  The crash closed down at least one lane.
Lane Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Lane Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven
Lane Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers later this week. The eastbound right and center lanes of the Long Island Expressway are scheduled to close between exit 61 and Exit 62 in Brookhaven overnight Thursday night, Feb. 8. Lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 to 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9 while crews conduct bridge maintenance, according to the Department of Transportation.  The ramp for exit 62 will also be closed during that time.  The left and HOV lanes, along with the South Service Road, will remain open. Transportation officials warned of pos…
Wegmans Tractor-Trailer Fire Leads To Temporary Lane Closures In Montgomery County Wegmans Tractor-Trailer Fire Leads To Temporary Lane Closures In Montgomery County
Wegmans Tractor-Trailer Fire Leads To Temporary Lane Closures In Montgomery County The shelves at a Maryland Wegmans location may be a bit bare after a tractor-trailer carrying a delivery was destroyed by an early morning fire in Montgomery County. At approximately 5:15 a.m. on Thursday morning, first responders were called to a vehicle fire on Observation Drive near Ridge Road, where a truck heading to the grocery giant went up in flames. ICYMI - ~515a @mcfrs dispatched for vehicle fire on Observation Dr near Rt 27 (Ridge Rd), fire involved fully loaded tractor trailer headed to nearby Wegmans Market, total loss, no injuries, cleanup continuing likely to afternoon, po…
Route 35 Blocked By Utility Pole In Woodbridge Route 35 Blocked By Utility Pole In Woodbridge
Route 35 Blocked By Utility Pole In Woodbridge Route 35 was blocked by a utility pole in Middlesex County. The incident occurred at about 8:40 a.m. Thursday Feb. 8 south of Route 27 in Woodbridge Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. All lanes were closed, 511nj.org reported.
Third Passenger Dies Days After Fatal Crash Left Six Hospitalized In Virginia: Police Third Passenger Dies Days After Fatal Crash Left Six Hospitalized In Virginia: Police
Third Passenger Dies Days After Fatal Crash Left Six Hospitalized In Virginia: Police The death toll continues to mount following a deadly two-vehicle crash in Fairfax County over the weekend.  Yan Zhou, 68, of Burke, is the third person who has died from injuries related to the Annandale crash, which sent six people to Virginia hospitals, two of whom have already died, according to officials. At around 9:40 a.m. on Feb. 4, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were called to the intersection of Braddock Road and Bradfield Drive in Annandale, where there was a reported crash that resulted in the death of Yun Hu, who was pronounced at the scene, according to…
Flipped Tractor-Trailer Blocks NJ Turnpike Flipped Tractor-Trailer Blocks NJ Turnpike
Flipped Tractor-Trailer Blocks NJ Turnpike An overturned tractor-trailer had blocked all lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike in Gloucester County, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 southbound near Interchange 2 in Woolwich Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Based on a preliminary investigation, an International tractor-trailer was traveling southbound. While attempting to negotiate the curve, the tractor-trailer overturned, according to New Jersey State Police. The driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital, State Police said. The ac…
Gas Line Strike Leads To Road Closures In Fairfax County (DEVELOPING) Gas Line Strike Leads To Road Closures In Fairfax County (DEVELOPING)
Gas Line Strike Leads To Road Closures In Fairfax County (Developing) Traffic will be temporarily tied up in parts of Fairfax County as crews work to repair a gas leak in Chantilly.  Shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, an alert was issued by the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department when crews responded to the 14800 block of Willard Road, where there were reports of a two-inch gas line that was struck. HazMat units were called, and Washington Gas responded, where they found that it was, in fact, an eight-inch gas line that was struck. The incident led to Willard Road being closed between Lee Road and Stonecroft Boulevard, and officials say t…
Car Flips On Route 73 In Evesham (DEVELOPING) Car Flips On Route 73 In Evesham (DEVELOPING)
Car Flips On Route 73 In Evesham (Developing) A vehicle overturned on Route 73 in Evesham Township, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7 northbound North of Route 70, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. One lane was closed, 511nj.org reported. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
USPS Truck Crashes On US Route 22: PennDOT USPS Truck Crashes On US Route 22: PennDOT
USPS Truck Crashes On US Route 22: PennDOT A USPS truck and at least one passenger collided in Harrisburg on Tuesday evening according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  The multi-vehicle crash was reported on US 22 eastbound between Elmerton Avenue and Wildwood Park Drive near Cameron Street, PennDOT's 511PA shows.  All eastbound lanes of Route 22 from Maclay to Wildwood Park Drive closed as of 7:02 p.m. the site shows. The area remained closed as of 8:30 p.m., according to area traffic cameras.  It's unclear how many vehicles were involved, if injuries were reported, and what led up to the…
Second Passenger Dies Days After Fatal Crash Left Six Hospitalized In Virginia: Police Second Passenger Dies Days After Fatal Crash Left Six Hospitalized In Virginia: Police
Second Passenger Dies Days After Fatal Crash Left Six Hospitalized In Virginia: Police A second person has died days after seven people were rushed to a Virginia hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Fairfax County over the weekend, police say. At around 9:40 a.m. on Feb. 4, officers from the Fairfax County Police Department were called to the intersection of Braddock Road and Bradfield Drive in Annandale, where there was a reported crash that resulted in the death of Yun Hu, who was pronounced at the scene, according to officials. On Tuesday afternoon, the agency announced that a second person, 63-year-old Fairfax resident Hong Tang, has also died from injuries sustained…
Car Flips On New Jersey Turnpike In Edison (DEVELOPING) Car Flips On New Jersey Turnpike In Edison (DEVELOPING)
Car Flips On New Jersey Turnpike In Edison (Developing) A vehicle overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 on the outer roadway northbound near Interchange 9 in Edison Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The vehicle was off the right side of the road, 511nj.org reported. One right lane was closed. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
NC Man, 25, ID'd After Crash Shutters Part Of US Rt 30: PA State Police NC Man, 25, ID'd After Crash Shutters Part Of US Rt 30: PA State Police
NC Man, 25, ID'd After Crash Shutters Part Of US Rt 30: PA State Police One person has died in a tractor-trailer crash outside of Gettysburg early Tuesday morning, Pennsylvania State Police say. Jarod Henize, 25, Connelly Springs, NC was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado when he exited the eastbound lane, crossing over into the westbound lane — striking Morris Dupree, 53 of Greenville, NC's 2020 Freightliner Cascadia head-on, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Parker Hoyt detailed in a release. The collision happened in the 1800 York Road/US Route 30, Straban Township, around 1 a.m. on Feb. 6, Trooper Megan Frazer detailed in an earlier release. The …