The Prairie Village Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a car that is believed to be connected the homicide of an 18-year-old man who was found Tuesday morning outside a home in the 3500 block of Somerset Drive.Police said the vehicle appears to be a blue crossover-type vehicle and investigators believe it to possibly be either a 2013-2019 Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra hatchback, or Nissan Juke. The video above was from 2:48 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection at 75th Street and Mission Road.“A vehicle of interest has been developed during the investigation, and the Prairie Village Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the vehicle and the vehicle owners,” the department said in a news release.Police are asking anyone with information to please call the Prairie Village Police Department at 913-385-4603 or call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.Police said they got the call at … Read More
Police: Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle hits two Pennsylvania girls; driver charged with reckless driving
A Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle struck a pair of teenage girls from Pennsylvania who were laying on the New Jersey beach a little after 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, local authorities said on Facebook. The incident occurred at the 26th Street Beach of the Ocean County town, which is located on Long Beach Island.
The girls’ names were not provided, but Ship Bottom police said that the victims were a 14-year-old female from Fleetwood, Berks County and a 15-year-old female from Leestwood. The two girls were taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune City, Monmouth County where they were treated and eventually released from the hospital.
The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old John Purdon of Barnegat, Ocean County, was charged with reckless driving pending a court date.
The town also issued a statement on its Facebook page on Saturday to send well wishes to the two female victims
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, OR SOAP AND WATER. HERE’S ANOTHER SIDE EFFECT OF STAYING HOME DURING THE OUTBREAK – DEAD CAR BATTERIES. MANY VEHICLES ARE SITTING IN DRIVEWAYS AND PARKING SPACES FOR DAYS ON END WITHOUT BEING DRIVEN. SO WHEN DRIVERS DO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL – THE JUICE JUST ISN’T THERE. TRYING TO GET EMERGENC SERVICE IS THE LAST THING YOU WANT WHEN YPOU’RE TRYING TO RUN AN ERRAND. SO TRIPLE A HAS SOME ADVICE…. “WHEN WE DONT DRIVE OUR VEHICLES ON A REGULAR BASES THEY FEEL NEGLECTED. BATTERIES CAN GET DISCHARGED, TIRES CAN GO FLAT.” <BUTTED TO> “I WOULD SUGGEST STARTING YOUR CAR AT A MINIMUM OF ONC A WEEK, MORE IS BETTER, AND TAKE IT FOR A 25, 30 MINUTE DRIVE.” TRIPLE A IS REMINDING DRIVERS TO REGULARLY GO OUT AND START THEIR VEHICL
Mechanics responding to many dead car batteries
Batteries not charging due to lack of use
ST. LUCIE COUNTY — One woman was flown to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce Friday morning with serious, but not life-threatening injuries after a three-vehicle crash.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the woman was driving a silver Mercury car southbound on Johnston Road around 6:10 a.m. when she swerved and sideswiped a man driving a black Hyundai car.
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The man driving the Hyundai then hit the front of a silver Chevrolet car another man was driving.
The crash happened on Johnston Road at Southwest 25th Street in St. Lucie County.
Troopers said the man driving the Chevrolet was driven to a local hospital. He was in serious, but not life-threatening condition.
In February, a man died after a crash on Johnston Road north of Russos Road in rural St. Lucie County.
Despite a sales slump even before the coronavirus struck, U.K. vehicle ownership rises to its highest-ever figure.
New data shows 40.4 million cars, light-commercial vehicles and trucks are registered for use on British roads. Encouragingly for the economy, LCV ownership has risen 2.7% to 4.5 million vehicles and heavy-duty truck use is at its highest in 30 years. Many of these vehicles are helping provide transport for essential workers, deliveries and emergency services.
Some 25,000 ambulance and fire service vehicles, together with more than 20,000 supermarket delivery trucks are keeping the nation safe, supermarket shelves stocked, and the flow of food, medicine and care to vulnerable people going during the coronavirus crisis.
Research for the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows overall vehicle ownership increased 1% year-on-year at a time when new-vehicle sales have been curtailed apparently by concerns over the economic impact of Brexit.
The data also