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Two killed, four others injured in two-vehicle crash on I-80 near Joslin

JOSLIN, Ill. (KWQC) – Two people were killed and four others were injured Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash near Joslin.

The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on Interstate 88 westbound, the Illinois State Police said in a media release.

According to state police, the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2006 Black Jeep Liberty was driving eastbound on I-88 when, for an unknown reason, it veered off the roadway, traveled through the center median and overturned.

The jeep struck a westbound 2017 White Ford Edge head-on and came to a rest on its roof in the westbound lanes of traffic, according to state police.

The Ford came to a stop facing eastbound in the westbound lanes of traffic.

The driver of the Jeep, Songolo Lolonga, 38, of Rock Island, and passenger Wilonja M. Mashimango, 27, also of Rock Island, were killed in the crash.

Two other passengers, Isaya M. Abwe, 22,

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Byron man injured in crash, Rochester man arrested in stolen vehicle

A 37-year-old Byron man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after his vehicle went airborne during a single vehicle crash on Olmsted County Road 3 Northwest in Kalmar Township. The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash just before 8 a.m. Wednesday in the 5500 block of County Road 3 Northwest. Capt. Scott Behrns said the pickup was northbound when it drifted into the southbound lanes, went into the west ditch, struck a field drive and went airborne before coming to a rest on its wheels. The driver, Samuel Carlson, was the only person in the vehicle. Deputies noticed signs of impairment when he was taken out of the truck. Carlson was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys for suspected minor injuries. Deputies reportedly found 4.28 grams of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle. The incident is still under investigation.

A 24-year-old Rochester man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a Jeep

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Birmingham Police officer injured in pursuit with stolen vehicle

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.The suspects ran away after the crash and all three suspects were taken in custody a short time later.The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was called in to assist in the search for the suspects.Highway 78 in that area was closed, while officers were in the area searching for the suspects.

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.

Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.

The suspects ran away after the

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WATCH: Two seriously injured in Baysvillage accident

Two people, one being a male security guard employed by Bloemsec, and the other an unknown female, were seriously injured yesterday afternoon when a police vehicle veered off the road onto the parking area of the  Baysvillage Shopping Complex in Bayswater, Bloemfontein.

In a video that has been circulating on social media a police vehicle can be seen leaving the road and hitting two people in the parking area of the complex after it overturned.

Both injured people were taken to hospital in an ambulance. They both are in a serious but stable condition. The driver of the police vehicle had no visible injuries. The other police members were also examined at the hospital.

According to police spokesperson, Thabo Covane, the accident occurred at the corner of Muller and Waverly Roads in Bloemfontein. He explained that on arrival members of the South African Police Services discovered that a marked police

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Des Moines police ID woman killed, man injured in three-vehicle crash

The Des Moines Police Department confirmed Tuesday the identities of a woman killed, and man injured in a three-vehicle crash in the metro. Des Moines police said 56-year-old Des Moines resident Charla Harker died Tuesday in a crash at SW 9th Street and McKinley Avenue.Her husband, 45-year-old Matthew Harker, remains hospitalized with “serious injuries.” The remaining two drivers were not injured.Police said the couple’s minivan appears to have entered the intersection of SW 9th and McKinley against a red light, causing them to be struck by two vehicles traveling north on SW 9th Street.According to police, the two vehicles were unable to stop and crashed into the passenger side of the Harkers’ minivan.Police said, “Failure to obey a traffic control device appears to be a contributing factor to this crash.The Des Moines Police Department said it has not ruled out impairment or distracted driving.The crash remains under investigation by the … Read More