THESSALONIKI, Greece — A car involved in suspected migrant trafficking has crashed in northern Greece leaving the driver dead and all nine passengers injured, police said Friday.
Police said the driver in Thursday evening’s crash was believed to be from Pakistan and was suspected of working for a smuggling ring. One of the injured passengers is also believed to be a suspected smuggler from Pakistan, while the other eight are Afghans, police said.
Police said the car failed to stop at a police traffic checkpoint near the northern city of Kavala, and sped away. It later came off the road due to excessive speed.
All nine injured people have been hospitalized, authorities said.
Thousands of migrants and refugees attempt to enter Greece from neighboring Turkey each year. The vast majority cross to Greek islands from the nearby Turkish coast, but some also make their way across the land border in
Inkster — A woman was killed in a Dearborn Heights car crash Wednesday morning in the fallout of a triple shooting in Inkster, police said.
The shooting took place about 4:20 a.m. on the 30000 block of Carlysle in Inkster, Michigan State Police said. That’s south of Michigan Avenue, east of Henry Ruff.
Inkster has its own police department, but state police investigate its shootings and homicides.
Police say there was a “large party” at a home, which was approached by two armed men who opened fire. Three people were shot.
The shooters fled south, on foot. Police haven’t released any detailed description of those two men.
The victims were privately conveyed to the hospital. One vehicle, transporting one victim, was stopped by Inkster EMS, which took over the transportation duties.
A second vehicle, transporting two of the victims, was involved in a crash at Inkster and Ford roads, about
BEREA, Ohio –
Trespassing: West Bagley Road
A Norwalk woman, 22, was cited and taken to a hospital at about 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 after she was found in the driver’s seat of someone else’s car, which was parked outside Berea Farmers Exchange, 394 West Bagley.
The car belonged to a Berea Farmers Exchange worker. The worker asked the woman why she was in her car, which had been unlocked. The woman said the car belonged to her friend, not the worker. The woman then stepped out of the car and walked toward Nam Wah Chinese & Vietnamese Cuisine on West Bagley to use the restroom.
The woman left Nam Wah and entered Dollar General on West Bagley, where police found her in the restroom. She was confused and disoriented and thought she was in Norwalk. She said she had come to Berea with a man, with whom she had
GARDINER — A West Gardiner woman was uninjured after her vehicle crashed into the Kennebec River on River Avenue.
Gardiner Police Sgt. Stacey Blair said the crash occurred Thursday in the area of 135 River Ave., where the road takes a slight bend. Blair said in his 20 years of experience he has seen some people crash into the telephone poles, but rarely sees anyone go in the water.
Blair said Jamie-Lynn Leclair, the driver of the 2009 Pontiac that crashed, reported a mechanical error causing her to oversteer around the turn. Her vehicle to cross the center line, hit a telephone pole and roll down a banking
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Police are investigating after a man was found dead in his car in a retention pond on the northeast side of Indianapolis Wednesday, Indiana State Police said.
Divers from the Indianapolis Fire Department found Ronald Wade, 44, of Indianapolis, submerged in a blue Dodge Charger
An Ohio man was arrested after he crashed his vehicle along a highway, prompting authorities to discover that he had been traveling with a dead passenger.
John D. Polen, 31, crashed his gray Honda Accord along Interstate 470 in Belmont County, Ohio at around 4:40 p.m. on Monday, Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Brice Nihiser told Newsweek.
Troopers located the vehicle after it traveled off the right side of the highway, struck an exit sign and overturned.
The body of David Allen Saunders was ejected from the vehicle in the crash. Authorities initially assumed that 36-year-old Saunders, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, had died as a result of the crash.
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But the Belmont County Coroner determined that Saunders had been dead for several hours when the crash occurred.
“During an investigation of the crash, it was determined by the Belmont County Coroner that a passenger, who was
UPDATED at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with additional details from Illinois State Police.
EDWARDSVILLE — One person was killed and another was seriously injured early Tuesday after two vehicles being chased by police ran off a highway and one submerged in a drainage canal at Interstate 270 and Interstate 255, authorities said.
The two vehicles were among several that police had chased after a break-in at a Wood River car dealership on Edwardsville Road around 1 a.m. Illinois State Police said four of the vehicles were stolen from the dealership and that a fifth vehicle with the suspects had been stolen in a separate incident.
State police said officers from Roxana were in pursuit of the vehicles speeding south on I-255.
UPDATED at 11 a.m. with details from Wood River police
EDWARDSVILLE — One person was killed and another was injured early Tuesday after two vehicles being chased by police ran off a highway and one submerged in a ravine at Interstate 270 and Interstate 255, authorities said.
The two vehicles were among several that police had chased after an apparent break-in at a Wood River car dealership on Edwardsville Road around 1 a.m. Wood River police Chief Brad Wells said the vehicles had been stolen from the dealership.
Two of the vehicles crashed along Illinois 255 near Gateway Commerce Center Drive, police said.
The Illinois State Police said officers from Roxana were in pursuit of five vehicles speeding south on