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Jenny Albano

Freight Train Derails and Falls into River

A CSX freight train derailed on a bridge above the Anacostia River on Friday, November 9 and 10 of the 90 rail cars fell into the water. There were no injuries due to the accident.The train was parked with no passengers or crew aboard when another freight train ran into it. The Fire Department stated that the cause was unknown and that the National Transportation Safety Board would be…

Mike Myers

Two Teenagers Hit By Out-of-Control ATV

On Saturday night the driver of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), K.C. Sanchez, 32, lost control and hit two teenage boys on skateboards.The driver of the ATV was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with a serious head injury; the passenger on the ATV was also injured and was transported to Capital Medical Center. The skateboarders hit by the ATV were transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital…

Ryan Nute

University of Washington Student Victim of Hit and Run

UW senior Joshua Nelson was injured last Friday when his motorcyle was struck by a dark sedan in the University District in Seattle, Washington. The driver’s identity is unknown and Mr. Nelson is asking for any witnesses to come forward.Apparently the collision occurred when the sedan took a right turn as Mr. Nelson was also turning, swiping him on its passenger side. Mr. Nelson was taken to…

Ryan Nute

Motorcyclist, Motorist Hospitalized

A 22-year old motorcyclist from Kirkland, Washington remains in the hospital at Harborview Medical Center after a collision with a car on Monday. The driver of the car was taken to Evergreen Hospital.The motorcyle and the car collided when the car turned into a parking lot. The cause of the crash is still being investigated.Motorcycles are treated differently than cars for purposes of…