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Tennessee: Guilty Plea for Tractor Trailer Driver Who Struck Trooper
The driver who seriously injured a state trooper after hitting his patrol car on the side of the interstate last year plead guilty Monday to multiple charges related to the crash. The accident happened in June 2013 along I-75 in Campbell County.
 
Alabama: Fire Truck Responding to Wreck on I-65 Struck in Limestone County
An Athens Fire Department engine responding to a wreck was struck by a motorist just before 8 a.m. today on Interstate 65 northbound near Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road, according to a city spokeswoman
 
Ohio: Highway Worker Injured on I-71
Alcohol is a factor in a fatal crash involving a state crew filling potholes on northbound Interstate 71 early Wednesday, Norwood police said. One male driver died at the scene and a road worker was injured when a Range Rover crashed into the back of an Ohio Department of Transportation truck about 1 a.m., said Sgt. Tim Buchanan. Their names were not released.
 
Arkansis: Authorities Search for Driver That Hit ASP Patrol Car
An Arkansas State Police Trooper’s patrol car was struck by a hit and run driver Tuesday morning (April 15) in Fort Smith. Now, all authorities in the River Valley are on the lookout for the driver involved.
 
Ohio Has A Reminder for Motorists
A reminder to motorists on the road to move over for any vehicle with flashing lights on the side of the road.. The law was originally passed in 2004 requiring motorists to move over anytime they approach an emergency vehicle such as a fire truck, ambulance, or police vehicle. The law was modified in December to incorporate any kind of road service vehicle or wrecker as well.
 
Memphis Police Officer Hit by car in downtown Fofficer Hit by Car in Downtown Garagegarage
An MPD officer was hit by a vehicle in a parking garage at Washington Avenue and 4th Street. This is the parking garage across from the Criminal Justice Center. Other stories can be found at: http://wreg.com/2014/04/16/mpd-officer-hit-by-car-in-garage/ http://www.wmctv.com/story/25262185/mpd-officer-hit-by-car-in-parking-garage
 
North Dakota Highway Patrol Says ‘Move Over’
The North Dakota Highway Patrol is urging motorists to obey the state’s “move over” law after four injury crashes in five months involving patrol vehicles struck by other vehicles. The law requires motorists to move to a far lane when they encounter an emergency or maintenance vehicle on a multi-lane highway outside city limits, or to reduce speed and proceed with caution if they are unable to move over.
 
Los Angelis Police Officer Who was Struck Dies
A veteran LAPD motorcycle officer died Wednesday, several days after he was struck by an SUV driven by a woman suspected of being under the influence of cocaine. Fellow officers and family members had been holding vigil for Chris Cortijo — a member of the department for nearly 27 years — at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center since the Saturday accident. Other stories can be found at: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-lapd-in-mourning-after-officer-killed-by-driver-allegedly-on-drugs-20140409,0,3325703.story?track=rss#axzz2yTrbZZHd http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/04/09/lapd-motorcyle-officer-dies-from-sun-valley-collision/
 
Maryland 'Move-Over' Law Expamded to Include Tow Truck Drivers
He's had some close calls and so have his drivers, so it goes without saying that William Cain is pretty happy with the expansion of Maryland's "Move Over" law. "I've nearly been hit, my truck has nearly been hit," said Cain, who owns Chesapeake Service Center on Nottingham Road in Elkton Another story can be found at: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/ellicott-city/ph-editorial-move-over-0327-20140326,0,2265686.story
 
Florida: Volusia County Deputy Hit by Car; Airlifted to Hospital
The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says a deputy was hit by a car as she was investigating a different crash scene Monday night. Investigators say the deputy was hit on Merrick Drive and Fort Smith Boulevard just before 10:00pm.
 
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