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left-turn collision > Hoboken driver blames 'blinding sun' for striking
HOBOKEN -- A Hoboken teenager received minor injuries
yesterday when she was struck by car as she was crossing Willow Avenue at 13th
Street, police reports said.
Police and EMS were called to 13th and Willow Avenue where
they met the 16-year-old pedestrian who said she was crossing Willow
Avenue inside the crosswalk from west to east with her younger brother,
when a turning car struck her, reports said. The victim said the driver
was talking on a phone, reports said.
The 20-year-old Hoboken driver, who was making a left turn from the westbound
lane of 13th Street to head south on Willow Avenue, blamed "blinding
sun," for the accident, reports said...
say sun’s glare may have been a factor in fatal Edmonton truck-train crash
EDMONTON - Police say the victim of a fatal
collision Monday morning did not brake before his truck drove into the path of
a train at a crossing in the Girard Industrial area of southeast Edmonton...
…The accident happened just before 8 a.m. at
a train crossing at 71st Street and Girard Road. The man, who police say was
around 60, had been heading south on 71st Street when his truck was hit by the
The extremely bright sun and glare are being
investigated as potential factors in the crash…