Man hurt after trailer careens into Springfield home

Published: Saturday, March 11, 2017 @ 12:28 PM

Trailer into house in Springfield

UPDATE @ 1:38 p.m.

An older man was hurt when a dislodged trailer careened into his living room today in Springfield.

The trailer came unhitched from a pickup truck and traveled a few hundred yards before it careened into a chain-link fence and crashed into the side of a home at South Burnett Road and Van Buren Avenue.

The older male occupant of the home was taken to the hospital. Police said the injury did not appear to be serious.

The house sustained significant damage as the trailer traveled into the living room of the home.

The driver of the truck was cited for the incident.

EARLIER

Crews are responding to the report of a crash into a house in the area of South Burnett Road and Van Buren Avenue in Springfield.

The crashh was reported around 12:15 p.m.

Scanner traffic indicated a trailer came loose from a truck and careened into a home.

We’re headed to the scene to find out more.

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Suspicious fire damages Dayton house

Published: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 2:27 PM
Updated: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 3:52 PM

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DeAngelo Byrd/Staff

UPDATE @ 3:50 p.m. 

Firefighters are calling a blaze suspicious that broke out in a Dayton house Saturday afternoon. 

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Investigators said the fire was located in the kitchen area of a vacant house around 2:15 p.m. Saturday. 

No injuries were reported. 

FIRST REPORT

Fire crews have responded to a house fire in the first block of Victor Avenue in Dayton Saturday afternoon. 

Emergency crews were dispatched around 2:15 p.m. and reported heavy smoke coming from the structure. 

Initial reports indicate the structure is believe to be vacant, and the fire was located in the kitchen area of the house. 

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as new details become available. 

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Chance wintry mix today; warmer next week

Published: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 5:54 AM
Updated: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 10:20 AM

Chance wintry mix today followed by a warmer and drier Sunday.

Clouds thicken through the morning with a chance of rain and snow showers to develop from the south. Highs will be in the upper 30s. Rain and snow showers push through during the evening before ending into the night. Little or no snow accumulation is expected. Overnight lows fall into the upper 20s. Isolated slick spots possible.

  • Chance for passing rain/snow showers Saturday
  • Sunshine and milder for Sunday
  • Rain, potential for flooding returns next week

Sunday: Becoming mostly sunny through mid-afternoon before clouds return. Highs will be warmer, climbing into the upper 40s. Rain is expected to develop at night.

Monday: Rain showers likely, but mild with highs in the lower 60s. It will be a bit breezy at times during the day.

Tuesday: It will likely rain with a chance for a few thunderstorms. It will be breezy and unseasonably warm. Highs will top out near 70 degrees.

Wednesday: Rain will be likely in the morning and then taper off with lingering clouds. It will turn cooler with early highs in the upper 50s.

Snow at UD

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Van stuck on railroad tracks after mistaking tracks for road

Published: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 3:17 AM



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A van is being removed by a tow from railroad tracks on West 6th Street and South River Street in Franklin.

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According to Franklin dispatch, crews were dispatched around 2:40 a.m. to a report of a van stuck on the tracks. Dispatch said the driver mistook the tracks for road.

It is not known if drugs or alcohol played a factor, dispatch said. 

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Vehicle stuck in creek in Dayton

Published: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 6:02 AM
Updated: Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 7:32 AM

Vehicle stuck in creek in Dayton

UPDATE @ 7: 30 a.m.:

The driver of the vehicle that ended up in Wolf Creek in Dayton was not injured, according to our crew. 

The incident is under investigation.

UPDATE @ 6:31 a.m.:

A tow truck is on its way to the scene of a car in Wolf Creek in Dayton.

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Detectives are on scene.

The accident is currently under investigation.

FIRST REPORT:

Crews are working to get a vehicle out of Wolf Creek.

According to dispatch, a car had gotten stuck in Wolf Creek near North Gettysburg Avenue and Cornell Drive in Dayton around 5:20 a.m. Saturday.

Dispatch said the driver was rescued by the fire department.

Dayton Police said they arrived to see a man sitting on the hood of his vehicle in the creek.

It is not known if the driver suffered any injuries. 

We have a crew on the scene to learn more.

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