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Trenton crash: Man hit by 2 cars crossing intersection deemed one of the deadliest in nation - WPVI-TV

Police say the man was crossing the road with a stroller filled with ice bags when he was hit near Rt. 129 and Lalor Street.

TRENTON, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A man was seriously injured after being hit by two cars in Trenton, New Jersey Tuesday night.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. near Rt. 129 and Lalor Street.

Police say a 66-year-old man was crossing the road at the intersection with a stroller filled with ice bags when he was hit by an SUV.

He was then hit a second time by another vehicle and pinned underneath.

The victim was rushed to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

The driver of the first car did not stop.

Earlier this year, the intersection of Rt. 129 and Lalor was deemed one of the deadliest in the entire nation.

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ALD Sheds Light On Technology In Automotive Road Safety - Nation World News

According to data provided by ALD, about 6,000 people died each year on our country’s roads in the late 1980s, reaching 1,004 victims by 2021. this is the quote Result of decades of campaigns and awarenessof vehicles in circulation, both technical and mechanical, But it is still far from objective without the victims proposed by the United Nations for 2050. “We do not know whether there is a new road safety requirement for new mobility, but there is no doubt that we are deeply questioning all aspects of this,” explained Antonio. Cruz, Deputy Director General of AML.

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The new era also requires new solutions to challenges that we have focused on for decades, such as the climate and energy crises., In this context, a key concept emerges: sustainable driving, which, in addition to being safe, focuses on saving fuel and therefore reducing carbon footprint. “With simple gestures we have achieved significant fuel savings and, therefore, reduced emissions to the atmosphere. If 1% of the European population adopted this technology, we could stop emitting more than 900 tons of CO2 per year”, Javier Cabanas, responsible for the Illunion Road Safety Zone and ALD Driving School, told us about it.

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Even then, Sometimes technology and its innovations or advancements do not keep pace with society in a rhythmic manner, and pedagogy and information are necessary. So that citizens can make the most of the benefits that innovation offers them in terms of sustainability.

,Technology has allowed faster progress in the last ten years than in all previous periods And, as it did then, the environment will progressively adapt to this new way of driving,” says Damien Tokamayer, Head of Specialty Sales and Used Vehicles at Hyundai. In this regard, the role of communication and advertising is essential to help the new. To raise awareness about the time and among citizens “we can create a sense that there is a problem that is real and can make users aware. The main challenge is to reach the youngest with the contexts they know and the formats they consume and share that reach them”, says Chus Racines, creative director of Ogilvy and responsible for the account for the General Directorate of Traffic (DGT).

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Cities are changing, vehicles too but need to vial education remains more or less important than ever before. For this reason, from next year it will become mandatory and become part of the curriculum of primary, secondary and high school, a very wise decision according to the norms of Jess García, a member of the Department of Education for Transport of the Madrid City Council.

With the aim of creating knowledge from an early age and expanding education in the society, the measure also promotes Main focus of road safety: A holistic view of the Accident Prevention Network. Nuria Alonso, Head of Communications and Institutional Alliance at the RACE Foundation, said: “We need to promote communication to help educate consumers and drivers, help them make decisions and train them at all stages of life.”

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Cleveland Police: suspect wanted for breaking into cars at Steelyard Commons - Cleveland 19 News

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Police confirmed the suspect who broke into cars in the Target parking lot at Steelyard Commons is on the loose, and detectives need help finding him.

Police said the male suspect was seen getting out of the red truck shown in the photo below before breaking into the cars at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 10:

Cleveland Police: suspect wanted for breaking into cars at Steelyard Commons

Cleveland Police: suspect wanted for breaking into cars at Steelyard Commons(Cleveland Police Second District Community Relations Committee)

The suspect broke into four to five vehicles, according to police.

Police said the red truck is believed to be a Ford F-150.

Call Det. Thompson at 216-623-2705 if you recognize this truck or have any other information on this crime.

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These Celebrities Drive Around In The Strangest Cars - HotCars

Celebrities sure do love riding around in unique vehicles. After all, when you've got enough in the bank to buy any car you want, it probably keeps things interesting to modify them into the most outlandish rides ever. That is what many of them do, from pop stars to athletes. Be it NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal in his custom rides, or pop-star Will.i.Am in cars he designs and modifies himself, there is no shortage of over-the-top, eccentric rides when it comes to artists and famous personalities. Cars and celebrities are always an interesting combination, with many examples of celebs getting into trouble over their rides as well.

However, we are here to look at strange and whimsical rides that pop stars, athletes, and other celebrities drive around. While there surely are examples of tasteful modifications out there, there are far too many cases where an artist or star went over the top when it came to their rides. That said, take a look at some of the strangest celebrity cars which left people scratching the heads they turned at these rides.

10 Will.i.am's 1958 Custom Corvette

American rapper Will.i.am has found more than one way to get his creative juices flowing, as he has invested a lot of time in modifying cars and turning them into futuristic projects. His 1959 Chevy Corvette is an example of the same. While it is a Chevy underneath, the car is practically unrecognizable. Customizer to the celebrities, it was West Coast Customs who built this car, which is dubbed the 'Willvette'.

The 'Willvette' has the interior of a C6, but Will.i.am has made things quite futuristic on the inside with a massive touchscreen and custom sound system, and on the outside, there's an equally big grille to match. The design of this custom Corvette is nothing short of polarizing, and while it's quite uncertain what the artist was really going for, the one thing that's for sure is that it is a peculiar ride.

9 Britney Spears' Pink Hummer

Whether or not what Britney Spears did to her Hummer can be called customization is up for debate. Some might even go so far as to call it a straight-up slaughtering of the SUV. Like many other celebrities of her time, Britney brought home a Hummer too and went overboard with the modifications she made.

The pop star even got into trouble with the law when luxury brand Louis Vuitton slapped her with a $300,000 lawsuit for embroidering their logo on the dashboard of her Hummer and parading it around in the music video for her 2004 single Do Somethin'.

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8 Flo Rida's Gold Wrapped Bugatti

Flo Rida is known for his rap songs, not his taste in cars. He loves the fast life, as Flo Rida shelled out a large amount on getting himself a Bugatti Veyron. However, having one of the fastest and most exclusive cars ever was not enough to satiate Flo Rida's appetite, as he went ahead and got the then-fastest car in the world wrapped in gold chrome.

So much so that even the rims of Flo Rida's Bugatti Veyron are made of 24-karat gold. Incidentally, it was Florida-based customizers MetroWrapz who did the design. Flo Rida wanted to set himself apart from the rest by modifying his car and etching it in the history of the most outlandish designs, and the rapper succeeded.

Here's a car customization job that can truly be called animalistic. Worldwide pop sensation Justin Bieber has plenty of exotic cars in his collection, and his Audi R8 is one of them. However, while the regular R8 is enough to make any gearhead stop and take notice, Bieber's German supercar is perhaps even more of a head-turner, considering he has had it wrapped completely in a leopard print.

Justin took what is one of the best-looking high-performance sports cars in history with a timeless design and turned it into this monstrosity of a looker. Sure, the R8 houses a V10 and makes north of 500 horsepower, which makes it a certified animal under the hood, but we'd have much preferred that you'd kept the animalism under the hood itself, Justin.

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6 Shaquille O'Neal's Custom Polaris Slingshot

Legendary basketball player and 4-time NBA champ Shaquille O'Neal has an extensive car collection, and most of his rides are customized. A fan of modified wheels, Shaq got his Polaris Slingshot customized and extended as well, adding two extra seats to the trike.

This is what birthed the 'Sling-Shaq', and O'Neal also fitted it with a heavy sound system. The Polaris isn't even the only trike in Shaq's garage, as the man also has a Vanderhall Venice Roadster. However, the three-wheeler churns out a mere 180 horsepower, which, with all 7 feet and 320lbs of Shaq, is simply not enough.

5 Will.i.am's Volkswagen Beetle Bug

Say what you will about Will.i.am's taste in cars, but it is original. Another collaboration between the American rapper and West Coast Customs, the 'Bug' was built from scratch on a 1958 Beetle. It costs even more ridiculous than it looks, at a whopping $900,000.

The drivetrain for the Volkswagen Beetle Bug comes from a Corvette LS3, and, keeping suit with everything Will.i.am does, the cabin is quite futuristic. A single iPad controls every function on the interior, from door operation to climate control settings.

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4 The Game's Leather-Wrapped Ferrari

It is no coincidence that a lot of music stars appear on this list. With a life in the world of music come some quirky choices and tastes. Take rapper The Game, for example. In 2012, while on a trip to France, the rapper bought himself a $200,000 Ferrari. All well and good... except that his Ferrari is completely wrapped in leather.

The Game had always been a fan of cars, and his collection at a time included a Bentley, a Dodge Charger SRT, and a Lamborghini Murcielago, all from 2006. He even added a Range Rover, a Chevy Corvette, and a Can-Am Spyder to his collection, although the Corvette got repossessed after three years. However, the leather Ferrari is the wonkiest ride of all. Boy, that leather wrap must keep the Game warm in there even without the heating, huh?

3 Will.I.Am’s Custom DeLorean DMC

Keeping with his futuristic design choices, Will.i.am built this car by himself. Of course, this Delorean is perhaps the most futuristic car of them all, considering the car has been 'back to the future' twice now (wink, wink). Painted all white, there's a single brake light that covers the rear in Will.i.am's custom DeLorean, and the only bit of black you see is from the rubber of the tires, the grille, and the exposed bits on the side and bottom of the car.

The car houses a GM LS3 E-Rod V8 unit and its interiors were completely redesigned and re-fitted for maximum comfort and luxury. Moreover, it's built entirely out of aluminum, making the car fairly light. Apparently, the rapper parted with $700,000 for this build, and while it does look decent and futuristic, no one could have ever fathomed the actual futuristic Alpha5 car from DeLorean. For our money, we'd say the latter looks a lot better, since Will.i.am's custom ride is one of his more tastefully designed cars, but strange nonetheless.

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2 Deadmau5's Rule-Breaking Ferrari (Purrari)

No one can blame an eclectic music producer like Deadmau5 for wanting to bring home a Ferrari 458 Italia. We'd have even understood a bit of modification to set his ride apart, but for the artist to have customized his Italian Prancing Horse after being inspired by an internet meme? Deadmau5 custom-wrapped his 458 Italia in a sky-blue color, with the internet meme 'Nyan Cat' on the car. He even dubbed the car 'Purrari'.

However, the folks over at Ferrari never took kindly to the design idea, slapping Deadmau5 with a cease and desist letter. After all, the execs in Maranello have strict rules when it comes to modifying their cars. Deadmau5 eventually had to return the car to its original white color.

1 Justin Bieber's Rolls-Royce 'Uriel'

West Coast Customs surely churns out cars that are impossible to take your eyes off. Of course, all the while you're staring at them, you're still trying to decide if you like what you're looking at or not. Justin Bieber, inspired by a futuristic concept car design from Rolls-Royce, wanted the same car in his driveway. However, he learned that what he saw was merely a prototype, and not even drivable.

This is where West Coast Customs came in, and Bieber commissioned a car just like the concept for himself. Built on a Rolls-Royce Wraith, this is a one-of-one car. WCC shortened the Wraith by 8 inches and widened it by 12. One really can't be sure whether this car is tastefully designed or not, considering it is, after all, tampering with a Rolls-Royce Wraith. However, the car, dubbed the 'Uriel', is so strange that you simply can't take your eyes off it.

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