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At least three people have been killed and 15 injured in a pile-up involving almost 100 vehicles in the US state of Virginia, police say.

They said there were 17 separate crashes within a distance of one mile (1.6km) on Interstate 77 near the base of Fancy Gap Mountain.


The accident near Utica and Church Avenues in Brooklyn happened around 6:50 p.m. on Saturday.

At least 10 people were injured, including a mother and her baby, when a car ran up on a sidewalk and rammed through a bus stop in Brooklyn on Saturday, the authorities said.

The mother and her baby, who were not identified, were in “very critical” condition, a police spokesman said.

The police said the car was driving north on Utica Avenue close to the intersection with Church Avenue around 6:50 p.m. when it swerved to avoid hitting another car sitting in traffic, the police said. The car drove through a bus pavilion and then into some scaffolding, the police said.

The driver of the vehicle and her nephew suffered minor injuries, as did at least six other pedestrians, the police said. There was no immediate information about charges.


The Pittsburgh Penguins overcame a bloody injury to Sidney Crosby on Saturday for their 15th straight victory, beating the New York Islanders, 2-0, in Jarome Iginla’s debut behind third-period goals from Matt Cooke and James Neal.

Tomas Vokoun made 35 saves as Pittsburgh moved within two wins of the NHL record of 17 straight victories set by Mario Lemieux and the 1992-93 Penguins.