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San Mateo Bridge

Emergency workers at the scene of a water rescue following a crash on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, December 13, 2013. (CBS)

Man Accused Of Trying To Throw Wife Off San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

A Mill Valley man who fell into the Bay on Friday was allegedly trying to throw his wife off of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge during an argument, San Mateo County’s district attorney said Tuesday.

12/17/2013

Emergency workers at the scene of a water rescue following a crash on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, December 13, 2013. (CBS)

Person Rescued From Water Following Crash, Dispute On San Mateo Bridge

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued the person who went into the water from the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge after a disagreement that occurred following a vehicle accident on the bridge Friday afternoon.

12/13/2013

Highway 92 - San Mateo-Hayward Bridge (CBS)

Crash, Fire Briefly Block Lanes Of San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

All lanes of state Highway 92 near the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge reopened Friday after a collision that caused one vehicle to catch fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/08/2013

Cellphone camera image of a burning 1999 Lincoln Town Car limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, May 4, 2013. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Limo Fire Victims’ Families File Wrongful Death Suits

Family members of the victims of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo bridge are filing wrongful death lawsuits.

10/25/2013

Cellphone camera image of a burning 1999 Lincoln Town Car limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Signs Limo Safety Law In Wake Of Deadly Fire

A bill that aims to improve safety for limousine passengers in the wake of a fatal limousine tragedy that killed five women on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge earlier this year was signed into law Friday.

10/12/2013

Cellphone camera image of a burning 1999 Lincoln Town Car limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Limousine Safety Bill Clears Key Assembly Vote

SB 338 would require more inspections of vehicle, and order limos with a seating capacity of fewer than 10 people to carry a fire extinguisher onboard. Stretch limos with a capacity of more than 10 already have such a requirement.

08/30/2013

BART Strike

BART Breaks Ridership Records On First Day Of Bay Bridge Closure

BART ridership rose noticeably because of the Bay Bridge closure Wednesday night to allow crews to transition traffic onto the bridge’s new eastern span, a BART spokesman said Thursday morning.

CBS San Francisco–08/29/2013

Limousine Fire

Fatal Bay Area Limo Fire Ruled Accident; 911 Tapes Reveal Victims’ Screams

A limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge that killed five nurses trapped in the back was sparked by a mechanical problem. Meanwhile, dramatic recordings of 911 calls released Monday revealed desperate pleas for help outside the burning vehicle.

08/19/2013

Limousine Burning

Report: Limo Driver On Phone Before Fatal Fire On San Mateo Bridge

A newspaper has reported that shortly before fire engulfed the back of a stretch limousine and killed five Northern California women in May, the driver had turned up the music in the vehicle so his passengers couldn’t hear him arguing with his estranged wife on the phone.

07/21/2013

Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 2, 2013 in Oakland.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Sees Brunt Of Extra Traffic During BART Strike

Thousands more motorists have been crossing Bay Area bridges each day of an ongoing BART strike that started Monday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

07/03/2013

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