Month: November 2013

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 27, 2013 A car accident, allegedly involving at least five vehicles, caused the southbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway to shut down at Broadway this morning just after 6 a.m.  All lanes have reportedly reopened, but there is no word yet of what may have caused […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 26, 2013 Two people died and two others were injured after their car crashed into a ditch yesterday evening while driving in the left hand lane of Veterans Memorial near South Camden Parkway.  According to witness reports, speed was not the factor in this crash; however, […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 25, 2013 A car accident involving a wrong-way driver occurred Thursday, November 21, around 10:25 p.m. at 6900 North Loop East near Homestead. According to witness reports, a woman driving a Chevrolet Impala was driving the wrong way on the North Loop when she crashed into […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 22, 2013 A man died Thursday in the 4000 block of the eastbound North Beltway 8 West service road, after the car he was a passenger in stalled, in the middle traffic lane. According to Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the man was attempting to get tools […]

Last year the world’s eighth largest drug maker Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay billions of dollars to resolve allegations it inappropriately promoted the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, which was one of the company’s best-selling drugs.  The investigations stretch back ten years and puts the agreement as the third-largest pharmaceutical settlement in the United States. However, […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 21, 2013 A tree service company has been named in a lawsuit filed by a Houston man, who was working at a job site for Exxon, was injured by a falling tree while he was in a portable restroom in The Woodlands.  According to documents, when […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 20, 2013 A 35-year-old motorcyclist died after crashing into an 18-wheeler on U.S. 59 near Newcastle on Tuesday morning.  According to witnesses, the man was cutting in and out of traffic just before he clipped the side of the big rig and was ejected from the […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 19, 2013 The driver of a Toyota Corolla was decapitated after speeding past an accident on the Sam Houston Tollway near West Belfort Sunday morning.  According to the Harris County Constable’s Office, the initial collision, which occurred around 6:03 a.m., involved a female driver of a […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 18, 2013 A fiery three-vehicle crash took the lives of two people and left four people injured Friday morning on the North Sam Houston Parkway near North Plaza. According to authorities, the driver of a commercial dump truck crashed into a female driver of a Dodge […]

Houston area accidents in the news: Day of November 15, 2013 The family of a 13-year-old seventh grader, from Huffman Middle School, is looking to the school to pay their daughter’s medical bills after she shattered her foot while loading firewood logs onto a trailer for agriculture class. The class was asked to participate in […]