Month: January 2014

Texas accidents in the news: Day of February 1, 2014 A driver was seriously injured in a car accident on Highway 99 near House Hahl Road around 2:10 a.m. Friday morning.  The 34-year-old man crashed into some barrels at the end of a concrete barrier causing his vehicle to flip and slide down the highway […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 30, 2014 A  12-year-old student who collapsed in gym class died Sunday at Texas Children’s Hospital.  Chan, who was a student at Dulles Middle School,  was in gym class doing push-ups when he collapsed.  His parents said he had a heart condition that they were unaware of, […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 29, 2014 A 16-year-old girl from Joshua, Texas is lucky to be alive after she fell more than 3,000 feet to the ground while skydiving in Tulsa Oklahoma.  She miraculously survived, although her injuries are extensive.  She  fractured her pelvis, lumbar spine in her lower back, several […]

Tips for driving safely on icy roads As we prepare for #IceAge2 and meteorologists expect this arctic blast to last till Wednesday, there are some things Texans need to prepare for to minimize your risks if you do have to drive in icy conditions.  The risk of an auto collision rises during these times. Prepare […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 28, 2014 A six-year old boy riding his dirt bike with his father was struck by on FM 3063 north of Kountzw near Wildwood Sunday evening around 7 p.m.  The child was taken to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston via helicopter.  According to an […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 27, 2014 A 17-year-old driver was killed , and three passengers barely escaped death after the truck they were in, crashed into a concrete pillar,  exiting the Eastex Freeway at Cavalcade Street, around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.  According to police, the driver of the GMC Sonoma was speeding […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 24, 2014   A Metro rail train hit a 52-year-old cyclist Wednesday afternoon at a crosswalk at Main and Hogan Street.  He suffered head contusions and was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center.  According to initial reports, the man allegedly ran a red light as the train […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 23, 2014 A woman was tragically killed Tuesday around 8:30 p.m. after she went onto oncoming traffic and sideswiped into an 18-wheeler on U.S. Highway 183 just south of Lockhart.  The semi-truck struck a couple of trees as it careened into a ditch. Another woman died in […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 22, 2014 A store clerk had to be pried out of rubble and debris Tuesday afternoon after a pickup truck, with three men with ski masks on, backed into the convenience store and tried to pull the ATM out of the store.  The convenience store is located […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of January 21, 2014 A six-car crash in the 2000 block of state Highway 146 in Kemah, Texas sent at least two people to the hospital Monday Morning.  The crash that involved two 18-wheelers and three smaller vehicles shut down Highway 146 near FM 518 in both directions.  According […]