Month: June 2015

Today’s story will discuss a recent fatality resulting from an auto-pedestrian collision. As a pedestrian in Texas, you do not need to go looking for trouble; it may just come find you due to the high volume of vehicles.  This is the case with Edson Alaniz Manzano, a 20-year-old who was operating a weed eater […]

Today’s story will discuss a deadly crash involving a motorcycle and pedestrian. John Anthony Galindo, 48, is facing a felony driving while intoxicated (DWI) after allegedly striking a female pedestrian with his Honda motorcycle in the 5100 block of Irvington Blvd. late Sunday evening.  According to the police, the female died at the scene from […]

To some, being a trucker may seem like an ideal job. What could be easier than just driving down a highway all day, right? However, you carry a certain responsibility when you are driving an 18 wheeler. There’s good reason you need a separate license just to operate one. Each year, it is estimated that […]

For those that have not heard, there has been an epidemic of bicycle accidents in Houston. From the young to the old, lives are being taken over and over by a momentary distraction or lack of sharing the road.  At least 23 cyclists died in a vehicle-related collision in the Houston area over the last […]

This weekend’s article will cover vehicles losing control and the aftermath. Losing control of a vehicle can happen instantly to even the most experienced of drivers.  Whether stemming from a sudden deflation of a defective tire, mechanical failure, faulty maintenance, or simple driver inattention, a vehicle can collide with another vehicle or object and flip […]

Today’s articles will cover the dangers of drunk drivers and backyard fire fits. Two Pearland police officers are lucky to live to tell about their day at work yesterday morning.  The officers were in their patrol cruiser conducting a routine traffic stop at the 11300 block of Shadowcreek Parkway when an alleged drunk driver crashed […]

With all the recent rainy weather affecting Texas, flooding, drownings and property loss are not the only dangers lurking around waiting to ambush us. Today’s stories deal with a train derailment and overturned tractor trailer. A ninety-five car Union Pacific train headed toward Katy came to a halt after six cars derailed from the tracks, […]

Today’s article will discuss a bicycle accident resulting in the death of Dan Hertwck. A cyclist named Dan Hertweck died Monday evening after an Isuzu box truck struck him in northwest Houston.  According to authorities, both the Isuzu box truck and Hertweck were stopped at a red light facing northbound located in the 1700 block […]

Today’s article covers a sad reality: Kids and ATVs do not mixing and the dangers of motorcycles. An ATV rolled over earlier in the week killing a child named Sam McCawley, 5, in Chambers County.  The incident claimed the life of a second child on Saturday as Mercy McCawley, a 7-year-old girl, succumbed to her […]

Today’s articles will discuss a train derailment and the dangers of swimming alone. A freight train derailed Thursday morning near downtown Houston near Old Katy Road and Washington Avenue.  According to authorities, about ten cars derailed with two of them flipping over a bridge down below onto Old Katy Road.  The eighty-four car train is […]