Month: April 2014

A flash fire explosion occurred this past Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Georgia-Pacific Plant in Corrigan, Texas, which is about 100 miles north of Houston, Texas.  At least seven workers suffered severe trauma and burns from the explosion that occurred in the “bag house,” where sawdust collects, at the plywood mill in Polk County. […]

A plant explosion is nearly always deadly, whether it is full of fertilizer, petroleum, or some other combustible substance.  While these explosions are rare, when they do occur, loss of life and widespread injury are the results often inflicted on people working at the facility and those living nearby.  Fertilizer and petroleum are highly flammable […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of April 2, 2014 An 85-year-old woman from Kaufman, Texas died after her son’s two pit bulls attacked her Monday afternoon.  Authorities seized eight pit bulls from the house.  Apparently, the dogs were in bedroom, but managed to break through the door and attack the elderly woman.  Police are […]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.   3,328 were killed in distracted driving crashes in 2012. Distracted driving is becoming a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. The age group with the greatest proportion of distracted drivers was the under-20 age group – 16 percent of all drivers younger than 20 involved in fatal crashes were […]

Texas accidents in the news: Day of April 1, 2014 A fiery crash took the life of a 61-year-old man and left another injured after a U.S. Postal Service truck collided with a red SUV on West Park Drive off the ramp just south of Chimney Rock Monday afternoon.  The driver of the Jeep Cherokee […]