The authors of a report published by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) on July 16 sought to better understand how likely motorcyclists are to wear safety gear when operating their bikes. They initiated this study after determining that that high-visibility clothing makes it more likely that motorists will see them and thus less likely that they'll die in a crash.
A 43-year-old Waco resident filed a lawsuit against both Waco River Safari and Baylor University late last week in the 414th State District Court. He alleges that he suffered permanent injuries after falling into an on-campus river.
Water parks, traveling carnivals and amusement park rides are all popular places for families during the warmest months in Texas. Since the kids are off from school, it is easier than usual to pack your family up and go spend a day hitting up some water slides or roller coasters.
It's summer. Most children are busy at camp, at the pool, traveling or doing several other activities for the next few weeks until school starts back once again. Since kids are running around here and there, it shouldn't come as a surprise that there's an uptick in them getting hurt during the summer months. According to the Nationwide Children's Hospital, there are several common ways that children get hurt during the summer. Here are a few:
A man, a woman and a baby were all seriously injured when they were struck by a cucumber truck just before 1:50 p.m. on Interstate 35 in Waco on June 26.