The scene of a multi-vehicle car accident is often chaotic and confusing to witnesses as well as first responders. In many cases, it can be difficult to see who or what caused the collision. In a recent car accident that left a man injured, it appears as if the fault lies on the shoulders of one or perhaps two motorists.
For many young drivers, the interstate feels more dangerous than a traditional, two-lane road. Everything moves quickly, they have brand new skills to learn regarding merging and ramps and they feel like an accident on an interstate would result in greater injuries.
A horrific car accident in Texas left two teenage girls dead and a young man facing accusations of drunk driving. The girls both went to Atascocita High School, and they were both just 16 years old.
There is one serious upside to those depressing billboards you sometimes see along the side of the road: They make people more cautious drivers. This can reduce accidents.
It is clear that the weather has a huge impact on driving conditions. Flooding washes out roads, high winds wreak havoc with semitrucks and trailers, heavy rain leads to slick pavement and hydroplaning, and the occasional Texas snowfall gives many drivers a challenge they have never had to deal with before.
In early April, a Chevrolet Tahoe went out of control in Texas. The driver careened into oncoming traffic and slammed directly into a Suburban.
According to police reports out of Texas, three different vehicles were involved in a street race. It came to a horrific end when seven different vehicles wound up in a massive accident. One of the passengers passed away from his injuries.
An SUV driven by a 40-year-old man went out of control in Hurst, Texas, and slammed into a house. Three people were inside.
Driving while intoxicated is incredibly dangerous, not just to the driver himself or herself, but to everyone else on the road. You know better than to get behind the wheel while under the influence, but you also understand that not everyone else does the same. What can you do to avoid deadly accidents?
A 47-year-old Waco resident entered a guilty plea to a single manslaughter charge and also two aggravated assault counts on Tuesday, Feb. 13 in a McLennan County courtroom.