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Man Fatally Hit by Vehicle on FM 730 near Sandy Beach Road in Azle

Man Dies in Azle Pedestrian Accident on FM 730 near Sandy Beach Road Azle, Texas (January 1, 2019) – A man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Sunday night in Azle, according to a police report. The incident happened at about 10 p.m. December 30 on FM 730 north of Sandy Beach Road. Police said the man was leaving a bar when he stepped into the street and was struck by the vehicle. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. [...]

Vanessa Ledezma Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash on East Sam Houston Parkway and US 90 in Harris County

11-Year-Old Vanessa Ledezma Killed in Harris County Crash at East Sam Houston Parkway and US 90 Harris County, Texas (January 1, 2019) – A fatal two-vehicle collision at an intersection in Harris County left an 11-year-old girl dead on Monday night, according to the deputies. The wreck took place at about 8:30 p.m. December 31 at East Sam Houston Parkway and US 90. Deputies said 33-year-old Jorge Ledezma Echavarria was driving a blue Chevrolet Tahoe eastbound on the East Sam Houston Parkway [...]

Michael Wallace Pedestrian Hit and Injured by Vehicle on North Henderson Boulevard in Kilgore

Michael Wallace ID’d as Man Hurt in Kilgore Pedestrian Accident at North Henderson Boulevard Kilgore, Texas (January 1, 2019) – The man who was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in Kilgore on Friday evening has been identified as Michael Wallace, 62, of Long Branch, according to the authorities. The incident was reported at about 6 p.m. December 28 in the 200 block of North Henderson Boulevard at North Street. Kilgore police said Wallace was trying to cross the intersection when [...]

Betty Gibson Killed in Crash with Tow Truck on Interstate 35 South in New Braunfels

Betty Gibson ID’d as Woman Killed in New Braunfels Crash on I-35 South New Braunfels, Texas (January 1, 2019) – The woman who was killed in a fatal collision involving a vehicle and a tow truck late Sunday night in New Braunfels has been identified as Betty Gibson, 57, according to the police. The wreck happened at about 11 p.m. December 30 in the 4900 block of the Interstate 35 South frontage road. Police said Shane Salmon, 51, was driving a 2006 [...]

Santos Loera Fatal 4-Car Crash on West Sam Houston Parkway in Houston

Santos Loera Killed in Houston Multi-Vehicle Crash on West Sam Houston Parkway near Hammerly Houston, Texas (January 1, 2019) – One person was killed Monday morning in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on the northwest side of Houston, according to a local news source. The fatal crash happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. December 31, on the West Sam Houston Parkway (Beltway 8) near Kempwood. Police said two vehicles were heading southbound on the feeder near Hammerly when an SUV driven by J. Santos [...]

2 Injured in 2-Vehicle Crash at North Koenigheim Street and West Harris Avenue Downtown in San Angelo

Two Hospitalized after San Angelo Car Crash at North Koenigheim Street and West Harris Avenue Downtown San Angelo, Texas(January 1, 2019) – Two people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash Monday morning at a San Angelo intersection, according to a local news release. The crash occurred at about 10:20 a.m. December 31, in the area of North Koenigheim Street and West Harris Avenue downtown. Police said a GMC Sierra was traveling eastbound on West Harris Avenue downtown when the driver ran a [...]

David Nelson Killed, Caleb Marsh Seriously Hurt in Wrong-Way Crash on Texas Highway 64 in Smith County

David Nelson Killed and Caleb Marsh Injured in Smith County Two-Vehicle Crash on Texas Highway 64 near Tyler Smith County, Texas (January 1, 2019) – A man was killed Friday night in a two-vehicle crash which left another man injured on a Smith County highway, according to a local news source. The fatal crash occurred just after 11:00 p.m. December 28, on Texas Highway 64, east of Tyler. DPS said Caleb Marsh, 21, of Rusk, was driving a 2014 Dodge Ram pickup [...]

Do More Accidents Happen Around the Holidays?

Do More Accidents Happen Around the Holidays? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), which tracks statistics on vehicle accidents, the answer is yes. Why? Holidays encourage celebration. And celebrations usually include alcohol consumption. No matter how often we hear the advice “don’t drink and drive,” people still do just that. Whether out of necessity, ignorance or defiance, this is one major cause of holiday accidents . And on which holiday do most [...]

Who Is To Blame For a Car Accident in Texas?

Who Is To Blame For a Car Accident in Texas? You have had a car accident in Texas in which you’ve been injured in a collision with another vehicle. Before you decide to seek legal representation in order to file a personal injury claim, it is important to know about the comparative fault rule used in Texas. Who is to blame for your car accident injury?First, who was responsible for your accident? There are a number of reasons a driver might [...]

The Independent Medical Exam Purports to Verify Your Personal Injury Claims

The Independent Medical Exam Purports to Verify Your Personal Injury Claims If you have been injured as a result of someone’s negligence and are in the process of suing for compensation, the defendant’s insurance company may desire that you be examined by a doctor they assign to your case. While your own doctor has already diagnosed the extent of your injuries, the alleged purpose of the Independent Medical Exam (IME ) is to confirm the veracity of your claims. Given the [...]