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Crashes, Collisions and Accidents Blogs

When two moving vehicles collide into one another, the outcome can be catastrophic. Collision accidents can have a devastating consequences, such as injury, property damage or even death. The cost of medical care along with productivity losses associated with injuries from motor vehicle crashes exceeded $99 billion, for a one-year period, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The total annual cost, associated with car accidents, amounts to nearly $500 for each licensed driver in the United States, according to a study in the journal Traffic Injury Prevention. When you become injured in a car crash, bills can add up quickly.

There can be many contributing factors in a collision accident. Drinking and driving and distracted driving are two of the more common contributors in dangerous crash accidents. Additionally, speed can exacerbate the potential harm or lethality of a wreck. All of these potentially deadly practices and factors are completely avoidable.

Arlington Debates On Removing Pedicabs Over Safety Concerns

Posted: January 22nd, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

With environmental concerns on nearly everyone’s mind, many are trying to find better solutions for getting around without the use of fossil fuel.  Pedicabs are a feature of many big cities around the world and only rely on human power …

Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Street Race

Posted: January 1st, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A Dallas Police officer remains in critical condition after crashing into a tree while he was off duty.

CBS Local in Dallas reports that the officer, whose name has not been released, was allegedly racing another vehicle in the 7200 …

Mechanic Pleads Guilty To Sabotaging Jetliner

Posted: December 25th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

NBC affiliate, NBCDFW in Dallas, reports that an airline mechanic has pleaded guilty to having sabotaged a jetliner that took off on July 17th from Miami with 150 people on board, causing the pilot to abort the flight just before …

Family Wins $20 Million In Greyhound Bus Accident

Posted: December 18th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A Dallas jury has awarded $20 million to the surviving family members of a man who was killed when he was running to catch up to a Greyhound bus more than two years ago.

In a story appearing on the …

Pedestrian Attempts To Cross I-20, Hit By Multiple Vehicles

Posted: December 11th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 near the Highway 360 interchange in Grand Prairie left one person dead on Wednesday, December 4th.

CBS Local in Dallas reports that the accident that happened just before 3:30 a.m. involved at least two …

Two High School Students Hit By Pickup Driver, Two Broken Legs

Posted: November 13th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Most parents send their children to school each day with the hopes that they will arrive at and from their destination safely. When an accident happens while their child during their commute or during the school day,  it can turn …

Two Lives Lost In Two Wrong-Way Crashes, Would Flashing Signs Help?

Posted: November 6th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

NBCDFW reports that in recent weeks, two people have lost their lives in wrong-way crashes on North Texas roadways.

Official statistics show that there are more than 200 wrong-way crashes in the state of Texas each year. In the wake …

Driver Flees, Leaving Pedestrian To Die. Suspect Arrested

Posted: September 18th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

It’s a matter of natural instinct for a person to run away from a situation that presents a danger to them. The so-called fight or flight response is how we have survived as a species. Unfortunately, however, it is also …

Hydroplaning Blamed On U-Haul Driver Jackknifing And Hitting Two Firefighters

Posted: September 11th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

During wet weather, rain-soaked roads can cause hydroplaning. When the water between the tires of a vehicle and the road surface builds up in such a way, both traction and driver control can be lost and cause an accident.

CBS

Pickup Driver Crashes Through Home In Irving

Posted: September 10th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

For most of us, our home is our sanctuary. It’s a place of safety to get away from the world. One of the last things someone would expect when relaxing at home is for a vehicle to come crashing into …

Pickup Truck Crashes Through Wall Of Home, Vehicles, Fencing, Driver Flees

Posted: September 4th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

For most of us, our home is our sanctuary. It’s a place of safety to get away from the world. One of the last things someone would expect when relaxing at home is for a vehicle to come crashing into …

Accident At Glen Garden And Riverside Drive Causes Car Fire, Drivers Saved

Posted: August 21st, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

We rely on the men and women of law enforcement to protect and to serve our communities. At times, they are called upon to know what to do and to act quickly in a time of crisis. Last week, two …

Man Sues Football Team And Police Department For Covering Up Crash

Posted: July 31st, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A $20 million lawsuit has recently been filed against Ezekiel Elliot and the Dallas Cowboys. A man who was involved in a crash with the running back in 2017 alleges that the team’s ownership conspired with the Frisco Police Department …

Airless Tires May Be On The Market In 2024

Posted: June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

No matter when it happens, getting a flat tire or a blowout is never pleasant. Soon, such inconveniences while driving may become a thing of the past.

The CBS local station in Dallas – Fort Worth recently reported. Michelin and …

Partial Red Light Camera Ban Nears Passage

Posted: May 30th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Just a few years ago, cities all across the United States were quick to adopt red light cameras as a means of traffic enforcement. Now, according to a story reported by the CBS local station in Dallas, a ban of …

Man Suspected Of DUI Crashes Van Into House, Crew Removed It 8 Days Later

Posted: May 9th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

The last thing anyone expects when celebrating a weekend holiday at home is to be involved in a motor vehicle accident.

The CBS Local station in Dallas reports that that is exactly what happened to Valarie Smith and her family …

Teen Steals A Joyride, Crashes Mother’s Car

Posted: April 11th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Several states have programs in which young drivers can obtain a permit to begin learning how to drive. This modern rite of passage can begin as young as 14 years-of-age. However, because both inexperience and not knowing the rules of …

Speeding Vehicle Goes Airborne, Causes Utility Pole Collapse

Posted: February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Few things can be more terrifying than losing control of your vehicle when you’re behind the wheel. When such a situation happens along with a brush with serious injury or even death, it can make one feel extremely fortunate to …

Driver Destroys Front Porch Then Flees

Posted: January 16th, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

It would seem that people aren’t the only potential victims of a hit-and-run crash.  For one couple in Plano, his home ended up damaged after a driver ran into his front porch and drove away.

In a story appearing on …

11 Vehicle Accident Near Grapevine

Posted: January 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Freeways and Interstate highways offer a quick way for motorists to commute and get from the suburbs into the city and back again. Most daily commutes are done every day without an incident. There is always a chance, however, that …

Ambulance Stolen And Taken For Joyride

Posted: November 7th, 2018 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Early Thursday morning, a female patient of Morton Hospital in downtown Louisville stole an ambulance and led police officers on a chase around the city.

According to a story reported by the CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth, at approximately 3:15 …

Dramatic Escape From Injury Caught On Dashcam Video

Posted: September 26th, 2018 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

The dashcam in the cruiser of a police officer in Anna, Texas was able to catch dramatic footage involving a single vehicle accident which happened along County Road 373.

The CBS affiliate station in Dallas Fort worth, CBSDFW, reported that …

Officer Barely Escapes Motorcycle Crash, Incident On Video

Posted: July 24th, 2018 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Slow down. Move over. It’s the law.

These are the words of a nationwide campaign to encourage drivers to move over whenever they see a traffic stop along our highways, interstates and roadways. Most states, including the state of Texas,

Woman Falls Out Of SUV At Busy Intersection

Posted: July 12th, 2018 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

There are plenty of good reasons to wear a seatbelt. One of the best reasons is to ensure that someone does not fall out of the vehicle when it is in motion or in an accident.

A disturbing incident that

600 Kids Sent To ERs Every Day For Bike Crashes

Posted: July 4th, 2018 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Kids and bicycles are a natural combination. For many decades bicycles and bicycling have been synonymous with growing up. Even with such a winning combination of kids and bicycles, there can also be accidents, kids can get hurt on their

If you lose a loved one or become injured in a collision caused by someone else’s negligence or impairment, you will need legal counsel to help you through the difficult claims process in order to help get your life back on tack. This can mean finding a reputable attorney who can help you assess your financial losses through and inability to work, property loss or even the loss of income if a loved one is killed.

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