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A recent study showed eleven of the 50 most dangerous highways in the United states are located in Texas. The study, conducted by Value Penguin, pulled data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (NHTSA-FARS). The study considered several different factors in making the assessment, such as fatalities per crash, miles-traveled per capita and percentage of fatal non-vehicle collisions. While no one wants to be one of these statistics, vehicle accidents do happen and they can cause mental and physical pain.

Auto mishaps can have many different causes and sometimes determining who or what is at fault can be a complex process. If there’s a multi-car pile up, for example, the process of figuring out who is responsible for what damages can be a lengthy and arduous process. Additionally, there maybe some outside factor that contributed to the impairment of a driver before they caused a crash. A bartender continuing to serve a customer alcohol past what they reasonably should, would be a case where on outside party contributed to the occurrence of an automobile accident.

Street Racer Avoids Prison Sentence Despite Fatal Crash

Posted: July 4th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A Texas street racer involved in a crash that killed two boys has managed to avoid a prison sentence. The Star-Telegram reports.

Back in 2018, two young men were racing on Cedar Park Road in the early afternoon. One of …

Border Patrol Chase Leads To Crash That Kills Seven, Arguments About Blame

Posted: July 2nd, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A major accident in El Paso has left seven people dead and involved the Border Patrol. Dallas News reports.

Witnesses say that the Border Patrol was chasing a suspect’s van before the van crashed into the back of a parked …

Investigators Are Still Looking For Answers Surrounding A Crash That Killed Two People On US Highway 271

Posted: June 24th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 37,133 traffic fatalities on U.S. Highways and roads in 2017. Though there are a notable number of accidents that occur outside of the control of the driver, …

Four Cars Involved In Deadly Pedestrian Crash Near Garland

Posted: June 23rd, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Pedestrians aren’t allowed on freeways for good reason. Cars aren’t expecting it. Even if you’re on the shoulder, you’re vulnerable to a crash. That’s what happened on the Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway near Garland. WFAA reports.

The crash happened north …

Motorcycle Crashes Into Pickup On South Texas 360

Posted: June 15th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Following distance is important for safety and the more exposed you are, the more you need to add to it. Motorcycle riders who follow too closely put their lives at risk. One sadly lost his life recently in Arlington. The

One Teenager Dies, Two Hospitalized With Critical Injuries In A Suspected DUI-Accident In Houston

Posted: June 10th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A two-vehicle crash in Houston last week is being blamed for the death of a North Texas teen and the serious injury of two others.

The NBC affiliate in Dallas – Fort Worth reports that the fatal crash happened in …

Driver Flees Police For 12 Miles Before Ramming Them With Their Own Car

Posted: June 9th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A police chase ended dramatically when the fleeing driver turned his car around and rammed into the police. KFDM reported on the incident.

The chase started when a Newton County Sheriff’s deputy tried to stop a driver to see if …

Wrong-Way Driver On I-30 Causes Two Crashes, Police Chase

Posted: June 4th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A wrong-way driver caused two accidents to happen on I-30 in Fort Worth. WFAA explains the situation.

According to the report, the suspect drove a pickup the wrong way down I-30 near Hulen Street. Police were chasing the vehicle to …

Former Florida Congressman Injured In Crash Near Austin

Posted: May 25th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A former Congressman was injured in a motorcycle crash in Texas. New Country 103.1 reported on the crash.

Former U.S. Representative Allen West was injured in a motorcycle accident returning from a rally in Austin. West moved to Texas …

Family Rescued In Truck Fire Crash In Pleasant Grove

Posted: May 22nd, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A Dallas family was saved in the nick of time by witnesses to a fiery crash. CBS reported on the dramatic incident.

According to the report, the accident happened at Lake June and Holcomb Road in Pleasant Grove. A speeding …

SUV Flies Off Roadway, Tips Gravel Truck Over In Plano

Posted: May 21st, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A freak accident in Plano killed two people and injured another according to the police. reported on the incident.

An SUV with two people was traveling west on the service road of 190. Police say the vehicle was speeding …

5-Year-Old Manages To Drive SUV Two Miles Before Stopped By Police

Posted: May 20th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

An unusual story that received national attention involves a five-year-old who stole his parent’s car because he wanted to go to California to buy a Lamborghini. CBS reports.

After his mom refused to buy him the expensive sports car, the …

Oak Cliff Accident Ends In Shootout

Posted: May 18th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A car accident in Oak Cliff ended with a shootout that injured an officer last Saturday evening. The Dallas Morning News reports on the incident.

Officers were on South Westmoreland Road when they spotted a man wanted for two felony …

Fire, Explosion On I-20 In Multi-car Pileup

Posted: May 15th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

The authorities are wondering how they’re going to sort out this multi-car crash that happened near Lancaster Road in Dallas. WFAA reports on the incident.

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department says at least five cars were involved in the accident, …

5-Year-Old Boy Steals The Family Van To Buy A Lamborghini

Posted: May 13th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

While most kids would be satisfied with a model of their dream car, a 5-year-old boy insisted that his mother buy him the real thing. When she refused, he decided he’d go out and buy one for himself.

CBS Local

People Trapped In Cars After Three-Vehicle Accident

Posted: May 1st, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Late night crashes can happen for many reasons, including low visibility, drunkenness, fatigue, and distraction. Many evening crashes also involve higher speeds because there are fewer cars on the road. Three cars were tangled up in a crash last night …

Two People Steal Truck, Crash Into A House In Fort Worth

Posted: April 30th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A strange incident happened in Fort Worth involving a stolen truck. NBC reported on the incident.

The assault happened in the wee hours of the morning on Merida Avenue. Two men struck a man in the back of the …

Hundreds Of Citations For Street Racing

Posted: April 28th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

The racing incidents we talked about yesterday were much worse than we thought. Dallas News has further details about what happened this weekend.

By the time the police were through, 224 citations were issued for street racing violations over the …

Car Catches Fire, Falls Off Bridge In Fort Worth

Posted: April 24th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Sometimes a crash is so severe that there is little chance of surviving it, no matter what safety features you have or how well you can drive. A crash like that happened in Fort Worth last Tuesday. CBS reports.

According …

Couple Drives Off Service Road, Crashes In Backyard, One Dead

Posted: April 21st, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Sometimes an accident is so severe that it can be hard to tell who was driving at the time of the accident. Such an accident happened in Dallas recently, according to WFAA.

A couple was driving on the I-20 …

Two Die In Speeding Incidents In Arlington

Posted: April 17th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

The Arlington Police are asking that the public slow down on roads instead of speeding up because of the reduced traffic. Dallas News reports.

Two fatal car crashes happened last weekend, both related to speeding. The first happened to an …

Driving Patterns Change Across Texas

Posted: April 16th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

The COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed traffic patterns across the nation, but one thing hasn’t changed according to the Texas Department of Transportation. There is still at least one fatal accident daily on Texas roads. reports.

At the end …

Police Capture A Driver After A Police Chase Through Three Cities

Posted: April 15th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

According to the U.S.  National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), thousands of people have lost their lives as the result of police pursuits since the agency began tracking the figure in 1979. Many of the lives lost were those who …

Car Breaks Into Three Pieces In Accident

Posted: April 14th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

They design cars these days to crumple and break apart to dissipate the energy of a crash away from a driver. That may be what saved the life of a man in a crash that happened in Perry on Monday. …

Car Rolls While Speeding, Kills One, Injures Three

Posted: April 13th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Some drivers think it’s okay to speed when there are few cars on the road because there’s no one to crash into. That’s a mistake. High rates of speed can cause you to lose control of a car and crash …

If you or a loved one become injured in an accident where another driver or even the automobile manufacturer is at fault, you need someone who is going to be on your side to explain your best options. Insurance companies often do not have your best interests in mind when trying to negotiate a settlement. That’s why having an experienced auto-accident attorney on your team can be a valuable asset.

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