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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.

A Beloved Dallas-Fire Rescue Firefighter Lost In Traffic Accident

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

The level of service and dedication that the men and women of our police, firefighters, and other emergency responders give to us every day is incalculable.  We often take these people for granted for all that they do for us

Speeding Tickets On The Rise Due To Empty Highways

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

While most of the country was sheltering in place to avoid spreading the COVID-19  virus, some motorists took advantage of highways and roads that were virtually empty by speeding.

According to NBCDFW reporter Andrew Welsh-Huggins, across the country, many states

A Woman Looks For Five Good Samaritans Who Saved Her And Son’s Life

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

For one mother in Fort Worth, however, finding the five people responsible for saving her son’s life over the weekend and thanking them was important.

NBCDFW reports that on Saturday, August 31st, Destinye Guevara received a call that her 16-year-old

A Fatal Crash On I-30 Is Under Investigation

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

A crash involving two vehicles happened early Tuesday morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 near the Interstate 635 exit leaving one person dead.

According to a story appearing on the NBCDFW website in Dallas, the fatal crash happened

Three Die In A Blazing Wrong-Way Crash Near The Hwy 337 Exchange

Posted: August 31st, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A wrong-way driver is being blamed for the deaths of a man, a woman, and a little girl in Haltom City on Sunday night.

The CBS affiliate in Dallas–Fort Worth, CBSDFW, reported on its website that the two-vehicle crash …

Texas Department Of Transportation Reports Several Accidents Along I-35

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

A recent report released by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has shown that more intersection-crashes in Denton happen along Interstate 35 and Interstate 35E near ramps onto and off of those highways.

The Denton Record-Chronicle reports that, according to

Street Race Ends In Car Fire, Fatality

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

Street racing is on the rise around the country; however, but no matter where you go, it’s still illegal, and it can cost participants their license, their vehicle, their freedom, and even their life. While movies and social media might

Two Cars Submerged In Swimming Pools In Less Than A Week

Posted: August 19th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Because our Texas summers tend to be hotter than many other areas of the country, having a swimming pool to cool off can be a welcome respite.  However, going for a dip in the pool while behind the wheel probably

Fuel Tanker Crash On I-75 Kills One

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

A fiery crash involving a fuel tanker truck along US Highway 75 in Richardson on Wednesday has left one person dead.

NBCDFW reports that the fatal accident happened on Wednesday, August 12th, at approximately 9:57 a.m. in the northbound lanes

A Woman’s Vehicle Carjacked, The Man Shooting Other Vehicles Still At Large

Posted: August 7th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

The NBC affiliate in Dallas–Fort Worth reports that police are searching for a man who opened fire on vehicles along Interstate 20 on Thursday morning.

Authorities say that at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 6th, a man was shooting …

A Plan Crashes In The Yard Of A Home In Harris Count, Injures Two People

Posted: July 29th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

A small aircraft crash-landed in a residential area in Harris County on Tuesday, ending up in the yard of a home and leaving two people injured.

CBS Local in Dallas reports that on Tuesday, July 28th at approximately 2:00 a.m.,

Pedestrian Steps Into Service Road, Struck And Killed By Car

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

When a pedestrian acts in an unpredictable way, they put themselves and drivers at risk. Tht’s what seems to have happened in this story from WFAA about a pedestrian fatality.

An off-duty officer struck and killed a pedestrian that …

Underage Driver Crashes Into Small Crowd In Grand Prairie, Kills One

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

A car in Grand Prairie plowed into two women pushing strollers last Sunday. The driver was a 13-year-old boy. CBS explains.

Just after 9 p.m. on Sunday on East Main Street, a car crashed into the small crowd walking …

Two Trinity University Students Lose Their Lives In A Car Accident In Palo Pinto County

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

Two students of Trinity University tragically lost their lives in a car accident in Palo Pinto County last Friday. 

According to the story appearing on the My San Antonio website, officials did not initially release the name of the two

Remember When There Were Protests Against Seat Belts?

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

We all know that seatbelts save lives, but did you know that it wasn’t too long ago that very few people in Dallas wore them? Dallas News reports.

According to the report, only 12.8% of people wore their seatbelts in …

Driver Of A Hyundai Dies After Hydroplaning In Hill County

Posted: July 8th, 2020 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

Hydroplaning is dangerous and often unexpected when it occurs to drivers. Also known as aquaplaning, hydroplaning happens when roads are wet, and a thin layer of water has built up between the surface of the road and the tires. With …

Street Racer Avoids Prison Sentence Despite Fatal Crash

Posted: July 5th, 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 …

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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