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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.

Man Found Dead In Fort Worth Pond

Posted: June 18th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A man was found dead in his car after it crashed into a pond in Fort Worth. The Star-Telegram reported on the crash.

The fire department learned of the crash after a witness saw the car in the water with …

Seven Injured After Lake Brownwood Boat Crashes Into Jetty

Posted: May 29th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Crashes in boats are extremely dangerous. It’s rare for people to wear seatbelts when they’re on a boat, and many people stand up in them. When a wreck happens, people get thrown hard. In Brownwood, Texas, an early morning boat …

Pickup Catches Fire In Southeast Dallas Collision

Posted: May 19th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

We’ve seen a report of a car crash in Southeast Dallas that caused a pickup truck to burst into flames. NBC reported on the accident.

Not many details were released about this incident. Police say the crash happened in the …

Multi-Car Accident Kills Two

Posted: May 12th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A multi-car crash in Oak Cliff on Monday killed two people according to Dallas News.

The accident happened in the late evening on I-20 near South Lancaster Road. Police found several cars, one of which was on fire, when …

Waco Hero Dies In Car Accident In Dallas

Posted: May 12th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A young man hailed as a hero for running into a house in East Waco and saving someone’s life has died in a car accident in Dallas. The Waco Tribune reports.

Two years ago, he ran into his elderly neighbor’s …

Pedestrian Hit By Plane At Austin Airport

Posted: May 8th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

An unusual accident happened at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. CBS reported on the fatal incident.

The FAA is investigating why a pedestrian was killed on the runway of the airport. A Southwest Airlines pilot reported the person running just after …

Car Hits Oldest Standing Home In McKinney

Posted: May 7th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A historical home in McKinney has sustained significant damage after a vehicle hit the house. Community Impact reports.

The John Faires House is the oldest standing home in McKinney, located in Heritage Village in Collin County. According to the report, …

A Mother And Her Two Daughters Were Killed In A Highway Crash

Posted: May 6th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

A deadly crash along Interstate 35E in Dallas took the life of a mother and her two adult daughters last week.

The Dallas News reported that the fatal crash happened at approximately 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 30th.

According to …

Man In Critical Condition After Colliding With Garbage Truck

Posted: May 5th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

It’s never a good idea to crash into a truck, but some trucks are worse than others. The heavier they are, the harder they’ll hit. Sanitation trucks are among the heaviest vehicles on the road. It takes quite a lot …

Downtown Subway Project May Be Delayed By 15 Years

Posted: May 4th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Mass transit options reduce the number of cars on the roadways. This also reduces the chances for an accident. If you’ve been out on the road during this crisis, you’ve seen the reduction in traffic. But the outbreak is threatening …

A Truck Overturn Closed A Portion Of The Dallas Mixmaster

Posted: April 29th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Cement mixer trucks are heavy-duty vehicles that are specially designed to deliver loads of cement to a  construction or job site within a limited amount of time. Construction industry experts say that a load of cement or concrete needs to …

TxDOT Says Shutdowns Are Speeding Up Traffic Projects

Posted: April 23rd, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

There has been one good thing to happen thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak. TxDOT says that all major road projects are on schedule and could even get ahead of schedule if traffic remains low. NBCDFW reports.

Traffic numbers have dropped …

Two Women Were Killed In A Rear-end Collision Along The I-30 Highway

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

A crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 on Saturday night caused the deaths of two women and the injury of a five-year-old girl.

ABC affiliate, station WFAA in Dallas reported on its website that the fatal crash happened …

Crash In Harris County Between Motorcycle And Pedestrian

Posted: April 6th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Pedestrian accidents usually happen between larger vehicles and people in the roadway. But sometimes a smaller vehicle can tangle up with a pedestrian. That’s what seems to have happened in an accident in north Harris Country. KHOU reports.

A motorcycle …

Confusion Over Coronavirus Roadblocks

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

Texas tried imposing a mandatory self-quarantine on people coming over from Louisiana on Monday, but the orders appear to be unclear. CBSDFW reports on the matter.

The Governor is trying to keep the number of new coronavirus cases down coming …

Dallas City Council Members Endorse The Police’s Plan To Curtail Street Racing

Posted: February 19th, 2020 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

Street racing has been a growing problem in Dallas and throughout the state of Texas. During a Dallas City Council meeting on Monday, February 10th, representatives of the Dallas Police Department put forth an aggressive approach to address the issue.…

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

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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