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Where Are The Most Dangerous Spots For Houston Drivers?

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When it comes to car accidents, states and cities are doing a lot to prevent them. Some initiatives include red light cameras, bans on texting and cell phone use, enhanced drunk driving penalties, and required safety equipment in new vehicles. But are these things working? Maybe not in Houston. The city is seeing even… Read More »

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Man Gets Legs Amputated After Fiery Houston Crash

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In an instant, your whole world can change. A sudden car crash can leave a once healthy person injured, on life support, unconscious, with brain damage, without their limbs. This can be especially devastating for a young adult who has their whole life in front of them and has big dreams. Sadly, this is… Read More »

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Pedestrian Killed In Houston Hit And Run Crash

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When a person is hit by a car, they have little protection. They often don’t stand a chance when it comes to survival, and when the driver flees the accident scene, the outcome is often fatality. Sadly, this was recently the case in Houston. A woman was hit by a car and the driver… Read More »

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Mother Killed While Checking On Kids After Minor Crash

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Car accidents happen every day. Many are minor fender benders, but without proper safety, they can end up being fatalities. That was what happened to a woman who was involved in a crash in Kingwood on the evening of February 20. The woman was driving a sedan on southbound Highway 59, near Kingwood Drive,… Read More »

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Woman Killed In Houston Drunk Driving Accident

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Drunk driving can be dangerous and even deadly. Unfortunately, drunk drivers often kill innocent people. Such was the case in Houston, when a drunk driver crashed into pillars and killed a passenger. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of March 11 on Fountain View Drive, near Westheimer Road. A 40-year-old woman was driving… Read More »

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Houston

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Multi-vehicle crashes can be caused by a variety of factors. While speeding and drunk driving are common causes, one factor that is not often talked about is poor visibility. When the sun goes down, certain intersections can get very dark. This limited visibility can greatly affect drivers and cause serious crashes. Unfortunately, this was… Read More »

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Police Officer Injured In Sugar Land Accident

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Sometimes police officers put themselves in harm’s way when they try to protect citizens. They may block a lane in the road after an accident, only to get hit by a vehicle. A police officer and two other people were recently injured in a crash in Sugar Land. The incident happened on the morning… Read More »

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Most Dangerous Intersections In Houston

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It’s no secret that the roads in Houston are busy, and with many people returning to the office after working from home for two years, the roads are about to get busier. This can lead motorists to drive dangerously, causing serious accidents and catastrophic injuries. Now that Texas has fully reopened after COVID lockdowns,… Read More »

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Motorcyclist Killed After Hitting 2 Vehicles

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Motorcycle accidents are usually serious events. The impact of a motorcycle crash can sometimes lead to two separate accidents—and fatality. This recently happened in Houston, when a motorcycle collided with two separate vehicles. The rider was killed in the crash, which happened on the morning of March 24 at Alief Clodine Road and Highway… Read More »

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Passenger Killed In Drunk Driving Crash With Tree

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After a night drinking at a bar, what should a person do? Definitely not get into a car and drive, like one woman did. She caused a fatal car accident after killing her passenger. She is now facing manslaughter charges. The fatal accident happened on the morning of March 25 on Telge Road in… Read More »

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