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Man Dancing On Semi Truck Is Knocked Off, Killed

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Semi truck accidents can happen in a number of ways. One way a person can get killed is by dancing on one. Yes, this stupid stunt did actually happen. A man was killed after jumping onto a truck’s trailer, dancing on it, and getting knocked down when the truck went under a bridge. The… Read More »

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2 Killed In Violent Motorcycle Crash

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While motorcycles are smaller than other vehicles, the actions of a motorcycle rider can still harm themselves and others. This was recently the case in Houston when a motorcyclist slammed into an SUV, killing himself and the driver of the SUV. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of December 7 on Scott Street… Read More »

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Road Safety After A Car Accident

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Houston is a busy area. There are roughly 5 million vehicles registered in the area. While agencies like the Department of Transportation work hard to keep cars moving, there is usually a lot of traffic in Houston and the surrounding areas. This makes accidents more likely to occur, and they can slow down traffic… Read More »

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Why Are Wrong-Way Crashes On The Rise?

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Car crashes seem to occur on a daily basis in Houston. They happen in many ways, but in the past few years, there has been an increase in wrong-way crashes. Wrong-way accidents are especially concerning because they tend to occur at high speeds and result in head-on crashes, which are often deadly. So why… Read More »

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3 Killed In 3 Separate Crashes In Houston

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It’s sad enough when one fatal crash happens. But when three happen in the same area within three hours, it’s absolutely devastating. Sadly, December 15 was a deadly night for Houston residents. Three crashes within hours of each other resulting in three fatalities. The first accident happened on Highway 6 in west Houston. She… Read More »

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Driver Killed While Repairing Car On Roadside

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We depend on cars to get us from place to place, but sometimes even our trusty vehicles can leave us stranded. When a breakdown occurs on or near a busy road, it can put us in dangerous situations. Sadly, this situation recently happened in Houston, leaving a man dead. The fatal accident occurred just… Read More »

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1 Killed In Houston Motorcycle Crash

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Vehicles need to be careful when on the roadway. While it’s often said that other motorists are the ones who tend to cause motorcycle accidents, sometimes the motorcycle rider is the one at fault. Sadly, one person was killed in a recent motorcycle crash in Houston. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of… Read More »

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1 Killed In Chain Reaction Crash On Katy Freeway

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The Katy Freeway is busy with all kinds of vehicles, from passenger vehicles to big rigs. Getting into a crash with any of these automobiles can lead to serious injuries and even death. Sadly, this was recently the case in Houston, in The Heights area. A vehicle collided with a semi truck on the… Read More »

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Hit And Run Driver Kills Man On Skateboard

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Many people love riding skateboards — even middle-aged men in their 40s. A Texas man who embraced the skateboarding community was recently killed in a hit and run crash in east Houston. The 46-year-old man was on his skateboard in the early morning hours of September 30 when he crashed into a Cadillac on… Read More »

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Pedestrian Hit By 2 Cars, Killed In Houston

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Drivers need to watch out for pedestrians at all times, but that can be difficult on busy highways. Nobody is expecting to see people walking down the middle of the freeway. Plus, these roads are not made for pedestrian traffic due to the speeds of the vehicles. Many highways have speed limits of 70… Read More »

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