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Driver Killed After Hitting Tree In Houston

By The West Law Office |

In a typical car accident, a vehicle is most likely to hit another vehicle. However, sometimes fixed objects like trees are involved. This is what recently happened in Houston, but sadly, the incident resulted in death. The fatal accident happened on the afternoon of September 27 in the 5500 block of West Fuqua Street…. Read More »

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Several Killed In Multiple Houston Car Accidents

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October 4 was a deadly day in Houston, as several people were killed in multiple car accidents across the city. Three people were killed in four different crashes. The first accident happened that morning on the Westpark Tollway, near Synott Road and Eldridge Parkway. A bicyclist was hit by a car for unknown reasons…. Read More »

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash In Houston

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Traffic laws and signals are in place to keep traffic flowing and prevent accidents from occurring. When drivers do not follow the laws and signs, they may actually end up driving in the wrong direction, causing a head-on crash. This was recently the case in Houston, and the result was the death of an… Read More »

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Traffic Fatalities On The Rise In Texas

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In some areas, car accidents are declining, but that’s not the case in Texas. In the state in 2019, the average daily number of fatalities caused by car crashes was 9.9. In 2020, that number rose to 10.6 per day. That rise was speculated to be caused by drivers speeding on empty roads due… Read More »

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Argument Causes Fatal Texas Car Accident

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Driving requires immense focus and control, and when a passenger yanks the steering wheel while you’re driving, it’s bound to cause a car accident. This was recently the case in Texas and sadly, it led to fatality. A man was killed after he pulled on the steering wheel while his wife was driving, causing… Read More »

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What’s Causing Houston’s Pedestrian Deaths?

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Pedestrian fatalities have been an issue in many parts of the country over the past decade. They have risen by 50% across the United States. In Houston, pedestrian deaths have increased by 125%. We are told that we need to get more exercise, and that we can do so by walking from place to… Read More »

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Why You Should Avoid Drunk Driving

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Motorists know that driving while intoxicated is illegal, but they still do it anyway. They drive after having several drinks, even though their judgment has been altered. They hit someone, causing serious injuries or even death. Even if a person doesn’t get into a car accident, they can still get a DUI and face… Read More »

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Hours Of Service In The Trucking Industry

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In the trucking industry, there are a lot of federal regulations that need to be followed. One of them involves hours of service. All drivers and carriers must comply with the hours of service law, which refers to the maximum amount of time truck drivers are allowed to be on duty over the course… Read More »

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1 Killed In DUI Crash In Houston

By The West Law Office |

One drunk driver is bad enough. When there are two drunk drivers on the road, and they collide with each other, the results can be severe and even fatal. Sadly, this was the case on the evening of August 27 in Houston. Two drunk drivers hit each other, killing one person. The fatal car… Read More »

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1 Killed After Crashing Into Parked Car

By The West Law Office |

When many drivers hit a parked car, they are often traveling at low speeds, so if there are any injuries, they are usually minor. Unfortunately, this was not the case in North Houston, where a driver was recently killed after colliding with a parked car.  The fatal accident occurred on the morning of September… Read More »

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