The Danger of Broadside Accidents

Last week, a vehicle was struck by another vehicle in downtown Harlingen. One driver was heading east on Van Buren Avenue when his vehicle was struck by a Mazda sedan traveling southbound on Third Street. Even though there is a traffic light at this intersection, the signal did not serve to prevent the accident from […]

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle Near Victoria

Recently, a driver was traveling north on US 87 near Victoria when he struck a pedestrian who was running across the roadway. Emergency services subsequently found the deceased pedestrian in the median of US 87 and located the driver’s vehicle parked in both lanes of the northbound section of US 87. The vehicle’s driver suffered […]

Pedestrian Accidents in Corpus Christi

Severe pedestrian accidents can and do occur in Corpus Christ and the surrounding area. Last month, the former Miss South Dakota was struck by a pickup truck in Corpus Christi while she and her boyfriend were walking along the street. Unfortunately, like many accidents involving pedestrians that are struck by motor vehicles, this incident was […]

Fatal Causeway Crash in Harlingen, Texas

Early this month, a fatal crash occurred near Harlingen. A motorist was killed when two vehicles collided on the eastbound lanes of the causeway headed toward the island. The Texas Department of Transportation reports that the crash occurred on the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway and caused the bridge to be shut down for five hours […]

Wrong Way Accidents in Brownsville, Texas

A driver took his motor vehicle the wrong way on US Highway 77 near the Roberta Road exit in Brownsville recently, causing a collision with a vehicle traveling in the other direction. The driver who was headed in the wrong direction was announced dead at the scene of the accident, while the other driver was […]

Dangerous Animals in Texas

Alligators have been involved in some alarming incidents recently. Last month an alligator inside Walt Disney World pulled a 2-year-old into a lagoon and killed him. In another recent incident, an alligator was caught along FM 536 just outside of Floresville. Surprising morning commuters, the alligator was a staggering 12 feet long and weighed 400 […]

Defective Brake Accidents

Last month, emergency services responded to an accident on F.M. 775 near La Vernia. The accident occurred due to bad brakes in one of the vehicles. As a result of defective brakes, the vehicle was unable to stop at a stop sign, causing a collision with a vehicle that was traveling in the opposite direction. […]

Startling New Statistics About Aggressive Driving

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, new reports released this week demonstrate that nearly 80% of motor vehicle drivers have expressed significant anger, aggression, or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year. The most alarming finding suggests that approximately eight million drivers in the United States have engaged […]

Accidents From Failure to Follow Traffic Signs

Last month, a United States Postal Service delivery truck struck a Wilson County deputy’s patrol car. This collision temporarily closed the inside northbound lane of traffic near the entrance to the Brentwood subdivision. The Texas Department of Public Safety charged the driver of the United States Postal Service motor vehicle with failure to obey a […]

School Bus Accidents

Last week, the driver of a pickup truck crashed into a school bus in Floresville. While four students and the driver of the school bus suffered only minor scrapes and bruises, this was just one of the many accidents involving school buses that occurred in Texas this year. Earlier in June, several students were injured […]

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