Feds Open the Floor to the Public On the Question of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles

On April 24th, 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will hold a public listening session via a live web broadcast to allow the public to express its concerns and opinions regarding the development, operation and regulation of Highly Automated Commercial Vehicles. You can join that broadcast by following this […]

Automobile and Pedestrian Accidents

Harlingen law enforcement officials recently requested the public’s assistance in locating a suspect responsible for an auto-pedestrian accident. The accident occurred at the 1000 block of West Taylor Avenue. Law enforcement was summoned to the location and discovered both a man and woman lying on the ground, having suffered injuries. Witnesses reported that a white […]

Right of Way Accidents

One individual was recently killed in a two vehicle accident that occurred 14 miles south of Falfurrias on Highway 281 southbound. Another additional individual was airlifted to a nearby medical facility, while three other victims from the accident were taken to a nearby medical facility. A pickup truck carrying four people attempted to turn around […]

Breast Implants Linked to Cancer

FDA Report Links Cancer to Certain Breast Implants According to a report released by the Federal Drug Agency (FDA), there is a rare T-cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implantation. The cancer is called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). It is considered rare, but women with breast implants involving textured implants particularly […]

Accidents Involving Teenage Drivers

Law enforcement officials are investigating a fatal accident near Beeville that resulted in a teen girl being killed on Sunday March 19th, 2017. Law enforcement reports that a vehicle occupied by a driver and two passengers lost control, which caused the motor vehicle to run off the side of the road subsequently collide with a fence […]

Construction Zone Accidents

Frequency of Construction Zone Accidents A Victoria man was recently killed and another man was seriously injured in a three-car crash in Bee County. The crash occurred at a construction zone located on Highway 59 and roughly six miles east of Beeville. Two motor vehicles were stopped at a red light in a construction zone […]

Backhoe Accidents

When construction accidents occur, they often involve serious injuries and even fatalities. A recent accident occurred in San Antonio that resulted in the death of an individual. A backhoe operator appears to have been unaware that there was someone standing at the bottom of a 15-foot hole, when he dropped material into the hole and instantly […]

Train Accidents

Recently, a man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train. (See Story) The victim was walking on the train tracks when he was struck by the eastbound train, which was traveling at a rate of 76 miles per hour. Even though the train issued a warning, the victim did not respond to these sounds […]

The Danger of Salmonella

Salmonella is a particularly harmful bacteria that can damage to the human body if ingested. Albertsons and Tom Thumb stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas have recently announced a voluntary recall of five candy products that were made with milk powder due to a potential salmonella contamination. These products were sold in the bakery area […]

The Effect of Fog on Winter Accidents in Texas

Although accidents due to ice and snow are certainly possible in the state of Texas, the top causes of winter motor vehicle accidents in the area are rain and fog. According to the American Automobile Association, accidents that occur in fog cause 155% more fatalities than motor vehicle accidents that occur in clear weather. Recently, […]

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