Operating a motor vehicle comes with serious responsibilities. A driver must be calm, focused and cautious if roadways are to be kept safe. In a recent fatal accident in Texas, authorities allege that one driver's anger led to distracted driving, resulting in a passenger's death.
A neighbor of a Crosby kindergarten teacher recently said that the woman's life revolved around her sons. An alleged reckless driver brought the Texas instructor's life to a crashing halt, along with that of her ex-husband, when both boys were killed in a crash on a recent Thursday. Drivers involved in the fatal collision suffered multiple injuries and are being treated at local hospitals. The neighbor lamented that she does not know how the mother will survive such sorrow.
Many of the nation's party-goers are still talking about their New Year's Eve celebrations with glee. Unfortunately, for some, the holiday will forevermore be linked with memories of sadness. A fatal accident in Texas recently became another statistic in holiday crashes that involve persons who are alleged to have been driving while drunk.
The day before Christmas is often a time of bustling for many families across the nation. Last minute shopping, gift-wrapping, decorating and food preparations are common activities as people anticipate a day of celebration with loved ones. When a reckless driver takes to the road, however, the joyful hustle and bustle of the holiday season can quickly turn into a tragic event. Unfortunately, that appears to have been what happened in the Houston 600 block of E. Crosstimbers on Christmas Eve.
Several passengers suffered multiple injuries when a Texas driver ran a red light and crashed into the passenger side of another car in late November. A 20-year-old woman died as a result of her injuries. Another passenger in her car was left with several broken bones. Criminal charges have now been pressed in the fatal accident. The 23-year-old male who ran the red light is currently being held on $150,000 bond for intoxicated manslaughter.
When a family loses a loved one as a result of an accident that was potentially caused by another motorist running from the police, they may have questions on how to best confront the situation. A person may seek answers regarding the events leading up to the fatality as well as any legal options that may exist on behalf of the deceased and his or her family. A young Texas man was recently charged for murder after the apparent wrongful death of another person resulted from his involvement in a police chase.
When a motorist fails to notice a pedestrian in the roadway, tragedy is often the result. Texas authorities recently arrested a man who they believe hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Making the decision to avoid responsibility after being involved in a fatal accident often worsens an already bad situation.
Making the decision to drink and drive can place other people that share the road at risk for being involved in a potentially fatal accident. A crash on a Texas freeway recently took the life of a passenger after the vehicle she was in was rear-ended by someone that may have been driving under the influence of alcohol. The devastating wreckage created by the fatal accident resulted in a three hour road closure with lengthy backup even after it was cleared.
There are certain places that people should have a reasonable expectation of personal safety. One of these places should be in their bedroom. Unfortunately, one man was killed after a drunk driver drove into his apartment while he was sleeping in Texas. The driver was recently sentenced as a result of charges stemming from the fatal accident.
Driving a motorcycle often requires special license and responsibility to safely operate. A motorcycle accident that causes an accidental death to another rider may have serious consequences for any victims and the person believed responsible. A terrible accident in Texas involving three motorcycles recently took a man's life and injured many others. Those that were hurt may choose to take a closer look into what happened in an attempt to discover the party deemed responsible for the accidental death.