A Texas car accident that resulted in the death of one woman was reported on April 13. The authorities stated that the crash took place on North Sam Houston Parkway in Houston at approximately 3:15 a.m. The driver who is believed to have caused the collision was ultimately charged with intoxicated assault with a vehicle and intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle.
Two Texas residents--a man and a woman--were involved in a motor vehicle collision two years ago on May 4, 2012. The woman has filed a lawsuit against the man alleging he is at fault for the accident. She is suing for an unspecified amount of monetary compensation.
On Aug. 12, five members of the musical "Texas," produced by the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, were killed in a car accident. The car, driven by a 20-year-old, allegedly failed to yield and pulled onto Highway 287 in the path of a tractor-trailer just north of Dumas. A blood test showed the driver had an alcohol level of .165 percent, which is more than twice the legal limit in the state of Texas, as well as traces of marijuana.
A Port Arthur, Texas, nursing home has been accused of letting a man die from dehydration, malnutrition and severely infected pressure ulcers, according to a lawsuit. The plaintiffs said that the man was not given enough water and developed the ulcers during a six-week stay at the nursing facility.
A head-on collision recently claimed the life of two Austin, Texas residents in Coryell County. The collision involved a car driven by an unidentified driver, a passenger identified as 45-year-old old Connie Williams, and a one-ton pickup truck driven by a 79-year-old rancher identified as Hilton Lee Culp. The two occupants of the car perished while the truck driver is listed in fair condition at a hospital in Temple, Texas. An accident investigation is pending. However, a report revealed that the car was heading up a hill when it encountered the truck.