A two-vehicle collision in Galveston killed one, injured two others and shut down traffic for more than five hours on Seawall Boulevard on July 26. The accident occurred in the 9500 block of Seawall Boulevard, and police are investigating the cause of the accident.
One person died and two others were injured in a head-on collision that occurred in Texas on July 9. The incident took place near Graytown around 6 p.m. where County Road 126 and F.M. 2579 intersect. A sergeant with the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol said the crash happened after a 21-year-old male driving a Dodge Ram pickup southbound on F.M. 2579 fell asleep behind the wheel. The pickup truck veered into the northbound lanes and crashed into a Honda Pilot.
Some Galveston residents may have heard about an accident that left nine people injured and one dead near San Marcos. The incident occurred on July 4. The victim was transported to Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos after the car crash, but he was pronounced dead some time later. Police say that a 20-year-old man may be charged with intoxication manslaughter pending the results of their investigation.
The Department of Public Safety recently reported a June 22 crash that happened on Texas 73. The two-vehicle accident injured six people, including one who was flown to Galveston's University of Texas Medical Branch and another who was helicoptered to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. The news source did not mention if any charges have been filed in connection with the incident.
Authorities in Texas have reported that one person was killed and another seriously injured on June 8 after a pickup truck lost control near the Galveston seawall. The two people were standing outside of a souvenir store on Seawall Boulevard when they were struck. The driver of the pickup truck also suffered minor injuries. The pedestrian accident occurred at about 7:00 a.m.
A 49-year-old woman in Texas was killed in a car crash near the Hobby Airport on May 25. The woman was driving north on I-45 at around 5:10 a.m. when her Ford Taurus was hit by a black Saab. The driver of the Saab had been heading north on the Gulf Freeway in another lane. Houston police have charged the driver of the Saab with intoxicated manslaughter.
As a result of a road-rage accident that caused the deaths of two 20-year-old men, a 21-year-old Wylie man was charged with accident involving injury and two counts of criminally negligent homicide. However, one of the deceased was also allegedly driving in a reckless manner, which may complicate any of the criminal proceedings.
Despite wearing a helmet, a 30-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured after being hit by a car in El Paso on May 6. The accident occurred at the intersection of Artcraft Road and Westside Drive just before 5:30 p.m., police said.
A recent accident in Pasadena claimed the lives of four people and injured two more. Police in Pasadena say a taxi van collided with another vehicle after the other car crossed the centerline and drove into oncoming traffic. The auto accident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on April 19.
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.