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.
A Texas man who was in a fatal car accident involving three vehicles on July 16 was pronounced dead. According to a report released by the Department of Public Safety, the crash took place outside of Colmesneil at 1:22 p.m.
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.
A gathering in northeastern Austin on June 14 included friends and family members of an area resident who was killed in an accident on June 10. The 44-year-old man was driving a truck at the time of the incident and was wearing a seat belt when a 27-year-old man reportedly ran a red light as his car traveled east on East Parmer Lane. The truck was T-boned, and the man was ejected in spite of his seat belt; he died at the scene of the accident. A five-year-old boy, the son of the car driver, was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. An additional passenger suffered injuries but is reportedly recovering.
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.
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.
Police have detained a Texas man after a fatal crash that resulted in the death of a 54-year-old woman on April 27. The incident occurred near Lake Conroe on Texas 105 at about 1 a.m. when a 27-year-old man in a Dodge Ram ran a red light and struck a 2014 Mitsubishi Montero Sport carrying four people.
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 wrong-way accident in Texas on March 16 resulted in the death of one person and left four college students injured. The car crash occurred in Cypress when the driver of one car collided head-on with another car after driving in the wrong lanes on U.S. Highway 290.