A bus carrying fourteen people returning from a church choir retreat was involved in a deadly head-on collision with a 2007 Dodge truck in South Texas last month. The crash killed 13 people after the truck unexpectedly veered into their lane of traffic. Witnesses to the crash confirmed the driver of the truck was texting and on medication at the time of the crash.
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Monday and Tuesday morning were dangerous times to be travelling the Gulf Freeway this week. Two fatal motor vehicle accidents claimed four lives, three drivers and one passenger, on the Houston Interstate.
A man from Texas and another from Oklahoma were killed in a fatal truck crash southwest of Wichita Falls on U.S. 277. Investigators believe that Jerry Jones of Noble, Oklahoma, veered into the path of an oncoming truck, causing a fatal head-on collision that resulted in an explosive fire.
A pursuit by Kingsville police ended when the truck that law enforcement was after crashed while trying to bypass the security checkpoint on the Naval Air Station. The driver of the GMC Sierra pickup crashed head-on into pop-up security barriers that were activated when he or she failed to stop at the initial checkpoint.
While one family is mourning the loss of a loved one to a sudden, unexpected fatal accident, Jose Ramirez is facing intoxication manslaughter charges for causing the crash. According to reports, Ramirez was travelling in the wrong direction on Tidwell when he slammed into another vehicle, fatally injuring his own passenger.
Just last week we wrote about the results of a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Study that reported how too many people, especially Texans, were driving drowsy or falling asleep at the wheel.
Two deputies from the Harris County sheriff's office wound up in a head-on collision earlier this week. While head-on collisions can be very dangerous, it turns out that so-called "overlap crashes" are potentially worse. An "overlap crash" is a head-on collision that involves the outer 25 percent on either side of a car's front end.
Four people were killed early Saturday morning last week in a head-on collision on a rural Texas road in just outside Decatur.