A 3- or 4-year-old toddler miraculously escaped a fatal rollover crash in Conroe with only bruises and scrapes. He was found walking near the crash site on Old Houston Road after the early morning/late night crash.
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Men and women working in the oil and gas industry are more than eight times more likely than workers in other professions to be involved in a fatal on-the-job motor vehicle accident. Historically, more than one-third of those in the oil and gas who were killed in fatal workplace crashes worked right here in Texas.
According to federal officials, Honda Motors has issued a recall of 310,773 Pilot SUVs to fix a defect in the seat belts. Honda officials said that the stitching in the seat belts may not have been properly sewn and can detach suddenly. The failure can lead to an increased risk of injury in a crash. Honda has received two complaints of seat belts detaching in the last 18 months. If you own a Honda Pilot, take it to your local dealer and get the problem fixed immediately. Also, make sure the dealership actually performs the work. Yes, this can happen.
In 2002 the passenger of a Mazda minivan was killed in a fatal car accident. The passenger was sitting in a rear seat in the van and was wearing his seat belt. Unfortunately the vehicle had only lap belts in the rear seat. The deceased passenger's family has claimed in their lawsuit that the vehicle was the product of a defective design because it failed to provide a shoulder belt for the passengers in the rear seat.