Articles Tagged with personal injury

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (via KWTX) Micah Nathaniel Millican, 21, of Temple and Hubert Jude Klepac, 44, of Bartlett died at the scene Sunday evening in a fiery collision on State Highway 95 three miles south of Bartlett, authorities said Monday.

Millican was southbound on the highway just before 6 p.m. Sunday when his 2013 Chevrolet Malibu crossed into the northbound lane and struck the 2001 Dodge 1500 in which Klepac and three others were riding, authorities said.

One of the vehicles caught on fire after the collision.

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ARLINGTON (via CBSDFW.COM) – Two people were injured, one of them seriously, after a stalled car was hit from behind on Interstate-20 in Arlington.

The crash happened just after midnight in the westbound lanes of the highway, near Bowman Springs.

According to police, when a car stalled in the middle of the roadway a man inside got out to push it to the shoulder. A woman with him stayed inside the car to steer it from the lane. Sometime during the attempt to get to safety hit the disabled car from behind.

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FORNEY, Texas, via inForney.com — According to Mathew Richards of inForney.com, one person was airlifted to a Dallas-area hospital early Thursday morning after a major crash on Farm-to-Market (FM) 2932.

The accident occurred just after midnight. The Forney Fire Department, Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office, CareFlite, and the Texas Department of Public Safety dispatched to the 10000 block of FM 2932 for a single-vehicle crash involving a Corvette. Firefighters reported that upon arrival one person was trapped in the vehicle and the Firefighters requested a CareFlite medical helicopter to transport the injured person. Additional fire department resources were dispatched to the scene to assist with a landing zone.

After extrication, one person was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, in unknown condition. Another person was transported by ground ambulance to Baylor, Scott & White hospital in Sunnyvale. This is a developing story. Click Here.

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FORNEY, Texas, via inForney.com: — A woman was critically injured after being struck by a pickup truck on Broad Street in Forney on Thursday morning.

According to Mathew Richards at inForney.com, around 6:07 a.m. a female was crossing Broad Street on foot, around McGraw Street, when she was struck by an F-250 pickup truck, according to police.

The driver of the pickup truck did stop and is cooperating with police. He is not expected to face any charges in relation to the accident.

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via nbcdfw.com: Police in Burleson say two people have been killed in an accident involving three vehicles.

Investigators from the Department of Public safety say that the driver of a mini-van stopped on Renfro Street to turn left into Cana Baptist Church’s parking lot.

At that time, the driver of a Ford F150 Pickup struck the mini-van from behind, sending it into on-coming traffic. That caused the ricochet accident involving a Ford Ranger that was heading the opposite direction then hit the mini-van.

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via inForney.com: MABANK, Texas — A man is facing two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in a crash that sent two victims to Dallas-area hospital by medical helicopter yesterday.

Police say high-speed may be a leading factor in the crash.

Around 4:30 p.m., a white 2015 Dodge Charger and a white Toyota sedan were traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 175, near the western city limits of Mabank, approaching the Cedar Creek Reservoir bridges.

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via SanAngelolive.com: Three people were killed this past Friday morning in a horrific fatality accident. According to the Texas DPS, a 2008 Ram Pickup was traveling north on US. 83 near the Concho and Menard County line. Meanwhile a 2004 Nissan Maxima was traveling south on the same roadway.

DPS noted that this section of U.S. 83 near where the crash occurred reduces from two lanes in both directions with a grassy median down to a single lane both directions.

The Ram pickup driver, Jasus Ruben Villegas, 24, of San Antonio, lost control, DPS reported. His truck veered across the centerline and into the oncoming lane of traffic. The Nissan, driven by Linda Faye Russell, 58, of Doole, didn’t have time to evade a head-on collision with the passenger side of the Ram.

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via Fort-Worth Star Telegram- Four people died early Monday in car wrecks in Dallas.

The first came about 12:30 a.m. when two men were killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 35E.

One man was driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra southbound on northbound I-35 when he collided with a 2012 Ford Expedition being driven by a 34-year-old man, according to a news release emailed by Dallas police.

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LEFORS, Texas (AP) — Three people are dead and two critically injured after one SUV crashed into another at an intersection in rural West Texas.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the crash occurred Saturday afternoon near Lefors, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northeast of Amarillo. DPS says the 29-year-old driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe was unable to avoid a Chevy Equinox that did not yield the right of way at a stop sign and entered the intersection in front of the Tahoe.

Authorities identified the three killed as 72-year-old Wesley Lewis of Elk City, Oklahoma, and 79-year-old Mildred Garza and 79-year-old Alverto Garza, both of Leedey, Oklahoma.

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HARTLEY COUNTY, TX (via KFDA) –

1 man has died after a two-vehicle accident on US-385 in Hartley County.

Wednesday around 2:35 a.m., Stanley Smith, 78, of Dimmitt, was driving a Saturn Ion south on US-385 when a Freightliner semi crossed over into the southbound lane and side-swiped the Saturn causing extensive damage to the driver side.