Houston,TX : 2 dead, 1 injured after rollover crash on may, Sunday 28th 2017
28 May 2017
Two men are dead and one woman is injured after a rollover crash near Cypress Station on Sunday, Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
A man was speeding away from a marked Sheriff’s Office patrol car on the North Freeway at about 6:30 a.m. Sunday, trying to avoid detention, the agency said.
He allegedly lost control of the car after exiting the freeway at Hollow Tree Lane. It struck a drainage ditch and rolled in the air several times. The driver, identified as Luis Renato Rios, and a front passenger both flew out of the car and died of their injuries at the hospital.
A female passenger in the back seat was not seriously injured, according to the sheriff’s office.
Houston, TX : One man died and four people were hospitalized on Saturday, May 27, 2017
27 May 2017
One man died and four people were hospitalized Saturday night after a northeast Harris County car crash.
Around 8:45 p.m., a white Chevy Impala was headed north on Lockwood near North Sam Houston Parkway when the passenger-side tires veered slightly off the road into a deep rut on the shoulder, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
The driver tried steering the car back onto the roadway but overcompensated and swerved into oncoming traffic, hitting an Chevy Trailblazer.
The Impala flipped upside down and the driver and one passenger were taken to the hospital, according to the sheriff’s office. A second passenger, identified as Joseph Wimberley, suffered fatal injuries. The driver is in critical condition.
Wimberley’s mother said he was 23 and visiting Houston for the weekend. Other people in the car, she said, were friends.
Joseph Wimberley grew up in Houston but lived in San Marcos, where he attended Job Corps, an education and vocational training program, she said.
“It’s very devastating for me right now,” Traci Wimberley said.
A 10-year-old and a woman in the Trailblazer were taken to the hospital in stable condition, while the male driver refused treatment.
Austin,TX : Driver killed after crashing into 18-wheeler on may, Friday 26th 2017
May 26–A 20-year-old man died Thursday morning when crashing his car into the back of an 18-wheeler in Northeast El Paso, police said.
A tractor-trailer was stopped at a red light that had just turned green when it was hit from behind by a Mazda 6 at 3 a.m. on Gateway North Boulevard near Ellerthorpe Avenue, police said.
The driver of the Mazda died at the scene. The truck driver, Juan Guerrero, 48, was not injured, police said.
The name of the driver who died was not immediately released.
Pasadena,TX : One dies in crash near Texas Medical Center on May, Friday 26th 2017
26 May 2017
A man died early Friday after he drove off a road near the Texas Medical Center and hit a brick retaining post.
The driver was headed eastbound on Holcombe, near Brays Bayou, when he lost control around 2 a.m., said Lt. Larry Crowson with the Houston Police Department.
The driver veered off of the road, traveled over a curb and slammed into the brick post.
The driver was described only as an adult man. There was no one else in the car.
It appeared the driver had been speeding prior to driving off the road, Crowson said.
Police closed Holcombe between Cambridge and South MacGregor for several hours after the crash.
HEDLEY TX — The Texas Department of Public Safety was called to a two-vehicle crash on US-287 in Donley County, resulting in the wrongful death of a juvenile.
At approximately 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Katherine Monroe, 43, of Hedley TX, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier eastbound on US-287, approximately one mile west of Hedley, according to DPS reports. Erika Roberts, 34, of Amarillo, was driving a 2016 Jeep Renegade eastbound on US-287 directly behind Monroe. When Monroe slowed her vehicle to turn left at the crossover, Roberts failed to control her speed and crashed into the rear end of the Cavalier.
The back seat passenger in the Cavalier, identified as 12-year-old Allison Monroe, of Hedley, was pronounced dead on scene by Donley County Justice of the Peace Pam Mason, said Sgt. Cindy Barkley, DPS spokesperson.
Katherine Monroe and the 10-year-old female front seat passenger, of Anson TX, were air-lifted to the hospital with life-threatening-injuries.
Roberts’ vehicle caught fire after the crash. She was able to get out of the vehicle. Roberts was not injured.
All occupants involved in the crash were wearing seat belts. The road conditions were dry and no other vehicles were involved, Barkley reported.
HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS – Witnesses say a red light runner is to blame for a violent crash that sent three people to the hospital late Thursday.
Around 10:30 p.m. a male pickup truck driver with a female passenger was traveling southbound on Meadowhill going to 50 to 60 mph, witnesses told Harris County Deputy Constables. The driver is accused of running the red light and slamming into an SUV traveling on FM 2920.
Life Flight took a 22-year-old female passenger in the pickup to the hospital in critical condition. The 28-year-old pickup driver and the female driver of the SUV were taken to the hospital in serious condition.
Deputies said they would evaluate the driver responsible for the crash to see if charges should be filed.
Decatur, TX : One man was severely injured in a crash on May, Thursday, 25th 2017
25 May 2017
One man was severely injured when he wrecked his motorcycle into a barbed wire fence on County Road 1590 about a mile west of Alvord Thursday afternoon.
A neighbor said the man was westbound when he left the roadway near a driveway and struck a fencepost. The man became tangled in the fence and his bike flipped several times during the wreck, a bystander said. A clear path of tire marks, followed by debris, led from the roadway to the spot where the bike came to rest in a nearby field.
Texas Department of Public Safety Spokesman Sgt. Lonny Haschell later identified the man as Gregory Meier, 21, of Alvord. Bystanders said Meier was passionate about motorcycles and frequently traveled the road.
DPS Investigator Jose Gomez confirmed the story and said the man was taken via air ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.
Wise County EMS and Alvord Fire Department responded to the scene.
SAN ANTONIO, TX : A woman was hospitalized after a four-vehicle crash in the Northeast Side on May, Thursday, 25th 2017
25 May 2017
A woman was hospitalized Thursday after a four-vehicle crash in the Northeast Side that occurred when a driver pulled out into oncoming traffic, according to police at the scene.
Officers and paramedics responded to the crash around 8:40 a.m. near the intersection of Nacogdoches Road and Bell Drive, near the entrance to the El Dorado subdivision.
An officer at the scene said the crashed began when a woman driving a Chevy Avalanche pulled out of the subdivision into oncoming traffic, possibly because business advertisement signs blocked her vision.
Pasadena,TX : Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel on may, Thursday 25th 2017
25 May 2017
A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show, according to authorities and the brothel’s owner.
Brian Brandt, 40, of Reno, was arrested and faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon, property destruction and possession of stolen property, the Lyon County Sheriff’s office said.
Brothel owner Dennis Hof said none of the five employees, 30 female prostitutes and 10 customers inside at the time were hurt when the crash happened just after 4 a.m.
The impact of the truck crashing into the building scared them and sounded “like a bomb going off,” Hof said, causing what he estimated at $400,000 damage.
Beaumont, TX : A 26-year-old Kountze man was taken by medical helicopter to a Beaumont hospital following a wreck in Hardin County on May, Thursday, 25th 2017
25 May 2017
A 26-year-old Kountze man was taken by medical helicopter to a Beaumont hospital early Thursday following a wreck in Hardin County.
The man was driving a 1997 Ford Explorer westbound on FM 420 at about 7 a.m. when he pulled out in front of a 2012 Ford pickup, according to information from the Texas Department of Public Safety. The truck was headed north on US 69 at the time and struck the SUV.
The driver of the truck, also from Kountze, was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with injuries that did not seem to be life-threatening, DPS said.