One person has died and two people have been transported to local hospitals after a multiple vehicle crash on I-1o near Ford Park this morning.
Preliminary reports indicate that the driver of a Dodge pickup truck towing a trailer failed to control the vehicle’s speed and crashed into a mid-sized commercial vehicle that was stopped in the outside eastbound lane of 1-10 for an earlier crash.
The impact of the crash then caused the commercial motor vehicle to rear-end a Chevrolet pickup truck.
The driver of the Dodge truck was pronounced dead at the scene.
The drivers of the commercial motor vehicle and Chevrolet pickup truck were transported to a local hospital.
The extent of their injuries is unknown.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has urged drivers to take caution on I-10 near Ford Park after a fatal car crash this morning.
The crash between a tractor truck semi-trailer and passenger vehicle occurred in the eastbound lane about a mile west of Ford Park near Major Drive at approximately 7:30 a.m., according to a release from the department.
Traffic is being diverted onto the service road at the Major Drive exit.
Drivers should expect long delays and are urged to seek alternative routes.
TIOGA, Texas (KXII) — A semi truck hit a pickup truck hauling a horse trailer, and two other vehicles in a chain reaction wreck Wednesday at Highway 377 and Buck Creek Road.
Two people suffered serious injuries according to officials at the scene, but were conscious when they were taken to the hospital.
The prize-winning horse in the trailer died.
“We had a vehicle turning east bound, and this 18-wheeler right here was southbound. and apparently there was some confusion, and he struck the back end of the vehicle which forced it into the north lane of traffic,” Tioga Police Chief Curtis Maycomb said.
Police said it’s too early to what exactly caused the crash.
Athens, TX : Woman dies in wreck on may, Tuesday 30th 2017
A 21-year-old Murchison woman died in a one-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 279 near Tyler on Tuesday afternoon.
The victim was identified as Austynne Brooke Roberts.
Texas Department of Public Safety reports said troopers responded at about 2 p.m. to a wreck in Smith County, six miles west of the city of Tyler. According to information from the preliminary crash investigation, Roberts was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, traveling west on FM 279 when the wreck occurred. The vehicle went off the roadway to the right, causing the driver to overcorrect to the left.
DPS Sgt. Jean Dark said the driver lost control of the vehicle, which ran off the roadway, and struck a tree. Roberts was pronounced dead at the scene by Smith County Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 James Meredith. Her body was taken to Lighthouse Professional Services funeral home in Tyler.
The wreck is still under investigation by DPS.
FORT WORTH, TX : A man died after being extricated from his vehicle following a multi-vehicle wreck on Monday, May 29, 2017
A man died after being extricated from his vehicle following a multi-vehicle wreck on the Northeast Loop Monday.
Police responded to calls about the multi-vehicle collision about 11:55 a.m. The wreck occurred in the eastbound lanes of the 2000 block of Northeast Loop 820 near Mark IV Parkway, a news release from Fort Worth police said.
Police saw Shannon Allsup, 52, of Fort Worth, was trapped in his vehicle and he was extricated by first responders. Allsup was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital where he was later pronounced dead about 12:35 p.m., according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.
DALLAS, TX : Dallas police officer hospitalized after crash on Monday, May 29, 2017
A police officer was taken to the hospital for treatment after colliding with a white pickup that forced his vehicle into Fivemile Creek at Pecan Grove Park, according to published reports.
Passing bystanders rushed to help the officer following the crash, WFAA reported. The officer was awake and talking prior to being taken to Methodist Dallas Medical Center for treatment on Monday, according to Rebecca Lopez, WFAA reporter. The officer was listed in critical condition, a news release from Dallas police said. The wreck occurred about 2:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the 3100 block of South Westmoreland Road near Kiest Boulevard, a news release from Dallas police said. The pickup, a 2007 white Chevrolet Silverado, was traveling west in the 3300 block of West Pentagon Parkway and failed to yield the right of way, and then collided with the patrol car.
The impact caused the patrol car to leave the roadway and fall into the creek below, the release said. The suspect, possibly an African-American man, left the location and officers in the area are searching for him, the release said.
The driver of a pickup died in a crash Saturday about 4 miles south of Barnhart, officials said.
The crash happened about 4 p.m. when a 2015 GMC Sierra pickup driven by Michael Ybarra struck the rear of a tractor-trailer on State Highway 163, Texas Department of Public Safety stated in a news release.
The tractor-trailer was stopped waiting to make a left turn and Ybarra “failed to control speed and collided into the rear” of the rig.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was treated and released from the hospital.
Ybarra, a 21-year-old resident of Ozona, was not wearing a seatbelt, investigating state troopers noted.
The speed limit in the area is 75 mph. Weather was clear and roads were dry, the news release states.
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.