In Texas, if someone causes an accident, they are expected to stop, report the accident to police and try to lend a hand if possible. It is the least one can do if his or her reckless actions caused injuries or deaths. A Houston man's problems will only get worse after he fled the scene of a car accident that he caused.
While there were no fatalities, two Texas teenagers were injured when a target shooter recklessly shot toward the direction of the school the two teens were outside of. The 36-year-old man was arraigned earlier this month on a charge of aggravated assault, after one of the students was left paralyzed from the waist down after sustaining a spinal cord injury.
A suspected drunk driver killed a Texas woman and her son earlier this week when he carelessly struck their parked vehicle.
A drunk driving accident that occurred in Houston on Christmas Eve has made one family forget about the traditional holiday celebrations and instead spend the last week clinging to the hope that the wife and mother injured in the crash will survive.
A fatal car accident in the Houston area has left one standout high school athlete dead and another possibly liable for a wrongful death. Details on the crash are scarce so far, but the student who survived the single-car accident was driving at the time. The crash is another reminder that car accidents can happen at any time if drivers are not adequately prepared for them.
A man attempting to be a good Samaritan was senselessly struck by a suspected drunk driver and died a week later from his injuries, another tragic reminder of the need to stamp out drunk driving and hold people accountable for their reckless actions that can cause wrongful death.
Two eighth grade students had to be the heroes, roles they should have never been asked to play, when the school bus they were riding on crashed into a building in Houston on Dec. 8. The boys were just some of the 36 students attending KIPP 3D Academy and KIPP Dream College Prep who were on the bus ride that turned into a nightmare.
When someone is injured in a car accident through no fault of their own, they have the chance to pursue compensation for their injuries from the responsible party. Drivers have a responsibility to exercise caution when they are on the road, and that includes being aware of other cars on the road.
It is an unfortunate reality that the results of car accidents in Houston and elsewhere are often devastating. That was especially true of a motor vehicle accident involving a SUV that crashed into a residence, killing a passenger and injuring the other two occupants of the vehicle. Police have speculated that speed was a factor in the crash, but the incident is still under investigation.
Five students were taken to Memorial SW Hospital in Houston after an accident involving a Houston area school bus. Reportedly, the school bus was rear-ended by another vehicle at low speed. There was no information available regarding charges, if any, filed in connection with the car accident.