Reports coming out of El Paso, Texas state that Jaqueline Galindo, 18, was involved in a fatal single car accident. According to law enforcement, the accident occurred at about 3 AM on the 5000 block of Gateway Boulevard South. Police believe that Galindo was driving south in a Dodge Neon when she lost control of the car. This caused the Dodge to hit a light pole. Galindo died from her injuries. It is believed that she was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. It is unknown as to why she lost control of the car. We wonder if there was a vehicle malfunction or if there was something in the road that she was attempting to avoid.
Reports coming out of San Antonio, Texas state that Raven Hernandez, 19, was involved in a rear-end car accident. Law enforcement believes that the accident happened at about 4 PM on I-10 West near Wurzbach Road. Hernandez was a passenger in an SUV that was on the side of the road due to a tire blow-out. A Ford F-150 crashed into the SUV along with another truck on the road. Hernandez died from the injuries she sustained in the accident. The driver of the Ford was injured, but the driver of the SUV and of the other truck that was hit were not injured.
Scott Andrew Evans, of Tatum, lost control of his car and died in an accident near Kilgore. Police believe that he was westwards on Stone Road, FM 2204, towards Kilgore when he lost control of the car. The accident occurred at about 8 AM. The car crashed into a tree and then caught on fire. Scott Evans, who was 19, died at the scene of the accident.
A 59-year old male has died in a car accident on I-10. The deceased was a passenger in a Chevrolet Impala. The fatality occurred at about 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning. We send our condolences to his family.
Peggy Howard and her teenage son, Cale Howard have died following an auto accident involving a drunk driver in Northwest Austin. Could the Howard family sue for wrongful death? The collision occurred while, Peggy Howard, an elementary school teacher for Leander Independent School District, and her teenage son Cale Howard were traveling south on FM 620 in a Toyota Prius. A Chevrolet Avalanche driven by 21-year-old Nicholas Michael Justin Wyzykowski rear-ended the Toyota Prius launching both cars into the oncoming traffic lanes. The Chevrolet Avalanche then collided with a second vehicle, a Toyota Camry that was travelling north, before coming to a stop.
Recently, in a houston metro bus accident, several individuals were injured in southeast Houston. A Houston Metro bus was involved in a crash on Almeda Genoa on Tuesday around 1 p.m. The multiple vehicle accident occurred near the Gulf Freeway and was set off when a Metro bus rear-ended the first car. The first car then rear-ended the second car. The second car then hit a parked truck.
While this blog constantly preaches about the need for drivers to be more aware of their surroundings, one of the things that drivers always seem to forget about is the need to pay attention to the cars right in front of them. Sudden stops in traffic can happen at any time, and drivers need to be prepared in order to avoid the kind of car accident that happened recently in Houston.