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Texas car accidents: Two-vehicle accident causes serious injury

Each year in Texas, people are injured or killed while behind the wheels of vehicles. When car accidents occur, it can be difficult to determine the precise causes of the crashes. Sometimes even those involved in a car accident are not able to accurately describe the events leading up to the collision or explain why it occurred. Other times, a driver's negligence is clearly to blame for a collision.

Texas hit and run accidents: cheerleader struck, suspect arrested

When a car accident occurs in Texas, the individuals involved sometimes suffer serious injuries. Usually, the negligent party is held accountable for his or her actions, but sometimes, the negligent party flees the scene. In the case of hit and run accidents, it's not always easy for the negligent party to be located and penalized. However, in the case of a recent hit and run that involved a pedestrian being struck and injured, a suspect has been arrested.

Man faces charges after apparently causing 4 car accidents

A man whom Houston police suspect is responsible for four car accidents all within the span of one day is now facing criminal charges. Two people were killed in these car accidents, and several more were injured. The Texas officers suspect that the man was high on anti-depressant pills at the time of the accidents.

Car accidents: Texas students injured in serious crash

As the Thanksgiving holidays ended, many students were traveling back to school after visits home or trips with friends. Though the majority of the students likely made their trips without incident, other individuals may not have been so lucky. Many car accidents can take place during holiday travel, and some parties may suffer injuries after being involved in a crash.

Alcohol-related crashes: Fatalities result from Texas accident

Other drivers could possibly be considered one of the most dangerous aspects of traveling the roadways. Individuals cannot always trust drivers to pay attention or follow traffic signals and other directions. There is also the chance that a driver could be under the influence, which can put many lives at risk. Unfortunately, alcohol-related crashes can have devastating results.

Car accidents: Trooper, truck driver injured in Texas crash

It is no secret that police officers are often at considerable risk while performing various duties on the job. If an officer has a vehicle stopped on the side of a roadway, car accidents could pose a considerable hazard. If other travelers do not reduce their speed or move over a lane if possible, they could potentially strike an officer or a patrol vehicle and cause serious injuries.

What should Texas motorists do after car accidents?

Car crashes happen every day all across this country. When they do, they can result in injury or fatality, leaving families here in Texas and elsewhere uncertain of how to handle what happens next. If these car accidents leave victims with questions, there are guidelines that can help them navigate through what needs to happen after the such an unfortunate event occurs.

Car accidents in Texas often due to negligence

When car crashes occur, they can be devastating to any victims and those unlucky enough to lose a loved one in the accident. While some car accidents are a result of impaired driving, others can be directly attributed to other types of negligence such as speeding or reckless driving. The authorities are attempting to determine exactly what occurred to cause a collision here in Texas that set two vehicles ablaze and left one man dead.

Car accidents in Texas rising due to oil drilling increase

The oil and energy boom across the nation has proved beneficial for many Texas families. The jobs created and improved economy mean that many who struggled during the recession have a newfound hope for a better life. With this positive impact, however, comes a downside that many may not have considered. Studies are beginning to show that the increased oil production has also led to a rise in fatal car accidents.

Fatal Texas car accidents: 3 dead in Ward County

Here in Texas, residents know all too well that deadly car crashes happen far too often. Sometimes there are clear reasons behind fatal car accidents. Other times, authorities may have to investigate for quite some time before an exact cause is determined. Police are still investigating a recent collision that took the lives of three people and surely devastated their families.