A Texas man is facing homicide charges after allegedly causing a car crash on Jan. 14. The 30-year-old driver was arrested for his involvement in a fatal car accident that killed two sisters and injured at least one individual. In lieu of $20,000 bond, he was reportedly remanded to the Hidalgo County Jail.
Many, if not most homes in Texas and across the United States contain a washing machine. How frustrating would it be, though, to have paid for such an expensive home appliance and then not be able to use it? This is the issue that many consumers of a Samsung washing machine are now facing, afraid to use the dangerous product despite the company's promise to repair it.
Almost everyone suffers a burn at one time or another, and while painful, the injury is usually not severe. However, according to the National Institute of Health, burns are most common in young children and the elderly, and the statistics show that more than two million people require treatment each year. The effects of severe burns range from infection to joint problems, and some of these devastating medical issues can be traced back to negligence.
Traffic was closed for hours on Interstate 10 close to Vidor after an 18-wheeler collided with two trucks on Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the multiple vehicle crash at approximately 12:15 p.m. Sadly, the fatal accident left two people dead and two more injured.
Brain injury is a national epidemic, according to the Texas Brain Injury Alliance. It is estimated that more than 144,000 Texans sustain brain injuries each year. That is one every four minutes. More than 381,000 live with a disability caused by a brain injury.
A car crash involving a semi-tanker trailer colliding with a pickup claimed the life of a Texas man early in the night of Jan. 1. The fatal accident occurred on Interstate 35 at approximately 8:15 p.m. on that Sunday evening. Officials report that that the apparently-disabled pickup was stopped in or near the outside shoulder of the interstate near Troy, around mile marker 314. While it was sitting there, it was struck in the left rear by the semi-tanker trailer.
When disaster strikes near a holiday, people may forever associate that holiday with sorrow and grief. This may be true for loved ones of a Texas family who met a tragic end on Christmas Eve. Even as they struggle to cope with the evident wrongful death of the family, loved ones may also be asking questions about the accident and why authorities did not heed many warnings about a dangerous stretch of highway.