At approximately 8:40 am on April 11, 2017 an 18 wheeler pulling a flat bed trailer, driven by Curtis Adair, 31, of Point Blank, was north-bound on US-59. Adair attempted to crossover from the north-bound lanes of 59 across the south-bound lanes to Loop 116 (south end). As Adair was crossing the south-bound lanes of traffic, his trailer was slammed in the back half by a tan 2011 Kia Soul driven by Marley Chapla, 21, of The Woodlands. Chapla’s vehicle was fully lodged under Adair’s trailer as the 18 wheeler pulled off the highway to Loop 116 dragging the car. click here for complete story
A 69-year-old Lufkin man died and an assistant Lufkin High School football coach was injured in a two-car wreck Monday night on Raguet Street.
Jesus Acosta died at CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial in Lufkin after the crash that happened at the intersection of Raguet Street and Old Mill Road around 6:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Lufkin Police Department. click here for complete story
A 68-year-old man faces intoxication manslaughter charges after a grisly crash killed a family of four Sunday afternoon near Lake Conroe — adding to the troubling tally of deadly driving deaths in Montgomery County.
Ronald Cooper, of Montgomery, faces four counts of intoxication manslaughter and two counts of intoxication assault for his role in a three-vehicle wreck at 12:46 p.m. along Texas 105 near Marina Drive, right in front of Conroe Fire Station No. 6.
The victims were identified late Sunday as: Roland Sedlmeier, 49; Melinda Sedlmeier, 42; Harley Sedlmeier, 6; and Sofie Sedlmeier, 4, who were riding together in a Toyota Echo left unrecognizable by the force of the crash. Two teenagers — 16- and 15-year-old boys — in a Jeep Wrangler were injured, as was Cooper, who was arrested after the accident at a local hospital, police said. click here for complete story
The accident happened Sunday around 4 a.m. on the westbound lanes of US 290 Northwest at Kickapoo. Harris County sheriff’s deputies said they received a call about a man lying on the side of the road from someone who passed by. click here for complete story
The crash shut down all northbound lanes of 288 at Croix Road, about a mile north of Highway 6.
Police say it was around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when six young people stalled out in a Pontiac in the freeway’s mainlanes. A Subaru struck the Pontiac from behind, killing the teen. Three others in the Pontiac were taken to the hospital, police say. Everyone in the vehicle was said to be of high school or college age. click here for complete story
Mobile Police are investigating a gruesome accident that left a woman in critical condition.
The six vehicle crash involving an 18 wheeler happened around 1:30 Thursday afternoon in the east bound lanes of I-10 between Virginia and Broad streets.
It’s easy to see why some people say it’s a miracle no one died in the crash.
With so much mangled metal, at first glance, it’s hard to make out what happened.
An 18 wheeler crushed two vehicles…pushing a silver hummer on it’s side up against a concrete barrier. In between the hummer and big rig was a red vehicle crushed so severely, it was impossible to identify it as as truck or car.
“I mean it was crushed, it was almost pancaked and she was in a just you know barely enough room in there”, said Mobile Fire Rescue Spokesman Steve Huffman. click here for complete story
The student was on his way to NRG Stadium just after 7 a.m. when his car crashed near Main Street on the North Freeway.
Seniors were asked to arrive to the stadium by 7:30 in lieu of the 9 a.m. graduation ceremony, according to the school’s website. click here for complete story and video