A young infant was killed in the 9500 block of South Sam Houston Parkway at the Casa del Sol apartment complex in Houston, Texas on May 17. The tragic accident occurred after a woman pulled her Ford F-150 into the complex to wait for a family member. Although what occurred was called an accident by local news media, it resulted in the death of the 4-month-old baby in what was surely a wrongful death in any sense of the words.
When on the road, the last thing someone expects is to be involved in a truck accident, especially one that involves an 18-wheeler. However, that is exactly what happened the morning of May 11 just south of downtown Houston, causing injuries serious enough to warrant a trip to the hospital for one person. The truck accident shut down U.S. 59 highway near Texas 288 to allow time for crews to clean up the mess.
The effects of a brain injury can be traumatic and long-reaching. It potentially affects all functions of the body and can lower the quality of life for those suffering an injury. In an effort to further research brain injury and the effects it has on the human body, the Moody Foundation of Galveston is pledging $9 million to the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).
Being involved in a car accident can bring its own set of problems, but when the accident involves some Texas police officers, it can become even more complicated. Houstonians are crying out for answers after police officers responsible for accidents are apparently not being ticketed or held responsible for the damage or injuries they've caused. One Clear Lake woman involved in a car accident remembers being hit at what she felt was 100 miles an hour, suffering physical injuries as well as a totaled car.
A Texas truck accident took the life of a motorcyclist and caused property damage on April 23. The crash occurred when the motorcyclist allegedly ran through a stop light in north Houston, slamming into a pickup truck around 6:45 a.m. The crash caused the truck driver to lose control, and she careened into a home nearby. The truck accident impact killed the motorcycle driver and injured one of the homeowners.