When car accidents happen, most people think about how the crash may have injured the occupants of the vehicle. In some cases, people who aren't in the crashed vehicles might end up suffering injuries. One recent case in Texas shows how freak circumstances can lead to other people near the accident being seriously injured.
Going to the mall isn't something that most people would think of as being dangerous. In fact, most people expect that malls will have security guards on hand to help keep patrons safe. While that does happen in most cases, there are some horrible cases in which the mall doesn't provide adequate security. Sadly, a man was killed in an accident that a recent Texas lawsuit alleges is the result of improper security.
The undersheriff with the McKinley County Sherriff's Office in New Mexico is calling a recent accident between a tractor-trailer and a car one of the most amazing things that he's ever seen. The accident he is referring to happened around 4:00 a.m. on May 5. According to sources, a 38-year-old woman, her 26-year-old boyfriend and the woman's 15-year-old son were driving from Vacaville, California to Houston, Texas to start a new life together. Authorities in near Gallup, New Mexico, say that the trio was almost half of the way into their 2,000 mile journey to Houston when a semi-truck struck the car from behind.
People who are driving on the roadways have to be aware of everything that is going on around them. Simply watching the other vehicles on the roadway isn't enough to ensure that no accidents happen. When you add in driver impairment, the safety level is further diminished. A recent lawsuit filed in Galveston County District Court shows how failing to drive safely can turn into a tragic situation.
When a loved one is killed in an accident, the family members left behind usually want answers about what happened to cause the accident and what happened after the accident. One Texas family wants to know what happened the night that a 17-year-old girl fell out of a moving SUV and was run over by that same SUV.
A Houston-area couple is very unhappy with the way a local hospital has treated them after their infant daughter died just four days after a doctor delivered the child at the facility. The young mother says that she and her husband were excited to deliver their daughter, but complications arose during the procedure.
Drivers have to watch out for pedestrians. When they don't, serious accidents might happen. A recent Plano, Texas, accident shows how serious car versus pedestrian accidents can be.