Category Archives: Car crash

Texting While Driving: An Incredible Risk

2:15 pm

The problem of texting while driving has been an increasing concern over the past few years. Using a cell phone to communicate via text message has become commonplace. The temptation to ‘just send out one quick text’ while driving is huge, and so are the potential consequences of doing so. Distracted driving affects all of […]

Seventy-nine car pileup occurs in Port Arthur

3:45 pm

A seventy-nine car pileup occurred on Highway 73 in Port Arthur last week. Luckily, there were no fatalities, but 54 people were injured. Out of the injured, three people suffered serious injuries. Eighteen drivers involved in the crash were cited for multiple reasons including failure to stop and driving with a suspended license. When police […]

Fatal crashes cost an average of $6 million

8:36 am

A car crash occurs in the U.S. every 15 minutes and a recent report shows that each car crash can cost up to $6 million. The Federal Highway Administration takes 11 factors into account when determining the cost of each crash. These include legal costs, property damage, and emergency services. AAA stated that U.S. spent […]

Friday morning accident sends two to hospital in St. Louis

10:51 am

Two unidentified women were sent to the hospital after a car accident occurred early Friday morning. According to officials, the accident occurred at 1:45 a.m. when the two women were riding in a vehicle and collided with a decorative median on the roadway. The incident occurred right in front of Fox Theatre in midtown St. […]

Two women injured in one-car accident on U.S. 61

7:31 am

Two women were injured after being involved in a one-car accident on U.S. 61. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred as the 60-year-old driver was near Route KK and she attempted to turn left. The woman lost control of the car while turning and she ran off of the road. Both […]

Police investigate after car crashes into home

2:07 pm

Police are investigating an accident in St. Louis that ended with a car crashing into a St. Louis home. The accident occurred last week at the 5900 block of Goodfellow when the driver of the car somehow lost control of the vehicle and struck a home. Dozens of police and emergency crews responded to the […]

Massachusetts Debates the Use of Traffic Cameras

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is apparently pushing for cameras to be installed at busy intersection traffic lights across the state. This has been meeting with a fair bit of controversy from a few sources. While proponents of the measure say that the cameras would make those intersections safer, critics are saying that it’s no more […]