TxDOT report shows Texas motorcyclist deaths rising

Editor: Shannon Cottongame May 12, 2022 One evening in April 2021, Eric Newell was out for a ride in Houston when his motorcycle was rear-ended by a vehicle, breaking both of his legs, dislocating his hips and injuring his back and hands. He is just one of 2,318 Texas motorcyclists seriously injured in crashes last … Continue reading TxDOT report shows Texas motorcyclist deaths rising

TxDOT urges drivers to ‘End the Streak’

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 10, 2021 It was late in the afternoon when Isaac Simmons got the call: a vehicle was broken down along a stretch of I-45 in Fairfield, and Simmons, a 35-year-old tow truck driver, headed out to help. While wenching the car onto his tow truck, the routine stop suddenly became horrific. … Continue reading TxDOT urges drivers to ‘End the Streak’

Single-vehicle crash claims the life of Whitney resident

Editor: Shannon Cottongame September 22, 2021 A Whitney woman died in a single-vehicle crash in Whitney Thursday, September 17. Whitney police, fire and emergency medical services were dispatched to the intersection of State Highway 22 and Farm Road 933 at approximately 3:20 p.m. after a report of a vehicle striking a signal pole. According to … Continue reading Single-vehicle crash claims the life of Whitney resident