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January Newsletter

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

You love your family. You would never intentionally cause them harm, would you? The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is considering a total ban on texting while driving. Survey numbers show the majority of people believe that it is dangerous to text while driving. But they feel they are not dangerous when they text and […]

Horrific Crash Kills Woman and Unborn Child

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Sometimes we have only a state, local or national focus on the effects of bad driving errors and forget they are universal, as described in the Phuket ” horror ” crash. The driver of the truck involved in the horrific road accident that claimed the life of an Indonesian woman and her unborn son in […]

Two injured in Three-Vehicle Crash Involving Semi

Friday, January 6th, 2012

When a semi driver takes his eyes off the road even for a moment bad things happen to innocent people the least being going to the hospital and their cars being towed. Two people, including the driver of a WICS Channel 20 vehicle, were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash involving a semi […]

Forty Car Pileup Before Dawn

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Can you imagine the terror of being involved in a forty car pileup in the dark, along with TRACTOR TRAILERS! Seems like something from a movie but happened in real life today in New Orleans. Two men died and 61 other people were injured Thursday in pre-dawn pileup involving about 40 cars, vans and other […]

Officer Injured in Beltway Accident With Tractor-Trailer

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Just an FYI, a ” Jersey Wall” is the cement sections placed between traffic lanes. They are gradually being replaced with safer cable sections in hopes to avoid tragic incidents like this. A Baltimore County police officer was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore following a crash on the Inner Loop of […]

Texas A&M Football Player Dies in Tragic Accident

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

In situations like this, you wonder why didn’t he just hit the buzzard? Though, I suppose the natural reaction is too swerve and miss the animal. In Kansas, many people swerve in attempt to avoid deer in the road. The huge deer population is an increasing cause of motor vehicle accidents. Try to avoid swerving […]

Elderly Woman Badly Injured in Truck Accident

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

It’s not surprising a crash with a fully loaded dump truck would leave a mangled car unrecognizable & cause serious injuries to this poor woman. Greenwich Police are continuing their investigation into what caused an 84-year-old Greenwich woman to veer into the path of an oncoming 10-wheel dump truck Monday afternoon, causing a crash that […]

5 Hurt in Large Scale Crash

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

After hitting a guardrail, a bus and colliding with oncoming vehicles, the semi-big rig crashed into and cracked a barrier wall on a overpass. These individuals are lucky to be alive. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Rescuers said five people were hurt in a head-on crash of a tractor-trailer and a Duval County School District vehicle on State […]

Fatal Crash Occurs from Truck Running Red Light

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

It’s not just semi truck crashes that cause fatalities, it’s also the carelessness of them running a light. Below is a story of a utility truck crash that occurred from running a red light. A 20-year-old woman was killed, and another hospitalized with critical injuries after their car was hit by a utility truck in […]

Woman faces serious injuries in Ottawa County Crash

Friday, November 4th, 2011

It is very seldom that MINOR injuries in a car versus truck crash are reported as evidenced by this news item. An Oak Harbor woman was flown to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo with serious injuries following a car versus truck crash Tuesday afternoon in Portage Township. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol […]