Local Heroes Douse Truck Fire and Save Driver

Richard Slack, a 47-year-old former volunteer firefighter in New York, was working at a Lube Pit Stop at about 4:45 p.m.  in Southwest Austin on February 12th when he heard a boom.  There was no screeching tires before he heard the crash, which are common along the...

Two Die in Wreck Near Taylor

Two people were killed and three were seriously injured in a head-on collision Sunday morning near Taylor. According to Texas Department of Public Safety officials, a Jeep Cherokee crossed the center median on Texas 95 and hit a Dodge Stratus about 6 a.m. The driver...

Man killed in wrong-way crash in Kyle

One man died and three people were injured after a head-on collision near Kyle, Texas early Monday morning. The man, 31-year-old Jose Hernandez was driving north in a southbound lane on Interstate 35.  A 2007 Jeep Compass driven by Jeffery Hill, 25, was headed south...

Traffic fatalities rose in 2008

There were 95 traffic fatalities in Travis County in 2008, up slightly from 2007, according to’ law enforcement records. On roads within the City of Austin, there  were 59 deaths last year. Investigators saw a rise in motorcycle-related deaths, spurred by a...

Cameras blamed for Houston wreck increases

A study of red-light cameras in Houston showed that traffic accidents doubled at those intersections in the first year after they were put in. Mayor Bill White defended the use of the cameras, which he has favored, saying they prevented even more wrecks. Critics,...
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