Yearly Archives: 2012

Seven People Injured on an Icy 287

A wreck on 287 left seven people injured on Wednesday. The Clay County crash occurred during icy roadway conditions. The recent blizzard left many roads in North Texas dangerously slick. A driver that was towing a utility trailer lost traction on the icy road. The vehicle then over-turned into the center median. A 15-year-old girl… Read More

Chain Reaction Crash Injures Three on I-44

A recent three-vehicle wreck involving injuries occurred on I-44 near Riley Road. At least three people have been injured. Unfortunately, one of the vehicles involved in the crash was a daycare van. There is no word yet whether there were any children in the van at the time of the collision. Law enforcement officials have… Read More

Wichita Falls Jury Cracks Down on Drunk Driving

A recent Wichita County trial sends a clear message to drunk drivers. Elizabeth Duerson entered a guilty plea to an intoxication manslaughter charge for a 2010 collision. The crash occurred on January 21, 2010. Her brother, 20-year old Billy Crow, was ejected from the passenger seat and pronounced dead on the scene. Duerson’s blood alcohol… Read More

Safe Driving in Winter Weather

At least two drivers in Wichita Falls will be exercising more caution next time they head out on icy roadways. Their cars slid out of control on Highway 287, ending up in a pond. Roads became icy after the snowfall that occurred late Sunday night. Winter roadway conditions can quickly become unsafe for drivers. The… Read More

Five Year-Old Girl Mauled by Dog

A recent news story out of Atlanta sheds light on an issue Texans are familiar with. A five year old girl was mauled by a pit bull. The child’s grandmother tried to fight off the dog, and finally resorted to covering the child with her own body. Neighbors were futile in their attempts to help.… Read More

Tragic Collision Claims the Lives of Wichita Falls Mother and Son

A deadly collision in Paris, Texas claimed the lives of three people. The collision occurred last Tuesday around 1:00 in the afternoon. Two of the victims were Wichita Falls residents. Melody Sowards, 30 years-old and her five-year-old son were travelling in their 1999 Honda Civic. The crash occurred on US 271 in Lamar County, Texas.

Deadly Collision in Lawton, Oklahoma

A recent collision in Lawton, Oklahoma leaves many questions unanswered. A crash involving two vehicles left witnesses and law enforcement officials puzzled. Twenty-six

Head-on Collision in Nolan County Leaves One Dead

A recent head-on collision leaves a Wichita Falls, Texas resident injured and one person dead. The collision occurred near Sweetwater, at 2:41 in the morning. This Nolan County crash happened in the westbound lane of Interstate 20. A Wichita Falls man, Gustavo Cervantes, was driving his Dodge Ram eastbound in the westbound lane of I-20.… Read More

Drunk Driving Fatalities Spike During the Holiday Season

Drunk driving collisions tend to spike during the holiday season. People are attending parties and celebrating with their friends and families. This joyous time of celebration shouldn’t have to be dangerous. Texas leads the nation in drunk driving deaths. These numbers often go up during the holiday season. Local and state law enforcement officials encourage… Read More

Tragic Railroad Crash Kills Four

This past Thursday, a tragic railroad crash in Midland, Texas killed four people and injured 17. The train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying veterans and their families during a parade. The tractor-trailer was struck by the train just as it was crossing the railroad tracks. The parade was honoring wounded veterans and their families. This… Read More