Monthly Archives: November 2012

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

Hit and Run Collision Leaves Local Teenager Partially Paralyzed

A hit-and-run collision left a local 17-year-old partially paralyzed. The accident occurred on Fairway Boulevard. The 17-year-old, Clay Sorrells, was riding a motorcycle when he was struck from behind. The driver initially fled the scene. Law enforcement officials were able to apprehend the driver, a 26-year-old, Connard Lee Riddles III. Sorrells was not wearing a… Read More

Recall by Consumer Product Safety Commission

———–NEWS from CPSC———–U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionOffice of Communications4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, www.CPSC.govReport an Unsafe Product: ********************************************************FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 6, 2012Release #13-028 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 584-3648CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Pedestrian Killed on I-44

A tragic accident claimed the life of a Burkburnett resident over the weekend. This past Sunday, in the early morning hours, a pedestrian was struck by an automobile. The pedestrian was hit and killed in the southbound lane of I-44. The victim, Christopher Gatlin Smith, was a 28 year old airman. He was a Burkburnett… Read More

Pradaxa’s Dangerous Side Effects

Pradaxa, an anti-coagulant, is used to prevent strokes. Patients who take Pradaxa are at an extremely high risk for internal bleeding and hemorrhaging. Shortly after coming to market, Pradaxa made the top of the Food and Drug Administration’s list of drugs with serious or fatal side effects. In the first three months of 2011, the… Read More

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

Texting and driving has become a lethal combination. This year, distracted driving was responsible for almost 6,000 deaths in the United States. Texting while driving has been banned in many states already. A study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that drivers who text are 23 times more likely to get in an… Read More