Yearly Archives: 2013

Wichita Falls Apartment Complex Fire

Two separate fires happened on Monday night, displacing 50 people from their homes. One of the fires started before 10:00 p.m. at the High Point Village apartment complex on Professional Drive. KFDX News Channel Three reports that the fire was contained to one apartment, where a resident was said to have been recently evicted. Early… Read More

U.S. DOT’s Drive Sober Holiday Campaign

Sadly, the holiday season can be a deadly time on U.S. and Texas roadways. In addition to having more vehicles out on the roads, there is also an increase in the number of drunk drivers out. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently issued a press release regarding new model guidelines for ignition interlock… Read More

TxDOT’s Holiday Sober Ride Campaign

On Sunday, people across Texoma took the pledge to be safe and sober on the road. Workers with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) travelled to a variety of locations around Wichita Falls to promote awareness for safe and sober driving this holiday season. It’s no secret that impaired driving crashes tend to increase during… Read More

Scientists Warn of Exploding Plastic Gas Cans

Since 1998, at least 11 deaths and 1,200 emergency room visits have been reported in connection with gas can explosions during the pouring of gasoline. At first glance, these numbers may not seem very high considering that there are more than 100 million plastic gas cans in circulation across the country right now. Even one… Read More

TxDOT and Wichita Falls Prepare the Roads

With swiftly approaching winter weather, the City of Wichita Falls and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are hard at work. KFDX News Channel Three reports that officials with TxDOT and the City of Wichita Falls are preparing the roads and getting ready for icy weather. Their employees are ready to work in rotating 12-hour… Read More

Buckling up Could Save Your Giblets!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Buckling up Could Save Your Giblets” campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of unrestrained passenger vehicle occupants over the holiday weekend. Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, which unfortunately, makes it one of the most dangerous holidays. Buckling up this holiday… Read More

Motorcycle Crash on Fairway Boulevard

A Sunday night crash sent a motorcyclist to the hospital with serious injuries. The wreck happened on Fairway Boulevard, north of Kell West after 6:00 p.m. Bryan Soderstrom, 23 years old, was riding a white Harley Davidson motorcycle north on Fairway at the time of the collision. According to KFDX News Channel Three, a Toyota,… Read More

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Oklahoma

A crash in Stephens County, Oklahoma took one life Saturday afternoon. The wreck happened at U.S. Highway 81 and Rose Road. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the victim was rushed to Duncan Regional Hospital with massive injuries. The wreck happened when a car on Rose Road failed to yield at a stop sign. The… Read More