Monthly Archives: January 2013

Two Crashes Occur During Dense Fog Advisory

The National Weather Service placed Wichita Falls under a Dense Fog Advisory early Thursday morning. The heavy fog may have been a factor in at least two separate automobile crashes. The thick flog blanketed Wichita Falls resulting in reduced visibility for drivers. Luckily, most drivers made it safely to their destinations.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Wichita Falls

A motorcycle crash took the life of 21-year-old, David Villa Arizola Jr., Saturday afternoon. The tragic one-vehicle crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. at the 1100 block of the Lloyd Ruby Overpass. Arizola’s motorcycle somehow crashed and ejected him over the guard rail. There is no word on whether or not Arizola was wearing protective gear… Read More

Two-Car Crash on Taft and Southwestern

A collision that occurred early Friday morning sent one woman to the hospital. At about 1:00 a.m., two cars collided at the intersection of Taft Boulevard and Southwest Parkway. Law enforcement officials and emergency medical services personnel were on the scene swiftly. The passenger in the car that was hit had to be taken to… Read More

Wichita County Burn Ban Lifted

The countywide burn ban has been lifted, much to the relief of many Wichita County citizens. The county commissioners voted on Monday following recommendations from local volunteer fire departments to lift the ban. Commissioner Barry Mahler noted that conditions are still potentially dangerous, and citizens should exercise extreme caution when burning. The Emergency Management Coordinator,… Read More

Elderly Man Fatally Injured Driving Wrong Way

A recent chain-reaction crash in Atlanta raises awareness about roadway safety and senior drivers. An 80-year-old driver, Raymond Reed, was going the wrong way on Interstate 985. His Buick LeSabre crashed head-on into a Ford F-150, pickup truck. A Honda Civic then struck the pickup truck and a semi-truck grazed Reed’s car. Sadly, Reed was… Read More

On-the-Job Injuries in Texas and Oklahoma

Injuries that occur on the job can leave employees in the hospital and out of work. Understanding your legal rights is important to ensuring you get the necessary compensation following a workplace injury in Oklahoma or Texas. It is difficult to bring a conventional lawsuit against an employer in Texas or Oklahoma if he or… Read More

Scotland Woman Killed by Truck on Daily Walk

The small town of Scotland, Texas is mourning over the loss of a beloved member of the community. Lois Luig, 54-years-old, was struck and killed by a truck yesterday morning. She was taking her daily walk with a good friend. The incident occurred at around 6:00 a.m. Lois’ friend was able to jump out of… Read More

Drunk Driving Arrests on New Year’s Eve

At least two people in Wichita Falls started their new year in jail due to drinking and driving. The arrests were made following two separate incidents. The incidents happened on Kell East between Harrison and Brook. The first accident occurred at about 2:20 a.m. Deanna Galliton was driving the wrong way on Kell East when… Read More