Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Near Decatur

On Saturday night, a wrong-way crash near Decatur killed four people. The crash happened at about 6:00 p.m. just south of Decatur on Highway 287. According to KFDX News Channel Three, a Volkswagen Passat was headed the wrong way when it struck a Chevrolet Trailblazer head on. Troopers with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) report… Read More

No Charges Against Driver Who Struck Children on Horseback

KFDX News Channel Three has recently reported on the new developments involving a fatal wreck that involved a pickup truck and a horse last summer. The criminal grand jury decided there was insufficient evidence to indict the driver of the truck. The wreck happened last July on McFall Road, just north of Highway 258. One… Read More

Deadly Collision in Baylor County

On Monday afternoon, a head-on collision in Baylor County took the life of a 63-year-old truck driver. The wreck happened on U.S. 82, less than 10 miles west of Seymour. According to KFDX News Channel Three, a Chevrolet Tahoe and a semi truck collided head on. The SUV, heading westbound, drifted across the centerline and into… Read More

Graham Teen Killed in Collision

Early Wednesday morning, a two-car crash took the life of a Graham High School student. The wreck happened on State Highway 67. According to KFDX News Channel Three, Candice Martin, a senior at Graham High School, was headed to catch a bus for an area track meet at the time of the collision. Apparently, her 2002… Read More

Education Level, Data Mining and Your Insurance Rates

An article out of The Wall Street Journal recently reported on the disturbing news about what education level and data mining have to do with insurance rates. As it turns out, data mining and education level have quite an impact on what you’re paying for car insurance each month. Insurance corporations can actually use data to determine… Read More

Hit-and-Run Crash on Flood Street

Last Thursday night, a hit-and-run crash injured at least one person in Wichita Falls. The wreck happened at the intersection of Redwood Avenue and Flood Street. At about 9:15 p.m., a driver in a Mercury Grand Marquis heading south on Redwood Avenue failed to stop at a stop sign. The Grand Marquis t-boned a Chevrolet… Read More

Oklahoma: 35 Car Crash Fatalities in February

KSWO Channel Seven News recently reported that 35 people died in car crashes across Oklahoma during the month of February. According to the report, Oklahoma County had the most fatalities for the month. Officials with the Department of Public Safety said that six people died in Oklahoma County alone. Listed below is a short breakdown… Read More

The NHTSA’s New Distracted Driving Campaign

NBC Nightly News recently reported on a new ad campaign aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. Brian Williams reports that even though a variety of campaigns have been publicized, motorists are still texting while driving. Drivers who text behind the wheel may have a false sense of security, because nothing bad… Read More

Semi-Truck Crash in Jolly

On Thursday morning, a semi-truck crash on U.S. 287 had northbound traffic backed up in Jolly. The crash happened at about 7:40 a.m. on northbound 287, near Fisher Road. According to KDFX News Channel Three, a wrecker truck towing a vehicle switched lanes and struck the back end of a tractor trailer. Both the 18-wheeler and… Read More

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Highway 281

Over the weekend, a crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle took the life of a Fort Worth man. The wreck happened on Highway 281 near the Highway 199 intersection. According to KFDX News Channel Three, a motorcyclist, 63-year-old Walter Millsap slammed into the back of a pickup truck that ran a stop sign as… Read More