Monthly Archives: May 2015

Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just published a consumer advisory notice encouraging motorists to take precautions before heading out for summer road trips. In addition to calling on motorists to make sure their cars are fully serviced and ready to hit the road, the NHTSA is also encouraging drivers to make safe… Read More

Flood Damage in Wichita Falls and Texoma

On Monday, an additional 24 counties across Texas were declared in a state of disaster. A few of the Texoma counties hardest hit were Wichita, Archer, Henderson, Caldwell, Clay, Denton and Wilson. The recent heavy rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding has ravaged the state and caused considerable flood damage in our own home town, Wichita… Read More

Bicyclist Struck on Sheppard Access Road

Earlier this week, a bicyclist was struck and injured by a driver in Wichita Falls. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the collision happened on Sheppard Access Road, around lunchtime. Although very few details about the crash have been released, we do know that 39-year-old Rodney Dewayne Hill was arrested after hitting the bicycle rider.… Read More

Failure to Yield Crash on Highway 49

Over the weekend, a failure to yield crash in Medicine Park, Oklahoma sent two people to the hospital. According to KSWO ABC News Channel Seven, the wreck happened sometime before 2:00 p.m. on Highway 49, in front of Fisherman’s Cove. Apparently, the driver of a silver Toyota failed to yield when turning onto Highway 49.… Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Safety

This year, an estimated 3 million Texans will take to the roadways during the Memorial Day weekend. According to the Times Record News, this will represent a five percent increase in holiday travel from last year, for people who are traveling 50 miles or more away from home. This year, Memorial Day weekend will run… Read More

Wichita Falls Traffic Superintendent Attacked by Dog

On Tuesday, Wichita Falls Traffic Superintendent Mark Beauchamp was attacked by a dog during a walk with his family. According to KFDX News Channel Three, Beauchamp, his wife and their dog, a Golden Retriever named Grace, were out for a stroll when a neighborhood dog escaped its yard and attacked them. Initially, the gray and… Read More

Motorcyclist Injured by Teen Hit-And-Run Driver

On Saturday night, a motorcyclist was struck and injured by an 18-year-old hit-and-run driver. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened just after 8:00 p.m. on Sheppard Access Road, near the Industrial Boulevard intersection. The motorcycle rider, 41-year-old James West, had to be flown to a Dallas area hospital for treatment of his… Read More