Wood County, Texas Hit-and-run case goes before grand jury

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The Wood County Grand Jury heard the case of the driver accused of hit and run north of Mineola Oct. 4. Wood County District Attorney Jim Wheeler said while he could not comment on grand jury proceedings, he could confirm that the grand jury that convened Friday did hear the Connie Young case. Young was…

Rollover On Texas Freeway Causes Death of Two People

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Two men were killed and other people were injured after a sport utility vehicle clipped another car and rolled several times on a San Antonio freeway. San Antonio Police Sgt. Fidel Acosta said the driver of the SUV and a backseat passenger were killed in the accident Sunday afternoon. Acosta said two people including a…

Alice, TX woman’s car hit by 18-wheeler

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It took emergency rescuers about 20 minutes early Saturday to get an Alice woman out of her vehicle after it was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler traveling at highway speed, police said. The woman, 58, was flown by helicopter to Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial in serious condition, said Walter Gibson, a HALO-Flight paramedic. She was complaining…

Tractor-trailer Operator Causes Fatal Accident

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A Herkimer man was ticketed after his tractor trailer struck and killed a tow truck operator standing alongside the state Thruway near Syracuse Sunday night, state troopers said.   Kurt Brown, 40, was driving a tandem tractor trailer for Estes Express on Interstate 90 when his vehicle  struck Todd Young, 53, of Mattydale, N.Y., alongside the…

18 Wheeler Plows Through Guardrail and Causes Fatal 3 Car Accident

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A fatal wreck on Route 33 in Monroe County, PA this morning closed the highway, according to a Pocono Record report.  Route 33 South remains closed at Saylorsburg after the crash, which involved a tractor-trailer that plowed through the guard rail and into the southbound lanes, striking three cars in Hamilton Township. The northbound lanes…

Australian Couple on Motorcycle Run Over by Texas Truck Driver

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BY MICHELLE WEBSTER – Neil Craddock should be feeling the wind on his face while touring the sprawling highways of Texas with wife Lesley perched on the back of a Harley-Davidson.Instead the Thirroul optometrist is consoling himself in a Dallas hospital by playing his beloved ukulele, which miraculously survived unscathed when the couple’s motorcycle and…