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Massive Spike in Fatalities Due to Drivers Running Red Lights

According to AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety, red light fatalities are at a 10-year high. Since 2012, the number of people killed by drivers running through red lights has spiked 28%. These shocking statistics have safety experts scrambling to understand why, especially as vehicle safety technology has improved vastly in the last decade. The AAA also reports that in 2017,…
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Are Fatal Car Crashes on the Decline in Austin?

According to the Austin-American Statesman, 69 people have died in car crashes this year in Austin. At this time last year, that number was 90. Fortunately, it seems the roads are becoming a little safer. But this is no time to become complacent, and the city’s Vision Zero task force, part of a multi-national road traffic safety project, continues its…
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Shoplifter Causes Fatal Pasadena Car Accident

According to the Houston Chronicle, a shoplifter caused a fatal car accident after fleeing a Pasadena, Texas Walmart with a Hello Kitty purse. The shoplifting incident took place around 1 a.m. at a Walmart in the 5200 block of Fairmont Parkway when a security guard tried to stop a woman attempting to leave the store with a Hello Kitty purse,…
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Drunk Driver Faces Charges After Fatal Austin Car Accident

According to KXAN NBC in Austin, an 18-year-old man is facing multiple charges after a January 3 motor vehicle accident that left two people dead. The accident happened at the intersection of the Interstate 35 service road and the East Ben White Boulevard service road. The 18-year-old was driving a Chevy Malibu on I-35 prior to the wreck, according to…
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Speeding Driver Decapitated after Colliding with a Truck on Houston Toll Road

According to KXAN, a driver speeding past an accident on Houston’s Sam Houston Tollway was killed on November 17 after he was decapitated by a pickup truck parked on the shoulder of the road. A black Nissan was involved in a rollover accident around 6 a.m. on the tollway. The driver of the Nissan sustained minor injuries, and stepped out…
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