Month: June 2014

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  • June
    20 2014

    El Paso Truck Accident Driver Found Guilty

    A jury returned a guilty verdict in the trial of an 18 wheeler driver involved in a fatal El Paso truck accident. The driver, Rodolfo Martinez Salinas, was arrested in January 2008 and charged with three counts of intoxicated assault and one count of intoxication manslaughter. The jury deliberated for only four hours before convincing […]

  • June
    17 2014

    Family of North Texas Truck Accident Victims Protest Trucking Law Changes

    A woman who lost her two younger sisters in a North Texas truck accident plans to protest changes from federal lawmakers to expand the number of hours long-haul truckers can drive each week. Rebekah Karth Black graduated from the University of Texas Arlington in May 2013. On what was supposed to be one of the […]

  • June
    12 2014

    Central Texas Truck Accidents Take Three Lives

    A pair of Central Texas truck accidents took three lives last week, including that of a high school valedictorian. A brilliant 18-year-old high school graduate from Madison County reportedly collided head-on with a tractor trailer Sunday night, just a day after delivering the valedictory address at her graduation. A multi-vehicle accident in San Angelo also […]

  • June
    09 2014

    18 Wheeler Accident Leaves Tracy Morgan in Critical Condition

    Comedian/actor Tracy Morgan, star of Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, is in critical condition after an 18 wheeler accident early Saturday morning. Mr. Jordan was riding in a Mercedes-Benz limousine-style bus when the 18 wheeler struck his vehicle on the New Jersey Turnpike. Fellow comedian James McNair, professionally known as “Jimmy Mack”, was killed in […]

  • June
    05 2014

    Texas 18 Wheeler Wreck Kills Two College Basketball Players

    Two members of the women’s basketball team at Texas A&M-Commerce were killed in a Texas 18 wheeler wreck earlier this week. Sophomore guard Aubree Butts and junior guard Devin Oliver died when their car collided with a tractor trailer near Paris, Texas. Two other players in the car, junior forward La’Tisha Herne and sophomore guard […]