Category: Angelina County Wrecks

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  • July
    18 2019

    Fatal Truck Accidents Have Doubled on the “Death Highway” to West Texas Oil Fields

    One of the main roads used to take supplies to and from West Texas’s oil fields has been dubbed the “Death Highway.” Route 285 earned this ominous nickname due to the dramatic surge in deadly truck accidents that have occurred on its lanes in recent years. In fact, 93 people were killed in trucking wrecks […]

  • July
    15 2019

    Why Permian Basin Truck Wrecks Are on the Rise

    Within six years, the Permian Basin is expected to produce more oil than Saudi Arabia and Russia combined.1 While this boom brings a lot of wealth and benefits to the region, it’s not without some drawbacks. In fact, one of the biggest downsides to the Permian Basin oil boom has been the surge in serious […]

  • March
    15 2011

    Two Fatalities After Car Accident in Angelina County

    On March 15, 2011, sources say a former teacher and a teenage girl were killed in a car wreck on Angelina County. Reportedly, the accident happened on U.S. 69 which is three miles north of Zavalla. Authorities say a 1998 Buick was traveling north on U.S. 69 when its driver crossed into the south bound […]