Archive for April, 2015

Five people hurt in car towing accident off Beltway 8

Five people were sent to the hospital when an attempt to tow a disable vehicle ended with a car accident. Channel 2 reports that some folks were using a Ford Explorer SUV to tow a car when the towing strap became dislodged. A nearby security guard tried to assist a man and woman involved in the towing effort to reconnect the tow strap, and as he was doing so a car crashed into them. The security guard was thrown up onto the car’s windshield. The accident happened off Beltway 8 on Wednesday April 29th.

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Emergency responders help the injured

Blaine Boudreaux charged after fatal car accident involving 6-year old boy

34-year old Blaine T. Boudreaux has been charged with intoxication manslaughter, Channel 2 is reporting, after Boudreaux was involved in a two vehicle accident that claimed the life of a six-year old boy. Boudreaux was reportedly traveling northbound on Lockwood in Houston around 6:10 p.m. Sunday evening when he allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of the East Freeway feeder. Boudreaux’s black-colored Dodge Ram pickup truck hit a black Honda Civic. The 6-year old boy, riding as a passenger in the Honda, was transported to Texas Children’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Online resources indicate Boudreaux is an assistant manager at a Walgreen’s in Katy, Texas.

Channel 11 News report.

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The Honda Civic carrying the 6-year old boy

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Blaine Boudreaux’s Dodge Ram pickup truck

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Man changing tire on I-10 in Mont Belvieu killed in car accident

A fatal crash occurred this morning on Interstate 10 in Mont Belvieu involving three vehicles. A vehicle was broken down with a flat tire on the shoulder on I-10 near Needlepoint Road. A pickup truck pulled over in front of the broken-down vehicle to help change the tire. As a passenger from the pickup truck was helping change the tire, a Dodge Charger traveling on I-10 veered onto the shoulder and struck the stopped vehicles. The passenger helping change the tired was killed and another involved person was transported by life flight.

Channel 2’s story.

Woman killed in wrong way crash in Highway 146 in Baytown

A woman was killed in yet another wrong way accident in the Houston area. A passenger car was heading south in the northbound lanes of Highway 146 in Baytown, TX as the female driver of a white van was coming over an overpass. She apparently attempted to avoid the collision but there wasn’t time. The van driver was helicoptered to Memorial Hermann but sadly she died from her injuries. According to KHOU the wrong way driver was taken to hospital with serious internal injuries. The accident will be under investigation, but in any nighttime wrong way crash, drunk driving is always going to be suspected.

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Drunk driver in Mitsubishi causes fatal crash on Gears Road

Police say the driver of a silver Mitsubishi car was intoxicated when he crossed into oncoming traffic causing a head-on crash with a Ford F150 pickup truck. The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. on Gears Road at Crown Park; the Mitsubishi was heading westbound on Gears Road when it veered over into eastbound lanes, colliding with the Ford. The front seat passenger of the Mitsubishi was pronounced dead at the scene. Seven people in the pickup truck were taken to various area hospitals, and the driver and rear seat passenger in the Mitsubishi were injured also. The alleged drunk driver will face a charge of intoxication manslaughter.

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Scene of last night’s fatal accident

GMC Envoy driver sideswipes vehicles then hits pole on N. Shepherd

A woman driving a red-colored GMC Envoy SUV was involved in a crash Saturday night while traveling on N. Shepherd at 34th Street in Houston. The woman apparently sideswiped a black Dodge Challenger and then kept on driving; she traveled about a mile before crashing into a pole and flipping the SUV onto its roof. The woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition; police found beer inside the Envoy, so drunk driving is suspected. KHOU’s story did not say if anyone in the Dodge Challenger was injured.

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The wrecked GMC Envoy