Archive for May, 2015

Two killed in car accident on Highway 288 involving Nissan Rogue

A single vehicle accident at around 4:00 this morning leaves a driver and passenger dead and sent two others to the emergency room. According to a story on Channel 2’s web site, four women occupying a Nissan Rogue SUV were in an argument. A witness said the driver stopped a couple of times on the shoulder of the freeway, then would drive off erratically. That came to an end when the driver went off the road and up an embankment causing the SUV to roll and strike a concrete pillar supporting the Holly Hall overpass. Investigators will try to determine if drunk driving was a factor in the accident.

Women trapped under 18 wheeler trailer on Southwest Freeway

Two women in a white-colored SUV were trapped in their vehicle yesterday after a collision involving an 18-wheeler. The accident happened on the Southwest Freeway near Buffalo Speedway. Houston Fire Department’s technical rescue team responded to release the entrapped women, both of whom were transported from the scene by ambulance.

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HFD’s technical rescue team removing an injured driver

Drunk driver kills homeless man under Gulf Freeway overpass

There was a fatal accident this morning and police suspect drunk driving is to blame. A homeless man was taking shelter beneath an overpass on the Gulf Freeway when he was struck by a vehicle around 2:45 a.m.  Apparently the woman driving the Nissan Altima involved in the crash tried to turn left onto Airport Boulevard from the Gulf Freeway feeder road northbound when she lost control. The driver of the Nissan was not injured in the crash but she showed signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test. News reports did not identify the homeless man or the alleged drunk driver.

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18 wheeler hits SUV, pickup on Highway 59 in Cleveland, Texas

Eight people were sent to hospital when an 18-wheeler struck a pickup truck and an SUV on Sunday. The accident happened on Highway 59 in Cleveland, Texas. Police say the SUV had broken down and the pickup had stopped to help when both vehicles were hit by the big rig. The gold-colored SUV, which appears to be a Chevy Suburban or Tahoe, came to rest perched on a guard rail. Two people in the pickup truck were taken to hospital by helicopter.

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The pickup truck hit by the 18 wheeler

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Puneet Nehra missing after car accident on Grand Parkway

Puneet Nehra is missing after he stopped to help a motorist involved in a crash on the Grand Parkway north of the Brazos River.

The crash happened shortly after 9:00 p.m. on Sunday evening. Mr. Nehra, who lives in Sugar Land, was assisting a person involved in a car accident when an alleged drunk driver plowed into the accident scene. Police are concerned Mr. Nehra may have been knocked over the edge of the bridge and into the river. The suspected drunk driver, 30-year old Gregory Kure of Needville, was arrested. Mr. Nehra has a wife and two young children and was on his way home having picked up dinner for his family when the crash happened.

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Puneet Nehra, currently missing

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Gregory Kure, alleged drunk driver