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Edson Alanis Manzano fatally struck by 18 wheeler on Highway 146, Bacliff, TX

20-year old landscape worker Edson Alanis Manzano was fatally struck by an out-of-control 18-wheeler as he worked alongside Highway 146 in Bacliff, Texas. The accident happened Monday June 30th as Edson was trimming back weeds at Highway 146 and FM 646. The big rig, pulling a tanker trailer, veered off the roadway on its way from La Porte to Texas City, striking Edson. Witness Jacob Cortez, who saw the accident, said he thought perhaps the driver had fallen asleep, and said that when the driver exited the truck after the accident the driver looked stunned. Edson was working for a company called BIO Landscape and performing a contract for the Texas Department of Transportation.

The driver, 55-year old Glendall Bickwenhert from Kentucky, was cooperating with the police investigation. The 18-wheeler is owned by Indiana-based Time Dedicated DC Carriers, whose U.S. Dept of Transportation profile states the company operates 45 trucks.

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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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Fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 146 in Pasadena

Fatal motorcycle accident in Pasadena, TX: Police say the driver of a vehicle was heading southbound on Highway 146 in Pasadena, Texas when he slammed into the rear of a motorcycle, killing the motorcycle rider. The crash happened around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday August 16th; the identity of the deceased motorcyclist has not yet been released.

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Speeding blamed for fatal accident on Highway 146 in Baytown

Police say a 26-year old man was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic in his silver-colored Pontiac moments before he caused a multi-vehicle accident that claimed his life and serious injured many other people. The three vehicle accident happened on Highway 146 in Baytown, Texas at around noon.  Channel 2 News spoke to Dr. Bruce Meuth, a veterinarian who operates the Abisher-Meuth Animal Hospital at a location near the scene of the crash. The two other vehicles involved aside from the Pontiac were a FexEx delivery truck and a Lincoln car occupied by three businessmen who were reportedly badly hurt. Dr. Meuth and his staff rushed from their office to render aid and contact family member of the injured men to let them know about the accident.

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Police say the Pontiac driver was traveling northbound on Highway 146 when he lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center line into incoming traffic, colliding with the Lincoln. The men in the Lincoln were all transported by Life Flight helicopter and the FexEx driver was taken by ground ambulance with a leg injury.

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Boat tire crashes through woman’s windshield on Highway 146

A woman driving in Baytown was injured Memorial Day Monday when a tire and wheel came loose from a boat trailer and bounced across the Highway 146 median into oncoming traffic. Channel 11’s story says the woman in the red-colored Nissan sedan was not seriously injured but was taken to hospital because she was so shaken by the accident. It appears much of the damage was caused to the passenger side, where nobody was sitting. Smith & Hassler has practiced personal injury law in Houston for over 23-years and offers potential clients a free consultation and case review.