Wrong-Way SUV Motorist Strikes 18-Wheeler on I-10

Author: Angel Reyes  

Auto Accidents

According to authorities in Beaumont, Texas, a 26-year-old woman entered the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 at the Doty Road exit headed the wrong way. The collision occurred early Thursday morning around 3:15 a.m. in Orange County. The Texas Department of Public Safety report states the woman was driving a 2021 Toyota SUV eastbound along the Interstate 10 access road when she entered the westbound lanes of the Doty Road exit headed the wrong direction. Her Toyota SUV struck the left side of a 2019 Kenworth 18-wheeler pulling a double-trailer headed west along the interstate. Both motorists received treatment for their injuries at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Investigation at this time remains ongoing.

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Cy-Fair ISD Teacher Puts Son in Trunk

Author: Angel Reyes  

In The News

Sarah Beam, a teacher for Cy-Fair Independent School District, is facing felony charges for child endangerment after she was caught with her son in the trunk of her vehicle. The 41-year-old teacher and mother allegedly made her son get in the trunk of her car after he tested positive for COVID-19. A criminal complaint was made as Beam was driving her son through a testing site at Pridgeon Stadium on Monday, January 3. Documents state Beam kept him in there to prevent being exposed to COVID-19 while driving him to get additional testing. When a state health care worker asked to see her son, she found him lying down in the trunk and refused to test him until he moved to the backseat of the vehicle.

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Parking Lot Harassment

Author: Angel Reyes  

In The News

In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness day on January 11, Angel Reyes – Reyes Browne Reilley is touching on several topics and themes that can help keep individuals throughout the state safe.

You know you need to stay alert on the road, and when you’re behind the wheel of a car, but what about when you’re in a parking lot?

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Human Trafficking in Texas

Author: Angel Reyes  

In The News

January 11 marks National Human Trafficking Awareness day, but Angel Reyes – Reyes Browne Reilley is taking the rest of the week to touch on a few topics everyone should read up on. Everyone needs to take the extra steps to stay safe and cautious, especially when traveling.

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Houston Officer “Relieved from Duty” after Fatal Car Wreck

Author: Angel Reyes  

Auto Accidents

At the end of 2021 – on December 26 – an on-duty Houston Police Officer hit a 75-year-old motorist turning left onto Thornton Road from southbound N. Shepherd. The motorist, Charles Payne, was driving home from church when the officer struck him. According to authorities, the officer was operating an agency-issued SUV patrol vehicle when he hit Payne. First responders transported Payne to a local hospital for minor injuries, but unfortunately, Payne did not make it. The Houston Police Department Vehicular Crimes and Internal Affairs Divisions, as well as the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, are investigating the fatal accident. The officer was not responding to any calls at the time of the accident.

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Dallas ISD Bus Clipped by Box Truck

Author: Angel Reyes  

Auto Accidents

According to Dallas County, on Monday, December 13, a box truck clipped a Dallas Independent School District (ISD) bus taking Casa View Elementary students on a field trip. The vehicles were traveling on Interstate 635 near Interstate 30 when the collision occurred. A spokesperson for Dallas ISD reported the wreck took place around 10:45 a.m., and that two passengers on the bus received treatment for minor injuries at a local hospital. Buses from Mesquite ISD arrived to take the students to Mesquite High School.

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Winter Weather on the Roadways

Author: Angel Reyes  

Auto Accidents

Celebrating with family, and seeing old friends is what makes the holidays some of the best times of the year! With all the excitement taking place, it’s particularly important to keep safety at the top of the priority list. We can all recall that winter weather has been especially unpredictable the past few years, so if you’re planning on hitting the road, keep Yuletide spirits high and everybody safe with winter weather driving tips.

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Semitrailer Drives off Dallas Overpass

Author: Angel Reyes  

Auto Accidents

Early Tuesday morning around 12:30 a.m. in Dallas, first responders rescued a driver from a semitrailer that drove off the overpass connecting West Woodall Rodgers Freeway and northbound Interstate 35 East. The semitrailer fell about thirty to forty feet, landed onto a rail line, and erupted into flames. It took first responders more than an hour to free the driver from the truck and take him to the hospital. The driver remains in critical condition.

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Multiple Semi-Truck Collision in Martin County

Author: Angel Reyes  

Auto Accidents

A fiery three-vehicle collision on Wednesday, December 8th resulted in the death of 48-year-old Odessa woman, Maria Louisa Loya. The three vehicles involved, Loya’s Chevrolet Trax and two semi-trucks, were all traveling eastbound on Interstate 20 near Stanton, Texas when the collision occurred. The impact caused all three cars to catch fire. The two semi-truck drivers, Maurin Jimenez-Mena and Zengfeng Shan, escaped unharmed.

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