Fiery Tanker Crash on Loop 820

Author: Angel Reyes  

Auto Accidents

A collision between two big rigs in North Richland Hills has left one person dead and two others injured. The fiery collision took place on Interstate 820 before U.S. Highway 377 in the westbound lanes. According to 5NBCDFW, the crash involved a fuel tanker and an empty animal waste truck. An air ambulance transported one person to the hospital with severe burns. Officers also reported an injured road crew worker, whose injuries were fortunately not life-threatening. The crash took place around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, but on Thursday police reported a person found dead in the wreckage of one of the vehicles.

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Fatal Commercial Truck Accidents Surge in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

Author: Angel Reyes  

In The News

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, many experts predicted crash rates and traffic fatalities would go down along with the number of miles traveled nationwide. However, statistics have shown just the opposite. Recent data notes the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex is simultaneously experiencing a spike in fatal commercial truck accidents alongside the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Even a Four-Car Collision Can’t Stop the Terminator

Author: Angel Reyes  

In The News

A four-vehicle collision took place in West Los Angeles on Friday, January 21 around 4:35 p.m that has left one woman injured. Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) notes the incident involved four cars, one of which happened to be Arnold Schwarzenegger’s tank of an SUV. According to Vanity Fair, it is unknown whether Schwarzenegger was the motorist or the passenger; fortunately, the Terminator actor did not sustain any injuries. Nonetheless, LA Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the injured woman to a local hospital with an abrasion on her head. No drugs or alcohol are factors in the collision.

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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 Safety

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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