Complete Texas accident reports and news.

One person killed, after their motorcycle rear-ends a pickup on Furay Street near Houston.

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Friday, April 18, 2014
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A motorcyclist is dead after a wreck in northeast Harris County.

It happened in the 7500 block of Furay as a pickup truck was heading eastbound on Furay. Authorities say the truck was making a left turn when a motorcycle rider slammed into its rear.

The biker was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officials on scene say there parts from a second motorcycle at the scene and they're now looking for a second rider.

8-year-old boy killed, 40-year-old mother, 7-year-old daughter, critically injured, airlifted to hospital, after their car is rear-end by a tractor-trailer on Highway 290 near Houston.

Date: 
Friday, April 18, 2014
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A child is dead and several are injured in a four-vehicle accident, according to officials.

The Cy Fair Volunteer Fire Department said one of the cars involved in the accident caught fire on Highway 290 at Mason.

Texas Department of Public Safety investigators said it started when the driver of an 18 wheeler looked down at his cell phone while driving on Highway 290.

Tajh Long, 20, one other person, killed, 4 other adults injured, transported to hospital, after a head-on collision between a car and pickup on East Loop 820 in Fort Worth.

Date: 
Friday, April 18, 2014
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Two men were killed in a car crash that shut down a highway in east Fort Worth for hours Friday afternoon.

Just before 2 p.m., Melissa Shearin heard the familiar sound of screeching tires and the crush of metal coming from the southbound lanes of East Loop 820 near Ramey Avenue.

She lives in the neighborhood along the access road and immediately heard the crash. She said wrecks are becoming more common in the area.

"As I was calling 911, I was running," Shearin said.

Man in his 20's killed, after his motorcycle, traveling at a high rate of speed, crashes on southbound Research Boulevard in north Austin.

Date: 
Friday, April 18, 2014
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A motorcyclist is dead after a North Austin crash.

Officials say it happened around 9:50 a.m. in the 7800 block of southbound Research Boulevard.

The motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it lost control and crashed. Austin-Travis County EMS officials performed CPR on the motorcyclist, a Hispanic male between the ages of 20 and 25, and he was later pronounced dead.

Woman in her 30's seriously injured, airlifted to hospital, after losing control of her car on South Park View Drive in Houston, and crashes into a tree at high speed.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
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One person was injured after an accident in west Houston Thursday.

It happened in the 18000 block of South Park View Drive.

The speed limit there is 30 miles per hour, but police believe the woman behind the wheel was driving much faster.

Investigators tell us the woman, who's believed to be in her 30s, was driving east on South Park View toward Barker Cypress when she lost control of her Dodge Challenger, hitting a median then an oak tree.

Betty Tucich, 69, killed, after her minivan rear-ends a dump truck on eastbound U.S. 380 near Frisco.

Date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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A 69-year-old woman has been killed in a collision with a dump truck in Frisco.

Police say just before 1 p.m. Thursday, Betty Tucich, 69, rear-ended a dump truck on U.S. 380 near Preston Road.

Tucich was driving a Honda minivan eastbound and hit the truck as it was coming to a stop at a red light, police said.

Authorities are still investigating what exactly caused the collision.

5 people injured, 3 inmates and two Texas Department Criminal Justice sergeants, all transported to hospital, after their van crashes on northbound U.S. 59 near El Campo.

Date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Thursday morning on U.S. 59 in El Campo.

The wreck occurred about 7:15 a.m. on the northbound lanes of the freeway near Wharton County Road 404, according to the Department of Public Safety.

Three inmates from the Texas Department Criminal Justice as well as two TDCJ sergeants were in the van, said spokesman Robert Hurst.

Hurst said all five people were taken to the hospital in El Campo. Details of their injuries and conditions were not released.

Leonard Kendall, 71, a missing man suffering from Alzheimer's, killed, after he is struck by two vehicles, while trying to cross the North Freeway in north Houston.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Houston police say the missing elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease was killed in an accident on the North Freeway.

Officials say Leonard Kendall, 71, was last seen on Monday in the 8900 block of Deer Trail Drive in north Houston.

Houston police issued a missing person report for Kendall on Wednesday.

Ethan Vasquez, 13, a student at William B. Travis Academy, killed, Sandy Vasquez, critically injured, transported to hospital, after their car is struck by a hit & run minivan alluding police in Dallas.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Extra psychologists are at William B Travis Academy in Uptown Dallas Wednesday where 13-year-old Ethan Vasquez attended school.

Vasquez was killed Tuesday morning during a hit-and-run crash with a driver trying to elude police. The boy's mother, Sandy Vasquez, was critically injured in the crash and remains hospitalized.

The school Vasquez attended is for academically gifted 4th through 8th graders who have some of the top STAAR test scores in the state.

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