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Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Beaumont-Port Arthur Metropolitan Area

The cities of Beaumont and Port Arthur are located in the far southeastern coast of the state, in an area referred to as the "Golden Triangle" because of the traingular shape the area's many oil refineries form. The area is one of the largest in the country for the refinement of petro-chemicals, and is the home of Spindletop, the first major oil field and one of the largest in American history.

Major Roadways

  • Interstate 10 passes through Beaumont on its way to Louisiana. Interstate 10 is the southernmost transcontinental highway in the U.S., traveling from Santa Monica, California to Jacksonville, Florida.
  • U.S. Route 69 is a Minnesota to Texas cross country route that ends in Port Arthur.
  • U.S. Route 90 spans almost the entire width of the state of Texas, with the far west end being in Van Horn, and exiting the state near Beaumont.
  • U.S. Route 96 is a north-south route that travels for 133 miles within the state of Texas. The northern end of the route is in Tenaha, and the southern end is in Port Arthur.
  • U.S. Route 287 begins in Port Arthur and travels northwest to Amarillo. The route is 1,791 miles long and it ends in Choteau, Montana.

Other Transportation

Major Beaumont and Port Arthur hospitals:

Grief support groups in Beaumont and Port Arthur:

GriefShare  Directory of Beaumont grief support groups; Directory of Port Arthur grief support groups.

When someone is injured in an accident in Beaumont or Port Arthur, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.
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It was about 3:15 p.m. when 30-year-old Brandon Simmons was driving a pickup truck to the north on U.S. 69 when he for some reason crossed into the southbound lane and collided head-on with an SUV driven by Doris Rogers, 62.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
U.S. 69
Type: Car Accident

A boating collision in East Texas has left two people dead and another person injured. Authorities say the collision occurred along a bend of the Angelina River in Jasper County, not far from the Louisiana line.

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Jasper, TX

Ten people were taken to a Beaumont hospital after a city transit bus was involved in a collision with another vehicle and then struck a nearby home.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Type: Bus Accident