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Complete Galveston County, TX accident reports and news.

Accidents in Galveston County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Galveston County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Galveston County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Galveston County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a Galveston County personal injury lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can connect you with an experienced accident lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about how Galveston County personal injury law works.

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Sat, 11/12/2016 Car Accident One person killed and two injured in car wreck at Rex Road and Beamer Road in Friendswood, Texas
Thu, 11/03/2016 Pedestrian Accident Elias Chavana, 33, and Patricia Delgado, 29, killed, two people injured in pedestrian collision with motorcycle on Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas
Tue, 10/04/2016 Aircraft Accident Pilot Brian Arnott, 69, killed and one person injured in small-plane crash near Galveston, Texas
Wed, 09/28/2016 Pedestrian Accident Man dies when front-end loader runs him over at trash transfer station in Galveston, Texas
Sun, 07/17/2016 Motorcycle Accident Justin James Forsyth, 37, charged in motorcycle collision that killed child, 4, in Bacliff, Texas
Wed, 02/03/2016 Pedestrian Accident Lina Kuehn Owen, 66, and Larry Wayne Owen, 64, killed in pedestrian collision on FM 528 in Friendswood, Texas
Mon, 01/11/2016 Other Type of Accident 3 employees burned, 1 severely, in fire at Marathon refinery in Texas City, Texas
Mon, 12/07/2015 Other Type of Accident Mykala Hurst, 13, dies after jumping from back of school bus on Gulf Freeway in Galveston, Texas
Thu, 08/13/2015 Bicycle Accident Douglas Bleimeyer, Jr., 16, killed in bicycle collision with hit-and-run driver on FM 646 in Santa Fe, Texas
Mon, 07/20/2015 Car Accident 1 dead and 2 injured in alleged street-racing related head-on collision on Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas
Tue, 06/30/2015 Pedestrian Accident 20-year-old man working on grass along highway dies after being struck by tanker truck on Highway 146 in Texas City, TX
Tue, 05/12/2015 Bus Accident Ethan Broadway, 11, Bryan Stachey, 25, and teacher's aide injured after school bus crashes into house at Coleman Boylan Drive and Water Oak Drive in League City, TX
Thu, 04/02/2015 Car Accident Rosalinda Bruno, 54, killed in car crash with driver Gerado Flores, 34, on Seawall Blvd in Galveston, Texas
Sun, 02/15/2015 Car Accident Kendall Reed, 19, and Sara Santana, 20, killed in single-vehicle car crash on Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas
Fri, 11/14/2014 Truck Accident Chris Ragle, 16, and Gabriella Giles both dead after their pickup collided with a garbage truck on Stewart Road in Galveston, TX
Thu, 10/16/2014 Pedestrian Accident Brock Milburn, 22, dies from injuries after driver deliberately hit him with pickup truck, then fled the scene in Galveston, Texas
Mon, 10/06/2014 Boat Accident Robert Wallace, 66, drowns after a boat wreck off the coast of Galveston, Texas
Mon, 08/18/2014 Motorcycle Accident Adam Naddak, 31, dies in motorcycle accident on Seawall Boulevard in Galveston on August 18.
Sat, 06/28/2014 Car Accident Nancy Harris, 45, dies after being pinned between car and ATM machine on June 29 in Crystal Beach, Texas.
Sat, 06/07/2014 Pedestrian Accident Raphael Flajole, 62, killed and Shane Sabala, 48, injured when car drives onto sidewalk on Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas