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Scott Kappes

Man Claims Insurer Failed to Pay Claim Following Accident with Semi

A Galveston man has filed suit against his insurer claiming that the company failed to honor his underinsured motorist coverage after he was involved in a multi vehicle accident involving a semi…

Jenny Albano

Singer Emilio Navaira Critically Injured in Bus Crash

Grammy-winning Tejano singer Emilio Navaira was critically injured on Sunday after his band’s bus crashed on a highway in Houston.Navaira and his band Rio had performed at a Houston nightclub on Saturday night. At about 5 a.m. Sunday, the band’s bus slammed into traffic barrels on Interstate 610 northbound in Bellaire, a well-to-do enclave within the city west of downtown Houston, Bellaire…

Jenny Albano

Family of Man Killed in Bus Accident Sues Company, Driver

The family of a man who was killed in a recent bus crash near Victoria is suing the bus owner, the operator and the driver of the vehicle. Pedro Mendez was killed during the accident that occurred on January 2 that seriously injured many other passengers. The bus was headed to Houston from Monterrey, Mexico.The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Harris County District Court, alleges three companies…

Jenny Albano

Truck and Tour Bus Collide, Killing One and Injuring Many Others

A Mexican tour bus collided with a truck on Wednesday, January 2, killing one and injuring several others. The charter bus, carrying almost 50 passengers, veered off the highway and then over-corrected, which caused the bus to tip over onto its side. Then, once the bus had crashed on U.S. 59 near Victoria, a pickup truck collided with the overturned bus. The driver of the pickup was not…

Robert Binstock

Fatal SUV Accident On I-45 South

Shortly before 8:00 am this morning, my cell phone rang and a friend alerted me to what I already suspected based on the brake lights I was seeing in all five lanes of I-45 North near Spring-Stuebner Road. Yet another major automobile accident on this well-traveled interstate highway was delaying commuters from Montgomery County and adding at least an hour to the daily trip to downtown Houston….

Robert Binstock

Fire Truck Accident Stalls Houston Traffic

Luckily no firefighters were seriously injured last week when a fire truck crashed on its way to a house fire, which turned out to be a false alarm. The truck accident stalled traffic in downtown Houston, and one firefighter suffered a shoulder injury in the wreck. Three others who were on the truck escaped injury but were taken to the hospital as a precaution.The driver of the fire truck was on…