Archive for January 2013

Toddler run over by truck does not survive

When an emergency call goes out for help involving a child, the crews know it will be a tough call. This story had one of the worst endings possible, the death of a toddler. A three-year-old boy was run over by a truck backing up through a parking lot. For some reason, like most small…

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Car Wrecks: Traffic Fatalities Continue To Mount

It’s been less than a week since I posted about last year’s record number of traffic fatalities, and already we’ve seen a number of 2013 traffic fatalities.  On New Year’s day, a father and son were killed in a motorcycle accident, and on Thursday, a 19 year old was killed in a rollover accident on…

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Austin Car Wrecks: Let's Reduce Traffic Fatalities This New Year

2012 is finally winding down, and sadly, it has been the deadliest year for Austin car wrecks in over a decade.  As of December 27, Austin had 77 traffic fatalities, the most since 2000.  Fortunately, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo is looking to do something about it. In a December 29 Austin American Statesman story,…

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