Posts Tagged ‘Wrong Way Drivers’

Another Central Texas Wrong Way Driver Wreck

Early this morning, a driver driving the wrong way on IH 35 near Kyle (where I grew up) caused a wreck that killed four people and injured two others. In this instance, the wrong way driver was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of IH 35 at the Kyle Parkway exit.  Unfortunately, the car hit…

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Another Austin Wrong-Way Driver Wreck

Last night, two people were killed in a collision when a driver was driving down Mopac the wrong way. Just before 1:00 a.m., APD received calls of a driver driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Mopac.  The APD dispatched several police cars and even a police helicopter to try and intervene, but they couldn’t…

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IH 35 Wrong Way Driver Kills A San Antonio Police Officer

If you’ve read this blog at all, you know that we closely follow stories about wrong way drivers because this is a phenomenon that seems like it should never happen, and yet it’s becoming routine. This morning, a San Antonio police officer, Officer Stephanie Brown, was tragically killed along I35 when a wrong way driver slammed his SUV…

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Another Wrong Way Driver Wreck In Dallas

It’s some thing you think should never happen, but it’s common — accidents caused by drivers driving the wrong way on interstates or major roadways. Unfortunately, another wrong-way driver wreck happened in Dallas last Thursday night/Friday morning.  Joseph Macias was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of I45 when he slammed into another vehicle.  The…

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Another Austin Wrong Way Driving Wreck

For the second time in less than a month, Austin has experienced a traffic fatality from a driver driving the wrong way on a highway.  Early Saturday morning, a woman in her twenties was killed as she was driving the wrong way in the northbound lanes of the I35 lower deck.  The wrong-way driver hit two other vehicles and was killed after…

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More On Wrong Way Drivers

After yesterday’s post, my friend Steve Lombardi, a Des Moines personal injury lawyer, sent me links to a number of posts on his blog dealing with wrong way drivers.  If you’re interested in the problem, check out some of Steve’s links: Wrong Way Collisions in Iowa Wrong Way Driving On The Interstate Highway Systems Wrong…

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Another Wrong-Way Driving Death In Austin

There are some things that just seem like they shouldn’t happen:  doctors performing surgery on the wrong body parts, tires coming off of 18 wheelers or other cars and causing wrecks, and wrecks caused by people driving the wrong way on highways.  And yet all of them occur over and over. Sadly, this weekend was…

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Car Wrecks Caused By Wrong-Way Drivers Are Causing Too Many Fatalities

This weekend, eight people in New York, including four young children, were killed when their minivan entered a highway going the wrong direction and collided with two other vehicles. It seems almost too bizarre to be true, but wrong-way drivers are more common than one would think. In fact, Sunday’s wrong-way wreck was the second…

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