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Car accident lawyerLocal Doctor Killed in a Hit and Run while Biking in Galveston. Local doctor, Dr. Nancy Lefeber Hughes was struck and killed while biking in Galveston in the early morning on March 18th by a young couple. The driver, Logan Llewellyn, 21, was apprehended two days later with an arrest warrant at his residence in an RV park in Seguin, outside of San Antonio. The young woman in the passenger seat at the time of the crash, Cianna Mims, 18, was also charged for failing to report the accident.

Hit and Run-Driver Didn’t Stop

Dr. Hughes died at the scene of the crime and is estimated to have been hit between 6 AM and 6.30 AM by Llewellyn as the couple drove to see the sunrise by the Seawall. After hitting the doctor, the two fled the scene without even stopping to see what had happened. Two bystanders came across the injured doctor and called emergency services for help, but she died before aid could arrive.


Don’t Drink and Drive written on the road

Richardson, Texas Driver Arrested For Drunk Driving Following Deadly Crash. Plano Police have arrested and charged a Richardson man with intoxication manslaughter after a deadly crash on January 30.

Angel Velasco, 34, of Richardson, was charged with the crime. According to the police, the tragic accident happened on a Sunday mid-morning at the intersection of Jupiter Rd and E. Plano Pkwy.

Deathly car accidentTrucking Accidents – An Increasing Problem in an Expanding Industry. Barbecue, boots, and big ten-gallon hats–these are the motifs that come to mind when Americans think of Texas. But did you know that Texas is also the state with the most lane mileage, clocking in at just over 680,000 miles?

Driving is a necessity in Texas, given that it’s the biggest state in the continental US. But as Texans spend more time on the roads, they are increasingly at risk of getting into a serious car accident.

Car Truck Accident on I35

What to do in car accidentWhenever you’re involved in a car accident, it is important you hire an experience attorney to represent your rights. Insurance companies are in the business of trying to minimize their pay-outs, which is why a competent attorney is crucial.

What to do immediately after an accident can sometimes be confusion. You might be asking yourself if you should contact your insurance provider to let them know you were involved in an accident. The answer is you shouldn’t call them. Why? The reason you don’t want to contact your insurance company is because they do not necessarily represent your best interest. As I mentioned above, they are more interested in minimizing their pay-outs.

The rule also applies to deciding when to contact the other person’s insurance company. Whether it was the other person’s fault or you are not sure, it is important that you do not contact the insurance company.

According to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 25% of fatal automobile accidents are associated with drivers who were tired or fell asleep behind the wheel. There are significant and deadly risks associated with drowsy driving.

car_crash_0188In the most recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), a study demonstrated that at least one out of every 25 drivers admitted to falling asleep behind the wheel over the last month.

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