Entries by jennifer

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Missouri, Trucker Who Caused Accident that Killed Two Moms and Two Daughters May Have Been Distracted and On Drugs

On February 14, 2020, two mothers and their daughters were driving through Lake St. Louis, MO heading west on I-64 when their vehicle was struck by a Ford F250 truck. 5 On Your Side says the truck driver, whose name was not disclosed, was heading east on the interstate when his vehicle started sliding, causing […]

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Three Morning Crashes on Interstate 90/94/39 in Wisconsin Leave 4 Dead and Several Others Injured

Three fiery crashes occurred in the northbound lanes of Interstate 90/94/39 in Wisconsin recently that involved multiple vehicles including two semi-trailer trucks. The Portage Daily Register says the first accident happened at around 4:00 a.m. near Lodi at Highway 60. Officials believe a semi-trailer had crashed into the back of another. About an hour after […]

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32-Year-Old Virginia Man Formally Charged for Fatal DUI Accident that Occurred in West Virginia

On Tuesday, June 24th, Cody Wade Braithwaite, 32, was charged in Berkeley County, West Virginia with several offenses all stemming from a fatal DUI accident that occurred on New Year’s Day. The Winchester Star says the incident happened after police attempted to conduct a traffic stop. Apparently, several 911 calls had been made from other […]

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Mississippi, Semi Driver Suffers Fatal Injuries After His Truck Flipped Off the I-10 Bridge into the Pascagoula River

Several agencies were dispatched to the accident scene where an 18-wheeler and another vehicle collided on the I-10 bridge in Mississippi. WXXV25 reported that the incident between the two vehicles happened just before 4 a.m. in Jackson County at mile marker 67. The source says the impact from the other vehicle sent the semi over […]

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Washington D.C. Man Arrested for Hit-and-Run Accident that Killed Two People

An unfortunate accident took place near Stronghold in Washington D.C. back at the beginning of June that claimed the lives of two innocent individuals. Patch.com identified these two people as Mattie Young, 79, of Southeast and Donald Malloy, 81, of Temple Hills. The two had been passing through the intersection of Bryant Street and North […]

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Virginia, Father of Nine is Left Struggling to Survive After Engaging in a Head-On Crash with a Tractor-Trailer

Omari Grey is known by many for being a farmer, a fitness expert, and a father of nine. Some even call him “Superman.” Unfortunately, Grey’s life has been turned upside down after he was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer in Virginia. WUSA9 says Grey was heading home in his farm delivery vehicle from […]

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Motorcyclist in Vermont Suffers Serious Head Injuries After Losing Control of His Bike

A 61-year-old male from Wales was recently involved in a motorcycle accident after officials say he lost control of his bike while riding in Whitingham, Vermont. Mass Live reported that the driver had been riding his 2005 Triumph Speedmaster motorcycle along Route 100 when the incident transpired. After being thrown from his bike, the rider […]

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The Daughter of Country Singer Hank Williams Jr. Dies in Car Accident in Tennessee

Twenty-seven-year-old Katherine Williams-Dunning, the daughter of singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr., was killed in a tragic car crash on the evening of June 14th. CNN says Williams-Dunning was behind the wheel of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe towing a boat with her husband Tyler Dunning, 29, when their vehicle crossed the dividing median of the highway. The […]

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Colorado, Can I file a wrongful death lawsuit if my loved one was killed by a drunk driver?

When a person’s negligent or reckless behavior leads to another person’s death, their loved ones are permitted to file what is called a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit can be used to recognize an individual for their actions and can even help the surviving family members recover compensation for medical expenses if their […]

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South Carolina Woman Sues Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office Over Police Chase that Led to Her Husband’s Death

The widow of Thomas Michael DeLise has filed a lawsuit against the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) after her husband was killed during a police chase that occurred on January 8, 2019. FITSNews reported that as SCSO deputy Benjamin McAbee attempted to pull over a vehicle being driven by Alan Dixon, the 21-year-old did not […]

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Pickup Truck Driver Charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter After Causing a Fatal Accident in Amarillo, Texas

After Amarillo Police officers were dispatched to the scene of an accident at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Soncy Road, they arrived only to find that one of the victims in the collision had died at the scene [Source: News Channel 10]. That victim has been identified as 23-year-old Morgan Michael. Officials say the […]