Tag Archives: TRAFFIC

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DPS READY FOR THE FOURTH

It’s the Fourth of July weekend meaning millions of Texans will be on the state’s highways and byways while others will take their boats out for a holiday fishing trip….

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18 WHEELER OVERTURNS ON HIGHWAY 36 NEAR TACO BELL

An 18-wheel tractor trailer overturned in front of the Brenham Taco Bell on highway 36 South near highway 290 at five this (Tuesday) morning. Lanes were closed for several hours…

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CHASE LEADS TO STANDOFF NEAR HEARNE

Law enforcement officers, including troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, were finally able to stop the woman driver of a passenger car after she led them on a…

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POLITICAL ADVISOR KIMBROUGH IMPROVING AFTER MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Jay Kimbrough, the long time political advisor to Gov. Rick Perry, and the one-time deputy chancellor of Texas A&M, continues to improve after being critically injured in a motorcycle accident…

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18 WHEELER HAULING CHICKENS RUNS OFF I-10

The driver of an 18 wheeler escaped without any serious injuries when he ran off the road on Interstate 10 near Flatonia in Fayette County, early this (Monday) morning. Reports…

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SHERIFF DEPUTIES, DPS AND TXDOT RESOLVE TRAFFIC BACKUP IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

An ‘unexpectedly heavy load of traffic’ Saturday afternoon near Chappell Hill was cleared up with the help of Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies, the Texas Department of Public Safety and the…

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PEARLAND WOMAN AIRLIFTED AFTER ACCIDENT

A Pearland woman had to be airlifted to an area hospital Friday afternoon when her Jeep Wrangler sided swiped a pickup-truck and rolled over on West Main Street near the…

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THREE PEOPLE INJURED IN GRIMES COUNTY COLLISION

A major traffic collision sent three people, including a young girl, to the hospital in Grimes County Wednesday afternoon. Three people near Carlos had to be airlifted to a Houston…

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ELDERLY MAN LOSES CONSCIOUSNESS RUNS OFF 290

Washington County EMS crews pulled an ‘elderly white male’ from a late model Honda van during the noon hour Friday, after he apparently lost consciousness and skidded off the eastbound…

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CONSCIENTIOUS DRIVING ON SAFE HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are crediting conscientious drivers for the continued safe driving on the area highways. Reports from the Pierce and Bryan offices of the DPS are…