Preventable Tragedies

Body of Missing Union Springs Man Found at Wreck Site in Macon County

December 02, 2021

Alabama State Troopers say the body of a Union Springs man who had been reported missing has been found at the site where he wrecked his car. State troopers say 58-year-old Clifton Milbry was killed when he wrecked his car at around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 27. But because the wreckage was about 25 yards into the woods, his body was not recovered until two days later, after his family had reported him missing.

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FHP: Semi driver seriously injured after falling asleep, hitting parked semi on I-10

December 02, 2021

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — A semi-truck driver was seriously injured Thursday morning after troopers say he fell asleep at the wheel and hit another semi-truck that was parked in the emergency lane. A Florida Highway Patrol incident report said that around 7 a.m. near the 196 mile marker on I-10 eastbound, a semi-truck was in the right lane when the driver fell asleep and hit another semi-truck that was parked in the right-side emergency lane.

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FL Firefighter Struck by Vehicle at Accident Scene Recovering from Head, Leg Trauma

December 02, 2021

According to a report from NWFDailyNews, Noah Collins, the South Walton Fire District (SWFD) (Santa Rosa Beach, Florida) firefighter/EMT who was severely injured in a motor vehicle accident on Monday morning, is continuing to recover from traumatic head and leg injuries he suffered after attempting to aid others during a motor vehicle accident in which he was also involved. Collins’ vehicle was struck from behind while driving on his way to work near State Road 20.

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Fort Gibson Woman Killed In Crash

December 02, 2021

A Fort Gibson woman was killed on the Muskogee Turnpike when she hit a truck parked on the shoulder, states an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. Glenda Risenhoover, 62, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Broken Arrow Fire Department, the report states. According to OHP, the collision happened at approximately 5:45 p.m. in the southbound lanes, approximately 4 miles south of Broken Arrow in Wagoner County. Risenhoover was driving a 2010 Ford Edge, and a 2019 Freightliner truck driven by Ranjoyd Riar, 30, of Ontario, Canada was parked on the shoulder when Risenhoover struck the truck.

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Infant dies after multi-vehicle I-80 crash in Davis amid heavy fog, CHP says

December 02, 2021

DAVIS, Calif. — An infant has died after a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Davis that closed eastbound lanes for several hours Thursday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesperson said. Heavy fog is believed to be a factor in the crash at Richards Boulevard, officer Dave Harvey with CHP’s Solano division said. Around 4:40 a.m., a Toyota Avalon collided with a center divider then traveled back into the roadway where it came to a rest, Harvey said.

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Killdeer woman fatally struck by vehicle on Highway 22

December 02, 2021

A 73-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck at around 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1,4 miles north of Killdeer on Highway 22. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. Warren Jensen, 58, of Berthold, was the driver of a 2017 Chevy Silverado traveling northbound on Highway 22 from Killdeer to Berthold and approached a motorist stopped on the northbound shoulder changing a flat tire.

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One taken to hospital after chain-reaction crash on Interstate 81 in Virginia

December 02, 2021

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – A multi-vehicle crash occurred on Interstate 81 near mile marker 12 around 7:16 p.m. Thursday night, according to Virginia State Police (VSP). According to a statement from Virginia State Police, a state police officer responded to a crash near mile marker 12 on I-81 when a “multi-vehicle chain reaction” crash took place in the southbound lanes. One vehicle was stopped on the shoulder of the interstate waiting on a wrecker when it was struck by another vehicle, according to VSP.

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Carlos Alvarez-Cabrera, Freddy Pineda Killed in Truck Accident on US-287 in Childress County, TX

December 01, 2021

Childress County, TX – November 28, 2021, Carlos Alvarez-Cabrera and Freddy Pineda were killed by a tractor-trailer on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 287 near Childress. Authorities say the incident happened around 11:30 a.m. on US-287, roughly six miles east of town. Preliminary investigation suggests Alvarez-Cabrera and Pineda were two of five occupants of a pickup truck that parked on the northbound shoulder of the highway for unknown reasons. Reports indicate four of the truck’s five

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Melvin Hisel Killed by 18-Wheeler in Accident on MO-19 in Ralls County

December 01, 2021

Ralls County, MO – November 30, 2021, 55-year-old pedestrian Melvin Hisel was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on State Highway 19 in Ralls County. Authorities say the incident happened around 5:15 a.m. on northbound Route 19, roughly three miles south of Perry. Preliminary investigation suggests Hisel’s car somehow became disabled in the travel lanes around a mile from where he was struck. He set out on foot but walked using a cane and fell down on the edge of the

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One Killed in Tanker Truck Accident on I-15 Freeway in San Bernardino, CA

December 01, 2021

San Bernardino, CA – November 22, 2021, one person sustainted fatal injuries following an accident where a vehicle crashed into a tanker on I-15. Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 6:44 a.m. along the I-15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass area near Oak Hill Road. Officials said that a witnesses saw a silver Hyundai Accident reportedly driving erratically. At some point, the car reportedly attempted to pass a semi-truck and

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