Preventable Tragedies

1 Killed in Rear-End Crash on Spur 408 in SW Dallas

January 29, 2023

Dallas, Texas (January 29, 2023) – One person was killed Friday night in a rear-end crash in southwest Dallas, according to the authorities. The fatal crash happened around 6:00 p.m., January 27, on southbound Spur 408 near Kiest. Authorities said a pickup truck was traveling southbound when it drifted onto the shoulder and rear-ended a parked sedan on the side of the roadway. A passenger inside the parked sedan was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Man hit on Chippenham Parkway was standing next to broken down car, police say

January 29, 2023

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – A man was seriously injured after being hit on Chippenham Parkway Saturday morning. Troopers were called to the Hull Street Road exit just after 10:30 a.m. after officials said a 34-year-old man outside his broken down vehicle on the parkway’s shoulder was was hit. The victim was taken to an area hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to troopers. The crash remains under investigation. This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.

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Man struck by vehicle in Cass County

January 29, 2023

CASSOPOLIS, Mich. (WNDU) - A Three Rivers man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle south of Cassopolis shortly before 12:30 Saturday morning. Sheriff’s deputies say a 28-year-old Elkhart woman was going north on Calvin Center Road when she lost control of her vehicle and hit an embankment. The crash left her vehicle disabled and in the roadway. A second vehicle driven by a 38-year-old Cassopolis man was also headed north on Calvin Center.

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Three vehicle crash in Sanpete County leaves one dead

January 29, 2023

SANPETE COUNTY, Utah — One person died resulting from a crash on SR-89 in Sanpete County around 7:30 p.m. on January 27. The crash involved three vehicles, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety, DPS. A Chevrolet Silverado pulling a trailer with a boat, traveling southbound on the SR-89, exited near mile marker 261. Then, the driver attempted to turn onto a side road, despite almost missing the turn.

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20-year-old pedestrian hit, killed on I-85 in Spartanburg Co.

January 28, 2023

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - One person is dead following a crash that happened Saturday morning on I-85 northbound, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Troopers said the crash happened at 6:20 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. near the 72-mile marker in the left lane. According to Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was getting out of a disabled vehicle in the median when they were hit by a Kia SUV traveling north on I-85.

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Two Killed in Delta County Crash

January 28, 2023

An Escanaba couple was killed in a traffic crash Friday in Delta County’s Garden Township. State Police investigators say a semi-truck westbound on US-2 lost control, and slid across the centerline, and struck an oncoming white SUV head-on. The occupants of the white SUV, 47-year-old Gerald Weaver and 46-year-old Tara Weaver, were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash left the semi trailer blocking the roadway. It was struck by a black SUV driven by a 38-year-old man from Oshkosh.

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1 dead, 3 injured after crash on I-5 in Sacramento

January 27, 2023

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Stockton man was killed and three others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on I-5 in Sacramento Thursday night. According to the California Highway Patrol, it happened around 9:30 p.m. on southbound I-5, north of J Street. CHP says a driver was broken down in the center divider of the interstate waiting for AAA. Their tow truck driver stopped in the #1 lane and a Lexus then pulled up and stopped behind the tow truck.

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Driver dies after hitting back of tractor-trailer parked on shoulder of I-64

January 27, 2023

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The driver of a pickup truck was killed early Friday after crashing into the back of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 64 in Washington Park. The crash happened on eastbound I-64 about 3:30 a.m. Friday, near the Kingshighway/Highway 111 exit in St. Clair County, authorities said. A flatbed semi-trailer was struck as it was parked on the highway’s shoulder, said Trooper Haylie Polistina with the Illinois State Police

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I-90 crash: 27 injured after collision involving as many as 50 vehicles on I-39/90 near Beloit

January 27, 2023

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WLS) – At multi-vehicle crash involving as many as 50 vehicles amid whiteout conditions near the Illinois-Wisconsin border has shut down the roadway Friday afternoon. Beloit Memorial Hospital confirms they have received 27 patients from the crash, WISN reported. The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. near mile marker 181. Both directions of I-39/90 in between Janesville and Beloit were shut down for hours for investigation and clean up. They reopened Friday night.

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27-year-old Freeport man found dead after Stephenson Co. crash

January 26, 2023

ORANGEVILLE, Ill. (WIFR) - A 27-year-old man was found dead Thursday morning after a severe car crash in Stephenson County. Crews responded just after 7 a.m. to the intersection of Rt. 26 and Old Route 26 for a report of a damaged car on the side of the road. Thomas Zulke was reportedly driving north on Rt. 26 when his vehicle veered off the road into the southbound lane and into the ditch.

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