Category Archives: Accidents

Propane Truck Explodes, Man Dies, Brownfield

One person is confirmed dead after a propane truck explodes Thursday morning in Brownfield, Texas Department of Public Safety Officers said. Robert Clifford Melvin, 58, of Lubbock died from his injuries. At 7:30 a.m., a collision between two semi tractor-trailers causes an explosion. The crash was just inside the city limits of Brownfield on U.S. 62/82 just north of town. Both trucks were completely engulfed in flames. An Alabama driver was headed southbound, got caught in the blast of the explosion and was taken to Lubbock for medical treatment. Hazardous-material crews confirmed the tanker was carrying approximately 1,000 gallons of propane. North- and southbound lanes...
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Five Die In A Fiery Crash On I-30

Fort Worth - One of the victims of a fiery crash in Fort Worth Sunday was headed home from an engagement party with her fiance when an 18-wheeler hit her and others standing in the road trying to help the victim of an earlier crash, police said Sunday. Fort Worth police officer Tamara Pena said the first crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when a westbound motorist drove into a concrete barrier in the center of I-30 near Oakland Boulevard. Police said they did not know what caused the initial crash. A total of 17...
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Head On Collision With Two Semi Trucks Claimed Two Lives

AMARILLO, TEXAS -- A head-on collision between two semi trucks in the Texas Panhandle claimed two lives today. Texas Department of Transportation said the wreck happened at 7:40 a.m. on Highway 385 near Boys Ranch in Oldham County. A 2012 Volvo semi driven by Robert W. Holland, 62, of Texline, Texas, was traveling south on US 385 when he crossed the center stripe into the northbound lane. At the same time, a 2014 FreighRead more 0