Accident

An auto-pedestrian accident in on Main Street in Vidor sent a 59-year-old woman to a local hospital in critical condition, Vidor Police Department (VPD) Chief Rod Carroll reports. 

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Crews were working April 23 to clean up an oil spill following a crane accident that injured one person, reports the Port Arthur Fire Department.

Firefighters responded to a report of a crane that had turned over on S. First Avenue in Sabine Pass. On arrival, crews found a subject complaining of back pain on a boat. They removed him from the boat and transported him to a hospital for medical treatment of his injuries, which were not life-threatening according to PAFD. 

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A Beaumont man riding a motorcycle died in a one-vehicle accident in Orange County on April 22.

At approximately 3 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Orange County.  The crash occurred near mile marker 870 and involved a motorcycle.

Preliminary reports indicate that a 2001 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Interstate 10.  For an unknown reason, the driver lost control and fell off the motorcycle.

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Police are investigating a major accident in Orange that involved two trucks and a tractor trailer and sent two people to the hospital with injuries. 

Capt. Charlie Stephenson reports that Orange Police Department officers responded to a three-vehicle accident in the 8600 block of North Highway 87 at 11:53 a.m. March 19. The accident is still under investigation and police have not released details of the wreck.

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On Jan. 23, at about 6:30 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a multiple vehicle crash on US 96 in Jasper County, about three miles North of Jasper, Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

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Highway 105 near Reins Road, near Bevil Oaks, is currently closed in both direction due to an accident, TxDOT said in a statement at 8:51 a.m. Dec. 11.

TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre asks that drivers use an alternate route.

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Photo: Beaumont Independent School District
Photo: Beaumont Fire-Rescue

In the early morning hours of Nov. 11, a pickup truck drove into an elementary school, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Jimmy Blanchard said in a statement.

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David Earl Bundage III of Orange (Facebook.com)

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash outside the DuPont plant in Orange County early Monday morning, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

Oct 9, at about 6:15 a.m., DPS responded to a multiple vehicle crash on FM 1006 in Orange County.

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A box truck attempting to make a U-turn flipped over after being struck by another vehicle on Highway 62 near Tulane in Orange County on Oct. 6, DPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis reports. 

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Erin Nicole Yates

A car accident on Highway 12 in Vidor on Saturday claimed the life of a local woman, reports the Vidor Police Department (VPD).

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