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Amarillo Motorcycle Accidents: Hit-and-run crash leaves motorcycle rider Jerad Dale Garrison with life-threatening injuries

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

A motorcycle rider suffered life-threatening injuries after a hit and run collision early Sunday morning in Amarillo. Jerad Dale Garrison, 25, was hit in the intersection of 34th Avenue and Western Street by a red truck, according to an Amarillo Police Department news release. The truck struck the motorcycle and then fled the scene. Officers … Continue reading Amarillo Motorcycle Accidents: Hit-and-run crash leaves motorcycle rider Jerad Dale Garrison with life-threatening injuries

Amarillo Wrongful Death: Will Lamar Burks, crossing street in wheelchair, struck and killed by Daniel Gene Holman on East Amarillo Boulevard

Posted on August 30, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

An Amarillo man in a wheelchair was struck and killed early Saturday in the 1000 block of East Amarillo Boulevard, according to an Amarillo Police Department news release. Will Lamar Burks, 59, was crossing the street northbound in the middle of the block when he was struck by a 1995 Chevy Tahoe driven by Daniel … Continue reading Amarillo Wrongful Death: Will Lamar Burks, crossing street in wheelchair, struck and killed by Daniel Gene Holman on East Amarillo Boulevard

Amarillo Accidental Death: Alexandra Lauhoff dies in fatal crash in Bushland, Brittanny Granados was theh sole survivor.

Posted on August 27, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

POTTER CO., Texas (KVII) — One person has died in a one-vehicle crash that happened around 8:30 p.m. near Bushland on FM 2381. According to Texas DPS, 29-year-old Alexandra Lauhoff of Bushland was driving a 2012 Dodge pickup northbound on the roadway about two and a half miles north of I-40. She failed to negotiate … Continue reading Amarillo Accidental Death: Alexandra Lauhoff dies in fatal crash in Bushland, Brittanny Granados was theh sole survivor.

Amarillo Automobile Accidents: Wreck Kills Brandon Summers and Puts Motherand Daughter in the Hospital. Flor Garcia Arrested for Reckless Driving

Posted on August 27, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

A wreck leaves one man dead and lands a mother and child in the hospital. Curry County Deputies say it happened yesterday afternoon on Highway 60 and State Road 467. Officials say 21-year-old Brandon Summers was hit by another vehicle and died. The Clerk’s Office confirms that Flor Garcia was arrested and charged with vehicular … Continue reading Amarillo Automobile Accidents: Wreck Kills Brandon Summers and Puts Motherand Daughter in the Hospital. Flor Garcia Arrested for Reckless Driving

Amarillo Accidental Death: Nazanin Hameed and Raybar Mahmood killed after head-on collision with Joshua Gardiner

Posted on August 27, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

KFDA – NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports Raybar Mahmood was driving back with his mother after picking her up from a night shift at Tyson Foods when a pickup headed east on Interstate 40 crossed the grass median and struck their vehicle head-on, leaving no survivors. Police reported that at 1:27 a.m. Friday, … Continue reading Amarillo Accidental Death: Nazanin Hameed and Raybar Mahmood killed after head-on collision with Joshua Gardiner

Civil Rights Violations: Lane Spencer and Fiancé Emily Morris Outraged with Employee Behavior at Local Hotel

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

KFDA – NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – Cell phone video of a dispute between guests of a hotel and its staff over the weekend has garnered thousands of views and created even more questions about the events behind it. The video, shot by Lane Spencer, documents the expletive-filled confrontation … Continue reading Civil Rights Violations: Lane Spencer and Fiancé Emily Morris Outraged with Employee Behavior at Local Hotel

National News: Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016

Posted on August 24, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Amarillo Globe-News WASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by the … Continue reading National News: Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016

Amarillo Local News: After Prison Deaths, Wardens at Clements State Prison Retire

Posted on August 24, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Amarillo Globe-News. CLEMENTS – A change in leadership is underway at William P. Clements state prison following the death of inmate Alton Rodgers earlier this year and federal lawsuits alleging neglect in the deaths of two inmates in 2013. Senior Warden Kevin Foley, former warden of Rogelio Sanchez State Jail in El … Continue reading Amarillo Local News: After Prison Deaths, Wardens at Clements State Prison Retire

BNSF CLASS ACTION: PANHANDLE, TEXAS TRAIN WRECK CAUSING SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERNS

Posted on August 24, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Houston Public Media. Residents of Panhandle, Texas who were exposed to nearly three days of toxic diesel fumes and airborne particulate from the BNSF train fire are now reporting serious health problems. Area doctors are seeing an increase in problems including sore throats, chest pain, difficulty breathing, skin rashes, and irritated eyes. … Continue reading BNSF CLASS ACTION: PANHANDLE, TEXAS TRAIN WRECK CAUSING SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERNS

Amarillo Drunk Driving Accidents: Drunk driver Francisco Hernandez-Uribe ran red light, struck police car of officers Steven Deal and Zachary Matlock

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Amarillo Globe-News.  Two police officers and a local man were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after an intoxicated driver struck the officers’ car early Monday morning. At approximately 1:42 a.m., two Amarillo police officers were driving west on East Amarillo Boulevard in a marked police vehicle. At the intersection … Continue reading Amarillo Drunk Driving Accidents: Drunk driver Francisco Hernandez-Uribe ran red light, struck police car of officers Steven Deal and Zachary Matlock