Tag Archives: Highway Safety

“Slam Dunk” Chance for Snow Thursday through Friday

Sometimes the National Weather Service just has a way with words. The latest forecast discussion – the jargony, insiders-only-style forecast hidden deep in the often mysterious weather service web portal – says we’re definitely in store for at least some snow … Continue reading

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Investigation into Prison Bus Wreck Could Take More than a Year

Update Wednesday, January 21: The lone surviving prison guard in the prison bus wreck – Jason Self – continues to receive treatment at a hospital in Lubbock, after having recently undergone surgery. Meanwhile, two of the surviving prisoners have been discharged from … Continue reading

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Prison Bus Wreck a Reminder of Dangerous West Texas Roads

State authorities say icy roads likely caused Wednesday’s prison bus wreck just west of Odessa that killed 10 people when the bus ran off an I-20 overpass and hit a train. The National Transportation Safety Board is still investigating the … Continue reading

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On-The-Scene of the Prison Bus-Railroad Crash near Odessa

In West Texas on Wednesday, a bus carrying prisoners skidded off Interstate 20 and plunged over a bridge, crashing onto a passing train below, splitting open a UPS cargo container. 10 people on the bus were killed instantly: eight prisoners and … Continue reading

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