Monthly Archives: November 2011

Deer Takes Two Riders Down

Two Omaha, Nebraska motorcyclists are lucky to be alive after hitting a deer on the weekend before Thanksgiving. Both survived their motorcycle accidents, but one wound up in the hospital. Stanley Hall was riding down Interstate 680 near 60th Street with a group of motorcyclists, including his cousin, when a deer leaped into the heavy… read more

Crash Ejects Three Daughters From Vehicle

Three girls were injured in an accident in Colorado Springs, Colorado last week when they were thrown from a car their father was driving. Michael Bobain, 35, was driving on Lake Avenue with his two daughters and stepdaughter, ages 11, 15 and 16 in a two-door Honda Civic, when he allegedly ran a stop sign.… read more

Young Driver Faces Charges Over Deadly Accident

A 17-year-old driver is facing charges of vehicular homicide and reckless driving for an October 20 accident south of Glenwood Springs, Colorado that resulted in the death of a fellow Colorado Mountain College student. The young man was driving just before midnight on County Road 114 along with three passengers, CMC students Steph Zgorzynski, 18,… read more

Massive Brain Injury From Motorcycle Crash

The trial continues over a fatal motorcycle accident in Erie, Pennsylvania, involving a drunken driver and the death of a young woman. On August 30, 2010, Jamie Wilt was riding his motorcycle with his girlfriend, Magen Porter, 24. Heading into an intersection, they collided with an SUV driven by Eugene Metzger, who police later determined… read more

Van Rolls With Eight Passengers, Killing Two

A crash on a Nebraska interstate this month left three people dead and five hurt after a van they were riding in rolled. The crash happened on Interstate 80 in central Nebraska, when the tread on a rear tire of the van separated, according to the Nebraska State Patrol. The tread separation caused the driver… read more

Injured Bike Officer Gets Help From Friends

Denise Dougherty was surprised to see a police officer at her door on September 24, and was shocked to hear her husband, motorcycle officer Joe Dougherty, had been hit by an alleged drunk driver while on duty. “The hardest part was driving by (the scene) on the way to the hospital…seeing his boots and his… read more

Fiery Collision Kills Five

A collision that occurred about five miles south of Lander, Wyoming, took the lives of five people, including a 17-year-old Lander High School student. The head-on collision happened on Wyoming Highway 789 on November 10 when a Chevy Tahoe driven by the student crossed over the centerline into the opposite line, hitting a van. The… read more