Category Archives: Car Accidents

  • Fremont County car accident results in two fatalities

    The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported that two individuals died in a two-vehicle collision in Fremont County on Wednesday, March 12. According to reports, heavy snow on U.S. Route 26 contributed to the occurrence of the accident. Ruiz-Villa was driving east at an excessive speed, which caused him to lose control of his car. Ruiz-Villa’s passengers, 4-year-old Aylin […]

  • Caldwell teen killed in Middleton car accident

    On Monday, February 10 Chase Panda, 19, died in a two-vehicle accident west of Middleton. The accident occurred before 10 a.m. on Idaho 44. Panda was driving east when he ran into a tractor-trailer turning east onto Idaho 44. Panda was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the tractor-trailer did not […]

  • Wyoming’s learner’s permit age gets criticism

    A new annual report from the District of Columbia-based Advocates of Highway and Auto Safety issued on Wednesday, January 22, criticized Wyoming’s policy of allowing 15-year-old teenagers to obtain driving learners’ permits, calling attention to the youth of the applicants in the state’s graduated driver’s license program. However, Wyoming Department of Transportation’s Driver Services manager […]

  • Man charged with vehicular homicide after killing passenger

    Eighteen-year-old Cheyenne, Wyoming resident Jacob Torres, who was allegedly driving at a high speed when he crashed his car into a tree, killing his 16-year-old passenger, was taken into police custody on Friday, November 22 and is now facing one felony count of aggravated vehicular homicide-reckless driving charges. A preliminary hearing for Torres’ case occurred […]