According to an article on the Big Country Homepage, the Nation Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a report stating that lower average gas prices have led to more people being on the road.
Big Country News reported on June 18, 2018, that a woman had been hospitalized due to an auto accident in South Abilene on Monday afternoon. The accident was the result of two cars colliding with each other.
San Angelo Live reported on December 29, 2017, that three Texans lost their lives on a rain-soaked highway south of Eden. According to the Texas DPS, a 2008 Ram Pickup was traveling north on the US. Highway 83 near the Concho and Menard County line.
According to an article by Big Country Home Page, a suspect who supposedly stole a Camaro from a car dealership in Abilene and led police on a high-speed chase was arrested on Monday, November 13th. The man has been formally charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle, Aggravate Assault of a Public Servant and Evading Arrest with a Vehicle.