• Nov 16th 2012 at 12:22PM
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Houston traffic reporter Jennifer Reyna missed an accident happening on the screen behind her as she was telling local residents the road was starting to clear up.

Reyna was giving a routine traffic report on KPRC-2, and switched views from the big Houston map to a camera showing firetrucks wrapping up from an early accident on Route 288 heading north into Houston. As she looked back at the green screen, she took her eyes off the monitor and told viewers the road was now clear. Right then, a car veered to avoid the firetrucks, smashed into what appears to be an SUV or minivan, and caused another serious accident.

"It's very rare that we catch an accident happen live on television," Reyna said. "I just can't believe I just missed it on the last one. But I took my eyes off for a split second to look back from our monitors and missed this accident that happened when we were clearing it in downtown Houston."

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      jbjg24m
      • 2 Years Ago
      wish our local traffic reporter looked as good as this one does
      • 2 Years Ago
      No., the speeding a##hole that came from behind, clipped the car and caused it to flip is responsible for this whole mess....I hope that person is arrested for their crappy driving!
      BBLateModel04
      • 2 Years Ago
      They found out the driver that hit the SUV was from California, Go figure....
      Obz3rv3r
      • 2 Years Ago
      State with morons like that? Let them secede .... please!
        BBLateModel04
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Obz3rv3r
        Yes, Let us go!
        BBLateModel04
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Obz3rv3r
        Yes PLEASE let us secede! I bet your from California Too. I cant stand to be around people that think like you! Your to Dumb to know that your STUPID!!!
      zakonz
      • 2 Years Ago
      Back to school.
      • 2 Years Ago
      looked like he swerved to go around the van that was slowing down and realized that there was a fire truck in his way so he swerved back into the middle lane...unfortunately he was going faster than the van and turned right into it making it flip....i hate a$$hole drivers! Hopefully he gets a nice high dollar ticket or jail time if anyone was seriously hurt.
        Pimp Daddy
        • 2 Years Ago
        The black car caused the accident they were driving like an idiot swerved and hit the SUV, causing it to hit the firetruck AND kept going...
      • 2 Years Ago
      She was looking the entire time.? WTF.!?!?!
      sewbeme
      • 2 Years Ago
      LISTEN YOU -------- YOU ARE NOT DOING HER JOB SHE IS ! WISHFUL THINKING ON YOUR PART. BUT IT ISN'T GOING TO HAPPEN. GO BACK AND TRY TO DO THE JOB YOU HAVE, IF YOU HAVE ONE. DON'T COMMENT WHERE YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TRYING TO TALK ABOUT. ANY ONE CAN SEE THAT WAS AN HONEST MISTAKE. NOONE HAS EYES BEHIND THEIR HEAD, REGARDLESS OF WHAT YOUR MOTHER TOLD YOU . AND WHILE I AM AT IT YES THIS IS CAPS, NEXT WEEK MAYBE WE CAN TRY LOWER CASE.
        ncinkman
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sewbeme
        This only goes to show the reckless disregard she showed. You should never try to operate a motor vehicle while giving the traffic report. These wanton multi-taskers are hazardous to the motoring public.
      Jo Jo, sr
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's a wonder why we watch traffic and weather people at all.
      • 2 Years Ago
      It looked like the car that was driving crazy almost ran into the back of the firetruck, swerved and nicked another car flipping it and kept going.
        • 2 Years Ago
        That what I see too, it wasn't even the SUVs fault. It was the smaller, sports looking car, it completely rammed into it and caused the accident. Looks like he drove away too... Hope he actually doesn't go free from that.
      kevin
      • 2 Years Ago
      Was she talking????
      • 2 Years Ago
      just before I looked at the paycheck 4 $4821, I didnt believe that my friends brother woz actualy bringing home money part time at their laptop.. there sisters neighbour has done this 4 only about 9 months and by now repayed the dept on there mini mansion and purchased Chevrolet. we looked here, http://www.Cloud65.com
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