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2 Dead in Fatal Fort Worth Accident

Destiny Baker3 years ago

Two people are dead following a fatal accident along East Loop 820 in Fort Worth on Friday.

Details of the Fort Worth Collision

According to the Dallas Morning News, two people were killed after a car collided with two pickups along East Loop 820 around 1:45 pm Friday.

Police stated that a black Acura was traveling northbound when it crossed over the grass median and collided with a blue Chevrolet pickup, then with a white Ford F-250.

The two occupants of the Acura were pronounced dead at the scene – their identities have not been released.

No other injuries were reported. Police do not believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident, but a toxicology report is expected.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

  • According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 3,399 people were killed along Texas roadways in 2012. This marked a 10.82 percent increase from 2011 when 3,067 deaths were recorded.
  • In addition, another 230,506 people were injured in Texas auto accidents with 87,087 people sustaining serious injuries.
  • 533 people were killed in head-on collisions, and roughly 838 fatalities were linked to collisions at intersections.
  • There were no deathless days recorded for the year.

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