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2 Dead in Houston Drunk Driving Accident

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Jarod Cassidy3 years ago

Two women were killed early Monday morning after their vehicle was struck head-on by a suspected drunk driver in north Houston.

Details of the Fatal Houston Collision

The Houston Chronicle reports that the deadly crash occurred around 2:30 am Monday on Interstate 610 near Irvington.

Preliminary reports indicate that a silver Ford sedan was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of 610 when it slammed into a Chevrolet Cobalt, killing two of the Cobalt’s occupants. The third occupant of the Cobalt, believed to be the driver, was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford sustained minor injuries – fire fighters who responded to the scene said he appeared intoxicated.

Authorities are continuing investigations into the accident.

Texas Auto Accident Attorney

  • The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recorded 3,377 traffic related deaths in 2013, marking a 1.05-percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • 523 people were killed in head-on collisions, and 1,089 deaths were attributed to crashed in which a driver was under the influence of alcohol.
  • An additional 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013, with 89,270 people sustaining serious injury.
  • TxDOT estimates one person was killed in an accident every 2 hours and 36 minutes and one person was injured every 2 minutes and 16 seconds.


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