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2 Hospitalized in Flint, Texas Collision

Destiny Baker2 years ago

Two people have been hospitalized as a result of a two-vehicle crash in Flint, Texas, just south of Tyler.

About the Flint Collision

According to KETK, Tyler authorities received a call concerning an accident at the intersection of Highway 69 and FM 346 around 12:20 pm Monday.

Officials state a van was traveling east on FM 346 when it was struck by a truck traveling north on Highway 69. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to area hospitals – their conditions were not immediately available.

The identities of the drivers have not been released, and police are still attempting to determine who was at fault in the collision.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was obtained from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,377 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2013 – a 1.05 percent decrease from the 3,413 traffic fatalities recorded in 2012.
  • 55.76 percent of 2013’s traffic fatalities occurred in rural areas.
  • 767 people lost their lives in accidents that occurred at or in relation to an intersection.
  • Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents with 89,270 people sustaining serious injuries.

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