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3 Injured in Killeen Crash

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Destiny Baker2 years ago

Three people, including two police officers, were hospitalized Thursday afternoon following an accident along the Stan Schuleter Loop.

About the Killeen Accident

According to KXXV, the incident occurred on the Stan Schuleter Loop at the Bowles Drive intersection around 1:30 p.m.

A preliminary investigation suggests a marked police Tahoe was traveling westbound on Stand Schuleter Loop when a Malibu attempted to cross five lanes of traffic on to Bowles Drive, colliding with the Tahoe.

One officer was taken to Seton Hospital and the other was transported to Metroplex Hospital. The driver of the Malibu was transported to the Carl R. Darnall Medical Center.

The accident remains under investigation.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,408 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2013 – a .26-percent decrease from the 3,417 fatalities recorded in 2012.
  • 777 of the 2013 traffic fatalities were linked to accidents that occurred at or in relation to intersection, and 526 deaths were linked to head-on collision.
  • An additional 232,599 people were injured in auto accidents in Texas in 2013 – 16,807 people reported serious injuries.

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