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8 Injured in Beaumont Accident

Emaan Elahi2 years ago

According to the Houston Chronicle, eight people were injured Sunday following a multi-vehicle accident in Beaumont, Texas.

About the Beaumont Accident

Beaumont police responded to the scene of the accident just after 11:30 pm Sunday to find that that multiple vehicles, including at least one tractor-trailer, had collided in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10.

Reports indicated that some of the vehicles had caught fire and that at least eight people were transported to an area hospital with unspecified injuries.

Authorities continued to investigate the scene into Monday and are working to determine the cause of the accident.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

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

  • TxDOT recorded 3,377 motor vehicle fatalities in 2013.
  • Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013.
  • A reportable crash occurred about every 71 seconds in 2013.

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