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19-Year-Old Man Killed in Car Accident in Temple, Texas
July 11th, 2014 by thomasjhenry
On Tuesday evening a 19-year-old man from Belton died in a three-vehicle accident, in Temple, Texas, according to KXXV News.
About the Fatal Temple Crash
The accident happened around 9:40 p.m. on I-35 south near Midway Rd. A man, indentified as Victor Tabullo, was driving a Mazda pickup when he attempted to change lanes, colliding against a Nissan SUV carrying four people. The driver of the SUV was able to maintain control of the vehicle; however, Tabullo’s pickup spun and hit the back of an 18-wheeler that had stopped on the shoulder of the road.
Emergency responders transported Tabullo to Scott & White Hospital where he later died from injuries sustained in the crash. Occupants of both the SUV and tractor-trailer did not sustain serious injuries in the accident.
U.S. Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics
The following statistics are provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
33,561 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2012, representing a 3.3% increase from 2011 to 2012.
Injury rates due to car accidents increased 6.7% from 2011 to 2012.
Accidents due to alcohol influence accounedt for 31% of total motor vehicle fatalities in 2012.
From 2011 to 2012 there was a 3.7% increase in car accidents involving large trucks.
In 2012, 14.13% of motor vehicle fatalities involved pedestrians.
Motor vehicle fatalities in intersections increased by 5.4% from 2011 to 2012.