About the Pflugerville Accident
According to KVEU, the motor vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Texas 130 and Kelly Lane.
Around 2:08 pm a mini-van ran a red light while traveling on frontage road and was hit simultaneously by two vehicles. One car rear-ended the mini-van and another car struck the driver’s side of the van.
Two children were involved in the accident and were immediately taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center by STAR Flight. Officials say that one child has life-threatening injuries.
Two adults were also seriously injured in the accident and were taken to Round Rock Medical Center.
The intersection was closed for the police to investigate and clear the scene of the crash but is now open again.
Texas Auto Accident Statistics
Following information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation:
- In 2012 the fatality rate on Texas roadways was 1.41 deaths per hundred million miles traveled.
- The death toll increased by 10.82% to 3,399 deaths in 2012, up from 3,067 deaths in 2011.
- There were 63,610 serious injury crashes in 2012 with 87,087 people sustaining serious injuries.
- 838 people in 2012 were killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.