Authorities are investigating a fatal trucking accident that left one dead and one injured in Bryan, Texas last week.
About the Fatal Bryan Accident
According to KBTX, a 25-year-old male, identified as Casey Samuel Dunn, was killed in a car accident Friday night on Highway 6.
Preliminary reports indicate Dunn was driving southbound on the highway when his car crossed over the median into northbound traffic and collided with an 18-wheeler, injuring the truck driver.
There have been no reasons indicated by police as to why Dunn crossed the median. The driver of the 18-wheeler was transported to CHI St. Joseph Hospital and was later released.
Texas Car Crash Statistics
The following information was presented by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,531 people were killed in auto accident in Texas in 2015.
- There were 13,616 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2015 with 17,011 people sustaining a serious injury.
- Nationwide, Texas is moving up on the list of top states for wrong-way crashes.
- During 2011 there were a total of 185 reported cases of wrong-way drivers in San Antonio.