Two people are injured and a young woman is dead following a two-vehicle collision in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Details of the Fatal Accident
According to Fox 51, 20-year-old Alexandra Paccone was killed around 1:05 pm Monday after she lost control of her vehicle and collided with an SUV on North Stallings Drive.
The driver of the SUV, 76-year-old Joe Max Green, and his passenger, Gordon Ray Lewis, 65, were both injured. Lewis was airlifted to Dallas, Texas for treatment.
Police are still investigating the accident.
Texas Auto Accident Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,377 traffic fatalities were recorded in Texas in 2013. This marked a 1.05-percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths reported in 2012.
- Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 89,270 suffering serious injuries.
- Based on crash data for 2013, TxDOT estimates that one person was killed in an accident every 2 hours and 36 minutes and one person was injured every 2 minutes 16 seconds.