Man Dies in Car Crash on I-35
A 24-year-old man was fatally injured last Tuesday as a result of a chain-reaction accident in Schertz, Texas.
About the Schertz Accident
According to the San Antonio Express-News, 24-year-old Travis Austin Sirizzotti was heading north on Interstate 35 at 3 p.m. when he accidentally slammed into the back of a vehicle that was parked on the highway. Police say a Nissan also slammed into Travis’ vehicle after the initial impact.
Texas Auto Accident Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,534 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2014 – a 3.7-percent increase over 2013.
- Of those deaths, 1,974 were attributed to crashes which occurred in rural areas of the state.
- An additional 237,941 people were killed in traffic accidents with 17,152 people suffering serious injuries.