Ten children were taken to the hospital last Tuesday after a daycare van was involved in a three-car crash in Klein, Texas.
Details of the Klein Collision
According to KHOU, the collision occurred in northwest Harris County near Theiss Elementary School.
Reports indicated the daycare van was rear-ended by a sedan. The sedan then collided with an SUV.
Nine children from the daycare van were injured in the accident as was one child from one of the other vehicles.
The crash remains under investigation.
Texas Auto Accident Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,413 people were killed in traffic collisions in Texas in 2013 – roughly one death every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
- Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents with 89,270 people suffering serious injuries.
- TxDOT estimates a reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds in Texas in 2013.