Authorities in Manor are investigating a multi-car crash which left a child dead early Sunday morning.
About the Fatal Manor Crash
According to KXAN, the crash occurred on State Highway 130 near U.S. 290 just after midnight. Police received multiple calls and arrived to the scene to find up to six vehicles were involved in a collision.
Details of how the crash occurred or who may have been at fault were not immediately available. Police did say one child was killed in the crash, and at least five people were transported to the hospital.
Traffic was closed on State Highway 130 for several hours. The accident remains under investigation.
Texas Car Accident Statistics 2018
Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
- There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
- There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
- There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
- There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.
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