Crash Near Sunset Valley Marketfair Leaves One Person Hospitalized

A two-vehicle collision in Austin, Texas on Sunday, December 17th has left one person injured and hospitalized.

Incident Details

One person is recovering in a hospital after a two-car crash south of Sunset Valley Marketfair on Sunday morning, according to Fox 7.

Emergency crews arrived on the scene around 11:10 AM and found a dramatic scene. Reports state that ATCEMS crews performed CPR on one person, ultimately reviving them and transporting them to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. A second person involved declined medical attention.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but the aftermath caused significant traffic congestion in the area. Drivers were advised to seek alternate routes.

2022 Texas Traffic Accident Statistics

The following information about Texas and San Antonio accidents was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 4,481 people were killed in Texas traffic crashes in 2022, marking a .36% decrease from the 4,497 deaths reported in 2021.
  • 51.42% of traffic deaths occurred in rural areas of the state, and 636 deaths were attributed to head-on collisions.
  • An additional 15,299 people were injured in Texas traffic crashes in 2021 with 18,880 people suffering serious, incapacitating injuries.
  • Based on reportable crash data for the year:
    • One person was killed in a crash in Texas every 1 hour and 57 minutes
    • A person was injured every 2 minutes and 9 seconds
    • A reportable crash occurred every 57 seconds

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