Driver Crashes into Staple St. Meat Market, Pregnant Customer Rushed to the Hospital

A pregnant woman was taken to the hospital Sunday morning after a vehicle crashed into Staples St. Meat Market on Corpus Christi’s South Side.

Details of the Accident at Staple St. Meat Market

KRIS TV reports the crash occurred just before 10 am Sunday when an elderly driver at the property accidentally hit her vehicle’s accelerator instead of the break when attempting to park. The woman’s vehicle jumped the curb and drove into the building.

Two customers, including the pregnant woman, were struck by the car. Both were taken to the hospital. Fortunately, their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The owner of the market, Mike Meehan, estimated roughly 50 people were inside the business when the accident occurred. No employees were injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

Corpus Christi Car Accident Statistics

8,601 car accidents were reported in Corpus Christi in 2018. This averages to about 24 traffic accidents every day.

27 of the crashes reported in 2018 resulted in fatalities, and another 800 resulted in injuries.

Among the leading causes of car accidents in Corpus Christi are:

  • Reckless driving
  • Speeding
  • Driver inattention
  • Driver distraction
  • Driver fatigue
  • Failure to adhere to traffic signals

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