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Four People Escape Horrific Crash with Non-Life-Threatening Injuries


Corpus Christi Injury Lawyers

Four people lived through a car crash involving the vehicle being split in half after a young male driver lost control of the car and struck a light pole.

About the Corpus Christi Crash

According to KIII-TV, four people survived a horrific crash on February 29 near the intersection of IH-37 and Rand Morgan Road in Corpus Christi, Texas.

The driver, a 22-year-old male, lost control of the car which ended up launching into the air before slamming into a TXDOT light pole. The impact caused the car to be split into two pieces. The three passengers of the car as well as the driver escaped the scene alive with non-fatal injuries.

Authorities reported no other cars were involved in the accident and attribute the accident to speeding and driving under the influence. Authorities have charged the driver with a DWI.

Texas Car Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,721 people were killed in Texas traffic accidents in 2017, marking a slight decrease from the 3,794 deaths reported in 2016.
  • 552 of the deaths reported in 2017 were attributed to head-on collision.
  • Alcohol was determined to be a factor in 987 traffic deaths, accounting for roughly 26% of all Texas traffic fatalities.
  • An additional 254,853 people were injured in auto accidents in Texas in 2017.
  • Based on reportable data for 2017, TxDOT estimates:
    • One person was killed in a traffic accident every 2 hours and 21 minutes.
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 4 seconds
    • A reportable crash occurred every 59 seconds.

Contact an Experienced Corpus Christi Car Accident Lawyer

you or a loved one have been injured in a car crash, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our experienced auto accident attorneys have experience handling a multitude of injury accidents, no matter how severe the crash or injury. You may be entitled to compensation for your damages if another driver acted negligently. Our firm has the experienced lawyers and financial resources that you need to achieve the real results you deserve.

Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, and Austin, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free case review — attorneys are available 24/7, nights and

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