Head-On Collision in Fort Worth Leaves Two Dead
Two people died after being involved in a head-on crash in Southwest Fort Worth late Tuesday evening, CBS-DFW reports.
Details of the Fort Worth Crash
The police who were at the scene report that the crash occurred at around 11:45 p.m. in the 2400 block of McCart Avenue beside Belgrade Road. A pickup truck was heading southbound when it drove northbound lane to pass a car and crashed into an approaching vehicle.
The crash led to the death of both drivers. At the moment, the police have not released their identities.
Currently, the police are investigating the cause of the crash and determining if alcohol was a factor.
Frequency of Head-On Collisions
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that:
- Head-on collisions account for 13% of fatal rural accidents
- Head-on collisions cause 7% of deadly urban crashes
Common Causes of Head-On Collision
Human error is the most common cause of head-on collisions. Here are five other factors responsible for most head-on collisions:
- Distraction while driving
- Fatigued driving
- Driving while drunk or under the influence of narcotics
- Terrible weather conditions
- Ignoring traffic rules and regulations.
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