Man, Dog Killed in Arlington Crash

A man and a dog are were killed in a car collision in Arlington Wednesday morning.

Details of the Arlington Crash

According to NBC-DFW, the crash occurred around 11:04 am in the 3900 block of West Division Street.

Police say the driver of a Mazda 3 was traveling westbound on Division Street at a high speed. The driver lost control of the Mazda and spun into the path of a Ford F-150 traveling in the opposite direction. The two vehicles crashed.

The driver of the Mazda, a 29-year-old man, was rushed to the hospital where he later died. A dog was found dead in the same vehicle.

The driver of the pickup was spared serious injury.

Police say wet weather conditions played a role in the crash. Alcohol has not been ruled out as a possible factor as well.

Texas Car Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,623 people were killed in car accidents in Texas in 2019, a .09% decrease from 2018.
  • 735 people were killed in crashes that occurred at or in relation to an intersection.
  • 597 people were killed in head-on collisions.
  • An additional 256,797 people were injured in car crashes in Texas with 15,855 people suffering serious injuries.
  • Based on reportable data for 2019:
    • 1 person was killed in a crash in Texas every 2 hours 25 minutes.
    • 1 person was injured every 2 minutes 3 seconds.
    • A reportable crash occurred every 56 seconds.

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