Mother Loses Three Children and Ex-Husband in Texas Car Crash
This past weekend a man and his three kids were killed in a tragic car accident outside of Midland.
Details on the Texas Accident
According to Fox10 News, Neva Rogers lost her three kids and ex-husband in a car accident that occurred near Midland, Texas. Investigators report that a pickup truck hydroplaned across Highway 158 and ran into the side of the vehicle with the Rogers family.
Texas authorities have yet to release information on possible charges. According to reports, the driver will be charged with four counts of criminally negligent homicide.
According to Fox 10, news a GoFundMe page was created to help the family raise funds in order to bring the family home. Later it was discovered that the bodies were transported to Dallas for an autopsy.
The original transport was supposed to be conducted from Midland to Mobile. Now additional money will be needed. The funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.
Texas Auto Accident Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,531 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2015, showing little change from the 5,536 deaths recorded in 2014.
- Crashes occurring on rural stretches of road accounted for 54.52% of all traffic fatalities.
- An additional 246,335 people were injured in auto accidents in 2015 with 17,011 people suffering serious injuries.
- A reportable crash occurred in Texas every 61 seconds in 2015.