One Dead in Three-Vehicle Crash Outside Beeville

Texas authorities are investigating a fatal three-vehicle crash that left one person dead north of Beeville.

Details of the Fatal Beeville Crash

KRIS reports the fatal accident occurred Tuesday morning at around 6:26 am.

While details on how the crash occurred were not immediately available, police did say at least one tractor-trailer was involved.

Several lanes of US 59 were closed following the accident as crews removed debris.

The accident remains under investigation.

Texas Trucking Accident Facts and Statistics

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 433,000 accidents involving large trucks reported in 2017.
  • 4,761 people were killed in trucking accidents with large trucks accounting for nine percent of all vehicles involved in fatal accidents.
  • Of the deaths that occurred in trucking crashes in 2017, only 18 percent were truck drivers. The remaining 82 percent were occupants of other vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians.
  • Texas has remained the state with the most recorded truck accident deaths for years and recorded 649 truck accident fatalities in 2017. California was a distant second with 361 deaths.

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