One Dead, Three Injured in Illegal Street Racing Crash on Shoreline Boulevard


One person is dead and three others are injured following a two-vehicle crash on Shoreline Blvd in Corpus Christi, Texas. Police suspect illegal street racing played a role in the fatal crash.

Details of the Corpus Christi Street Racing Crash

According to KIII-TV, the fatal collision occurred Saturday night though a specific time for the crash was not immediately available. Early reports say a car was racing down Shoreline Blvd. when it ran a stoplight and slammed into a car coming off People’s Street.

The driver of the at-fault vehicle, a 21-year-old male, was rushed to the hospital where he later died. His 19-year-old passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The occupants of the other vehicle, a 21-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, were also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Statistics 2018

Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
  • There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
  • There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
  • There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
  • There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.

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