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One Killed, Two Injured During Rush Hour Wreck


According to NBC DFW, a person was killed and two others injured after they collided on Highway 380 in Collin County during rush hour.

Highway Closed for Several Hours

Investigators say a mother and child were in one vehicle, and the other vehicle had a single occupant. One of the three victims died at the scene of the accident, and the others were airlifted to a hospital. The crash occurred around 5:00 p.m.

The condition and status of the other two victims are unknown, reports NBC DFW, and information about the people involved is unclear. The cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to police.

Texas Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,534 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2014 – a 3.7-percent increase over the 3,408 deaths reported in2013.
  • 1,974 of those deaths were recorded in rural areas of the state, and 581 deaths were attributed to head-on collisions.
  • An additional 237,941 people were injured in auto accidents in Texas in 2014, with 17,152 people suffering incapacitating injuries.
  • TxDOT estimates that a reportable crash occurred in Texas every 66 seconds in 2014.

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