One person was injured Friday morning as a result of a crash involving a dump truck in Corpus Christi.
Details of the Corpus Christi Dump Truck Crash
According to KRIS-TV, the crash occurred around 11 am near the intersection of South Padre Island Drive and Flynn Avenue.
Police say a person was on a motor scooter when he was involved in a collision with a dump truck. Details on how the crash occurred or who was at fault were not immediately available.
The scooter rider was taken to the hospital with undisclosed injuries.
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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