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Three-Vehicle Collision Kills One, Injures Two in Gregg County


One person is dead and two others are injured following a three-vehicle crash in Gregg County, Texas.

Details of the Fatal Gregg County Crash

According to KETK, the crash occurred around 5:30 pm Monday when a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and a 2015 Honda Accord collided head on along FM 3053. The Accord was then struck by a 2010 Silverado that was hauling a flatbed trailer.

The driver of the Accord, identified as 37-year-old Marion Collins, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 5-year-old girl traveling with Collins was transported to a hospital in Tyler, Texas where she was listed serious condition.

The driver of the 2013 Silverado, 31-year-old Jason hart, was transported to a Longview hospital and was also listed in serious condition.

The accident remains under investigation.

Texas Car Crash Statistics

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

  • 3,531 people were killed in traffic accidents in Texas in 2015. This marked little change from the 3,536 deaths recorded in 2014.
  • 1,925 of the fatalities recorded in 2015 occurred in rural areas of the state, and 581 deaths were associated with head-on collisions.
  • An additional 246,335 people were injured in auto accidents in Texas in 2015.
  • Based on reportable crash data for 2015,TxDOT estimates:
    • One person was killed in a traffic accident in Texas every 2 hours and 29 minutes.
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 8 seconds.
    • A reportable crash occurred every 61 seconds.

 

 

 

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