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Three-Vehicle Crash On Texas 6 Kills One


A 78-year-old woman was fatally injured when three-vehicles collided on Texas 6 near the Boonville Road overpass.

About the Fatal Texas Accident

According to The Eagle, Lilian Crocker, 78, of Bryan, was traveling south on Texas 6 and had slowed for traffic when her vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup. The impact of the collision forced her SUV into a third vehicle.

Crocker was rushed to CHI St. Joseph Hospital for treatment but succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries while the occupants of the third vehicle did not require medical attention.

The incident remains under investigation.

Texas Car Crash Statistics

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

  • 3,773 people were killed in car crashes in 2016, marking a 5.45-percent from the 3,578 deaths recorded in 2015.
  • Of the traffic-fatalities recorded in 2016, 1,942 were attributed to accidents that occurred in rural area of the state.
  • An additional 265,076 people were injured in car crashes in Texas in 2016.
  • TxDOT estimates a reportable crash occurred in Texas every 57 seconds in 2016.

 

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