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Two Dead, Infant in Critical Condition After Harris County Crash

A two-vehicle crash in Harris County left two people dead and three others injured Monday afternoon.

Details of the Fatal Harris County Crash

According to Houston Chronicle, the accident took place on Texas 249 just before 12:30 pm when a tan Honda car left the road way near Grant Road and struck a Honda minivan waiting at the intersection. The collision caused both vehicles to overturn with the minivan coming to rest on top of the car.

The passenger of the Honda car died as the scene as did the passenger of the minivan, identified as 19-year-old woman.

Three others were injured, including a one-year-old who was airlifted to the hospital with critical injuries. The infant was restrained in a child seat in the backseat of the minivan. The drivers of the vehicles were listed in stable condition.

Texas Automobile Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,773 people were killed in traffic crashes in Texas in 2016. This marks a 5.45-percent increase from the 3,578 deaths recorded in 2015.
  • Alcohol was considered a factor in 987 of the traffic-fatalities recorded in 2016.
  • An additional 265,076 people were injured in car crashes in 2016 with 17,582 people sustaining incapacitating injuries.
  • A reportable crash is estimated to have occurred in Texas every 57 seconds in 2016.

Contact an Experienced Texas Auto Accident Attorney

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys is a personal injury law firm with offices in Corpus Christi, Texas, San Antonio, Texas, Austin, Texas, and Houston, Texas representing accident victims nationwide.

Our attorneys are available to respond to auto accidents at any hour, day or night. Our lawyers understand that the immediate acquisition, or acquiring, of evidence is paramount to understanding how the accident occurred. Remember, your choice does matter. Contact our offices- we are available 24/7, nights and weekends.

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