Two people were killed and two others were injured Sunday afternoon following a crash outside of Uvalde.
Details of the Fatal Uvalde Crash
According to KSAT, the fatal crash happened around 2:10 pm at the intersection of Highway 90 West and FM 2369.
Authorities say the accident occurred when a Chevrolet truck made a left turn in front of another truck, resulting in a collision. The man driving the Chevrolet truck and a passenger in the vehicle, a woman, were killed in the crash.
Two occupants of the other truck were transported to the hospital
Lanes of the highway were closed temporarily as crews cleared the scene. The highway was re-opened around 4:38 pm.
The accident remains under investigation.
Texas Car Accident Statistics 2018
Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
- There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
- There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
- There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
- There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.
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