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Two Teenagers Involved in Life Threatening Bourne Crash


On December 17th, a Tuesday morning, two high school teenagers were involved in a pickup truck crash in Bourne, Texas.

About the Bourne Crash

A 14-year-old and 17-year-old were quickly transported to a hospital after sustaining near fatal threatening injuries in a vehicle mishap. The two teens were hurt after their pickup truck faced serious damages from crashing into a tree.

The Bourne Fire Department and police team responded to the incident around 7:19 a.m. after being notified of a crash on MacArthur Boulevard/ Route 28 North. The fire department had to rescue the two teens from their vehicle before transporting them to a hospital.

While the incident is undergoing an ongoing investigation, authorities have reported that the roads were icy as this possibly resulted in loss of driver control.

Texas Car Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,721 people were killed in Texas traffic accidents in 2017, marking a slight decrease from the 3,794 deaths reported in 2016.
  • 552 of the deaths reported in 2017 were attributed to head-on collision.
  • Alcohol was determined to be a factor in 987 traffic deaths, accounting for roughly 26% of all Texas traffic fatalities.
  • An additional 254,853 people were injured in auto accidents in Texas in 2017.
  • Based on reportable data for 2017, TxDOT estimates:
    • One person was killed in a traffic accident every 2 hours and 21 minutes.
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 4 seconds
    • A reportable crash occurred every 59 seconds.

Contact an Experienced Corpus Christi Car Accident Lawyer

you or a loved one have been injured in a car crash, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our experienced auto accident attorneys have experience handling a multitude of injury accidents, no matter how severe the crash or injury. You may be entitled to compensation for your damages if another driver acted negligently. Our firm has the experienced lawyers and financial resources that you need to achieve the real results you deserve.

Our firm has offices in Corpus ChristiSan Antonio, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free case review — attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends. If you cannot make it to our office, we can visit you at your home, in the hospital, or at work.

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