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Car Plows into Gas Station in Texas

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

A car with children inside plowed directly into a gas station in Texas, causing a dangerous and fiery accident

Details about the Fiery Accident in Texas

The New York Daily News is reporting that a surveillance video from a gas station in Texas shows a crash that happened on Monday afternoon at about 5:30 p.m. at the SuperTrack Shell Gas Station on East Pioneer Parkway in Arlington.

The surveillance video depicts a blue sedan slamming into a gas pumping station and another parked car. After the initial impact, scared adults and children can be seen running to safety from the flames of the accident.

The pump was knocked down and then it caught fire, as seen in the video.

An official from the Arlington Fire Rescue told the Daily News on Tuesday that the cause of the accident had not yet been determined, but that the investigation into the circumstances of the accident is ongoing.

One adult and two children were sent to the hospital as a result of the accident, but no serious injuries have been reported.

Important Information about Automobile Accidents

According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDoT):

  • One person was killed every two and a half hours in a motor vehicle accident in the state of Texas.
  • From 2013-2014, Texas experienced a 3.7 percent increase in the number of motor vehicle fatalities.
  • The death toll of traffic fatalities in the state of Texas in 2014 was 3,534 people.

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