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Individuals Identified in Hurst Crash

Erin King1 year ago

The three individuals involved in a fatal car accident in Hurst, Texas this past Saturday have been identified as 37-year old Salvadore Arvizu, 45-year old Alicia Perez and 80-year old Juana Rivera.

Details of the Hurst Accident

On Saturday, May 23rd, Hurst emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal accident at Loop 820 southbound that involved a Toyota Tacoma; the vehicle hit a bridge railing and flipped over a rail and landed on a concrete embankment.

According to the Star-Telegram Online, 37-year old Arvizu was identified as the driver of the vehicle late Wednesday afternoon and 45-year old Perez and 80-year old Rivera as the two passengers.

According to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office, Arvizu died of head injuries, Perez suffered from fatal traumatic brain injury and Rivera died from blunt-force trauma.

Officials have reported that all three of the individuals were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,048 traffic-related deaths were recorded in 2013 – a .26 percent decrease from the 3,417 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • An additional 232,599 people were injured in auto accidents with 16,807 people suffering a serious injury.
  • It is estimated that a reportable crash occurred in Texas every 71 seconds in 2013.

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