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Life Flight Responds to Harris County Crash

Destiny Baker2 years ago

Life Flight responded to a collision on Highway 99 Wednesday morning.

Details of the Harris County Accident

KHOU reports that accident occurred on southbound Highway 99 at FM 529 around 8 am Wednesday.

Details on the accident are scarce, and traffic was diverted to the frontage road. Lanes were reopened around 9:30 am.

The extent of injuries of individuals involved is not known at this time.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,377 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2013 – a 1.05-percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people suffering serious injuries.
  • Based on available crash data for the year, TxDOT estimates one person was killed in an auto accident in Texas every 2 hours and 36 minutes.

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