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Man Dies in North Harris County Crash

Farren Washington2 years ago

Authorities are investigating a fatal traffic collision that left one man dead in Harris County on Sunday.

About the Harris County Accident

According to the Houston Chronicle, motorist Carlos Solis was killed around 9:45 pm in a two-car wreck at the 500 block of East Cypresswood.

Preliminary reports state Solis was driving westbound on Cypresswood a gray 2002 Honda Accord, when he attempted to turn left into an apartment complex parking lot and collided with an oncoming 2003 Infiniti G35.

Solis was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

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.
    • This marked a 1.05-percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • 767 deaths were attributed to collisions that occurred at intersections or in relation to an intersection.
  • 523 people were killed in head-on collisions.
  • TxDOT estimates one person was killed in an auto accident every 2 hours and 36 minutes in 2013.

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