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One Killed, Two Injured in Austin Crash

Morgan Cain2 years ago

A fatal car crash in northwest Austin left one woman dead and injured two children when they collided with a pickup truck.

Information on the Fatal Austin Accident

News 92 FM reports that a man, a woman, and two children were in a Dodge Neon when they collided with a Chevrolet truck occupied by only one man. The accident occurred around 7:15 a.m. on Sunday.

The emergency personnel who arrived on scene reported that an off-duty nurse attempted to perform CPR on the woman from the Dodge Neon, but she was eventually pronounced dead at the scene.

Both of the drivers refused treatment at the scene. The children were hospitalized with possible critical injuries.

According to KVUE TV, the Dodge Neon ran a red light and was hit by the oncoming Chevrolet truck.  This report also includes that the name of the woman pronounced dead was Diana Marie Juarez, 31.

The police have not filed any charges at this time.

Texas Crash Statistics for 2013

The following information about Texas auto accidents in 2013 is from the Texas Department of Transportation:

  • One person was killed every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
  • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 16 seconds.
  • One reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds.

The TxDOT also reports that in 2013 there were 767 people killed in crashes that occurred in intersections or that were related to an intersection.

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