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Pedestrian Suspected to Survive Harris Co. Crash

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Jasmine Reynolds3 years ago

Authorities in Houston are investigating a pedestrian accident that left a woman seriously injured Wednesday evening.

Details of the Harris County Pedestrian Accident

KHOU reports that a 54-year-old woman who was struck by a car at the intersection of Queenston and Forest Heights is suspected to survive her injuries.

According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, the women was trying to cross the intersection around 9 pm Wedesday, but went against a red light. She was then struck by a car, which had the green light.

Police report that there was no alcohol involved. The victim is recovering Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

  • In 2013, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recorded 3,377 motor vehicle traffic fatalities.
  • TxDOT determined that 767 of those fatalities occurred at or in relation to an intersection and 485 deaths were pedestrian fatalities.
  • TxDOT also recorded 232,041 traffic-related injuries, 89,270 of which were considered serious.
  • Using available data for 2013, TxDOT was able to conclude that a person was killed in an auto accident in Texas every 2 hours and 36 minutes.


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