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San Antonio Man Hurt in Multi-Vehicle Wreck in College Station

Tina Robinson2 years ago

An unidentified San Antonio man was injured on Wednesday afternoon in a multi-vehicle collision in College Station, Texas, according to The Eagle.

About the College Station Car Accident

College Station police officer Lt. Chuck Fleeger told reporters that the accident happened around 1:11 p.m. on Texas 6 near Barron Road in College Station. A northbound tractor-trailer had slowed due to traffic when the driver of an SUV behind, who had also slowed, noticed a pickup truck rapidly approaching in the rearview mirror. The SUV driver swerved to avoid being struck, but the pickup truck hit both the tractor-trailer and SUV.

The driver of the pickup truck, identified only as a 22-year-old male from San Antonio, was taken to a nearby hospital. The report did not indicate if anyone in the SUV or tractor-trailer sustained injuries in the crash.

Texas Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in Texas in 2013, one motor-vehicle related fatality occurred every two hours and 36 minutes; one motor-vehicle related injury occurred every two minutes and 16 seconds; and one reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds. Overall, that year Texas roadways saw a total of 3,377 people killed in motor vehicle accidents with no day passing without a traffic-related fatality. A total of 232,041 people sustained injuries in motor vehicle accidents in 2013, 89,270 of which were considered serious injuries.

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