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Two Abilene Women Injured in Head-On Collision

Jonathan Hernandez1 year ago

KTXS News in Abilene has reported that at around 1:17 p.m. on Friday, two people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a head-on collision on Highway 36 near the Abilene Regional Airport.

Details of the Head-On Collision in Abilene

Authorities have said that one of the people that were injured was a 70-year-old driver of a Toyota FJ Cruiser when the driver was travelling south when it crossed over the center line in the highway and hit a black Dodge pickup truck travelling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the FJ Cruiser was taken to the hospital by ambulance and the 57-year-old driver of the Dodge was also taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.

No citations were issued to any of the drivers involved in the accident, but the Department of Public Safety is heading up the investigation since the accident happened outside the Abilene city limits

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents in Abilene

According to the Abilene Police Department:

  • There were a total of 3,351 crashes in Abilene in 2014.
  • A total of 21 people died in Abilene in car accidents in 2014.
  • There were 20 fatal car crashes in Abilene in 2014.


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