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Two Accidents on U.S. Highway 75 Leave 3 Hospitalized

Jasmine Roziers2 years ago

Three people have been hospitalized as a result of two accidents that occurred in U.S. Highway 75 in Grayson, Texas Monday afternoon.

About the Two Grayson Accidents

According to the KXII, there were two accidents on U.S Highway 75 in Grayson resulting in three people being rushed to the hospital.

The police reports that the first accident occurred near Fallon Drive. Three cars were involved.

At 1:30 p.m., the first vehicle stopped due to construction in the area. The second vehicle slowed down and the last vehicle hit the second.

Another accident occurred near the first, off of FM 691. The second wreck was a rear-end accident.

Three people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following the accident, and the highway was shut down for roughly 45 minutes. The accidents could have happened due to the traffic caused by the construction on the highway.

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.
  • 1,883 of these deaths (55.76%) occurred in rural areas of the state.
  • Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents with 89,270 people suffering serious injuries.

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