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Two Injured in Corpus Christi Crash

Destiny Baker2 years ago

Two people are in the hospital as a result of a car crash on Corpus Christi’s southside Tuesday night.

Details of the Corpus Christi Accident

According to KRIS-TV, the accident occurred when a pick-up ran a red light at the intersection of Weber and McArdle and collided with another pick-up.

The driver of the truck that ran the red light was ejected from the vehicle but survived. A passenger in the second truck was also injured.

Police are still investigating the accident.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

Following information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • In 2013, 3,377 people were killed in traffic collisions along Texas roadways, marking a 1.05 percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • In addition, 232,041 people were injured in traffic accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people sustaining serious injuries.
  • 767 of the Texas traffic fatalities were attributed to crashes that occurred at or were related to intersections.
  • Based on the available information:
    • One person was killed every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes 16 seconds
    • A reportable collision occurred every 71 seconds.

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