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Two Killed in Springdale Accident

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

Two people were killed in an accident that happened in Springdale.

Details about the Fatal Accident

Multiple sources are reporting that two people were killed in a three-vehicle accident that happened in Springdale. According to the Springdale Police Department, the accident happened on Wednesday evening on Sunset Avenue, near the area of Johnson Road.

The victims, an adult and a child were all in the same vehicle, according to the Springdale Police Department. The adult has been identified as 40-year-old Thomas Taylor Hudson, of Springdale. Police have not released the identity or the age of the female child at this time.

Another person in a second vehicle was transported to the hospital to be treated for unknown injuries. The occupant of the third vehicle was not injured in the accident. The roadway was shut down for some time due to the cleanup and preliminary investigation, but has since been reopened.

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States:

  • In 2013, there were a total of 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents.
  • During the same year, there were a total of 219 fewer fatalities than there were the previous year.
  • There were a total of 2.34 million people who were non-fatally injured in motor vehicle accidents in 2013.

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