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Two Texans Die in Oklahoma Car Crash on I-35

Jasjit Mundh2 years ago

Two women from Texas were killed in a car crash in Southern Oklahoma on Sunday.

About the Fatal Car Accident

According to Jacksonville Progress, the two women, three other passengers, and their driver were travelling southbound on Interstate 35 when a tire blew out, causing the car to overturn.

The two women, Hortencia Mandujano, 35, and Maria Del Carmen Labrada-Miranda, 50, were thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Another passenger remains hospitalized in stable condition while the driver and 2 other passengers were treated and released.

Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 33,561 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the US in 2012.
  • In 2012, 2.36 million people were injured in motor vehicle crashes.
  • According to the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, 69,430 crashes were reported in the state in 2013.
  • Of those 69,430 crashes:
    • 621 were fatal and 678 involved fatalities.
    • 33,721 persons were injured in crashes in 2013.
    • 69,430 crashes involved 126,173 drivers. 


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