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Woman Injured In Hit-And-Run Accident

Mary Wolff2 years ago

KRIS-TV is reporting that a woman was injured in a hit-and-run collision in Corpus Christi. The accident happened early in the morning near the block of 5500 on Kostoryz.  

More Information on the Accident

The unidentified woman was driving her SUV when a maroon car slammed into her head-on.

The driver and a passenger in the maroon car fled the scene of the crime on foot. Police are still searching for the suspects.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital for reports of neck and back pain sustained during the accident.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,377 people were killed in auto accident on Texas roadways in 2013. This marks a 1.05 percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • 523 of the deaths recorded in 2013 were attributed to head-on collisions.
  • Another 232,041 people were seriously injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people sustaining a serious injury.
  • Using available data, TxDOT estimates:
    • One person was killed in an auto accident in Texas every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 16 seconds.
    • A reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds.

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