According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, one person died in a two-vehicle crash in Lockney on Tuesday afternoon, February 8, 2022.
The fatal collision occurred around 3:10 p.m. at the intersection of US Highway 70 and Farm-to-Market Road 378.
According to the DPS, a pickup truck traveling south on FM 378 collided with a semi-truck traveling east on US 70.
The pickup truck driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident caused traffic to be rerouted around it.
There are no other details available.
The crash remains under investigation.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
There has been an increase in the number of people killed or injured in automobile accidents in the United States for some time now. The NSC estimates that more than 38,000 Americans lost their lives in automobile accidents in 2010.
There are many fatalities and serious injuries caused by car accidents in Texas. In Texas, one person is killed, and another is injured every hour and twenty-one minutes by car accidents.
For every 100 million miles driven in Texas, a traffic accident claimed the lives of 1,50 people. 1.26 in 2020 has increased by 18.94 percent.
Automobile-related fatalities and injuries were on the rise in Texas. There were 3,623 deaths in 2020, an increase of 7.54 percent from 2019.
In the year 2020, more than 14,000 Texans have lost their lives or suffered serious injuries as a result of car accidents.
Floyd County Car Accident Lawyer for Victims of Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash
An estimated 4.5 million Americans are injured or killed in car accidents each year. Car accident victims’ loved ones may find it difficult to comprehend their loss.
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