One person identified as Esbeidy L. was injured, and an infant was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Houston on Sunday, February 13, 2022.
The fatal collision occurred at 10:15 a.m. in the 12000 block of West Little Road.
According to police, a Houston tow truck driver identified as Jose L. will be charged with manslaughter after an infant died in a car accident.
According to investigators, Luna was driving east in a black Ford F 450 tow truck with a beige Toyota Corolla on the wheel lift in the 12000 block of West Little Road.
Melvin R. was stopped in a Nissan in the left lane of the same road at the time, with Esbeidy Linares and an infant boy in the back seat, at a red traffic signal.
According to investigators, Luna was speeding and failed to control his speed, causing the front of the truck to crash into the back of Romero’s vehicle.
The vehicle slammed into a bar ditch on the north side of the road as a result of the force of the impact.
Linares and the baby were taken to Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center, where they were treated for serious injuries.
The child died at 11:09 a.m. as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Vehicular Crimes Division is still looking into the crash.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
People in the United States have been killed or injured in car accidents for some time now. Car accidents claimed the lives of more than 38,000 people in the United States in 2010.
Automobile accidents are a leading cause of fatalities and severe injuries in the state of Texas. Car accidents kill one person and injure another every twenty-one minutes in Texas.
In Texas, 1.50 people are killed in a car accident for every 100 million miles driven. There has been an 18.94 percent increase in the year 2020 to 1.26.
Accident fatalities and injuries in Texas have been steadily increasing. In 2020, 7.54 percent more people died than in 2019.
More than 14,000 Texans died and were injured in car accidents in 2020.
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