A train struck a truck killing an infant near Edroy in San Patricio County on Sunday, February 13, 2022.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the fatal train accident occurred around 11:10 a.m. on County Road 1653.
A Chevy Silverado with a driver and two passengers was traveling north.
The vehicle was hit by a train after the driver failed to yield the right of way to a train at a track crossing on CR 1653.
According to the DPS, one of the passengers, Allen M. of Mathis, was killed in the crash.
The vehicle’s driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their condition was not made public.
Halo Flight transported a female passenger with serious injuries to a nearby hospital.
There are no other details available.
DPS troopers are currently conducting an investigation.
Fatal Train Accident Statistics
Most people use public transportation to get around. You can save money and time by taking public transportation instead of driving. On the other hand, accidents on public transportation are on the rise.
According to the National Transportation Safety Board, people and vehicles are struck by trains on average every two hours. More than 1,000 Americans are killed or injured in train accidents each year.
According to a study by the Department of Transportation (DOT), nearly half of all train collisions in the United States take place at railroad crossings, according to a study by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, Texas has a higher population than second-place Illinois when it comes to railroad grade-crossing accidents. These incidents in Texas killed at least 20 people and injured 103 others.
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