According to DPS, the fatal crash transpired around 4:12 pm on SH 329, 4 miles west of Crane.
According to deputies, a 2016 Ford F-250 was traveling westbound on SH 329 when it collided with the back of a 2020 Toyota Prius parked on the highway’s shoulder.
The 68-year-old driver of the Toyota Prius was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other driver, according to deputies, was not hurt.
The cause of the fatal collision is still being investigated.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
In the United States, the number of people killed or injured in car accidents is steadily increasing. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), vehicular accidents killed more than 38,000 people in the United States in 2010.
In the state of Texas, car accidents are the leading cause of death and severe injury. One person is killed every hour and twenty-one minutes, and another is injured in a motor vehicle accident in Texas.
It is estimated that one Texas motorist is killed in an automobile accident every 100 million miles that are driven. The number 1.26 grew 18.94 percent in 2020.
The number of people killed or injured in Texas car accidents steadily increased for quite some time. In 2020, 3,623 people died from all causes, up 7.54% from the year before.
More than 14,000 people in Texas were killed or injured in car accidents in 2020.
Crane County Car Accident Lawyers
Vehicle accidents injure or kill an estimated 4.5 million Americans each year. Loved ones of car accident victims may find it difficult to comprehend their loss.
After a tragic accident, consulting with a knowledgeable lawyer is the best way to learn about your legal options. Car accident victims must be aware of their legal rights and compensation options to avoid being taken advantage of by their insurance companies.
A car accident lawyer can help you get compensation if you find yourself in a similar situation.
Arash Law Texas has extensive experience recovering compensation for injured clients involved in car accidents. Our Crane County car accident lawyers are ready to take on any case to provide the best legal representation for our clients.
To ensure that your legal rights are protected, contact a lawyer as soon as possible. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, call (888) 398-4017 or fill out our online intake form.