According to the Port Arthur Police, a two-vehicle collision critically injured a driver on State Highway 73 Thursday, June 9, 2022.
The two-vehicle crash occurred shortly after 7:00 a.m. in the 2200 block of W SH 73.
The passenger car driver sustained major injuries when his vehicle was involved in a collision with the rear of a tractor-trailer.
It is unknown whether alcohol or drugs played a significant role in the accident.
During the time that officers were conducting their investigation of the crash, Highway 73 was closed from Winnie to West Port Arthur Road.
There is no other information that can be provided at this time.
Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
In the United States, the number of people killed or injured in car accidents steadily increases. According to the National Safety Council, 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.
In the state of Texas, for every 100 million miles driven, 1.50 people die in motor vehicle collisions. Since being last stated in 2020, the value of 1.26 has increased by 18.94%.
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. By 2020, more than 14,000 people in Texas will have been killed or injured in car accidents.
Jefferson County Car Accident Lawyers
Every year, an estimated 4.5 million Americans are injured or killed in car accidents. It may be difficult for loved ones of car accident victims to comprehend their loss.
The best way to learn about your legal options after a tragic accident is to speak with a knowledgeable lawyer. To avoid being taken advantage of by their insurance companies, car accident victims must be aware of their legal rights and compensation options.
If you find yourself in a similar situation, a car accident lawyer can assist you in obtaining compensation.
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