Two people were taken to Lufkin hospitals after a car ran a stoplight and struck an SUV at Loop 287 Thursday morning, June 16, 2022.
According to news reports, the collision occurred at about 8:25 a.m. at the Loop 287 Tulane Drive overpass.
According to the initial investigation, an SUV traveling north toward Cheddar’s on the feeder was struck by a silver sedan traveling south on Tulane Drive from the Target area.
The sedan’s driver was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained serious injuries; both drivers were taken to nearby hospitals by Lufkin Fire.
According to the press release, the scene is now clear.
Investigations into the collision are ongoing.
Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
The number of people killed or injured in car accidents is steadily increasing in the United States. According to the National Safety Council, vehicular accidents killed more than 38,000 people in the United States in 2010.
In 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 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.
Angelina 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 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 in Angelina County car accidents. Our Angelina County car accident lawyers are ready to take on any case to provide the best legal representation for our clients.
Contact a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights are protected. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, call (888) 398-4017 or fill out our online intake form.