One person was killed, and another was seriously injured in a head-on two-vehicle crash early near Port Aransas Thursday morning, June 16, 2022.
Port Aransas Police said the crash transpired around 7:36 a.m. south of Highway 361.
According to reports, the driver of the blue SUV swerved into the oncoming lane while traveling south on Highway 361 and struck the truck square in the head.
After saving him, emergency personnel flew a truck driver to a nearby hospital via HALO. At this point, it is unknown how they are doing.
Investigations into the collision are ongoing.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
The number of people killed or injured in vehicle accidents is rising steadily in the United States. More than 38,000 people were killed in car accidents in the US in 2010, according to the National Safety Council.
Vehicle accidents are the most common cause of fatalities and serious injuries in Texas. In a Texas car accident, one person dies, and another is hurt every hour and twenty-one minutes.
In Texas, 1.50 people are killed in traffic accidents for every 100 million miles traveled. The value of 1.26 has increased by 18.94% since it was last stated in 2020.
For a long time, Texas auto accidents saw a steady rise in the number of fatalities and injuries. 3,623 people died in 2020 from all causes, an increase of 7.54% from the previous year.
More than 14,000 people will have died or been hurt in car accidents in Texas by the year 2020.
Nueces County Car Accident Lawyers
An estimated 4.5 million Americans are injured or killed annually in vehicle accidents. It may be difficult for loved ones of car accident victims to understand their loss.
The best way to learn about your legal options following a tragic accident is to speak with an experienced attorney. To prevent 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 circumstance, a car accident attorney can assist you in obtaining compensation.
Arash Law Texas has extensive experience recovering compensation for injured clients in Nueces County car accidents. Our Nueces 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.