Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash Results in 2 Dead & Multiple Injured in Beaumont, TX
by J. Gonzalez Injury Attorneys | September 23rd, 2021 | Auto Accident
On Monday, September 20, a little after 8 p.m., multiple vehicles crashed together on I-10 eastbound at FM 365 in Beaumont, Texas.
More Details on the Car Accident
As reported by authorities, a black car traveled east on I-10 and drove through the median, hitting a van with seven passengers, also traveling eastbound.
There were two deceased, a passenger of the black car and a backseat passenger of the van.
The driver of the black car and the other six people in the van suffered injuries, with one of the van’s passengers taken to a Houston hospital for life-threatening injuries.Did you know that according to @TxDOT a fatal crash was reported every 2 hours 15 minutes in 2020? Follow traffic rules and keep a close eye on the road. Click To Tweet
Fatal Texas Car Crash Statistics
Staying safe on the road to avoid any potentially fatal car accidents should be every drivers’ priority. Even with traffic reductions that occurred in 2020 due to the pandemic, a significant amount of car collisions occurred in Texas. As reported by the Texas Department of Transportation:
- In 2020, 1 person was injured in a car accident every 2 minutes and 34 seconds.
- At least 1 reportable crash happened every 1 minute and 7 seconds.
- In 2020, Texas had a 7.4% increase in the death toll caused by car crashes compared to 2019, with 3,896 deaths reported versus the previous 3,623 in 2019.
- 14,656 people sustained a serious injury from car crashes in 2020.
- At least 1 person died each day in 2020 on Texas roads from a fatal car accident.
Your Brownsville Car Accident Lawyer Urges You to Stay Vigilant at all Times on Texas Roads
J. Gonzalez understands the anxiety caused by observing a car accident while driving on the road. With an increase in deaths from car accidents on our Texas roads, it may seem scary to drive on busy days to get to where we need to go.
That is why your Brownsville car accident lawyer advises you to always stay vigilant at all times, follow our state’s traffic laws, and respect other drivers next to you and around your environment.
However, if you or a loved one was recently involved in a car accident, be sure to reach out to J.Gonzalez Injury Attorneys to file your car accident claim.