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Major Collision in West Travis County Leaves 3 People Injured

by lauraramos | July 15th, 2020 | Accidents

On the early morning to afternoon of June 8th, a major collision that occurred near Mansfield Dam left 1 injured and 2 in critical condition after sustaining significant injuries.

Details About the Incident

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident occurred at the intersection of North Farm to Market Road 620 and Low Water Crossing Road.

While certain details of the accident are still being investigated, it was reported that a person was ejected from their vehicle when the accident occurred and suffered major injuries.

A second person also sustained life-threatening injuries, and a third person suffered some injuries that are not considered to be catastrophic. ATC-EMS are still investigating the exact details and factors that led up to the accident.

Texas Car Accidents By the Numbers

In 2018, there were a total number of 36,560 fatalities on U.S roadways, and the State of Texas accounted for approximately 9.9% of the national death toll for that year. In fact, the fatality rate within Texas roadways totaled out to 1.29 deaths per hundred million miles that were traveled by vehicle.

As far as non-fatal injuries go, a total number of 14,937 individuals sustained serious injuries as a result of a car accident. With this same data compiled by the Texas Department of Transportation, it was also determined that in Texas roadways, there was:

  • One reported fatality every 2 hours and 24 minutes.
  • One reported injury every 2 minutes and 7 seconds.
  • One reported accident every 58 seconds.

Additionally, the City of Austin recorded a total number of 68 reported fatal crashes, while Travis County alone reported 113 fatal car crashes in 2018.

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Source: KXAN