The Rules – and Your Rights – after Getting into a Texas Car Crash

Auto Accidents | Personal Injury

In 2016, the state of Texas experienced 3,773 fatalities from car crashes. Thousands of other Texans were involved in other non-fatal crashes.

Those statistics just begin to paint the picture, though.

Texas Motor Vehicle Crashes – By the Numbers

  • Every 57 seconds, one reportable crash happened.
  • Every 2 hours and 20 minutes, one person was killed in a crash.
  • Every 1 minute and 59 seconds, one person was injured in a crash.
  • The number of people who sustained a serious injury from a crash was 17,582.
  • The number of people injured in crashes was 265,076.
  • Over 43% of those individuals killed in crashes were not wearing seat belts or restraints.
  • Accidents involving one vehicle that ran off the road killed