Driver crushed inside his vehicle in Denton car accident
According to the Denton Police Department, a driver was crushed in his SUV, Sunday, Jun 24, 2018, in a morning car accident involving two vehicles.
Details of the Denton, Texas car accident
There is currently limited information available about this Denton, TX car crash. Based on what has been released by a Denton Police Department spokesperson, officers responded to the car crash at 12:16 a.m. at Main St. and West University Dr. The crash between a Ford sedan, being driven by a 27-year-old man, and a Toyota SUV, being driven by a 22-year-old man, allegedly occurred when the driver of the Toyota SUV was hit on his driver’s side door by the Ford Sedan while going through the intersection.
The car accident was so violent, the 22-year-old driver of the Toyota SUV had to be pulled from the crushed vehicle by the Denton Fire & Rescue Team. The young man was then taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital where he later passed away from his injuries. Due to the responding officers’ investigation, the intersection was closed until 4:35 a.m. According the authorities, the car accident in Denton, Texas from early Sunday morning is still under investigation.
Did you know? Facts and Stats about Texas car accidents
TX DOT reported that in 2016, 814 people were killed in crashes occurring in intersections in Texas.
In 2016, there were 14,202 serious injury crashes in Texas, with 17,582 people sustaining a serious injury.
Car wrecks in rural areas of Texas accounted for 51.47% of deaths on TX roadways in 2016.
There was a death every day in 2016 on Texas roadways because of car accidents.
For more information about Texas car accidents and injuries check out The Texas Department of Transportation.
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