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One man killed, another injured after accident in Corpus Christi

A man is dead and another hospitalized after being hit by a car along Clarkwood Road on Thursday night, November 8, 2018 according to KRIS TV.

Details of the Corpus Christi pedestrian accident

According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, the accident in Corpus Christi happened about 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018, after it was dark. According to reports, two men, ages 22 and 23, walking along the 700 block of Clarkwood Road near Agnes Street darted into oncoming traffic, possibly trying to cross the road. The driver of the car heading south on the road was unable to react in time to avoid hitting the two men. Sadly, one of the men was pronounced dead at the hospital while the other was in critical condition.

New study reveals that millennials have the worst driving habits

A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has revealed that young adults between the ages of 19 to 24 are the most likely to practice poor driving habits. The study analyzed different generations of drivers and the probability of them being found in dangerous acts that can result in an accident. The dangerous driving habits considered were:

  • Texting while driving
  • Speeding
  • Disobeying traffic signals

Here are the results of drivers that engage in these dangerous driving activities, according to age group:

  • Drivers ages 16 to 18: 69.3 percent
  • Drivers ages 19 to 24: 88.4 percent
  • Drivers ages 25 to 39: 79.2 percent
  • Drivers ages 40 to 59: 75.2 percent
  • Drivers ages 60-74: 67.3 percent
  • Drives ages 75+: 69.1 percent

The study showed that more than 88 percent of millennial drivers between the ages of 19 to 24 consistently engage in some form of dangerous driving habits every 30 days.

Contact a car accident lawyer in Corpus Christi today

If you or someone you love is injured in a car accident in Corpus Christi, the mental and financial distress can be overwhelming. Let our injury lawyer in Corpus Christi Minesh J. Patel at The Patel Firm PLLC help you get the compensation and support you deserve after a car wreck in Corpus. At the Patel Firm PLLC, our Corpus Christi accident lawyer Minesh J. Patel takes great pride in helping injured people after a car accident or truck accident in Corpus Christi.  Car accident lawyer Minesh J. Patel is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve after a car wreck in Corpus Christi.

Truck accident lawyer in Corpus Christi Minesh J. Patel can help you recover lost wages, medical bills, as well as pain and suffering. We serve all of Texas, so whether you live in Dallas, Plano, or Corpus Christi, we can help you get the justice you seek. Call, text, or email the law firm in Corpus Christi at any time. 24/7/365, someone at The Patel Firm PLLC is ready and waiting to speak with you. Contact us now or simply call us at (361) 400-2036.

*This blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to, and should not be construed as legal advice.

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