According to KRIS 6 news in Corpus Christi, shortly after 5 am on July 10, 2018, authorities and paramedics responded to a violent car accident near SPID and Rodd Field Road in Corpus Christi, after a pedestrian was hit by a car attempting to cross the highway on foot.
Details of the car accident in Corpus Christi
Many of the details are still pending, as the Corpus Christi car wreck is still under investigation according to those familiar with the matter. Based on the limited details that have been released, the pedestrian, Justina Gravagne, was hit by a vehicle traveling on SPID as she attempted to cross the road by foot near the Rodd Field exit. Ms. Gravange died from the impact of the car collision. Authorities have yet to determine who is at fault for the car collision and have released very little information about the driver or the victim. It is unknown whether the driver of the car that hit Ms. Gravange suffered any injuries.
Did you know? Facts and Stats about fatalities and Texas car accidents
Check out the most recent data available from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles about car accidents and fatalities on Texas roads:
Fatality Rate on Texas roadways for 2016? 1.44 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles traveled.
The death toll of 3,773 in 2016 was an increase of 5.45% from the previous year.
In 2016, there was a 21% increase in pedestrian fatalities after being hit by a motor vehicle. This is a 21.5% increase from the previous year.
455 people were killed in Texas car crashes by distracted drivers in 2016.
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