Longview – 2 Killed in Multi-Car Crash on West Loop 281
Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2019 at 9:47 am
At least eight people sustained various injuries after getting involved in a vehicle accident on West Loop 281, Tuesday afternoon.
Longview police officers responded to the intersection of West Birdsong Street and West Loop 281 after receiving a call reporting a crash. According to the report, the incident took place at around 4:30 p.m. which involved an unspecified number of cars. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found eight injured victims with one of them still trapped inside the wreckage.
Seven of the injured parties were rushed to an area hospital where they received medical treatment. As per authorities, four of them were seriously hurt.
Authorities did not disclose any identification at this time.
No citations have been issued as investigators are still determining the circumstances surrounding the accident.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the Longview Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.
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