Corsicana — Interstate 45 Collision Leaves Two Injured
Posted on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 3:58 am
The Corsicana Police Department has identified one of the victims who got injured in a car accident on Interstate 45 near Highway 287, Saturday afternoon.
According to initial reports, the collision took place along the southbound lanes of the highway at around 2:30 p.m. A blue 2009 Dodge Caliber was heading south when it slowed down due to a previous collision. A Toyota Sequoia was not able to control its speed resulting in a collision with the Dodge Caliber.
The Dodge driver, identified as 35 year-old Michael Givens, of Kerens, was airlifted to Parkland Hospital, in Dallas, for further care. Authorities said that he sustained life-threatening injuries from the force of the impact. Givens’ passenger, identified only as a 6 year-old girl, was rushed to Navarro Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the Toyota Sequoia, 32 year-old Elias Lopez, of Houston, and passenger, 31 year-old Julian Argueta, of Houston were not injured.
An investigation is underway.
It is great to hear that no one was killed or critically injured in this accident. Unfortunately, there are other victims who are not as lucky. Vehicular accidents like this are alarmingly common nowadays. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents happen almost every minute of every day, and for every 16 minutes, a car accident occurs that results in death. This can be translated to roughly about 6 million car accidents every year and 90 people dying in car accidents every day in the U.S. alone.
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