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How Many Car Accidents Happen in Houston Every Day?

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Houston is a busy city filled with over 1.3 million vehicles. With more and more vehicles on our roads, car accidents have been on the rise. Our team at Daspit Law Firm has put together statistics and research that shed light on how frequently car accidents occur in Houston.

Car Accident Statistics in Texas

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 1 person was killed every 2 hours and 25 minutes in 2018. Researchers also discovered that one person was injured every 2 minutes, and 1 crash was reported every 58 seconds. In Houston alone, there were a total of 64,126 car accidents reported in 2018. That means that an average of 175 crashes occurred every day in Houston alone.

Other traffic crash facts discovered in 2018 by the Texas Department of Transportation include:

  • There were 398 people killed in crashes involving distracted driving.
  • More DUI crashes were reported between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. than any other hour of the day.
  • A total of 940 people were killed in a drunk driving car accident.
  • There were 12,161 serious injury crashes, with 14,908 people sustaining serious injuries
  • November 11th was the deadliest day in 2018 –25 people were killed
  • October was the deadliest month in 2018—332 people were killed

Experienced Houston Car Accident Attorney

The statistics above demonstrate that car accidents occur frequently in Houston. If you or your loved one were injured in a car accident, you aren’t alone. Our Houston car accident lawyers at Daspit Law Firm have years of experience helping those injured throughout Houston. We know that the time after an accident is difficult, so we are here to guide you from beginning to end. Our team has the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to help you obtain the best possible results for your case.

Give our Houston car accident lawyers a call today at (888) 273-1045 to schedule a free consultation!

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