On the morning of Saturday, April 3rd, a 24-year-old man was declared dead following a single-vehicle crash in Roma.
Details About the Accident
According to local authorities, the accident occurred at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Juan Balli Road, just west of Stewart Road in Roma.
The driver was operating a black GMC Sierra truck and was traveling with another passenger.
Authorities are still investigating how the vehicle veered off the roadway, went airborne, and struck a light pole.
The drive was declared dead at the scene while their passenger was rushed to the nearest hospital, where they remain in stable condition.
Single-Vehicle Accident Statistics
Single-vehicle accidents are a recurring problem across the United States and the state of Texas. These accidents occur for a variety of factors that range from distracted driving, reckless driving patterns, vehicle malfunctions, or driving-under-the-influence.
In 2019, Texas recorded 1,161 fatalities as a direct result of single-vehicle and run-off-road accidents. This number accounted for 32.16% of all traffic fatalities in the state that year.
Roma Car Accident Statistics
As per data collected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the City of Roma experienced a total of 114 car accidents in 2019.
Of these reported incidents, there were:
- 25 accidents in which 39 individuals possibly suffered injuries.
- 9 accidents in which 10 individuals suffered non-incapacitating injuries.
- 2 accidents in which 2 individuals suffered serious injuries.
- No reported fatal car accidents.
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