Four Killed, Two Critically Injured in Golf Cart Crash on Avenue R near 33rd Street in Galveston
Galveston, TX. (August 10, 2022)- Four people were killed, and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash on August 6, 2022, in Galveston, Texas. The accident occurred just after 11:30 p.m. on Avenue R near 33rd Street. Police reported that the victims were traveling northbound in a golf cart while the driver of a Hyundai SUV was traveling southbound. The driver of the Hyundai failed to stop at a stop sign and crashed into the golf cart and a Dodge pickup truck. The golf cart driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Three passengers were transported to an area hospital where they succumbed to their injuries. Two more were taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the Hyundai was arrested and charged with four counts of intoxication manslaughter. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
In 2016, reports indicate that at least one person sustained injuries every two minutes after being involved in a car crash on Texas roads. The most common causes of vehicle collisions have remained the same over the years, which include distracted driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, and aggressive driving. When victims lose their lives in collisions, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
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