Truck Accidents in Ft. Worth Texas

Forth Worth is the 16th largest city in the United States and the fifth largest city in Texas. The Texas Department of Transportation provides a variety of accident statistics about Fort Worth. Recently Texas drivers were voted the worst in the country so driving in Fort Worth can present its fair share of problems. Because Fort Worth is divided across four counties (Denton, Parker, Tarrant, and Wise) this article will examine statistics throughout each county.

Crashes

In 2014, The Texas Department of Transportation reports a startling number of automobile accidents in Fort Worth. In 2014 in Fort Worth, there 75 fatal car collisions, 568 incapacitating injuries due to car crashes, and 12,827 total automobile crashes.

Locations

Reports demonstrate that accidents in Fort Worth occurred on a variety of roads in 2014. These accidents occurred in the following matter in Fort Worth’s three counties:

  • There was 4 fatal automobile crashes on US and State Highways like US Highway 77 in addition to 1 fatal automobile crash on county roads.
  • There was 1 fatal automobile crashes on US and States Highways like US Highway 180 and 4 fatal automobile crashes on county roads.
  • There were 2 fatal automobile crashes on US and State Highways like Interstate 20 in addition to 1 fatal automobile crash on county roads.
  • There were 4 fatal automobile crashes on US and State Highways like US Highway 81.

Fatalities

In 2014 in Fort Worth, reports indicate that there were 4 fatal Commercial Motor Vehicle crashes in Denton County, 1 fatal Commercial Motor Vehicle crash in Parker County, 15 fatal Commercial Motor Vehicle crashes in Tarrant County, and 3 fatal Commercial Motor Vehicles in Wise County.

  • Distracted Driving. In 2014 in Fort Worth, reports indicate that there were 1,968 total car accidents in Denton, 514 total car accidents in Parker, 7,219 total car accidents in Tarrant, and 171 total car accidents in Wise due to distracted drivers. The largest number of fatalities, 21, occurred in Tarrant County.
  • Driving under the Influence. There was a significant number of driving under the influence car crashes that resulted in fatalities in the Fort Worth area in 2014. Reports indicate that there were 10 total car accidents in Denton, 3 total car accidents in Parker, 47 total car accidents in Tarrant, and 3 total car accidents in Wise due to driving under the influence.
  • Speeding caused a substantial number of accidents in Fort Worth in 2014. Reports indicate that there were 432 total car accidents in Denton, 285 total car accidents in Parker, 1,064 total car accidents in Tarrant, and 162 total car accidents in Wise due to speeding. The largest number of fatalities, 26, was in Tarrant County.
  • Work Accidents. There was a substantial type of accidents that occurred in work zones in the Fort Worth area in 2014. Reports demonstrate there were 1,040 total car accidents in Denton, 2,137 total car accidents in Parker, 77 total car accidents in Tarrant, and 40 total car accidents in Wise due to accidents that in work areas. The largest number of fatalities, 10, was in Tarrant County.

Fort Worth has a variety of accidents that occur within the area every year. If you are involved in an automobile accident in Fort Worth, you need the assistance of a skilled accident attorney. Contact our law firm by calling 409-838-1000 or email our lawyers to schedule a free initial consultation.