A fatal car wreck on FM 1788, near Highway 191, in Midland County killed one and sent several to the hospital on Thursday afternoon. Around 1:20pm, the driver of a Chevy Tahoe SUV was traveling northbound on FM1788, attempting to make a left turn. The driver of a Mountaineer SUV was traveling behind the Tahoe and for unknown reasons swerved to the right and a hit a grey oncoming vehicle head-on. The driver of the grey vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene.
Three people inside the Mountaineer were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Based on TXDot reported crashes in 2013:
– 1 person was killed every 2hours and 36 minutes.
– 1 person was injured every 2 minutes 16 seconds
– 1 reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds.