Car accidents occur frequently and can have deadly consequences. In Arlington, Texas, a total number of 82 crashes that happened in a short period of time. According to the source article on WFAA.com, the Arlington Police reported that there was a total of 82 car crashes that happened from February 10 to 11, 2021. The first accident reported was at 10 p.m. on February 10.
One of the 82 accidents that happened at that time involved a man that might have been trying to cross a street when a car hit him. The accident took place at the intersection of Medlin Drive and West Arkansas Lane at 7:45 p.m. on February 10. The pedestrian died because of the accident.
The investigators did not discount the weather conditions as a possible cause of the accident because of the poor visibility in the area.
Extreme weather conditions like a snowstorm can make for highly dangerous roads. Such roads can cause a multi-car pileup crash with fatalities.
According to the same article, a multi-car pileup crash took place at Interstate 45 and Lamar Street in Dallas on February 10, 2021. At around 11:15 p.m. 18 vehicles became involved in a chain-reaction crash.
In the accident, one driver was hit by several vehicles. The person was a driver who got out of the vehicle and approached the first vehicle that had an accident. Then, a second collision involving multiple vehicles happened, which made the vehicles pin the person against a wall. The person died at the scene, according to the police.
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