Preliminary March 2021 Texas 18-Wheeler Crash Statistics
Unofficial statistics from the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) indicate that 3601 crashes involving commercial vehicles occurred on Texas highways in March 2021. The number of crashes increased 16% from the February 2021 total. Most alarmingly, the number of fatal commercial vehicles crashes rose 60% from the previous month.
In total, 58 people lost their lives in a fatal commercial vehicle accident in March, while another 106 suffered serious injuries. 273 people suffered injuries that required hospitalization, 431 minor injuries occurred, and a further 51 sustained injuries of unknown severity.
Revisions to these numbers is possible, since TXDOT will not release its official statistics until late 2022.