CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – A driver failed to stop before an intersection on Monday, causing a collision and injuring the other driver.
A 23-year-old man stopped his silver 1998 Dodge within the intersection of Staples Street and Laredo Street at approximately 8:39 p.m. on May 11. A 41-year-old man in a white 2003 Dodge could not avoid hitting the other car that was blocking the intersection and crashed.
An officer from the Corpus Christi Police Department reports that the left side of the 2003 Dodge crashed into the front of the 1998 Dodge. The force of the impact caused significant damage to both cars. The police had to call a tow truck to remove the cars from the road after the accident.
The 41-year-old man was injured in the accident, but the police have not released information about the severity of his injuries. The 23-year-old was uninjured. Neither car was carrying passengers at the time of the accident.
Officials determined that the 23-year-old driver was at fault in the accident because he failed to stop behind the white line at the intersection’s traffic light.
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