Accident Statistics

Department of Public Safety officials had their hands full working an increasing number of rural accidents in East Texas last year.

According to the DPS in Angelina County the number of rural accidents, the number of people injured in accidents, and the number of fatalities all increased in 2004.

In Nacogdoches County rural accidents and fatalities also increased, but the number of people injured over the last year had decreased.

There were 602 rural accidents and 19 fatalities last year in Angelina County. And in Nacogdoches County there were 625 rural accidents and 21 fatalities.