Texas ranks first in the nation among these deaths, according to a report from AAA. From 2015 to 2019, 263 people died on Texas roads after their vehicle became disabled. Data cited in that report found California had the second-highest total with 248. The report, released in December 2021, gathered the most recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System.
From the Texas Trial Lawyers Association news release.