Big Spring, TX (November 22, 2021) – A bus accident reported on Friday evening outside of Fort Worth claimed the lives of three people, according to reports. On November 19, the Texas Department of Public Safety was notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Interstate 20.
Reports from authorities show that an Andrews High School bus was traveling to a football game with 25 students on board. For unknown reasons, a pickup truck traveling down the roadway collided head-on with the bus.
The impact of the crash caused the truck to burst into flames.
The driver of the pickup truck sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene. One adult on the school bus was declared deceased on the scene. A third adult victim was airlifted to University Medical Center in Lubbock where they later succumbed to their injuries.
Two students were airlifted to University Medical Center in Lubbock with critical injuries. Several other students were transported to Scenic Mountain Medical Center for care.
The three victims who lost their lives in this accident have been identified as 59-year-old Nathan Haile of Midland, 69-year-old Marc Boswell of Andrews, and 53-year-old Darin Johns of Andrews.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of nearly 4,000 people every year. In many cases, victims suffer fatal injuries in accidents due to the negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road. Around 80% of accidents in our state are due to driver error. Some leading causes of crashes we see each year include:
- Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Using cell phones to talk or text while driving
- Eating while operating vehicles
- Driving recklessly
If your family has been impacted by a fatal motor vehicle accident, chances are that you will deal with more than just emotional pain and suffering.
Big Spring Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Big Spring car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so.
We will remain by your side and advocate to protect your best interests and legal rights every step of the way. We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one. For this reason, we strongly emphasize the pursuit of justice.
Our personal injury attorneys offer free consultations to all prospective clients. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 210-340-5550. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you get justice
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