Houston, TX (October 12, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident in the Houston area has claimed the life of one person, according to local news sources. At around 10 p.m., on October 9, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a serious accident on Highway 249.
Reports from local authorities show that a Dodge Journey was traveling north on Highway 249 when it collided head-on with a Toyota Matrix near Seaton Lake Drive.
The impact of the crash caused the Dodge to continue forward and collide with a Honda Accord.
The driver of the Matrix sustained fatal injuries and died instantly as a result of the crash.
No other injuries were reported in this accident.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Houston, Texas
Motor vehicle accidents reported in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,800 people each year. These accidents can often be contributed to some form of negligence. In fact, nearly 80% of accidents in our state are due to driver error.
We often see victims lose their lives in accidents caused by drivers who are speeding, impaired by drugs or alcohol, distracted, or engaging in other acts of negligence.
When victims lose their lives in accidents, they often leave behind grieving families who are forced to deal with overwhelming mental, emotional, and financial consequences.
Your family will most likely have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral costs and deal with lost earnings and benefits. These and other financial burdens just make it more challenging to move forward. For this reason, it is crucial that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Houston as soon as possible. You may have legal options available to help you get justice. A responsive and seasoned legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s crash and determine what options are available for you to move forward and get justice for your loved one.
Houston Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Houston car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience helping bereaved families get justice. We are passionate about helping people who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. Our team fully understands what families are going through during these difficult times. For this reason, we provide only the most trusted and effective representation to ensure our clients are protected. When innocent parties lose their lives in accidents, surviving family members often have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, deal with lost earnings, and are overcome by the mental and financial consequences they face.
Our Texas personal injury lawyers are available 24-hours a day to take your call. By reaching out to our team at 361-533-1872, we can schedule a free case evaluation to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine the best options available to help you move forward.
Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident. For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested.
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