Galveston, TX (August 8, 2022) – A motor vehicle collision reported in the Galveston area on Saturday evening claimed four people’s lives. At around 11:35 p.m., on August 6, emergency crews in Galveston were called to the scene of an accident on Avenue R.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 45-year-old man is driving a black Hyundai SUV in the area of Avenue R and 33rd Street. For unknown reasons, the man failed to stop at the intersection. As a result, his SUV crashed into a northbound golf cart and a Dodge pickup truck, which was traveling southbound on the roadway.
The driver of the golf cart was pronounced deceased at the scene. An adult female into children were both transported to area hospitals for emergency medical care. All three victims later succumbed to their injuries.
The SUV driver and his passenger were both transported to area hospitals for the treatment of injuries. The driver was later charged with four counts of intoxication manslaughter.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the two victims who suffered injuries due to this crash.
We offer our sincere condolences to the families of the four victims killed in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Suffering from the unexpected loss of a loved one can be overwhelming. Regrettably, thousands of fatal crashes affect the lives of families across our state annually. When a person dies in a vehicle accident as a result of another person’s negligence, entitled parties are able to pursue legal actions against those responsible. In Texas, those who can file a wrongful death claim include:
- Spouses of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
- Another party dependent upon the deceased for financial support
Although it is undeniable that families should be fairly compensated, insurance companies will do whatever possible to deny families the money they need and deserve. A wrongful death lawyer in Galveston will be able to guide you through the legal process.
The attorneys at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of experience successfully representing victims of injury accidents and families who have lost loved ones due to negligence. Our lawyers are available to help you pursue a wrongful death case against the person who is responsible for the loss of your loved one.
Our legal team will fight aggressively to ensure your family is able to get closure and justice. We will put together a solid case on your behalf and fight to help your family get the money you need and deserve for funeral expenses and more.
Our Galveston car accident lawyers are deeply committed to providing the highest level of effective and personalized representation to each client we work with. We will fight to help your family get justice.
Schedule a free consultation at our Texas law firm by calling 210-340-5550 to get started.
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