New Braunfels, TX (January 27, 2023) – A major traffic accident took place on Sunday evening in Comal County that claimed the lives of seven. On January 22, the Texas Department of Public Safety was dispatched to a traffic collision that took place on Farm to Market Road 2722.
Preliminary investigations provided by DPS indicate that a black 2005 Ford F1 50 pickup truck was heading north on Farm to Market Road 2722 when the vehicle veered into the southbound lane of travel. After entering the south lane, the vehicle collided with a black 2007 Chrysler Aspen.
The driver of the Aspen, a 39-year-old, and four passengers in the vehicle, identified as a 44-year-old woman, and three children, an 8-year-old boy, a 17-year-old boy, and a 6-year-old girl, were all pronounced dead at the scene due to the injuries they suffered.
A 12-year-old girl in the vehicle was rushed to University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas in critical condition.
The driver and the passenger in the Ford, identified as a 26-year-old man and an adult female, both died at the scene.
At this time, the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the accident.
We hope the girl is able to make a quick recovery following this accident.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the families of all of the victims who died as a result of this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Fatal car crashes occur daily in the state of Texas. On average, more than 11 people die as a result of these accidents each day. There are many cases where accidents that take the lives of innocent people are caused by drivers who are negligent. When drivers fail to operate their vehicles safely, they are likely to cause severe and fatal injuries to other people sharing the road. Unfortunately, one of the most common acts involved in fatal car crashes is when drivers cross over the centerline.
There are various reasons why a vehicle may cross over the centerline of the road and crash into another vehicle. For one, the driver may be distracted while behind the wheel. Not paying attention can result in them crossing over the centerline and striking another vehicle. Additionally, the driver may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Impaired judgment can result in a vehicle veering into oncoming traffic. Finally, whether may also play a role in these fatal accidents.
Whatever the cause, if your loved one has died as a result of a fatal car crash caused by another person’s negligence, it is important that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in New Braunfels as soon as possible.
Our dedicated and compassionate car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of experience fighting to help bereaved families protect their legal rights after enduring the untimely and unexpected loss of love. Our team will fight to ensure your family is able to hold the responsible party accountable, so you can get the maximum amount of compensation possible for your legal claim.
Our team understands how difficult this time can be for you and will offer dedicated support through every step of the legal process as we build a strong legal case against those who are responsible. Contact us today at 210-340-5550 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and get started.
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