Tyler, TX (November 29, 2021) – One person has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Tyler on Wednesday. On November 24, calls for assistance came in surrounding a crash on Texas State Highway 31.
Reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety show that a 2011 Chrysler HHR was traveling south on County Road 21. As the vehicle passed the intersection of Texas State Highway 31, it collided with a 2020 Toyota Yaris. The impact of the crash sent the Ford into oncoming traffic where it collided with a 2009 Ford F-250.
The driver of the Toyota, 83-year-old Philip Marsh, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The driver of the Ford, 32-year-old James Holman, was treated at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet, 27-year-old Thomas Coleman, was transported to UT-Health East Texas – Tyler for care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Thomas Coleman and James Holman at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Philip Marsh. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car 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. Victims can lose their lives in crashes for a variety of reasons. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol contribute to more than 25% of fatal crashes each year. Drivers who are distracted account for 18% of crashes. Speeding contributes to nearly 20% of all fatal crashes each year.
These and other acts of negligence continue to have an overwhelming impact on families who are forced to deal with the negative consequences of losing a loved one.
If your loved one has lost their life in a motor vehicle accident, you should act quickly to protect your legal rights. By reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Tyler as soon as possible, you can explore the legal options available to help your family move forward after enduring the loss of a loved one.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Tyler car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are committed to achieving the best results for our clients. Our lawyers completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. 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. We have recovered over $500 million in damages for victims and their families following accidents in the state of Texas.
If your loved one has lost their life in a truck accident, our team is available to meet with you and discuss the legal options available for you. You can reach out to our team by calling 210-340-5550. 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.
Our Texas personal injury lawyers are available any time to take your call.
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