Wichita Falls, TX (October 4, 2022) – A 21-year-old man from Sheppard Air Force Base was killed in a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Wichita Falls on Sunday morning. On October 2, emergency crews in Wichita Falls were called to the scene of a crash on North Central Freeway.
According to the Wichita Falls Police Department, a 21-year-old man was driving a vehicle north on North Central Freeway when his Nissan Altima became involved in a collision with the Chevrolet Malibu.
The driver of the Malibu, a 23-year-old woman, was transported to United Regional Healthcare System in critical condition. She was later airlifted to a second hospital for further treatment.
The 21-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Wichita Falls Police Department is investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the woman who suffered injuries due to this two-vehicle collision.
Our thoughts are with the family of the man who died as a result of this accident. We offer our condolences.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Crashes in Texas take place nearly every 2 minutes that result in injuries. Regrettably, tens of thousands of people are hospitalized annually as a result of these accidents. Thousands of people never recover and end up passing away as a result of the injuries that sustain. Regrettably, car crashes take place for a variety of reasons here in Texas.
One of the most common causes of car crashes is distracted driving. With more and more people using cell phones and other electronic devices while behind the wheel, it’s no wonder that distracted driving is on the rise. Year after year, we see a significant number of innocent people die as a result of drivers who are distracted by their cell phones and other objects while operating their vehicles.
Other common causes of car crashes include drunk driving, speeding, and failing to yield the right of way. These are all completely preventable mistakes that drivers make, but they can have devastating consequences. If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal crash, you may be able to take legal action against the driver who is responsible. The Wichita Falls wrongful death lawyer can help your family move forward and get justice.
There are a few different types of damages that may be available to you, including lost earnings, medical expenses, and funeral expenses. You may also be able to recover punitive damages, which are designed to punish the at-fault driver for their negligence.
The amount of damages you’re entitled to will depend on a number of factors, including the severity of your losses. An experienced lawyer will be able to help you determine what types of damages you may be able to recover and how much they may be worth.
Our Wichita Falls wrongful death lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm can help you understand the legal options available for you and provide you with a better idea of what types of damages you will be able to recover. Contact our law firm today at 210-340-5550.
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