Austin, TX (December 30, 2021) – An auto accident reported on Wednesday morning in the Austin area has claimed the life of one person while leaving two others injured. At around 7:45 a.m., on December 29, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Ranch to Market 2222.
Reports provided by the Austin Police Department show that three vehicles became involved in a collision in the 5800 block of Ranch to Market 2222 near Loop 360. The crash caused moderate disruptions in the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
One person became trapped inside their vehicle and had to be extricated by firefighters. The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. A second victim was transported by ambulance to Seton Medical Center for care.
A third victim, who has not been identified, suffered fatal injuries. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the two victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
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 Texas
Motor vehicle accidents take the lives of more than ten people daily in Texas. These incidents add up to more than 3,900 lives lost on roadways across our state. In many instances, crashes are a result of driver error. We see thousands of people affected by crashes involving drivers who are speeding, impaired, or distracted while operating their vehicles.
When victims lose their lives in accidents, they often leave behind family and loved ones who are forced to move on. Dealing with the mental and emotional challenges during the grieving process is only made worse by towering medical expenses, funeral costs, and other financial burdens.
If your family has been affected by a fatal car crash, chances are that you will deal with more than just emotional pain and suffering. Auto collisions often cause overwhelming financial consequences as well. Your family will most likely have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and deal with lost earnings. These and other financial burdens just make it more challenging to move forward. By reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Austin 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 Austin car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. Our lawyers are committed to helping grieving families recover compensation to help cover the costs of funerals, alleviate the impact of lost earnings, and help cover other unexpected costs moving forward.
Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the legal options you have moving forward. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 210-340-5550.
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